Institute of Nuclear Medicine


UCL PET/MRI Methodology Workshop

Dates: 21-23 September, 2016
Venue:  Birkbeck College, Bloomsbury, London
Organisers: Brian Hutton, Kris Thielemans, David Atkinson, Simon Arridge, Sébastien Ourselin
Registration: FREE: limited to 120 attendees (see registration details below)
Sponsored by: UCL EPSRC PET/MRI and CCP PET-MR grants

This workshop will focus on development of analysis methods for PET/MRI with the following objectives:
•    To present relevant current research at UCL and other centres
•    To provide a forum for networking and future planning
•    To encourage national collaboration on PET/MRI methods

Invited speakers include: Martin Burger (Munster), Gaspar Delso (Cambridge), Marc Kachelriess (Heidelberg), Thomas Kuestner (Stuttgart), Ian Law (Copenhagen), Julian Matthews (Manchester), Steven Sourbron (Leeds), Claudia Prieto Vasquez (KCL) as well as PhD students and research fellows from UCL, KCL, KU Leuven, Julich and Imanova.

Brief program:
Wed 21 Sep
13:30                registration
14:00-17:30      sessions on UK networks and attenuation correction
17:30                welcome reception / buffet

Thurs 22 Sep     
9:30-13:00        sessions on motion correction and kinetic modelling       
13:00                 lunch
14:00-17:30      sessions on MR and PET reconstruction and motion

Fri 23 Sep   
9:30-13:00        sessions joint PET/MR reconstruction and kinetics
13:00                 lunch
14:00-16:00      session on clinical indications / applications

Full Program

There are several hotels nearby but booking early is recommended. The venue is midway between Goodge Street and Russell Square underground stations.
To register go to


Note that there will be a CCP PET-MR meeting on the morning of 21 September, prior to the start of the workshop. This needs separate registration. http://www.ccppetmr.ac.uk