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21 Sep

Optimising MRI Susceptibility Mapping Methods to Investigate the Effects of Sickle Cell Anaemia on Iron Levels in the Brains of Young Patients

by Dr Karin Shmueli
Allocated Projects

Project Allocated in 2016-2017 Sickle cell anaemia (SCA) is a single-gene disorder that affects haemoglobin, causing red blood cells (RBCs) to become abnormal, fragile and ‘sickle’-shaped. SCA affects 1 in 2000 UK births and as many as 1 in ...

13 Sep

Clinical role of MRS quantification of 2HG in diagnosis of malignant gliomas and assessment of therapy response

by Ms Rebecca Holmes
Allocated Projects

Project Allocated in 2016-2017 The evaluation of glioma therapies relies on quantifying response rates. Gliomas with mutant IDH (isocitrate dehydrogenase) present a metabolic alteration resulting in overproduction of the oncometabolite 2-hyd...

13 Sep

Photoacoustic imaging of head and neck cancer

by Prof. Paul Beard
Allocated Projects

Allocated in Academic Year 2016-2017 Lymph nodes are a foremost site of metastasis in many cancers and establishing their level of involvement is important for disease staging, prognosis and treatment planning. Extranodal spread – breaching ...

16 Jun

PhD studentship on treating tumours that move with respiration on an MR-Linac

by Ms Rebecca Holmes
Allocated Projects

This PhD studentship is based jointly at the UCL Centre for Doctoral Training in Medical Image Computing and the Institute of Cancer Research and is sponsored by Elekta Respiratory motion causes errors and uncertainties when planning and deliv...

13 Jun

3 Siemens-UCL funded PhD Studentships Attenuation Estimation in the Lung for PET-MRI New Article 2

by Dr Kris Thielemans
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UCL has a close collaboration with Siemens Healthineers. As part of this collaboration, Siemens is funding 3 PhD studentships at UCL. The funding covers an annual stipend and tuition fees at the rate for UK/EU nationals for 3 years. Project ...

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