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31 Oct

CDT Industry Seminar Series with Gustav Meedt, Elekta

by Benedetta Biffi
Events

In the first industry seminar of the year we will be welcoming Dr. Gustav Meedt, Director of Research Collaborations, Europe, to provide an overview of how academia and industry collaborations are an essential part of modern device development in...

17 Oct

Keynote Lecture and Directors Welcome 2017

by Benedetta Biffi
Events

On Tuesday 17 October Prof Sebastien Ourselin will welcome new and returning CDT students to the 2017-18 academic year. The welcome will be followed by our Keynote Lecture with Dr Shonit Punwani. Abstract: This August UCL performed the firs...

06 Jun

Developing novel biomarkers in the GENetic FTD Initiative (GENFI) study

by Benedetta Biffi
Events

Abstract: Frontotemporal dementia (FTD) is a clinically, pathologically and genetically heterogeneous neurodegenerative disorder which is familial in around a third of cases. The Genetic FTD Initiative (GENFI) is a multicentre study of genetic...

30 May

Seeing the brain: How neuroimaging transforms the diagnosis and treatment of patients with brain disorders

by Benedetta Biffi
Events

Abstract: Doctors and scientists once had to wait until autopsy to examine the brain, and psychologists had to deduce from behavior where the brain was injured. Now they can study detailed three-dimensional images of the brain to spot problems,...

09 May

Image-guided treatment of pancreaticobiliary tumours

by Benedetta Biffi
Events

Abstract: Cancers of the pancreas and bile ducts remain a major challenge, with most patients diagnosed at an advanced stage when the overall 5 year survival rate is around 5%. However, the increasing use of abdominal MR and CT as diagnostic to...

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