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21 Sep

Home imaging system for chronic liver patients

by Dr Terence Leung
Allocated Projects

Liver disease is the 5th leading cause of death in Europe and there are currently more than 1.5 million advanced cirrhosis patients in need of regular monitoring, as currently the mortality stands at 170,000 deaths a year. Using imaging techni...

21 Sep

Rigorous computational modelling of the optical detection of ultrasound waves for medical imaging

by Dr Ben Cox
Allocated Projects

Photoacoustic imaging is an emerging imaging technique based on the optical generation of ultrasound waves in tissue. It has potentially broad application both for guiding interventional procedures such as those used in oncology, fetal medicin...

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

Physics-based image synthesis for MRI sequence standardisation

by Benedetta Biffi
Allocated Projects

The last 20 years have seen a dramatic improvement in medical imaging acquisition techniques and analysis algorithmic performance, with imaging biomarkers increasingly being used as primary or secondary end-points in clinical trials and resear...

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 ...

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