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13 Jul

Report on UK’s Supply of Medical Radioisotopes written by CDT student Informs Parliamentary Debates

by Georgina Cade

A Parliamentary policy report co-written by one of our CDT students, Mark Graham, has been released at a pressing moment as the issue of the UK’s supply of medical radioisotopes hits the headlines. The report highlights the challenges ahead aroun...

11 Jul

Four CDT students gain two weeks clinical experience through Mini MD

by Georgina Cade

In June 2017 four PhD students from CDT, Bianca De Blasi, Ernest Lo, Irina Grigorescu and Guotai Wang, took part in a two week Medical Imaging Mini MD that is organised annually by the School of Life and Medical Sciences and NIHR UCLH Biomedical ...

06 Jun

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

by Katie Konyn

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...

05 Jun

PhD Studentship in Machine Learning and Compressed Sensing for Next-Generation Microstructure Imaging

by Dr Gary Zhang
Allocated Projects

Application Closing Date: June 30th, 2017 PhD Start date and Duration: 4-year studentship from September 25th, 2017 Stipend: £16,851 per annum, tax free, and full fees paid Overview Applications are invited for an exciting fully-funded PhD stud...

02 Jun

Developing CT Imaging Biomarkers of Disease Progression and Treatment Response in COPD through Application of Computational Modelling and Machine Learning

by Prof David Hawkes
Allocated Projects

We are offering a 4 year EPSRC CASE PhD studentship supported by GSK Using existing tools to characterise lung features, manifold learning and disease progression modelling will be applied to CT scans of COPD patients. Robustness and accuracy ...

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