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Launch of the London Medical Imaging & Artificial Intelligence Centre for Value-Based Healthcare

Posted on March 7, 2019

Thursday 28 February saw the official opening event for the London Medical Imaging & Artificial Intelligence Centre for Value-Based Healthcare, established as part of the UK Government’s Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund. The new Centre will train sophisticated artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms from NHS medical images and patient data to provide tools for clinicians to speed up…

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Recipients of the Centre for Medical Engineering Pump-Priming Scheme Awards Announced

Posted on February 27, 2019

The Wellcome/ESPRC Centre for Medical Engineering (CME) has selected seven successful projects for the 2018 Pump-Priming Scheme Awards. This internal competition awards a share of up to half a million pounds aimed at highly innovative work in clinical challenges that would not easily be supported by conventional grant funding. The projects awarded all address critical questions within the Centre’s Research Themes (Physics and Engineering, Computer Science and Chemistry) and Clinical Challenges (Cardiovascular,…

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In Conversation With: Professor Sandy Wells

Posted on November 7, 2018

This month the School of Biomedical Engineering and Imaging Sciences has been delighted to host Professor William M. Wells III (aka Sandy Wells), Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Member of the Affiliated Faculty of the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, and research scientist at the MIT Computer Science and Artificial…

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New £10m Centre in medical imaging and AI

Posted on November 6, 2018

Greg Clark, UK Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), confirmed today (Tuesday 6 November) that UK Research and Innovation will invest £10million in The London Medical Imaging & Artificial Intelligence Centre for Value-Based Healthcare as part of the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund. He said: “AI has the potential to revolutionise healthcare and improve lives…

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In Conversation With: Prof Terry Peters

Posted on October 5, 2018

This September we are delighted to welcome Terry Peters to the School on a six-month sabbatical. Terry is a Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Medical Biophysics and Medical Imaging and a Scientist at the Robarts Research Institute at Western University in London Canada. Until last month he was also the  Director of the Biomedical Imaging Research Centre…

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