Does AI care?

Posted on August 22, 2023

How might AI look after patients, or affect the expertise and empathy of healthcare professionals? Does AI Care? is an installation at Science Gallery London that explores the concept of ‘care’ and the use of AI applications through the eyes of young adults with experience of cancer. Visitors enter a hospital waiting room, then tune…

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Meet CARL: New Radiochemistry Laboratory opening in St Thomas’ MedTech Hub

Posted on July 5, 2023

A new national research-dedicated centre located within St Thomas’ Hospital as part of the King’s and St Thomas’ MedTech Hub, the facility will specialise in radionuclide production and radiopharmaceutical chemistry for preclinical applications. CARL is a multi-user facility, available to both academia and industry. Until now, there has been no dedicated, non-GMP-regulated radiopharmaceutical research facility…

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Micro-robots meet the public at the Royal Society’s Summer Science Exhibition 2023

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Visitors to the Royal Society’s Summer Science Exhibition, 4th – 9th July, will be able to learn how new micro-surgical robotic systems are being developed that can operate within the human retina and other areas deep within the human body. The exhibit, ‘Super-human capabilities in tiny spaces: micro-surgical robotics for eye surgery’ aims to showcase…

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Professor Gary Cook Awarded Roll of Honour

Posted on June 2, 2023

Professor Cook trained in radiology and nuclear medicine in London, completing his MD in Quantitative 18F-fluoride PET in Metabolic Bone Diseases at King’s College London. He was appointed to the Chair of Molecular Imaging in the School of Biomedical Engineering and Imaging Sciences Cancer Imaging Department and KCL and Guy’s & St Thomas PET Centre…

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Professor Sebastien Ourselin elected as new Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences

Posted on May 18, 2023

Prof Ourselin has gained international recognition for his engineering contributions in medical image registration, segmentation and classification. Over two decades, he has made major advances to imaging sciences, focusing on brain diseases and the robust translation of image analysis pipelines into clinical settings. His innovations have reached the clinic and commercialisation, especially in neurodegenerative diseases,…

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