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

Posted on July 5, 2023

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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First PET Scan using new tracer for prostate cancer diagnosis

Posted on May 15, 2023

For the first time in the UK, patients have been scanned in the King’s College London & Guy’s and St Thomas’ PET Centre using F18-DCFPyl, a new Prostate-Specific Membrane Antigen (PSMA) PET tracer for the detection of prostate cancer. In recent years, PSMA PET has become the primary modality for staging high-risk prostate cancer or…

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UK first: baby brain images can reveal new insights into disease processes

Posted on May 2, 2023

This advance allows several new opportunities to gain important new information with neonatal imaging, such as the early identification of neurodevelopmental disorders and new insight into the underlying disease processes. The team from King’s is the second worldwide to have started scanning babies on an ultra-high field MRI scanner. Since opening in mid-2022 at Guy’s…

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