Fetal brain scan research examines early indicators of autism

Posted on April 19, 2023

In a paper published in Nature, King’s researchers from Centre for the Developing Brain have  discovered evidence supporting an association between isolated ventriculomegaly and autism traits. The study followed two groups of children, one with a normal fetal brain MR assessment and those with an antenatal diagnosis of isolated ventriculomegaly, with a developmental follow up…

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Professor Steven Niederer appointed to co-director team for Turing Research and Innovation Cluster into digital twins technology

Posted on April 5, 2023

The Alan Turing Institute, the national institute for data science and artificial intelligence (AI), has launched a ground-breaking Turing Research and Innovation Cluster focusing on digital twins. The Research and Innovation Cluster, Digital Twins (TRIC-DT), aims to democratise access to emerging digital twin technology by providing open and reproducible computational and social tools for digital…

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World first 7T MRI scan under general anaesthesia

Posted on March 22, 2023

For the first time, a patient has been scanned under general anaesthesia in the highly powerful MAGNETOM Terra 7T MRI scanner from Siemens Healthineers. This new anaesthetic procedure will provide access to the 7T MRI scanner to patients who are unable to stay still in the scanner, such as young children. It could particularly help…

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MONAI Reaches 1 Million Download Milestone Driven by Research Breakthroughs and Clinical Adoption

Posted on March 21, 2023

MONAI, the domain-specific, open-source medical imaging AI framework that drives research breakthroughs and accelerates AI into clinical impact, has now been downloaded by over 1M data scientists, developers, researchers, and clinicians. The 1M mark represents a major milestone for the medical open network for AI, which has powered numerous research breakthroughs and introduced new developer…

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New scan: more information for obstetricians, better prepares mothers for birth

Posted on January 24, 2023

A collaborative artificial intelligence project between King’s College London, Guy’s and St Thomas’ and Siemens Healthineers, is developing a new MRI scan on the UK’s first MAGNETOM Free.Max scanner, for pregnant women, to give more information to obstetricians about babies as close to birth as possible to optimally prepare for birth. Study lead, Dr Jana…

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