Dr. Christos Bergeles from TIG will be presenting his work on microsurgical robots for vitreoretinal interventions at the 100% Optical Event at Excel London on Monday 8th February. He was invited as a member of the Speaker Network from Fight for Sight.
100% Optical is a premier EU event around ophthalmology and optometry, and attracts several thousand of participants from industry, clinic, and research.
The Wellcome Trust have awarded a multi-million pound grant through the Health Innovation Challenge Fund to continue research into Image-guided neurosurgical treatment of epilepsy. The work is led by Professor John Duncan and Professor Sebastien Ourselin.
Dr Andre Altmann will be delivering a lecture as part of the eMedLab workshop and symposium on Thursday 14 January 2016, 8.55am - 12.30pm. The talk is titled "Images and Genes: Imaging genetics in Alzheimer's disease".
For information please visit the event website.
GIFT-Surg was recently featured by Al Jazeera England, in a news item covering the cutting edge technology being developed between UCL and KU Leuven. The report, produced and narrated by Jessica Baldwin, covers how this cross-disciplinary research project, funded by the Wellcome Trust and EPSRC, aims to develop novel surgical tools and imaging methods to advance fetal surgery, making a wider range of treatments possible. (Read on to watch video)
We are pleased to announce that Crispin Schneider was awarded the David Dunn medal for the best oral presentation at the Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland 2015 annual scientific meeting. Crispin is a clinician who works as part of a research team that is currently developing an image guidance system for laparoscopic liver surgery. The proceedings will soon be published in Surgical Endoscopy.