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.
Dr Tom Vercauteren will be delivering a seminar as part of the Hamlyn Winter School on Surgical Imaging and Vision on Thursday 10 December 2015, 11.00am - 12.30pm. The talk is titled "Real-time image computing for fiber-bundle-based optical imaging devices: from diagnosis to therapy guidance"
For information please visit the Hamlyn Winter School Website.
Dr. Christos Bergeles from TIG co-organises the Hamlyn Winter School on Surgical Imaging and Vision 2015. The School, attracting industrial members, early and late career researchers, and clinicians, aims to present fundamental theoretical concepts and state of the art advances in the field of surgical robot vision. This year, 21 international participants are attending. The schools kicks off with talks from international speakers from ETH Zurich, UCL, Siemens Medical, U Rennes, IRCAD and UBC and continues with student-led projects to be presented in Pecha Kucha style.
This year, the school is supported by EPSRC through an Institutional Support Grant. Please find more information here.