STFC Cancer Diagnosis Network+ Launch Event

The launch event will take place at the University of Liverpool, 9th September 2019. Register here to attend the event. The schedule is:

10.00 Arrival tea/coffee

10.20 Welcome and introduction to the network, Dr Laura Harkness-Brennan, University of Liverpool

10.50 Overview of challenge themes

        • Multimodal techniques, Prof Paul Marsden, Director of PET medical physics at King's College London and Guy’s and St Thomas’ PET centre
        • Precision and quantitative imaging, Dr Ramona Woitek, Senior Research Associate at the University of Cambridge Department of Radiology
        • Early Diagnosis, Prof Nandita deSouza, Lead academic radiologist at the Institute of Cancer Research and the Royal Marsden Hospital
        • Application of data science techniques to cancer diagnosis, Dr Mathieu Hatt, French National Institute of Health and Medical Research

12.30 Lunch and networking

13.30 Overview of STFC capabilities

        • STFC capabilities for cancer diagnosis, Dr Andrew Boston, Reader in Nuclear Physics at the University of Liverpool
        • Applying an astrophysics modelling tool to improve diagnosis and treatment of cancers, Prof Tim Harries, Head of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Exeter
        • From X-ray astronomy to nuclear medicine, Dr Sarah Bugby, STFC Innovation Fellow at the University of Leicester
        • Quantum Entanglement PET, Prof Daniel Watts, Chair in Hadron and Nuclear Physics at the University of York
        • Computational analysis of imaging and genomic data for cancer diagnosis, Dr Martyn Winn, Group Leader for Computational Biology at STFC Scientific Computing

15.10 Bench to Bedside, Dr Marlies Goorden, Delft University of Technology

15.30 Networking, refreshments and close

16.00 End