Our network organises tri-annual events which take place at partner institutes across the UK. These events are designed to put the spotlight on areas of specialist IGT research, stimulate new ideas and promote collaborations. The network offers its members funding support for travel to these events. We also list a range of other IGT events from the community, if you would like to add your listing please contact katie.konyn@kcl.ac.uk.


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IGT Network+ meeting, King’s College London

6th March 2019

Image Guided Therapies Network+ Tri-Annual Meeting – Wednesday 06 March 2019

Morning: Early Career Researcher Workshop

Afternoon: IGT Network+ Sessions

Registration is now open for the next EPSRC Image-Guided Therapies UK Network+ triannual networking session, held at Governor’s Hall Suite, St Thomas’ Hospital.

Hosted by Network Director, Professor Seb Ourselin, the event will consist of the ECR Workshop which will run in the first half of the day, followed by the main Network+ Meeting which will feature keynote speaker Benoit Dawant  (Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Engineering | Director, Vanderbilt Institute for Surgery and Engineering (VISE))

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Early Career Researcher Workshop, King’s College London, 08:45 – 12:30

08:45 – 09:15  Registration, poster set-up and light refreshments

09:15 – 09:30  Dr Bilal Tahir & Katjana Ehrlich

ECR Committee – Welcome and general information 

Session One   Early Career Researcher presentations 1 (Chair – Katjana Ehrlich)

09:30 – 10:00 6 x 5minute rapid fire talks (Speakers 1-6, for list of speakers see below)

Session Two    Educational session 20 mins presentation + 5 mins questions (Chair – Dr Bilal Tahir)

10: 00 – 10:25Dr Marc Modat (King’s College London)

10:25 – 10:50 Dr Sarah Bohndiek (University of Cambridge)

Starting Your Independent Research Career

10:50 – 11:15 Kate Reading (Healthcare technologies, EPSRC)

EPSRC’s Healthcare Technology Theme and Current Opportunities

11:15 – 11:30 Short break

Session Three Early Career Researcher presentations 2 (Chair – Katjana Ehrlich)

11:30 – 11:55 5 x 5minute rapid fire talks (Speakers 7-11, for list of speakers see below)

Session Four   Plenary session 30 mins presentation + 5 mins questions (Chair – Dr Bilal Tahir)

11:55 – 12:30  Professor Jim Wild (University of Sheffield)

Methods and clinical applications of hyperpolarised gas lung MRI – the development and translational pathway  

12:30 – 13:30  Lunch, poster session 1 & registration for afternoon meeting

IGT Network + Tri- Annual Meeting, Kings College London, 13:30 – 17:00 

13:30 – 13:45  Prof S Ourselin (King’s College London)

Welcome and Network update

Session One    IGT proof-of-concept projects 10 mins presentation + 5 mins questions

(Chair – Prof Seb Ourselin)

13:45 – 14:00   Dr Jason Raymond (University of Oxford): Optical System for Avoidance of High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) Skin Burns

14:00 – 14:15  Dr Zhiyu Liao (University of Nottingham): Feasibility of subsurface imaging and molecular diagnosis of glue ear by a new combined Spatially-Offset Raman spectroscopy and Optical Coherence Tomography hand-held probe

Session Two    Research Talks 25 mins presentation + 5 mins questions (Chair Prof S Ourselin) 

14:15 – 14:45  Dr Jamie McClelland (University College London): Respiratory motion models for planning and guiding RT   

14:45 – 15:15  Professor Benoit Dawant (Vanderbilt University): Image guidance for cochlear implant procedures

15:15 – 15:45 Break and poster session 2

Session Three: Research Talks 25 mins presentation + 5 mins questions (Chair TBC) 

15:45 – 16:15 Professor Constantin Coussios (University of Oxford): Image-guided ultrasound-mediated oncological drug

16:15 – 16:45 Dr Wenfeng Xia (King’s College London): Interventional Photoacoustic Imaging and Ultrasonic Tracking for Guiding Minimally Invasive Procedures

16:45 – 17:00: Prof S Ourselin (King’s College London)
Final Discussion & Close




King’s College London
Governor's Suite, St Thomas' Hospital, Westminster Bridge Road
London, SE1 7EH United Kingdom
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