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Biography

Overview

For the Research School of Cancer and Imaging Sciences

  • Sustained output of high quality peer reviewed research publications.
  • Sustained research and professional achievement e.g invited conference contributions, invitations to referee or review publications.
  • Success in attracting external grant income.
  • Successful postgraduate research supervision.
  • Promoting the reputation of the School via conferences and media exposure.
  • Contributing to multi-disciplinary team working in applying for major grants.
  • Contibuting to undergraduate teaching.
  • Making a contribution to the management of the School.

For the Wolfson Molecular Imaging Centre

  • Advise on the design, conduct and analysis of clinical and preclinical PET research studies in oncology, neurology and psychiatry.
  • Develop novel acquisition and analysis techniques to help establish the WMIC as a centre of excellence in PET methodology.
  • Contribute with others in the developments in instrumentation.
  • Transfer conventional and new modelling techniques into implementation, working closely with information systems and technology personnel to ensure that such software adheres to appropriate standards of quality assurance.
  • Ensure with others that data analysis conducted within the WMIC is performed to an appropriate standard by conforming to internal policies and external regulations.
  • Continually learn and educate oneself in biological and medical research via interactions with colleagues and literature reading.
  • Educate, advise and supervise clinical fellows and data analysts in the conduct of image analysis.
  • Collaborate in projects outside the main areas of image analysis such as physics, image reconstruction, statistics and the analysis of non-PET imaging modalities.
  • Present the scientific work of the institute at national and international meetings and conferences.
  • Publish in international peer-reviewed journals.
  • Establish and maintain collaborations with partners in academia and in industry.
  • Contribute to the production of grant applications, centre reports and funding body reviews as appropriate.
  • Supervise or co-supervise students undertaking research degrees.

Memberships of committees and professional bodies

Qualifications

Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Societ

Teaching

1. MSc in Imaging in Medical Research and Healthcare (Course Director: Jim Graham):

  • Unit Radioisotope Imaging (Semester 1)
  • Unit Advanced Positron Emission Tomography Imaging (Semester 2)
  • Project Supervision

2. MSc in Neuroimaging for Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience (Course Director: Daniela Montaldi):

  • Project Supervision

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Research Beacons, Institutes and Platforms

  • Dementia@Manchester
  • Cancer
  • Digital Futures
  • Christabel Pankhurst Institute

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