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Research & Innovation News

Lung CT identifies patients fit for radiotherapy

Texture analysis of CT images can determine whether a lung cancer patient is fit enough to undergo radiotherapy.

Measurements of AR holograms match gold standard

Researchers create holograms with comparable dimensions to corresponding CT scans using augmented reality software.

'Digistain' imaging improves cancer diagnosis

Flash physics: 'Digistain' imaging technology provides an objective and accurate method for grading cancer biopsies.

Hybrid gamma camera enhances intraoperative imaging

A hybrid gamma-optical imaging camera could help improve treatment outcomes for patients undergoing cancer surgery.


Photonic technologies inspire X-ray innovation

When will we see the next disruptive innovation in X-ray imaging? And could it be inspired by emerging photonic technologies?

Isotopes for precision medicine

The CERN-MEDICIS facility has produced its first radioisotopes for medical research.

Extending ultrasound to combat cancer

Imperial College team focuses on boosting the performance of point-of-care ultrasound systems.

Multidimensional imaging improves early cancer diagnosis

A Cancer Research UK funded collaboration is working across the disciplines to advance endoscopic imaging.

Physics in Medicine & Biology

Multi-GPU configuration of 4D intensity modulated radiation therapy inverse planning using global optimization

Aaron Hagan, Amit Sawant, Michael Folkerts & Arezoo Modiri Phys. Med. Biol. 63 (2018) 025028

Independent Monte-Carlo dose calculation for MLC based CyberKnife radiotherapy

P-H Mackeprang, D Vuong, W Volken, D Henzen, D Schmidhalter, M Malthaner, S Mueller, D Frei, M F M Stampanoni, A Dal Pra, D M Aebersold, M K Fix & P Manser Phys. Med. Biol. 63 (2018) 015015

Spectral imaging using clinical megavoltage beams and a novel multi-layer imager

Marios Myronakis, Rony Fueglistaller, Joerg Rottmann, Yue-Houng Hu, Adam Wang, Paul Baturin, Pascal Huber, Daniel Morf, Josh Star-Lack & Ross Berbeco Phys. Med. Biol. 62 (2017) 9127–9139

Modelling the transport of optical photons in scintillation detectors for diagnostic and radiotherapy imaging

Emilie Roncali, Mohammad Amin Mosleh-Shirazi & Aldo Badano Phys. Med. Biol. 62 (2017) R207–R235