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Research & Innovation News

Registration scheme tackles 'missing structures'

Adding a penalty term to a non-rigid registration algorithm allows registration of structurally dissimilar medical images.

PET tracer promising for brain tumours

Early clinical trial of a new PET tracer shows promise for detecting brain tumours.

Phantoms offer realistic non-rigid motion

Digital phantoms that exhibit non-rigid respiratory and body motion allow more realistic testing of PET and SPECT motion correction schemes.

MRI: safety and training remain a concern

MRI safety remains a concern, as does the need for more formal training.


OCT lines up for dermatology

Jon Holmes, CEO and co-founder of Michelson Diagnostics, takes a look at the role of optical coherence tomography in dermatology.

Horizons 2013: connecting physicists in medicine

What happened when two groups of physicists working in medicine came together for the first time?

Nuclear medicine tackles small-animal imaging

High-performance molecular imaging systems designed for small animals could impact a wide range of medical applications.

What goes on in babies' brains?

How do you map the brain of a very small, very active person? Just ask those scientists working on the Developing Human Connectome Project.

Physics in Medicine & Biology

Fundamental limits of scintillation detector timing precision

Stephen E Derenzo, Woon-Seng Choong and William W Moses Phys. Med. Biol. 59 3261

In vivo transcostal histotripsy therapy without aberration correction

Y Kim, E Vlaisavljevich, G E Owens, S P Allen, C A Cain and Z Xu Phys. Med. Biol. 59 2553

Comparison of blood flow models and acquisitions for quantitative myocardial perfusion estimation from dynamic CT

Michael Bindschadler, Dimple Modgil, Kelley R Branch, Patrick J La Riviere and Adam M Alessio Phys. Med. Biol. 59 1533