2010 Scientific Programme

2010 Oxford Biomedical Imaging Festival
Garden Quad, St John’s College, 13th October 2010
Organisers: Peter Jezzard, Ian Dobbie, Niki Sibson and Damian Tyler


08:50-09:20: Registration and poster set up 

09:20-09:30: Welcome and Introduction

09:30-10:45: Platform Session 1: Imaging Therapy (Chair: Fergus Gleeson)

  • 09.30-09.50: Carolyn Carr (DPAG) – Imaging stem cell therapy for the heart
  • 09.50-10.10: Constantinos Coussious (IBME) – Passive imaging for real-time monitoring of high intensity focussed ultrasound therapies
  • 10.10-10.30: Charlotte Stagg (FMRIB) – Using imaging to understand stroke recovery
  • 10.30-10.45: Proffered Talk: Paul Barber (ROB) – Fluorescence lifetime imaging microscopy: optical detection of protein-protein interactions in cells and tissue

10.45-11.45:  Poster Session 1:  Odd numbered posters presented, and opportunity to network

11.45-12.30: Annual Oxford Varian Lecture: Prof. Karl Herholz, Wolfson Molecular Imaging Centre, University of Manchester, Title: “The current status of PET imaging biomarkers in clinical dementia research”(Introduced by Prof. Klaus Ebmeier)

12.30-13.30: Buffet Lunch

13.30-14.30:  Platform Session 2: Image and Data Analysis (Chair: Vincente Grau)

  • 13.30-13.50: Martin Bishop (Comlab) – Modelling the heart using high resolution images
  • 13.50-14.10: Russell Hamilton (Biochemistry) – ParticleStats: analysis of motility and polarity from tracking data
  • 14.10-14.30: Mark Woolrich (Psychiatry/FMRIB) – MEG and combining multiple neuroimaging modalities

14.30-14.45:  Special Focus Talk:  Michele Warren and Christopher Rau – Imaging opportunities at the Diamond Light Source. (Chair: Ian Dobbie)

14.45-15.45:  Poster Session 2:  Even numbered posters presented, and opportunity to network

15.45-17.00: Platform Session 3: Imaging Function (Chair: Niki Sibson)

  • 15.45-16.05: Nicolas Delalez (Physics) – Investigating flagellar motor protein dynamics at single molecule level
  • 16.05-16.25: Tom Okell (FMRIB and NHS Clinical Engineering) – Imaging collateral flow in cerebrovascular disease using MRI
  • 16.25-16.45: Chris Rodgers (Cardiovascular Medicine) – High field prospects for human cardiac imaging
  • 16.45-17.00: Proffered Talk: Chris Martin (ROB) – Animal models in neuroimaging: understanding functional brain imaging signals and investigating disease

17:00: Close