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Cancer Imaging Symposium: What’s new? What’s coming?



New Law School LT 024 Camperdown campus

The University of Sydney Cancer Research Network invites you to the Cancer Imaging Symposium to be held on the afternoon of Saturday 1 June, 2019.

Find out about new cancer imaging techniques currently in development and already in trials. The program features Australian and international speakers presenting their latest research in this rapidly evolving, multidisciplinary field.

Followed by canapés & refreshments 5:30pm - 6:15pm. Afternoon tea provided (with GF options).


Prof Aytekin Oto - Professor of Radiology and Surgery, Chair Department of Radiology, University of Chicago
Hybrid multidimensional prostate MRI

Dr Eleftheria Panagiotaki - EPSRC Early Career Fellow, Centre for Medical Image Computing, University College London
Non-invasive MRI biomarkers for oncology

A/Prof Louise Emmett - Clinical Director, Theranostics and Nuclear Medicine, St Vincent’s Hospital
Prostate PSMA

Dr James Thompson - Consultant Urologic Surgeon in Robotic and General Urology, St Vincent’s & St George Hospital
Combidex MRI for nodes

Prof Annette Haworth – Professor of Medical Physics and Director, Institute of Medical Physics, University of Sydney
Development of imaging biomarkers for prostate radiotherapy

Mr Thomas Elliot – Senior Research Assistant, Health Economics, QIMR Berghoffer Medical Research Institute
Exploratory cost-effectiveness analysis of PET-MRI with gallium-68 in patients with biochemical recurrence of prostate cancer

Prof Paul Keall - Professor and NHMRC Senior Principal Research Fellow,
Director ACRF Image X Institute, University of Sydney
Cancer imaging and targeted radiation therapy

Prof Pablo Fernandez-Peñas - Professor in Dermatology Sydney Medical School, Director Centre for Translational Skin Research, University of Sydney
ACRF ACEMID: 3D total body imaging systems

Dr Amir Tavakoli Taba - Research Associate, Discipline of Medical Radiation Sciences, University of Sydney
X-ray phase contrast imaging of breast tissue

Prof Steven Meikle - Head, Imaging Physics Laboratory, Brain & Mind Centre
Total Body PET: High sensitivity, low dose imaging and its potential role in cancer research and drug development

Dr Liz Dylke – Senior Lecturer, Physiotherapy, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney
Imaging for cancer related lymphoedema

Dr Jia Hao Yeo - School of Medical Sciences, Discipline of Anatomy & Histology, University of Sydney
Fluorescent sensors for metal ions and redox state in biology

Dr Yaser Gholami – Postdoctoral Research Fellow, School of Physics, University of Sydney
A novel immuno-radio nanoplatform for simultaneous PET/MRI and targeted radionuclide therapy


Register online: Registrations are free, but essential for catering purposes.

For queries about the symposium contact Susie Redfern [email protected]