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EPSRC Support by Research Area (Medical Imaging (inc medical image and vision computing)) in Theme (Healthcare Technologies)

Research areas are used to describe EPSRC's portfolio of excellent long term research and high quality postgraduate training.

Grants are classified using one or more research areas. The number and value of grants listed below reflects how the theme portfolio is described by this research area.

Please note: some research areas will appear under multiple themes. There is no unique, absolute, relationship between a research area and a theme.

Grant TitlePrincipal
Investigator
OrganisationDepartmentTotal Grant
Value (£)
3D ultrafast ultrasound with microbubble contrast agents for simultaneous imaging of molecular targets and perfusion in cancerTang, Dr MengxingImperial College LondonDept of Bioengineering 248,385
A biophysical simulation framework for magnetic resonance microstructure imagingAlexander, Professor DUCLComputer Science 665,423
A computer-guided imaging system for prenatal screening and comprehensive diagnosis of fetal abnormalitiesRazavi, Professor RSKings College LondonImaging & Biomedical Engineering 4,994,511
Adaptive, Multi-scale, Data-Infused Biomechanical Models for Cardiac Diagnostic and Prognostic AssessmentNordsletten, Dr DKings College LondonImaging & Biomedical Engineering 1,123,553
Advanced Real-time MR-Guided Radiofrequency Ablation of Cardiac ArrhythmiasRoujol, Dr SKings College LondonImaging & Biomedical Engineering 640,224
All-Optical Pulse-Echo Ultrasound Imaging for Real-Time Guidance of Minimally Invasive ProceduresDesjardins, Dr AUCLMedical Physics and Biomedical Eng 1,087,556
An integrated MRI tool to map brain microvascular and metabolic function: improving imaging diagnostics for human brain diseaseWise, Professor RGCardiff UniversitySch of Psychology 909,591
Automated Fetal and Neonatal Movement Assessment for Very Early Health AssessmentKainz, Dr BImperial College LondonDept of Computing 625,543
Automated Fetal and Neonatal Movement Assessment for Very Early Health AssessmentArichi, Dr TKings College LondonImaging & Biomedical Engineering 101,836
BIANDA: Bayesian Deep Atlases for Cardiac Motion Abnormality Assessment from Imaging and MetadataGooya, Dr AUniversity of LeedsSch of Computing 135,402
BioProton: Biologically relevant dose for Proton Therapy PlanningKirkby, Professor KJUniversity of Manchester, TheSchool of Medical Sciences 1,394,633
Clinical translation of photoacoustic imaging for the assessment of head and neck cancersBeard, Professor PaulUCLMedical Physics and Bioengineering 237,898
Closed loop control systems for optimisation of treatmentMorgan, Professor SPUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 634,068
Combined LAPS and SICM for multimodal live cell imagingLengyel, Dr IQueen's University of BelfastSch of Medicine, Dentistry & Biomed Sci 120,946
Combined LAPS and SICM for multimodal live cell imagingKrause, Dr SQueen Mary University of LondonSchool of Engineering & Materials Scienc 571,840
Combined Magneto-Optical and Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging Microscopy: Towards Cellular Level Magnetic HyperthermiaTelling, Professor NDKeele UniversityInst for Science and Tech in Medicine 808,835
Compact MRICoombs, Dr TAUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 747,038
Compact THz based systems for neuroscience applicationsRafailov, Professor EUAston UniversitySch of Engineering and Applied Science 779,743
Computational Collaborative Project in Synergistic PET-MR ReconstructionThielemans, Dr KFUCLMedicine 261,180
Content Based Image Retrieval For Real-Time Registration In Image-Guided InterventionsClarkson, Dr MJUCLMedical Physics and Biomedical Eng 99,906
CONTRAST facility: clinical coherent Raman scattering facilityMoger, Professor JUniversity of ExeterPhysics 1,035,354
Controlling structure induced variations in non-invasive perfusion MRI of neurodegenerationChappell, Professor MAUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 836,436
Detecting the pathology specific chemo-mechanics of epithelial tissue in dysplastic Barrett’s oesophagus using light scatteringPalombo, Dr FrancescaUniversity of ExeterPhysics 222,148
Determining cerebrovascular reactivity from the pupil flash responseBulte, Professor DPUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 1,074,229
Developing MRI Magnetic Susceptibility-Based Cancer Oxygenation Mapping (SBCOM) and Investigating its Clinical Potential to Measure Hypoxia in ProstatShmueli, Dr KarinUCLMedical Physics and Bioengineering 247,650
Developing single cell resolution 3D models of immune surveillance in cancerJansen, Dr MarnixUCLH CharitiesUnlisted 247,895
Development of non-ionising and non-invasive, personalised colorectal cancer staging using novel multimodal contrast agents and magnetomotive ultrasouMulvana, Dr HelenUniversity of StrathclydeBiomedical Engineering 258,333
Diagnosis of tumours during tissue conserving surgery by multimodal spectral imagingNotingher, Professor IUniversity of NottinghamSch of Physics & Astronomy 1,394,764
Efficient and Robust Assessment of Cardiovascular Disease Using Machine Learning and Ultrasound ImagingRueckert, Professor DImperial College LondonDept of Computing 397,985
Efficient and Robust Assessment of Cardiovascular Disease Using Machine Learning and Ultrasound ImagingKing, Dr APKings College LondonImaging & Biomedical Engineering 309,998
Engineering Novel Imaging Technologies for Reproductive Health: Transforming IVF outcomesMahajan, Professor SUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Chemistry 244,593
EPSRC Centre for Mathematical and Statistical Analysis of Multimodal Clinical ImagingSchoenlieb, Professor CUniversity of CambridgePure Maths and Mathematical Statistics 1,923,014
EPSRC UK IMAGE-GUIDED THERAPIES NETWORK+Ourselin, Professor SKings College LondonImaging & Biomedical Engineering 463,769
EPSRC-NIHR HTC Partnership Award 'Plus': Medical Image Analysis Network (MedIAN)Noble, Professor AUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 507,583
Extended super-resolution three-dimensional mechanical probing in living cells.Fritzsche, Dr MUniversity of OxfordRDM Investigative Medicine 426,631
Fast and Flexible Imaging of Excitable TissuesCorbett, Dr ADUniversity of ExeterPhysics 100,929
Flexible Raman biosensing platform for low-cost health diagnosticsWilkinson, Professor JSUniversity of SouthamptonOptoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) 972,878
Focus enhanced single molecule super-resolution microscopy - correlative confocal and nanoscale imaging in thick tissuesSoeller, Professor CUniversity of ExeterPhysics 423,831
From the cluster to the clinic: Real-time treatment planning for transcranial ultrasound therapy using deep learning (Ext.)Treeby, Dr BEUCLMedical Physics and Biomedical Eng 952,159
Grand Challenge Network+ in Proton TherapyKirkby, Professor KJUniversity of Manchester, TheSchool of Medical Sciences 677,045
HETEROSTRUCTURE RADIATION DETECTOR MATERIALS FOR ADVANCED TIME OF FLIGHT POSITRON EMISSION TOMOGRAPHY (TOF-PET) IMAGINGBizarri, Dr GCranfield UniversitySch of Aerospace, Transport & Manufact 618,138
High content FLIM, FRET, and localisation imaging to characterise inter-cellular heterogeneity in PI3K signalling to glycolysis in breast cancerSahai, Dr ErikThe Francis Crick InstituteResearch 242,676
High Resolution Biomedical Imaging Using Ultrasonic MetamaterialsFreear, Professor SUniversity of LeedsElectronic and Electrical Engineering 236,992
High Resolution Biomedical Imaging Using Ultrasonic MetamaterialsClare, Professor ATUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 202,070
High resolution biomedical imaging using ultrasonic metamaterialsHutchins, Professor DUniversity of WarwickSch of Engineering 391,154
Hyperpolarised Liquids for Magnetic ResonanceOwers-Bradley, Professor JRUniversity of NottinghamSch of Physics & Astronomy 441,476
Image-Guided Intrauterine Minimally Invasive Fetal Diagnosis and TherapyOurselin, Professor SUCLMedical Physics and Bioengineering 4,967,257
Imaging Cardio-Mechanical HealthNordsletten, Dr DKings College LondonImaging & Biomedical Engineering 670,825
Improved post-operative vision using advanced optical measurement techniquesTatam, Professor RPCranfield UniversitySch of Aerospace, Transport & Manufact 682,941
Improving the outcomes of oesophageal interventions through novel x-ray based imaging methodsOlivo, Professor AUCLMedical Physics and Biomedical Eng 948,478
Intelligent and Personalised Risk Stratification and Early Diagnosis of Lung CancerSchnabel, Professor JAKings College LondonImaging & Biomedical Engineering 947,232
Learning MRI and histology image mappings for cancer diagnosis and prognosisAlexander, Professor DUCLComputer Science 774,254
Magnetic delivery of anti-cancer magnetosomes using MRIMuthana, Dr MunittaUniversity of SheffieldOncology 246,231
Medical image computing for next-generation healthcare technologyAlexander, Professor DUCLComputer Science 1,472,259
Medical Technologies Innovation and Knowledge Centre Phase 2 Regenerative DevicesFisher, Professor JUniversity of LeedsMechanical Engineering 3,024,405
Microbubble Enhanced Imaging and Therapeutic DeliveryEvans, Professor SUniversity of LeedsPhysics and Astronomy 835,361
Multi-band optical coherence tomography platform for the development of novel atopic dermatitis treatments.Matcher, Professor SUniversity of SheffieldElectronic and Electrical Engineering 1,017,938
Multidimensional and Multiparametric Quantitative Cardiac MRI from Continuous Free-Breathing AcquisitionPrieto, Dr CKings College LondonImaging & Biomedical Engineering 565,581
Multidimensional endoscopy for early cancer detectionBohndiek, Dr SEUniversity of CambridgePhysics 1,231,511
Multispectral polarization-resolved endoscopy and vision for intraoperative imaging of tissue microstructure and functionElson, Professor DImperial College LondonDept of Surgery and Cancer 403,245
Multispectral polarization-resolved endoscopy and vision for intraoperative imaging of tissue microstructure and functionStoyanov, Professor DUCLComputer Science 346,712
Next generation molecular imaging and therapy with radionuclidesBlower, Professor PKings College LondonImaging & Biomedical Engineering 6,437,106
Next-Generation Sensing For Human In Vivo Pharmacology- Accelerating Drug Development In Inflammatory DiseasesDhaliwal, Professor KUniversity of EdinburghMRC Centre for Inflammation Research 1,071,137
Non-invasive MRI Biomarkers for OncologyPanagiotaki, Dr EUCLComputer Science 992,539
Novel image reconstruction techniques with application to proton radiotherapy for optimisation of cancer treatmentDikaios, Dr NUniversity of SurreyVision Speech and Signal Proc CVSSP 101,050
OncoLive | Optogenetic control and measurement of oncogenic mutations and signalling in organoid cultures for the biophysical modelling of early oncogEsposito, Dr AlessandroUniversity of CambridgeMRC Cancer Unit 245,020
OPTIma: Optimising Proton Therapy through ImagingAllinson, Professor NMUniversity of LincolnSchool of Computer Science 3,245,864
Optimising patient specific treatment plans for ultrasound ablative therapies in the abdomen (OptimUS)Wells, Professor GNUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 222,818
Optimising patient specific treatment plans for ultrasound ablative therapies in the abdomen (OptimUS)Saffari, Professor NUCLMechanical Engineering 706,803
Parallelised live microscopy for high-throughput behavioural phenotyping in malaria researchCicuta, Professor PUniversity of CambridgePhysics 592,337
PET++: Improving Localisation, Diagnosis and Quantification in Clinical and Medical PET Imaging with Randomised OptimisationSchoenlieb, Professor CUniversity of CambridgeApplied Maths and Theoretical Physics 821,421
Photoacoustic-guided minimally invasive treatment of liver cancerBeard, Professor PaulUCLMedical Physics and Biomedical Eng 246,644
Photonic Sensing and Dual-mode Bio-Imaging with Rare Earth Upconversion NanoparticlesJose, Professor GUniversity of LeedsChemical and Process Engineering 1,330,616
PICUP - Point-of-Care Fracture PredictionRogers, Professor KCranfield UniversityCranfield Defence and Security 712,033
PNEUMACRIT: Preterm Neonate / neonatal Embedded Universal Microelectronic wearable Acquisition For Cardio Respiratory Intensive TherapyMalliaras, Professor GUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 254,256
PNEUMACRIT: Preterm Neonate / neonatal Embedded Universal Microelectronic wearable Acquisition for Cardio Respiratory Intensive TherapyDemosthenous, Professor AUCLElectronic and Electrical Engineering 693,594
PNEUMACRIT: Preterm Neonate / neonatal Embedded Universal Microelectronic wearable Acquisition For Cardio Respiratory Intensive TherapyBayford, Professor RMiddlesex UniversityFaculty of Science & Technology 785,534
Raman Nanotheranostics - RaNT - developing the targeted diagnostics and therapeutics of the future by combining light and functionalised nanoparticlesStone, Professor NUniversity of ExeterPhysics 5,752,646
REBOT: Robotic Endobronchial Optical TomographyYang, Professor GImperial College LondonDept of Computing 828,907
REBOT: Robotic Endobronchial Optical TomographyPodoleanu, Professor AUniversity of KentSch of Physical Sciences 429,776
Robotic Assisted ImagingStoyanov, Professor DUCLComputer Science 1,239,250
Self-Navigated Multi-Contrast And Quantitative Whole Heart 3D Magnetic Resonance ImagingBotnar, Professor RMKings College LondonImaging & Biomedical Engineering 974,560
Small cell imaging using smartphones and single-board computing: analysing platelet function and microbial pathogens using consumer optoelectronicsEdwards, Dr ADUniversity of ReadingPharmacy 38,354
SmartHeart: Next-generation cardiovascular healthcare via integrated image acquisition, reconstruction, analysis and learningRueckert, Professor DImperial College LondonDept of Computing 5,253,734
Stimulus-responsive nanoparticles for intraoperative NIR imaging and treatment of pancreatic cancerMcHale, Professor AUniversity of UlsterSch of Biomedical Sciences 50,007
Stimulus-responsive nanoparticles for intraoperative NIR imaging and treatment of pancreatic cancerNomikou, Dr NUCLSurgical Biotechnology 316,148
Super Resolution Ultrasound ImagingDunsby, Dr CWImperial College LondonDept of Physics 347,804
Super Resolution Ultrasound ImagingEckersley, Dr RJKings College LondonImaging & Biomedical Engineering 362,189
Terahertz skinometer for improved cancer prevention and treatmentMacPherson, Dr EUniversity of WarwickPhysics 652,876
Therapy Ultrasound Network for Drug Delivery & Ablation Research (ThUNDDAR)ter Haar, Professor GRtInstitute of Cancer ResearchDivision of Radiotherapy and Imaging 675,860
Tomographic imaging of flow and chromophore concentrations in biological tissueArridge, Professor SRUCLComputer Science 505,264
Tracing the cellular basis of cancer developmentKoo, Dr Bon-KyoungUniversity of CambridgeWellcome Trust-MRC Cam Stem Cell Inst 251,745
Ultrasonic neuromodulation of deep grey matter structures for the non-invasive treatment of neurological disordersTreeby, Dr BEUCLMedical Physics and Biomedical Eng 524,013
Ultrasonic neuromodulation of deep grey matter structures for the non-invasive treatment of neurological disordersStagg, Dr CUniversity of OxfordClinical Neurosciences 133,249
Ultrax2020: Ultrasound Technology for Optimising the Treatment of Speech Disorders.Renals, Professor SUniversity of EdinburghCentre for Speech Technology Research 964,678
Using oblique plane light sheet microscopy to quantify the relationships between morphological plasticity in 3D, ERK signalling and metastasisDunsby, Dr ChrisImperial College LondonDept of Physics 247,508
Water Exchange in the Vasculature of the Brain (WEX-BRAIN)Jones, Professor DKCardiff UniversitySch of Psychology 86,060
Water exchange in the vasculature of the brain (WEX-BRAIN)Parker, Professor GJMUCLComputer Science 800,509
Water exchange in the vasculature of the brain (WEX-BRAIN)Buckley, Professor DLUniversity of LeedsSchool of Medicine 20,970
Water exchange in the vasculature of the brain (WEX-BRAIN)Emsley, Professor HCALancaster UniversityMedicine 13,083
Wearable neuroimaging technologies for the neonatal intensive care unit: mapping sensorimotor disruption in infants at risk of cerebral palsy.Cooper, Dr RUCLMedical Physics and Biomedical Eng 990,376
Wellcome EPSRC Centre for Medical EngineeringRazavi, Professor RSKings College LondonImaging & Biomedical Engineering 6,165,151
Wellcome EPSRC Centre for Surgical and Interventional SciencesStoyanov, Professor DUCLMedical Physics and Bioengineering 6,565,143

Total Number of Grants: 103
Total Value of Grants: £101,820,699

The grant value may include the cost of access to facilities (these funds are not awarded to the grant holding organisation).