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Principal investigators in theme:

Name: Dr Franklin Aigbirhio
Department: Department of Clinical Neurosciences (Wolfson Brain Imaging Centre)
Email: fia20@wbic.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Development of pharmaceuticals and biochemicals labelled with short-lived positron emitting radioisotopes for medical imaging
Website: http://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?fia20
Themes: Medical Imaging
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Luigi Aloj
Department: Department of Radiology
Email: la398@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Clinical and preclinical radionuclide imaging and therapy in oncology
Website: http://radiology.medschl.cam.ac.uk/about-us/departmental-staff/academic-...
Themes: Medical Imaging
Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome
Name: Dr  Tristan Barrett
Department: Department of Radiology
Email: tb507@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Prostate cancer Imaging Genito-urinary Radiology
Website: http://radiology.medschl.cam.ac.uk/about-us/departmental-staff/academic-...
Themes: Cancer, Medical Imaging
Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome
Name: Dr Srinjan Basu
Department: Department of Physiology, Devlopment and Neuroscience, Wellcome-MRC Cambridge Stem Cell Institute
Email: sb451@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Towards a single-molecule perspective of early mammalian development
Website: https://www.stemcells.cam.ac.uk/people/pi/basu
Themes: Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Medical Imaging, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Sarah Bohndiek
Department: Department of Physics / Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute
Email: seb53@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Optical molecular imaging for early cancer detection
Website: www.bohndieklab.org
Themes: Cancer, Medical Imaging
Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome
Name: Professor Kevin Brindle
Department: Department of Biochemistry
Email: kmb1001@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Molecular imaging in Cancer
Website: https://www.cruk.cam.ac.uk/research-groups/brindle-group
Themes: Cancer, Medical Imaging, Molecules and Cells
 Sorry no students can be taken this year
Name: Professor Edward Bullmore
Department: Department of Psychiatry
Email: etb23@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Methods for analysis of brain imaging data
Website: http://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?etb23
Themes: Medical Imaging, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Adrian Carpenter
Department: Department of Clinical Neurosciences (Wolfson Brain Imaging Centre)
Email: tac12@wbic.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Optimisation of magnetic resonance acquisition and analysis: spectroscopy
Website: http://www.wbic.cam.ac.uk
Themes: Medical Imaging
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Jonathan Coles
Department: Department of Medicine
Email: jpc44@wbic.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Describing the pathophysiology of head injury and optimising patient outcome
Website: http://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?jpc44
Themes: Medical Imaging, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Mireia Crispin
Department: Department of Oncology
Email: mc973@cam.ac.uk
Topic: We use machine learning and computational data integration models to understand cancer on multiple scales, from medical imaging down to molecular profiles
Website: https://micrisor.github.io/
Themes: Cancer, Medical Imaging
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Tim Dalgleish
Department: MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit
Email: tim.dalgleish@mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Experimental investigation of cognition-emotion relationships; post-traumatic stress; functional theoretical modelling of emotions; depression
Website: http://www.mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk/people/tim.dalgleish/
Themes: Medical Imaging, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Matt Davis
Department: MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit
Email: matt.davis@mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Neuro-anatomical and computational accounts of language comprehension; spoken and written word recognition; connectionist modelling; fMRI
Website: http://www.mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk/people/matt.davis/
Themes: Medical Imaging, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Kristian Franze
Department: Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Email: kf284@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Using biophysical and cell biological approaches to understand the influence of physical cues on the functioning of the nervous system
Website: http://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/staff/franze/
Themes: Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Medical Imaging, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Tim Fryer
Department: Department of Clinical Neurosciences (Wolfson Brain Imaging Centre)
Email: tdf21@wbic.cam.ac.uk
Topic: The physics of positron emission tomography: to improve the information provided by this imaging technique in the study of disease.
Website: http://www.wbic.cam.ac.uk
Themes: Medical Imaging
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Ferdia  Gallagher
Department: Department of Radiology
Email: fag1000@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Oncological Imaging Biomarkers Hyperpolarised 13C MRI
Website: https://radiology.medschl.cam.ac.uk/about-us/departmental-staff/academic...
Themes: Cancer, Medical Imaging
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Fiona Gilbert
Department: Department of Radiology
Email: fjg28@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Breast and Oncology Imaging and Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Website: http://radiology.medschl.cam.ac.uk/about-us/departmental-staff/academic-...
Themes: Cancer, Medical Imaging, Women's Health
Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome
Name: Dr Peter Hutchinson
Department: Department of Clinical Neurosciences (Neurosurgery Unit)
Email: pjah2@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Cerebral metabolism and imaging following acute brain injury
Website: http://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?pjah2
Themes: Medical Imaging, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Tom Manly
Department: MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit
Email: tom.manly@mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk
Topic: The cognitive neuropsychology of adult acquired attentional and executive disorders; attentional/executive function in children; neuropsychological rehabilitation
Website: http://www.mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk/people/tom.manly/
Themes: Medical Imaging, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Tomasz Matys
Department: Department of Radiology
Email: tm418@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Neuroradiology
Website: http://radiology.medschl.cam.ac.uk/about-us/departmental-staff/academic-...
Themes: Medical Imaging
Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome
Name: Professor David Menon
Department: Department of Medicine (Division of Anaesthesia)
Email: dkm13@wbic.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Physiological imaging of acute brain injury reactive processes (including inflammation) in CNS injury mechanisms of coma and anaesthesia stem cell therapy in brain injury
Website: http://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?dkm13
Themes: Medical Imaging, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr  Sarah Morgan
Department: Department of Psychiatry, Computer Science and Technology
Email: sem91@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Data science for mental health research (including brain imaging and Natural Language Processing)
Website: https://semorgan.org/
Themes: Medical Imaging, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Ken Poole
Department: Department of Medicine
Email: kp254@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Rare Bone Diseases; Imaging and Microstructural Analysis
Website: http://www.med.cam.ac.uk/poole/
Themes: Medical Imaging, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome
Name: Professor Chris Rodgers
Department: Department of Clinical Neurosciences (Wolfson Brain Imaging Centre)
Email: ctr28@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Ultra-high field (7T) Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy (MRS)
Website: https://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?ctr28
Themes: Cardiovascular Science and Medicine, Medical Imaging, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr James Rowe
Department: MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit
Email: james.rowe@mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk
Topic: The relationship between motor and cognitive processes in healthy subjects and neurodegenerative disease; overlap between disorders of movement and cognition; functional changes associated with disease; assessment of potential surrogate indices of the efficacy of candidate therapies; cognitive architecture for response selection and voluntary action; fMRI PET rTMS and MEG.
Website: http://www.mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk/people/james.rowe/
Themes: Medical Imaging, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor James Rowe
Department: Department of Clinical Neurosciences
Email: james.rowe@mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Characterisation and optimisation of prefrontal cortical functions in health and disease
Website: http://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?jamesrowe
Themes: Medical Imaging, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr James Rudd
Department: Department of Medicine (Division of Cardiovascular Medicine)
Email: jhfr2@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Non-invasive imaging can quantify and track inflammation in human and animal vascular disease
Website: http://www.cambridgecancercentre.org.uk/users/jhfrudd
Themes: Cardiovascular Science and Medicine, Medical Imaging
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Evis Sala
Department: Department of Radiology
Email: es220@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Oncological Imaging Genitourinary Imaging CT MRI PET/CT PET/MR
Website: http://radiology.medschl.cam.ac.uk/about-us/departmental-staff/academic-...
Themes: Cancer, Medical Imaging, Women's Health
Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome
Name: Dr Elizabeth Soilleux
Department: Department of Pathology
Email: ejs17@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Interesting projects available in immunity (TCR/BCR repertoire) cancer biology (esp lymphoma) histopathological imaging bioinformatics AI and clinical data handling. Active collaborations with the vet school maths engineering and industry
Website: https://www.path.cam.ac.uk/directory/elizabeth-soilleux
Themes: Cancer, Infection and Immunity, Medical Imaging, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Li Su
Department: Department of Psychiatry
Email: ls514@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Computational psychiatry focusing on dementia neuroimaging analysis methods and cognitive modelling
Website: https://www.aicn-group.com
Themes: Medical Imaging, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr John Suckling
Department: Department of Psychiatry
Email: js369@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Brain imaging methods and analysisPsychiatry, Brain Imaging, Bioinformatics, Cognitive recovery, Neuroscience
Website: https://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?js369
Themes: Cancer, Medical Imaging, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Charlotte Summers
Department: Department of Medicine
Email: cs493@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Neutrophil-endothelial cell interaction in acute and chronic inflammation
Website: https://www.med.cam.ac.uk/summers/
Themes: Cardiovascular Science and Medicine, Infection and Immunity, Medical Imaging
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Dénes Szücs
Department: Department of Psychology
Email: ds377@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Mathematical cognition and development, mathematics anxiety, meta-science, reseach replicability
Website: https://www.cne.psychol.cam.ac.uk/staff/denes-szucs
Themes: Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Medical Imaging, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Virginie Uhlmann
Department: European Bioinformatics Institute
Email: uhlmann@ebi.ac.uk
Topic: Bioimage quantification
Website: https://www.ebi.ac.uk/research/uhlmann
Themes: Medical Imaging
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Petra Vertes
Department: Department of Psychiatry
Email: pv226@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Systems and Computational Neuroscience
Website: https://www.psychiatry.cam.ac.uk/groups/systems-and-computational-neuros...
Themes: Medical Imaging, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Jonathan Weir-McCall
Department: Department of Radiology
Email: jw2079@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Cardiothoracic imaging particularly in the use of CT and MRI
Website: http://radiology.medschl.cam.ac.uk/about-us/departmental-staff/research-...
Themes: Cardiovascular Science and Medicine, Medical Imaging
Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome
Name: Dr Guy Williams
Department: Department of Clinical Neurosciences (Wolfson Brain Imaging Centre)
Email: gbw1000@wbic.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Modelling and analysis of diffusion weighted MRI; coregistration of MRI datasets
Website: http://www.wbic.cam.ac.uk
Themes: Medical Imaging
Applications from potential students are welcome

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