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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  Tristan  Bekinschtein
Department: Department of Psychology
Email: tristan.bekinschtein@mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Brain integrative mechanism. Neural mechanisms of conscious and unconscious processes in sleep anaesthesia and its transitions from wakefulness. Emotion decision-making and language processing in patients with disorders of consciousness. Attention and conscious modulation of learning and memory. Hd-EEG EEG-fMRI and intracranial recordings.
Website: http://www.mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk/people/tristan.bekinschtein
Themes: Medical Imaging, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Sarah Bohndiek
Department: Department of Physics
Email: seb53@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Technological innovation in molecular imaging to improve our understanding of redox processes in cancer
Website: http://www.phy.cam.ac.uk/directory/bohndieks
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: http://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/uto/brindle.html
Themes: Cancer, Medical Imaging, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
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 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 Mark Evans
Department: Department of Medicine (Division of Diabetes and Endocrinology / Institute of Metabolic Science)
Email: mle24@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Glucose and nutrient sensing in the brain non-invasive glucose sensing hypoglycaemia and brain imaging
Website: http://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/staff/PI/Evans/
Themes: Medical Imaging, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
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: Dr Ferdia  Gallagher
Department: Department of Radiology
Email: fag1000@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Oncological Imaging Biomarkers Hyperpolarised 13C MRI
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: 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 Olaf Hauk
Department: MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit
Email: olaf.hauk@mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Electrophysiological and metabloic imaging (EEG/MEG/fMRI/TMS) of visual word recognition; action (word) comprehension and mirror neurones; new methods of source estimation and analysis of electro-/magneto-encephalographic (EEG/MEG) data
Website: http://www.mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk/people/olaf.hauk/
Themes: Medical Imaging, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Rik Henson
Department: MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit
Email: rik.henson@mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Neural bases of recognition memory; episodic memory; priming; face and object perception using fMRI EEG computational modelling statistical modelling and methods for multimodal integration
Website: http://www.mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk/people/rik.henson/
Themes: Medical Imaging, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Peter Hutchinson
Department: Department of Clinical Neurosciences (Neurosurgery Unit)
Email: pjah2@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 Stefanie Reichelt
Department: Department of Oncology (Cancer Research UK Cambridge Research Institute)
Email: sr411@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Non-linear imaging techniques (CARS FLIM) for label-free cancer diagnostics
Website: http://www.cruk.cam.ac.uk/core-facilities/light-microscopy-core
Themes: Cancer, Medical Imaging
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Chris Rogers
Department: Department of Clinical Neurosciences (Wolfson Brain Imaging Centre)
Email: ctr28@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy (MRS)
Website: https://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?ctr28
Themes: Medical Imaging
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 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: 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 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 Lisa Su
Department: Department of Psychiatry
Email: ls514@cam.ac.uk
Topic: computational psychiatry focusing on dementia neuroimaging analysis methods and cognitive modelling
Website: http://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?ls514
Themes: Medical Imaging, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
 Sorry no students can be taken this year
Name: Dr 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: Dr Dénes Szücs
Department: Department of Psychology
Email: ds377@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Cognitive neuroscience; numerical cognition and Dyscalculia conflict detection/resolution fMRI EEG
Website: http://www.psychol.cam.ac.uk/people/ds377@cam.ac.uk
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: Mathematical models for bioimage analysis
Website: https://www.ebi.ac.uk/research/uhlmann
Themes: Medical Imaging
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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