Imperial College London

Professor Dan Elson

Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Surgery & Cancer

Professor of Surgical Imaging
 
 
 
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Contact

 

+44 (0)20 7594 1700daniel.elson Website

 
 
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Location

 

415 Bessemer BuildingBessemer BuildingSouth Kensington Campus

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Summary

 

Awards

  • The first prize best paper and presentation award (Fernando Avila-Rencoret, Daniel S. Elson and George Mylonas for the outstanding paper entitled A Robotic Hyperspectral Scanning Framework for Endoscopy), CRAS, 2016
  • Winner of first prize (F.B. Avila-Rencoret, T.J.C. Oude Vrielink, D.S. Elson, G.P. Mylonas, EndoSDR: Concurrent Endoscopic Screening, Diagnosis, and Removal of Gastrointestinal Cancers), Business Engineering and Surgical Technologies Innovation Symposium - BEST, 2016
  • Winner of Association of Surgeons in Training/SARS Prize (highest scoring oral presentation at SARS session, M. Singh, E. Nabavi, Y. Zhou, H. Zhao, D. Ma, A. Cass, G. B. Hanna and D. S. Elson, Application of Gold Nanorods in Cancer Theranostics, Liverpool, 2016), Association of Surgeons in Training, 2016
  • Winner of first prize (F.B. Avila-Rencoret, T.J.C. Oude Vrielink, D.S. Elson, G.P. Mylonas, EndoSDR: Concurrent Endoscopic Screening, Diagnosis, and Removal of Gastrointestinal Cancers), Business Engineering and Surgical Technologies Innovation Symposium - BEST, 2016
  • Association of Surgeons in Training/SARS Prize for high quality clinical and basic science research (highest scoring oral presentation at SARS session at ASiT (2016)., The Association of Surgeons in Training (ASiT), 2016
  • Surgery Section, MIA Prize Award for Best Oral Presentation, Royal Society of Medicine, 2015
  • 1st Place, Student Breakthrough Innovation Award 2015 (March) http://j.mp/EndoDrone_GoogleSolver4X. Avila-Rencoret, FB., Imperial College/Google Solve for X, 2015
  • First prize (Application of Gold Nanorods for Upper Gastrointestinal Cancer Theranostics)., London Surgical Symposium 2015, 2015
  • Gerhard Buess Technology award (Multispectral imaging of tissue oxygenation and perfusion in bipolar radiofrequency induced anastomoses: a study of tissue viability in the acute porcine model)., 23rd World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, EAES, Bucharest 2015, 2015
  • Kuka award (2nd place) (Endoscopic Sheffield Index for Unsupervised In Vivo Spectral Band Selection)., MICCAI Computer-Assisted and Robotic Endoscopy Workshop, Boston, 2014, 2014
  • Gerhard Buess Technology award (Multispectral imaging of tissue oxygenation and perfusion in bipolar radiofrequency induced anastomoses: a study of tissue viability in the acute porcine model)., 22nd World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, EAES, Paris, 2014
  • • Best Paper Award SMIT 2011: L. Maier-Hein, A. Groch, S. Haase, T. Best Paper Award: Kilgus, S. Mersmann, A. Seitel, N. Clancy, D. S. Elson, K. Yung, T. R. dos Santos, J. Hornegger and H.-P. Meinzer, "Markerless augmented reality (AR) guidance with optical techniques for 3D surface reconstruction",, Conference of the Society for Medical Innovation and Technology,, 2011

External Positions

  • Member, International Affiliations Committee, Biomedical Engineering Society, 2010

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Member, SPIE
  • Member, Biomedical Engineering Society
  • Member, Institute of Physics
  • Member, Optical Society of America

Industrial Connections

  • Covidien Inc, NIHR HTD 240: Development and validation of a tissue fusion system for bowel anastomosis.
  • Intuitive Surgical, Robotic Assisted Surgical Guidance and Visualisation; DTI Project No: TP/6/ICT/6/S/K1530C
  • Karl STORZ GmbH, RT-ISIS: Realtime In Situ In Vivo Surgical Sensing and Imaging; DTI Project No: TP/7/SAI/6/S/M1624A
  • Intuitive Surgical Ltd., Intuitive Technology Award
  • Cymtec Ltd, NIHR i4i II-LS-0511-21004
  • Cymtec Ltd., NIHR i4i II-3A-1109-10038

Fellowships

  • Starting Investigator Award, European Research Council, 2009 - 2015

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