Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Surgery & Cancer

Honorary Senior Research Fellow



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005Paterson WingSt Mary's Campus





Dr Pratt obtained his undergraduate degree from the Department of Mathematics at Imperial College. Continuing at the College, he then studied for his PhD in the Neural Systems Engineering Group at the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

For over 13 years he subsequently worked as a quantitative analyst at a number of top-tier investment banks, with a particular focus on the vanilla and exotic fixed income derivatives businesses, and their associated pricing and risk management systems.

During the latter half of this period, he moved to a part-time working arrangement, enabling him to explore research opportunities at the Institute of Biomedical Engineering, Imperial College, on a voluntary basis.

This led ultimately to a change in career, and he was appointed Research Fellow at the Hamlyn Centre for Robotic Surgery, Imperial College. From within the Department of Surgery and Cancer, he now undertakes a very active research programme in the field of image-guided surgery, and has successfully translated new technology and software into clinical practice in the operating theatre.



Sivananthan A, Gueroult A, Zijlstra G, et al., 2022, A feasibility trial of HoloLens 2™; Using mixed reality headsets to deliver remote bedside teaching during COVID-19, Jmir Formative Research, Vol:6, ISSN:2561-326X, Pages:1-7

Sivananthan A, Gueroult A, Zijlstra G, et al., 2021, Using Mixed Reality Headsets to Deliver Remote Bedside Teaching During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Feasibility Trial of HoloLens 2 (Preprint)

Amiras D, Hurkxkens TJ, Figueroa D, et al., 2021, Augmented reality simulator for CT-guided interventions, European Radiology, Vol:31, ISSN:0938-7994, Pages:8897-8902

Bala L, Kinross J, Martin G, et al., 2021, A remote access mixed reality teaching ward round, The Clinical Teacher, Vol:18, ISSN:1743-4971, Pages:386-390

Martin G, Koiza L, Kooner A, et al., 2020, Protecting healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic with new technologies: acceptability, feasibility and impact of the HoloLens2™ mixed reality headset across multiple clinical settings, Journal of Medical Internet Research, Vol:22, ISSN:1438-8871, Pages:1-9

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