Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Surgery & Cancer

Professor of Practice (Cancer Imaging)







Commonwealth BuildingHammersmith Campus





Tara Barwick is a dual accredited Consultant in Radiology and Nuclear Medicine at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust London and Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer at Imperial College London. Dr Barwick completed Radiology training at Bart’s and The London followed by subspecialist Nuclear Medicine and PET training at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust. Her main clinical and research interests are functional imaging with PET/CT and WB-MRI. She works closely with the groups of Professor Eric Aboagye, Professor Andrea Rockall and Professor Justin Mason.

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Rockall A, Barwick T, Wilson W, et al., 2021, Diagnostic accuracy of FEC-PET/CT, FDG-PET/CT and diffusion-weighted MRI in detection of nodal metastases in surgically treated endometrial and cervical carcinoma, Clinical Cancer Research, Vol:27, ISSN:1078-0432, Pages:6457-6466

Arshad MA, Gitau S, Tam H, et al., 2020, Optimal method for metabolic tumour volume assessment of cervical cancers with inter-observer agreement on [18F]-fluoro-deoxy-glucose positron emission tomography with computed tomography, European Journal of Nuclear Medicine, ISSN:0340-6997, Pages:1-15

Aboagye E, Sharma R, Inglese M, et al., 2020, Monitoring response to transarterial chemoembolization in hepatocellular carcinoma using 18F-Fluorothymidine Positron Emission Tomography, Journal of Nuclear Medicine, Vol:61, ISSN:0161-5505, Pages:1743-1748

Sharma R, Valls PO, Inglese M, et al., 2020, [18F]Fluciclatide PET as a biomarker of response to combination therapy of pazopanib and paclitaxel in platinum-resistant/refractory ovarian cancer, European Journal of Nuclear Medicine, Vol:47, ISSN:0340-6997, Pages:1239-1251

Grech-Sollars M, Ordidge KL, Vaqas B, et al., 2019, Imaging and tissue biomarkers of choline metabolism in diffuse adult glioma; 18F-fluoromethylcholine PET/CT, magnetic resonance spectroscopy, and choline kinase α, Cancers, Vol:11, ISSN:2072-6694, Pages:1-15

Sharma R, Wang WM, Yusuf S, et al., 2019, 68Ga-DOTATATE PET/CT parameters predict response to peptide receptor radionuclide therapy in neuroendocrine tumours, Radiotherapy and Oncology, Vol:141, ISSN:0167-8140, Pages:108-115

Arshad MA, Thornton A, Lu H, et al., 2019, Discovery of pre-therapy 2-deoxy-2-F-18-fluoro-D-glucose positron emission tomography-based radiomics classifiers of survival outcome in non-small-cell lung cancer patients, European Journal of Nuclear Medicine, Vol:46, ISSN:0340-6997, Pages:455-466

Eskian M, Alavi A, Khorasanizadeh M, et al., 2019, Effect of blood glucose level on standardized uptake value (SUV) in F-18- FDG PET-scan: a systematic review and meta-analysis of 20,807 individual SUV measurements, European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, Vol:46, ISSN:1619-7070, Pages:224-237

Youngstein T, Tombetti E, Mukherjee J, et al., 2017, FDG uptake by prosthetic arterial grafts in large vessel vasculitis Is not specific for active disease, JACC-Cardiovascular Imaging, Vol:10, ISSN:1936-878X, Pages:1042-1052

Lyons OTA, Baguneid M, Barwick TD, et al., 2016, Diagnosis of Aortic Graft Infection: A Case Definition by the Management of Aortic Graft Infection Collaboration (MAGIC), European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Vol:52, ISSN:1078-5884, Pages:758-763

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