Centre Leadership

  • Professor Eric Aboagye

    Professor Eric Aboagye

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    Professor Eric Aboagye Professor of Cancer Pharmacology & Molecular Imaging

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    Eric Aboagye’s group develops novel imaging approaches for cancer.

  • Dr Tara Barwick

    Dr Tara Barwick

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    Dr Tara Barwick Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer

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    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.

  • Professor Martyn Boutelle

    Professor Martyn Boutelle

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    Professor Martyn Boutelle Consul for the Faculty of Engineering and Business School

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    Martyn Boutelle works closely with a variety of clinical teams on the use of on-line microdialysis to detect transient ischaemia. He is developing new clinical monitoring techniques which combine electrochemical biosensors in novel microfludic devices with other real-time measurements such as tissue oxygen, electrical ...

  • Dr Joseph Boyle

    Dr Joseph Boyle

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    Dr Joseph Boyle

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    Joseph Boyle's group uses basic science and translational pathology methods to study novel anti-inflammatory pathways in the white blood cells called macrophages.

  • Professor David Carling

    Professor David Carling

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    Professor David Carling Professor of Biochemistry

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    David Carling’s group uses a combination of biochemical, molecular biological and physiological approaches to study the regulation of energy metabolism by the AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK) pathway. In particular, his group investigates the role of AMPK in metabolic diseases including type 2 diabetes, obesit...

  • Professor Maggie Dallman

    Professor Maggie Dallman

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    Professor Maggie Dallman Vice-President (International), Associate Provost (Acad P)

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    Maggie Dallman studies the relationship between over-vigorous or inappropriate immune responses and autoimmunity. Better understanding and the ability to control inappropriate immunity and inflammation lies on the path to successful treatment of these varied diseases. Professor Dallman’s work uses a range of orga...

  • Dr Abbas Dehghan

    Dr Abbas Dehghan

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    Dr Abbas Dehghan Reader in Cardiometabolic Disease Epidemiology

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    Abbas Dehghan’s group applies molecular epidemiologic approaches to identify determinants of cardiovascular diseases and highlight pathways underlying complex disorders.

  • Dr Deepa Gopalan

    Dr Deepa Gopalan

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    Dr Deepa Gopalan Cardiovascular Radiologist, ICHNT

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    Deepa Gopalan is a cardiovascular radiologist with a subspecialty interest in pulmonary hypertension.  She practices multimodality imaging (CT, MR and Nuclear) in the investigation of cardiac and pulmonary vascular diseases.

  • Professor Dorian Haskard

    Professor Dorian Haskard

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    Professor Dorian Haskard Consul (non-clinical) for the Faculty of Medicine, Professor

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    Dorian Haskard has many years of experience researching the pathobiology of vascular inflammation, with special interests in atherosclerosis and in Behçet’s disease. He also has interests in the molecular imaging of vascular disease.

  • Professor Nick Long

    Professor Nick Long

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    Professor Nick Long Sir Edward Frankland BP Chair - Inorganic Chemistry

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    Nick Long is an expert in synthetic inorganic and organometallic chemistry. He has pioneered probe design and labelling methodology within biomedical imaging focussing on PET, MRI, US and optical imaging, targeting earlier and more accurate diagnosis of diabetes, cancer and cardiovascular diseases.

  • Professor Justin Mason

    Professor Justin Mason

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    Professor Justin Mason Head of the Cardiovascular Division

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    Justin Mason’s group applies basic science and translational research techniques to study the relationship between systemic vasculitis and premature cardiovascular morbidity.

  • Dr Stephen McAdoo

    Dr Stephen McAdoo

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    Dr Stephen McAdoo Imperial Clinician Researcher Fellowship

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    Stephen McAdoo's clinical and research interests are in autoimmune kidney diseases, with a particular focus on crescentic glomerulonephritis and systemic vasculitis.

  • Dr Tom McKinnon

    Dr Tom McKinnon

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    Dr Tom McKinnon Imperial Clinician Researcher Fellowship

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    Tom McKinnon is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Immunology and Inflammation, specifically working in the field of thrombosis and haemostasis. The major focus of his research is the structure and function of Von Willebrand Factor and the bleeding disorder Von Willebrands disease.

  • Emeritus Professor Charles Pusey

    Emeritus Professor Charles Pusey

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    Emeritus Professor Charles Pusey Emeritus Professor of Medicine

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    Charles Pusey’s research focuses autoimmunity and inflammation in renal disease, including the mechanisms underlying primary and secondary glomerulonephritis.

  • Professor Frederick Tam

    Professor Frederick Tam

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    Professor Frederick Tam Ken and Mary Minton Chair of Renal Medicine

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    Frederick Tam’s studies the importance of cytokines in the pathogenesis of glomerulonephritis, diabetic nephropathy and renal allograft rejection. His research group has developed experimental therapies for glomerulonephritis using signal transduction inhibitors, soluble cytokine receptors, receptor antagonists a...

  • Professor Mengxing Tang

    Professor Mengxing Tang

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    Professor Mengxing Tang Professor of Biomedical Imaging

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    Mengxing Tang’s group predominantly focuses upon developing new imaging techniques of ultrahigh temporal resolution (up to tens of thousands of frames per second) and spatial resolution (down to tens of microns at multi-centimeter depth) using ultrasound and signal processing, as well as new image analysis techni...

  • Dr Guang Yang

    Honorary Senior Research Fellow

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    Dr Guang Yang Honorary Senior Research Fellow

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    Guang Yang received the MSc degree in vision imaging and virtual environments from the Department of Computer Science, University College London, in 2006, and the PhD degree in medical image analysis jointly from the CMIC, Department of Computer Science and Medical Physics, University College London, in 2012. He is cur...

  • Dr Taryn Youngstein

    Dr Taryn Youngstein

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    Dr Taryn Youngstein Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer

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    Taryn Youngstein has a specific interest in inflammation and its targeted treatment. She also has a clinical and research interest in hyperinflammation syndromes, periodic fever and vasculitis. Dr Taryn Youngstein is a co-director of the new Imperial College Centre of Excellence in Vasculitis Research and is the Trust-...