Senior Investigator Profile

First NameFiona
Award StatusTerm 1
Current PostHead of Department
Telephone+44 01223 746439
InstitutionUniversity of Cambridge
NHS TrustCambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Region NameEast of England
Primary Research FieldRadiology, Nuclear Medicine & Medical Imaging
Secondary Research FieldOncology & Carcinogenesis
BiographyProfessor Gilbert is a clinical radiologist who specializes in breast cancer imaging and imaging technology assessment. She is Professor of Radiology and Head of Department at the University of Cambridge. She has led a number of clinical trials exploring new imaging technology – the use of computers to highlight abnormalities on breast screening mammograms, the value of three dimensional mammograms on detection of breast cancer, the use of functional imaging to measure the vascularity and metabolism of cancers, the use of MRI in preoperative staging of the breast. She chairs the Academic Committee of the Royal College of Radiologists which promotes research in clinical radiology and she chairs the imaging advisory committee of the National Cancer Research Institute. She is a member of the Efficacy and Mechanism Effectiveness panel of the NIHR.

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