National Physical Laboratory

MEMPHYS Launch

Date:
23 February 2018
Description:

NPL is announcing a new Metrology for Medical Physics Centre which will support rapid acceleration for the development and implementation of innovative early diagnostic and therapeutic technologies, for conditions such as cancer, dementia and heart disease into clinical practice.

Programme:

1030:  Registration and coffee

1100 – 1200:  Guest and NPL speakers

1200 – 1400:  Lunch and Lab Tours

1400:  Close

Lab tours will include:

  • The only SPECT/CT/PET Scanner that will be directly calibrated against primary standards of radioactivity, providing the UK with world-leading nuclear medicine imaging standards and research capability

  • An in-depth discussion about our commitment to ensure Proton Beam Therapy is delivered to the same accuracy as conventional radiotherapy

  • An overview of NPL's leading international role in the development of end-to-end treatment verification techniques

  • Phase insensitive Ultrasound Computed Tomography that uses a newly developed type of ultrasound detector pioneered at NPL that does not suffer from the same error or artefacts as conventional ultrasound
Venue:

NPL, Teddington

Cost:

Free to attend, but registration is essential

Registration:

Register online

Contact:

Vicky Carter

Web:

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