NCITA to Collaborate with University of Cambridge Team on an Open-Source AI Tool for Diagnosis, Triaging and Treatment Planning for COVID-19 Patients

The National Cancer Imaging Translational Accelerator (NCITA) Infrastructure is collaborating with University of Cambridge team to support the development of an open-source artificial intelligence (AI) tool called AIX-COV-NET for diagnosis, triaging and treatment planning for COVID-19 patients. The study, led by Professor Carola-Bibiane Schönlieb and Professor […]
The NCITA Repository Unit has commenced a new partnership with University of Oxford team to support the Phase 1 ARCADIAN trial.  The trial will assess a combination therapy of hypoxia-modifying drug atovaquone with chemoradiotherapy in patients with locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer. Research has shown […]
On 25 August 2020, NCITA launched a national survey on Quality Assurance and Quality Control procedures for MRI equipment in clinical use at research institutions across the UK. The survey is conducted by the NCITA QA/QC Unit, which is developing an MRI core lab to facilitate […]
Last week NCITA held its 3rd live webinar on Friday 31st July 2020 on ‘Optimizing Application of Imaging in Trials’. This was the final session of a series of three live webinars which replaced the NCITA Annual National Conference, cancelled due to the COVID19 pandemic. The […]
Last week NCITA held its 2nd live webinar on Friday 26th June 2020 on ‘Optimizing Image Quality’. This was the second session of a series of three live webinars which replaced the NCITA Annual National Conference, cancelled due to the COVID19 pandemic. The Webinar recording is […]
Join us for our third “live” NCITA Webinar: “Optimizing Application of Imaging in Trials” on Friday 31st July (14:00 BST) with speakers Professor Shonit Punwani, University College London, Professor Sue Mallett, University College London and Professor Hashim Ahmed, Imperial College London.  This is the third and […]
Last week NCITA held its first live webinar on Friday 12th June 2020 on the topic of Optimizing Imaging in the Omics Era. This was the first of a series of three live webinars which will replace the NCITA Annual National Conference, cancelled to due the […]
Join us for our “live” NCITA Webinar: “Optimizing Image Quality” on Friday 26 June (12 noon BST) with speakers Dr Lucy Pike, King’s College London, Professor John Waterton, University of Manchester and Dr Maite Jauregui-Osoro, Imperial College London.  This is the second of a series of […]
Join us “live” for our first NCITA Webinar: “Optimizing #Imaging in the ‘Omics’ Era” on Friday 12 June (12 noon BST) with speakers Professor Evis Sala, University of Cambridge, Professor Eric Aboayge, Imperial College London and Dr Simon Doran, Institute of Cancer Research, London.  This is […]
In April 2020, the NCITA QA/QC team conducted a UK wide survey of Radiotracer Production Facilities & Services. Information collected included: Facilities, equipment and MHRA licences. Range of radionuclides available. Radiotracers currently produced to GMP standards Blood radiolabelling facilities. Interest and capacity for new clinical studies […]
NCITA Annual Conference Update Due to the uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, we have taken the decision to postpone the NCITA Annual Conference on Cancer Imaging, scheduled for 5th May 2020 at King’s College London. You are still more than welcome to register on our Eventbrite […]
NCITA infrastructure staff and the NIHR Clinical Research Network (CRN) held a joint workshop on 21st January 2020 to discuss strategies for supporting imaging research across the clinical research network. The workshop, led by Professor Steven Smye (NIHR) and Professor Shonit Punwani (UCL) included presentations and […]
The NCITA Infrastructure team held their first meeting on 13th November 2019 at UCL.  The meeting, led by Professor Shonit Punwani, was an opportunity for key NCITA infrastructure staff from across the UK to discuss the scope of the CRUK-funded NCITA programme and the goals of […]
NCITA held its first Exemplar study workshop of Friday 18th October at UCL. The workshop focused on oxygen-enhanced MRI. It brought together 21 NCITA members and affiliated staff from Manchester, Oxford, ICR, Imperial and UCL to share their latest data, to plan delivery of the Exemplar […]