NCITA Publishes Comment Article in the British Journal of Cancer

NCITA are delighted to announce the publication of their Comment article “Introduction to the National Cancer Imaging Translational Accelerator (NCITA): a UK-wide infrastructure for multicentre clinical translation of cancer imaging biomarkers” in the British Journal […]
Clinical Trials Practitioner Salary Range: Grade 5, £32,676 – £34,442 per annum, including London Weighting Allowance Location: Department of Cancer Imaging, Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine, King’s College London Hours: Full-time. This post will […]
Congratulations to Dr Jennifer Young (NCITA QA/QC research associate), Dr Maite Jauregui-Osoro (NCITA QA/QC Unit manager) and NCITA coinvestigators Professor Gary Cook, Dr Michelle Ma, Professor Philip Blower and Professor Eric Aboagye who have recently […]
Software Engineer Salary Range: £44,737 to £52,764 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance. The appointment will be on UCL Grade 8. Location: Division of Medicine – Department of Imaging, UCL Hours: Full-time Fixed-Term Contract (post […]
NCITA is delighted to be part of the new Oxford Cancer research network which launches today 14 July 2021 at the University of Oxford. Oxford Cancer is a network and partnership between Oxford University and […]
Join the ACED team at The University of Manchester for the third annual International Alliance for Cancer Early Detection (ACED) Summer School, hosted virtually on Monday 9 August 2021 (16:00 – 19:00).  The Summer School will […]
XNAT workshop 2021
NCITA, in partnership with the XNAT Team, the Institute of Cancer Research, and the Health and Bioscience IDEAS (Imaging, Data structures, gEnetics and Analytical Strategies) program at University College London, will be hosting a virtual workshop 13-14th September 2021. […]
Clinical Trials Practitioner PLEASE NOTE: This vacancy is now CLOSED Salary Range: Grade 5, £32,676 – £34,442 per annum, including London Weighting Allowance Location: Department of Cancer Imaging, Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine, King’s […]
Clinical Trial Manager – Ref:1876443 PLEASE NOTE: This vacancy is now CLOSED Salary Range: £36,028- £43,533 per annum Location: NCITA, Centre for Medical Imaging, Division of Medicine, University College London Hours: Full-time.  The post is […]
Join the ISMRM & SMRT session ‘Making MRI More Accessible’ this Thursday 20 May 2021 (16:00-17:00) to hear Dr Penny Cristinaace, Research Fellow in the NCITA QA/QC Unit (University of Manchester) present a digital poster […]
NCITA Nuclear Medicine in Oncology Training Workshop
On the 27th April 2021, NCITA held a training workshop on ‘Nuclear Medicine in Oncology’. The workshop provided a comprehensive introduction to nuclear medicine in oncology, and a mix of researchers, students and managers joined the […]
NCITA is pleased to announce that it will be presenting 2 digital posters on its findings on the NCITA National Clinical MRI Quality Assurance and Quality Control Survey. The abstract title for the IPEM Quality […]
NCITA Nuclear Medicine in Oncology
Join us for an online training workshop designed to provide a comprehensive introduction to nuclear medicine in oncology. This workshop is suitable for researchers involved in nuclear medicine studies, and any researchers, students, and members […]
OE-MRI group
The NCITA Oxygen-Enhanced MRI (OE-MRI) group recently met virtually at the end of March 2021 for their first meeting. The group consists of researchers from The University of Manchester, University College London, The University of […]
Dr Penny Hubbard Cristinacce NCITA presentation
As part of the Translation Manchester Research Network Seminar Series, Dr Penny Hubbard Cristinacce, Research Fellow in the NCITA QA/QC Unit (University of Manchester) recently gave a fantastic presentation on NCITA. This included an overview […]
NCITA Nuclear Medicine in Oncology
Join us for a training workshop designed to provide an overview of nuclear medicine for researchers less familiar with the area. The workshop will provide a comprehensive introduction to nuclear medicine in oncology, and topics […]
XNAT workshop
NCITA, in partnership with the XNAT Team, the Institute of Cancer Research, and the Health and Bioscience IDEAS (Imaging, Data structures, gEnetics and Analytical Strategies) program at University College London, will be hosting a virtual workshop 13-17th September […]
Congratulations to Professor Geoff Higgins, Clinical Oncologist, University of Oxford and NCITA Governance Group member, on his recent publication on the ATOM trial ‘Mitochondrial Inhibitor Atovaquone Increases Tumor Oxygenation and Inhibits Hypoxic Gene Expression in […]
The 1st webinar in the Translation Manchester Research Network Seminar Series on Wednesday 24 February 2021 (13:00 GMT), will include presentations from Dr Penny Cristinacce, Research Fellow in the NCITA QA/QC Unit (University of Manchester) […]
Our NCITA coinvestigators, Professor Vicky Goh and Professor Gary Cook from King’s College London, have recently published a paper entitled ‘Comparison of the diagnostic performance and impact on management of 18F-FDG PET/CT and whole-body MRI […]
NCITA is delighted to have been highlighted in the latest edition of the Translation Manchester Research Network eBooklet. The Translation Manchester Research Network is a Wellcome Trust Funded initiative, established in 2018, to progress translational […]
Our NCITA Repository Unit manager, Dr Simon Doran recently gave an excellent presentation on ‘Real-world radiomics’ at the Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM) online meeting ‘Artificial Intelligence (AI) in MRI’ on 18 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
The UK National Cancer Imaging Translational Accelerator (NCITA) establishes infrastructure for validation and adoption of cancer imaging biomarkers as decision-making tools in clinical trials and NHS practice.  Researchers and medical experts from nine world-leading medical […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]