ACRF Image x

ACRF Image X Institute

We’re working to revolutionise radiation therapy for cancer patients
Radiation therapy is a cornerstone of cancer treatment. Our research is at the cutting edge of cancer imaging and radiation therapy technologies. By improving our ability to see cancer, we can target it more accurately and treat it more effectively.

About us 

Researchers at the ACRF Image X Institute come from an array of fields including medical physics, software engineering, applied mathematics and engineering. The expertise of our multidisciplinary team drives our discoveries from the laboratory into clinical practice.

Based in 3 state-of-the-art research facilities across the Sydney region, we collaborate with industry partners, hospitals and research institutions around the world.

Our research

We’re working towards three main objectives:

  1. Revolutionise cancer imaging
  2. Pioneer functionally targeted radiation therapy
  3. Enable global access to radiation therapy

Research highlights

  • 300+ publications in high impact journals
  • $25M+ support for current projects
  • 6 clinical world-firsts in research discovery and technology
  • 25 commercial research and development projects
  • 13 active clinical trials
  • 25+ issued and filed patents
  • 3 start-up companies
  • Tumour tracking reshapes the future of cancer treatment

Get involved

If you’re seeking a challenge in cutting edge research, we want to hear from you. We accept expressions of interest year-round, with regular opportunities for students, researchers and visitors.

Our people

Director - Professor Paul Keall

Deputy Director - Associate Professor Ricky O’Brien

Institute Manager - Dr Sara Tomka

Operations Manager - Dr Helen Ball

Contact us

  • Suite 201, Biomedical Building (C81) 1 Central Avenue Eveleigh NSW 2015


Professor Paul Keall
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