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Sydney Clinical Imaging Summit 2022

Thursday 28 July
Thank you!

Thanks to all the speakers and delegates who contributed to such a successful Summit, both in-person at the Charles Perkins Centre Auditorium and on Zoom! It was a diverse and fascinating program of presentations and discussions and very inspiring to hear about current research and innovations.

Here are just some of the resources, projects and programs mentioned in Summit presentations. You can also visit the profiles of the Summit speakers linked in the Summit program below to find out more about their work.

  • Sydney Imaging Core Research Facility  – Biomedical research facility providing preclinical and clinical imaging modalities and more.
  • Sydney Neuroimaging Analysis Centre (SNAC) provides an array of informatics and analysis solutions to super-charge clinical radiology and research workflows.
  • ACRF Image X Institute – A centre for innovation in radiation therapy and cancer imaging technologies.
  • IMPACT Medical Imaging – Developing a path to clinical implementation of a novel low-dose, high-quality, 3D imaging technique that will transform diagnosis of breast and lung cancer.
  • CT Ventilation Imaging – Protecting the healthy areas of the lung during radiation therapy.
  •  – Open-edit, free to access radiology resource, compiled by radiologists and other health professionals from across the globe.
  • National Imaging Facility  – NIF provides a full suite of advanced imaging capability including preclinical and clinical, human and animal imaging, radiochemistry, and imaging data analysis.
  • Sydney Dementia Network – A leading Centre of Excellence in dementia diagnosis and management, the network brings together the largest multidisciplinary group of Australia’s leading dementia academics with Sydney Health Partners  encompassing three Local Health Districts (LHDs).
  • CEDAR (USyd staff intranet link) The Consumer Engagement and Co-Design Advisory (CEDAR) group aims to influence practice and policy through meaningful research co-design with health consumers. Researcher Co-Design Toolbox.
  • The Daffodil Centre Breast Cancer Clinical and Population Health – This stream of research aims to provide new evidence to guide policy and practice in breast cancer screening, diagnosis, and prognostication.

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Summit program

In this first session, hear about the strategic initiatives and opportunities relevant to clinical imaging research and teaching at Sydney. Find out how you can be a part of our new Sydney Clinical Imaging Network and participate in the interactive panel discussion to help shape the way forward. 9:00am - 9:50am


  • Prof Martin Ugander (Network Convenor) - Professor of Cardiac Imaging and Director of Clinical Imaging, Faculty of Medicine and Health (FMH)

  • Prof Sarah Lewis - Professor of Medical Imaging, Associate Dean Research Performance, FMH

  • Prof Paul Keall - Professor of Medical Physics, Director of Image X Institute, FMH

Session 2 is focused on the multidisciplinary partnerships and collaborations that strengthen the success of our research and practice. 9:50 - 10:40 am followed by morning tea.

Confirmed presenters:

  • Prof Jinman Kim - Professor, School of Computer Science, Faculty of Engineering
    Data-driven health imaging – a collaborative approach to developing next-generation AI medical imaging technologies
  • Prof Patrick Brennan - Diagnostic Imaging, Chair, Sydney School of Health Sciences - IMPACT Medical Imaging
  • Prof Steven Meikle - Professor of Medical Imaging Physics, Brain and Mind Centre - Total Body PET
  • Dr Tim Chenyu Wang - Director of Operations, Sydney Neuroimaging Analysis Centre; Brain and Mind Centre
    Sydney Neuroimaging Analysis Centre (SNAC)
  • Prof Fernando Calamante - Director, Sydney Imaging Core Research Facility and Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering - Sydney Imaging Core Research Facility

Session 3 is a fast-paced research showcase highlighting the breadth and innovation of research in this space. 11:00 am - 12:30pm followed by a lunch 12:30 - 1:30pm.


  • A/Prof Jillian Clarke - Program Director Master of Diagnostic Radiography, Discipline of Medical Imaging Science, Sydney School of Health Sciences - Ultrasound research in the discipline of medical imaging and beyond
  • Prof Nehmat HoussamiProfessor of Public Health, NBCF Chair in Breast Cancer Prevention, NHMRC Investigator (Leader) Fellow, Sydney School of Public Health, FMH; Daffodil Centre, Stream Lead, Breast Cancer Clinical & Population Health Research - Population-based breast imaging research: 2D vs 3D mammography
  • Prof Stuart Grieve - Parker Hughes Chair of Radiology, School of Health Sciences and Group Leader in Cardiac Imaging, Heart Research Institute (HRI) - MRI and computational methods
  • A/Prof Luping Zhou - ARC DECRA Fellow, School of Electrical and Information Engineering, Faculty of Engineering - A brief overview of AI in medical imaging
  • Dr Hilary Byrne - Program Manager and Research Fellow, ACRF Image X Institute - CT ventilation imaging
  • Dr Yobelli Jimenez - Lecturer, Sydney School of Health Sciences - Medical imaging students – psychosocial aspects of clinical placement experience
  • Dr David Waddington - Cancer Institute NSW Early Career Fellow, ACRF Image X Institute - Deploying Neural Networks for Real-time MRI-guidance
  • Dr Caterina Brighi- Postdoctoral Research Associate, ACRF Image X Institute, Sydney School of Health Sciences - Magnetic Resonance Imaging, the MANGO study
  • Dr Tess Reynolds - Cancer Institute of NSW Early Career Fellow, ACRF Image X Institute - The Future of Cone Beam CT for orthopaedic interventions
  • Dr Sally Ayesa – Lecturer & Unit Coordinator, Sydney Medical School - Radiopaedia: Bringing quality radiology education to the global health community