Revealing the Invisible - Beyond Human Vision
Date: 2nd November 09
Time: 6:30PM - 9:00PM
Location: The Royal College of Physicians, London
Phone: 0044 1225 325721
This lecture will trace the rapid development of medical imaging, the impact of computing on our use of imaging, and major on infrared thermal imaging. Developed at the Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases in Bath since 1958, quantitive methods have been used to monitor and assist in clinical trials of new anti-inflammatory treatments.
Professor Ring received the Combined Royal Colleges Medal in 2008. The medal is awarded jointly with the Royal College of Surgeons, Royal College of Physicians and Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, London. Professor Ring is also part of the International Standards Organisation, which has been developing guidelines for the use of this technology in fever scanning and now being implemented in some countries during the current pandemic H1N1 infection.