Digital: the new frontier in healthcare

Everything is affected by the digital revolution. The opportunities for improving healthcare could be extraordinary. Interdisciplinary research is key to this. The UCL Festival for Digital Health will connect UCL’s world-class research in computer science, engineering, medicine and health service delivery. Together they can have a direct impact on the health and wellbeing of individuals, communities and populations. Collaborations across engineering and healthcare will make UCL a leading institution for Digital Health research. Join us to discover new technologies, Share achievements, Network with staff, industry and healthcare and Create new collaborations – a new momentum!

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Quentin Pankhurst

Position: Director
Affiliation: UCL Institute of Biomedical Engineering (IBME)

Quentin is also the Director of the Davy-Faraday Research Laboratory and Wolfson Professor of Natural Philosophy – a post once held by Lord Ernest Rutherford – at the Royal Institution. He runs research programmes in bio- and nanomagnetism aimed at making practical advances in the use of magnetic nanoparticles in healthcare. These include medical imaging devices, targeted regenerative medicine, molecular imaging microscopy for living cells, and the development of multi-functional nanoparticles for therapy and diagnostics. He is a founder and CTO of Endomagnetics Ltd, a spin-out company which is commercialising the SentiMag™, an intra-operative device for breast cancer surgery.