Head of Department, Radiology, University of Cambridge
Fiona Gilbert Professor Gilbert is Head of Department of Radiology at the University of Cambridge. Her role is to provide leadership to the diverse imaging community at the university and she is responsible for imaging research and radiological undergraduate teaching. Professor Gilbert’s clinical work and research is focused on imaging techniques relating to breast cancer and oncology. She uses multimodal functional imaging with MRI and PET to examine the tumour environment in breast cancer to develop biomarkers of response. She is interested in risk adaptive breast screening using Tomosynthesis, Abbreviated MRI, Whole Breast Ultrasound and Contrast Enhanced Mammography. She maintains a strong interest in musculo-skeletal imaging investigating MRI biomarkers of cartilage. She is embracing AI to assist radiological practice working with computer scientists to develop and test algorithms. Since 2012 Professor Gilbert has been awarded fifteen competitive grants worth over £20M. She is a Vice-President of European Society of Breast Imaging and Chair of the Breast scientific programme committee of RSNA. Professor Gilbert has over 210 peer reviewed publications, 5 book chapters and numerous conference abstracts. She is a regular speaker at international Radiology conferences in Chicago and Vienna as well as the European Society of Breast Imaging.