Prof Paul Keall
Professor of Medical Physics
ACRF Image X Institute
University of Sydney
Paul Keall is a Professor of Medical Physics at the ACRF Image X Institute, University of Sydney, where he leads a team of 30 postdoctoral researchers and students engaged in conceiving, developing and implementing a broad portfolio of highly innovative imaging and targeted radiotherapy methods and technologies. Professor Keall is a prolific inventor with 18 awarded patents and a further 14 under review. His research has shaped the practice of radiotherapy with 25 industrial research agreements, 8 commercial licences, three start-up companies and one of his technologies (4DCT) now used in the majority of lung radiotherapy treatments worldwide. He has an extensive academic track record and an outstanding international reputation having previously been the Director of Radiation Physics at Stanford University and the recipient of one of only 39 Australia Fellowships awarded by the NHMRC.
Prof Xing Lei
Jacob Haimson Professor of Medical Physics
Director of Medical Physics
Radiation Oncology Department
Prof Cynthia H. McCollough
Professor of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering
Director, CT Clinical Innovation Center and X-ray Imaging Core
Department of Radiology
A recognized leader in the development and evaluation of new CT technology and dose reduction methods, Cynthia H. McCollough, PhD, is the Brooks-Hollern Professor of Research at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, where she holds the rank of professor in both medical physics and biomedical engineering.
Dr. McCollough’s research revolves around the technology of CT imaging and its many clinical applications. As founder and director of Mayo’s CT Clinical Innovation Center, she leads a multidisciplinary team of physicians, scientists, and trainees to develop and translate into clinical practice new CT technologies and clinical applications. Dr. McCollough has contributed extensively to the fields of cardiac, dual-energy, and photon-counting-detector CT, and quantifies the impact of new CT technologies on diagnostic performance. She has also contributed extensively to the measurement, management, and reduction of CT radiation dose and to the education of health care personnel and the public on the safety of medical imaging.
Dr. McCollough has over 400 peer-reviewed papers related to CT imaging, is the principal investigator for multiple NIH grants, and is active in numerous professional organizations. She is a past president of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine and a fellow of the American College of Radiology, the American Association of Physicists in Medicine, and the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering. Dr. McCollough received her bachelor’s degree in physics from Hope College in Holland, Michigan and her master’s and doctorate degrees in medical physics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Prof Kwan-Hoong Ng
Department of Biomedical Imaging & University of Malaya Research Imaging Centre
University of Malaya
Prof Molly Stevens
Professor of Biomedical Materials and Regenerative Medicine,
Research Director for Biomedical Material Sciences in the Department of Materials,
the Department of Bioengineering and
the Institute of Biomedical Engineering
Imperial College London
Prof Molly M Stevens FREng FRS is Professor of Biomedical Materials and Regenerative Medicine and the Research Director for Biomedical Material Sciences in the Department of Materials, in the Department of Bioengineering and the Institute of Biomedical Engineering at Imperial College London.
Prof Stevens’ multidisciplinary research balances the investigation of fundamental science with the development of technology to address some of the major healthcare challenges. Her work has been instrumental in elucidating the bio-material interfaces. She has created a broad portfolio of designer biomaterials for applications in disease diagnostics and regenerative medicine. Her substantial body of work influences research groups around the world with over 30 major awards for the groups research and Clarivate Analytics Highly Cited Researcher in Cross-Field research.
Prof. Stevens holds numerous leadership positions including Director of the UK Regenerative Medicine Platform "Smart Acellular Materials" Hub, Deputy Director of the EPSRC IRC in Early-Warning Sensing Systems for Infectious Diseases and President of the Royal Society of Chemistry Division of Materials Chemistry.
Prof Tien Yin Wong
Arthur Lim Professor of Ophthalmology
Medical Director, Singapore National Eye Centre
Chairman, Singapore Eye Research Institute
Vice Dean, Duke-NUS Medical School, National University of Singapore
Prof Wong completed medical school at the National University of Singapore (NUS). He obtained a MPH and PhD from the Johns Hopkins University, USA and received his clinical residency training in ophthalmology at the Singapore National Eye Centre (SNEC). Prof Wong is currently the Medical Director of the SNEC, and was previously Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology at NUS and Chair of the University of Melbourne, Australia.
Prof Wong has published >1,300 peer-reviewed papers (h-index of 148, 2018 Highly Cited Researcher). He has given >400 invited named, plenary, and symposium lectures globally, and received >US$50 million in grant funding. He is a two-times recipient of the Singapore Translational Researcher (STaR) Award (2008 and 2014). He is a Board member of the International Council of Ophthalmology, the Academy of Medicine Singapore, the Singapore Medical Council, and the National Medical Research Council Singapore. For his contributions, Prof Wong has been recognized with the Australian Commonwealth Health Minister’s Award, the Arnall Patz Medal from the Macula Society, the Alcon Research Institute Award and others. He has received the National Outstanding Clinician Scientist Award, the President’s Science Award (2010), and the President’s Science and Technology Award (2014), the highest awards for healthcare and scientific contribution in Singapore.