Gerry Thompson (Affiliate)
Research in a Nutshell
Gerry Thompson is a Senior Clinical Lecturer in Radiology at the University of Edinburgh, and an Honorary Consultant Neuroradiologist in NHS Lothian.
He trained in Radiology in the North West of England, receiving a PhD in advanced imaging of brain tumours from the University of Manchester in 2013. He worked as a Consultant there before taking up his current post in Edinburgh in 2016.
His main clinical and research interests are in neuro-oncology imaging, particularly advanced uses of MRI and PET to: improve tumour detection; provide more useful information on tumour development and behaviour; and incorporate this into treatment planning and response assessment.