Cancer Research UK Edinburgh Centre

Gerry Thompson (Affiliate)

Neuroimaging research

Gerry Thompson
Dr Gerry Thompson – Senior Clinical Lecturer in Radiology

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.

 

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