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Prof Sebastien Ourselin

CDT SIE Director

Prof Seb Ourselin is Head of the School of Biomedical Engineering & Imaging Sciences at King’s College London, which is dedicated to the development, clinical translation and clinical application of medical imaging, computational modelling, minimally invasive interventions and surgery. He is Director of the Wellcome / EPSRC Centre for Interventional and Surgical Sciences and the EPSRC Image-Guided Therapies UK Network+ and has raised over £40M as Principal Investigator, including £10M under the Innovative Engineering for Health initiative to create the GIFT-Surg project.


He is co-founder of Brainminer, an academic spin-out commercialising machine learning algorithms for brain image analysis. Their first product, DIADEM, a clinical decision support system for dementia diagnosis, is CE marked and medically approved.

He has published over 400 articles and is an associate editor for IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, Journal of Medical Imaging, Nature Scientific Reports, and Medical Image Analysis. He has been active in conference organisation (12 international conferences as General or Program Chair) and professional societies (APRS, MICCAI). He was elected Fellow of the MICCAI Society in 2016.

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