Professor Fiona Gilbert


Professorial Fellow

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College Jobs

  • Professorial Fellow

University Jobs

  • Professor of Radiology
  • Head of Department of Radiology
  • Member of Human Resources Committee
  • Sub-Committee for Biological and Medical Sciences Senior Academic Promotions
  • Clinical School Faculty Board
  • Council of Clinical School
  • Cambridge Health Imaging


Telephone: +44 (0) 1223 746439


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Graduated University of Glasgow in medicine 1978; trained in Radiology in Aberdeen; appointed consultant radiologist in 1989; appointed Roland Sutton Professor of Radiology University of Aberdeen in 1996; appointed Professor of Radiology, Head of Department University of Cambridge 2011. Chair of Academic Committee Royal College of Radiology; Chair of the National Cancer Research Institute Imaging Advisory Board; Member of Health Technology Board EME committee; member of breast subcommittee of scientific committee of European Society of Radiology; member of breast subcommittee of Radiological Society of North America.

Research Interests

Assessment of Imaging technology and the impact of new developments on patients health, clinician decision making and cost effectiveness for society; Imaging of breast cancers using many modalities including mammography, digital breast tomosynthesis, Computer aided detection; Breast Ultrasound, Magnetic resonance Imaging, Positron Emission Tomography, Multispectral optoacoustic tomography.

Screening for breast cancer with respect to risk factors; Multimodal functional imaging of cancers and correlation with genetic profiles.

Novel Imaging techniques in musculoskeletal disease especially to assess cartilage and osteoarthritis.