Professor Adrian Dixon delivers the BIR Toshiba Mayneord Lecture at UKRC 2016

24 February 2016


Professor Adrian Dixon to deliver the BIR/Toshiba Mayneord Memorial Lecture at UKRC 2016

Professor Adrian Dixon will be delivering the BIR Toshiba Memorial Lecture at UKRC on Tuesday 7 June 2016.  His lecture will be titled “Has imaging become too effective?".

Professor Dixon has a worldwide reputation as an academic and a radiologist and has published extensively on body and musculoskeletal computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging and was one of the early pioneers of these modalities.

The BIR Toshiba Mayneord Memorial Lecture is an annual award made to an individual or a group of collaborators in recognition of recent or current contributions in the wide and expanding field of radiology. The lecture was founded in 1984 in memory of Professor William Valentine Mayneord CBE FRS, past president and honorary member of the BIR. The lecture is given at the annual UKRC.

Toshiba Medical Systems sponsors this BIR award which recognises values, skills and contributions at the forefront of medical imaging, as it aligns with Toshiba’s commitment to education.

Mark Hitchman, Managing Director of Toshiba Medical Systems , said, “We at Toshiba are delighted that Professor Dixon will be delivering this lecture. He is one of the world’s most eminent and experienced radiologists who has been a pioneer in the advances of radiology and there is so much to be learnt from his experience and foresight”.

Dr David Wilson, President of the BIR, said, “This promises to be a not-to-be missed,  thought-provoking  and entertaining lecture by one of the world’s outstanding radiologists”.

Previous recipients include Professor Sir Muir Gray (2015), Professor John Buscombe (2014), Professor Richard Ehman (2012), Professor Sir Mike Richards (2011) and Lord Darzi (2010).



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