Podcasts

Listen to our editors, authors and BIR members and volunteers discuss selected articles in BJR|Open, BJR|Artificial Intelligence and BJR|Case Reports, as well as timely topics within the field of medical imaging, radiotherapy, oncology, medical physics, radiobiology and the underpinning sciences. Our podcasts provide listeners with further insight into the context and clinical implications of papers, as well as expert opinion on a variety of topics, and also provide the opportunity for discussion within the community.

 

AI in imaging and therapy: innovations, ethics, and impact – An interview with Prof Issam El Naqa

15 December 2023

We speak to Prof Issam El Naqa, Guest Editor of the recentBJRspecial feature on "AI in imaging and therapy: innovations, ethics, and impact".

 

Diagnostic accuracy of RT-PCR and CT for suspected COVID-19 patients—an interview with BJR Barclay Medal winner Dr Manish Mair

11 September 2023

In this podcast we speak to Dr Manish Mair about his recentBJRarticle “A systematic review and meta-analysis comparing the diagnostic accuracy of initial reverse transcription-PCR and CT scan in suspected COVID-19 patients", winner of the 2021BJRBarclay Medal

 

Incidental imaging findings from head to toe: challenges and management—An interview with BJR guest editors Dr Rosalind Given-Wilson, Dr Nick Screaton, Prof Stuart Taylor

31 May 2023

In this podcast we speak to Dr Rosalind Given-Wilson, Dr Nick Screaton, and Prof Stuart Taylor, guest editors of a recentBJRspecial feature on "Incidental imaging findings from head to toe: challenges and management".

 

Photon counting CT: technology, applications and the future—An interview with BJR author Professor Hatem Alkadhi

29 March 2023

In this podcast we speak to Professor Hatem Alkadhi, Deputy Director and Senior Physician at the Department for Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland about the topic of photon-counting CT.

 

The challenge of liver tumors for interventional oncology—Interview with BJR Guest Editors Dr Yasuaki Arai, Dr Thomas Helmberger, Dr Sarah White and Dr Christoph Zech

2 February 2023

In this podcast we speak to the guest editors of aBJRspecial feature on "The challenge of liver tumors for interventional oncology: past, present and future".

 

A conversation with…three physicists

17 January 2023

In this podcast, to mark the 125th Anniversary of the BIR, three physicists at different stages of their year talk about what drives them as medical physicists, the evolution of training and explore what might come up for medical physicists in the next 125 years.

 

Case series of perianal and pelvic MRI imaging findings in monkeypox—An interview with Dr Jason Gan, Dr Janki Patel and Dr Eleanor Ainsworth

22 December 2022

In this podcast we talk to Dr Jason Gan, Dr Janki Patel and Dr Eleanor Ainsworth, co-authors of aBJR|Case Reportsarticle “Case series of perianal and pelvic MRI imaging findings in monkeypox”.

 

Meet Dr Wali Badar—winner of this year’s BJR/Jusha Early Career Investigator Award

8 December 2022

In this podcast, we speak to Dr Wali Badar, interventional and diagnostic radiology resident at University of Illinois Chicago, and co-author of aBJRarticle “Safety and efficacy of repeat Yttrium-90 radioembolization to the same hepatic arterial territory”, which was the winner of this year’sBJR/Jusha Early Career Investigator Award.

 

Meet Dr Lucas Pessini—winner of this year’s Dr Prafulla Ganguli Award

11 November 2022

In this podcast, we speak to Dr Lucas Pessini, co-author of aBJR|Case Reportscase review "MRI findings in cervical spondylotic myelopathy with gadolinium enhancement: Review of seven cases", which was the winner of this year's Dr Prafulla Ganguli award.

 

The IPEM MRSE Certificate of Competence

29 July 2022

Dr Mark Radon talks to Dr Daniel Wilson about the the IPEM Magnetic Resonance Safety Expert (MRSE) certificate of competence, how and why ABMRS are involved, why it was set up and how you can go about getting this useful certification.

 

The radiographic role in MR safety

27 July 2022

Dr Mark Radon, Consultant Radiologist talks to Alexandra Lipton, Professional Officer at the Society and College of Radiographers about the important role of the radiographer in the patient journey through an MRI scan.

 

MR safety and cardiac devices

25 July 2022

In advance of the publication of the new cardiac devices guidance, Dr Mark Radon chats to Dr Charlotte Manisty, Consultant Cardiologist at University College London and Dr Jonathan Ashmore, Clinical Scientist at NHS Highland about the issues around scanning patients with cardiac pacemakers.

 

Functional imaging of the lung—An interview with BJR guest editors Prof Philippe Grenier, Prof Eric Hoffman, Dr Nicholas Screaton and Prof Joon Beom Seo

30 June 2022

In this podcast we talk to Professor Eric Hoffman, Dr Nick Screaton, Professor Philippe Grenier and Professor Joon Beom Seo, guest editors of a recentBJRspecial feature on Functional imaging of the lung.

 

BIR 125th Anniversary special: A conversation with two radiologists

6 June 2022

As we mark 125 years of the BIR in 2022, enjoy listening in to this reflective conversation between Consultant Radiologist Dr Imran Lasker and Trainee Radiologist Dr Andrew Nanapragasam. They cover a range of topics from the beauty of the image, artificial intelligence, social media to the importance of enjoying your life.

 

Innovations in prostate cancer—An interview with BJR guest editors Prof Jurgen Fütterer, Prof Chan Kyo Kim and Dr Daniel Margolis

26 May 2022

In this podcast, we speak to Prof Jurgen Fütterer, Prof Chan Kyo Kim and Dr Daniel Margolis, guest editors of a recentBJRspecial feature on Innovations in prostate cancer.

 

BIR 125th Anniversary special: A conversation with three radiographers

25 May 2022

In this podcast, to mark the 125th Anniversary of the BIR, three radiographers at different stages of their career talk with passion and positivity about their roles as radiographers and how education of the profession has evolved over the years.

 

First report of 68Ga-PRGD2 PET–MRI imaging of vaso-occlusion in sickle cell disease—An interview with BJR|Case Reports author Dr Enrico Novelli

28 April 2022

In this podcast we talk to Dr Encico Novelli, co-author of a recentBJR|Case Reportsarticle entitled "First report of 68Ga-PRGD2 PET–MRI molecular imaging of vaso-occlusion in a patient with sickle cell disease", which was the winner of our 2021 Dr Prafulla Ganguli award.

 

Pneumothorax rates in CT-Guided lung biopsies—An interview with BJR authors Professor Lloyd Ridley, Dr Michael Chan and Dr Ya Ruth Huo

31 March 2022

In this podcast we talk to Professor Lloyd Ridley, Dr Michael Chan and Dr Ya Ruth Huo, co-authors of “Pneumothorax rates in CT-Guided lung biopsies: a comprehensive systematic review and meta-analysis of risk factors”, which was the winner of our 2021BJRBarclay Medal.

 

Lymphoma: advances in imaging and radiotherapy—An interview with guest editors Prof Tim Illidge, Prof George Mikhaeel, Prof Lena Specht and Prof Joachim Yahalom

24 February 2022

In this podcast we talk to Professor Tim Illidge, Professor George Mikhaeel, Professor Lena Specht and Professor Joachim Yahalom, guest editors of a recentBJRspecial feature on Lymphoma: advances in imaging and radiotherapy.

 

Assessment of atherosclerosis using PET–MRI—an interview with BJR author Dr Nicholas Evans

27 January 2022

In this podcast we talk to Dr Nicholas Evans, Consultant Stroke Physician, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, UK about his recentBJRReview on “Integrated cardiovascular assessment of atherosclerosis using PET–MRI”, which is part of a recentBJRspecial feature on Imaging patients with stable chest pain.

 

Impact of COVID-19 on corticosteroid injection services—an interview with Dr Danoob Dalili, Dr Daniel Fascia and Dr David McKean

23 December 2021

In this podcast we speak to Dr Danoob Dalili, Dr Daniel Fascia and Dr David McKean, co-authors of a recentBJRarticle on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on corticosteroid injection services: A national survey of members of the BSSR.

 

Contemporary issues in radiation protection in medical imaging—An interview with BJR guest editors Prof Madan Rehani and Dr Zoe Brady

25 November 2021

In this podcast we speak to Professor Madan Rehani and Dr Zoe Brady, guest editors of a recentBJRspecial feature on contemporary issues in radiation protection in medical imaging.

 

The role of interventional radiology in the treatment of patients with pancreatic cancer—An interview with BJR author Professor Okan Akhan

28 October 2021

We speak to Dr Okan Akhan, Professor of Radiology at Hacettepe University School of Medicine in Ankara, Turkey about his recentBJRReview on the role of interventional radiology in the treatment of patients with pancreatic cancer.

 

Glioma surveillance imaging—An interview with BJR|Open author Dr Sotirios Bisdas

30 September 2021

In this podcast we speak to Dr Sotirios Bisdas, Consultant Neuroradiologist and MRI and Clinical Lead at the National Hospital for Neurology in London, Associate Professor in Neuroradiology at the Institute of Neurology, University College London, and Professor of Radiology and Neuroradiology at the University of Tübingen, Germany.

 

Pearls and pitfalls of lung cancer staging—an interview with BJR|Open author Dr Lucian Beer

26 August 2021

In this podcast we speak to Dr Lucian Beer, Specialty Registrar in Radiology at the Medical University in Vienna, Austria and co-author of a recentBJR|OpenReview on pearls and pitfalls of lung cancer staging.

 

MSK ultrasound imaging standards in the UK—an interview with BJR authors Dr Ramy Mansour and Dr Danoob Dalili

29 July 2021

In this podcast we speak to Dr Ramy Mansour and Dr Danoob Dalili, co-authors of a recentBJRGuidelines and recommendations paper entitled “Musculoskeletal ultrasound imaging standards in the UK: a British Society of Skeletal Radiologists position statement”.

 

Metal artifact correction strategies—an interview with BJR|Open authors Dr Georg Schramm and Dr Claes Nøhr Ladefoged

24 June 2021

In this podcast, we speak to Dr Georg Schramm and Dr Claes Nøhr Ladefoged, co-authors of a recentBJR|OpenReview on “Metal artifact correction strategies in MRI-based attenuation correction in PET–MRI”.

 

Advances in radiobiology—An interview with BJR special feature Guest Editors Professor Kevin Prise, Professor Stewart Martin, Professor Penny Jeggo and Professor Kaye Williams

29 April 2021

In this podcast we speak to Professor Kevin Prise, Professor Stewart Martin, Professor Penny Jeggo and Professor Kaye Williams, guest editors of a recentBJRspecial feature on Advances in radiobiology—Highlights from the 16th ICRR.

 

Percutaneous MR-guided prostate cancer cryoablation—an interview with BJR|Open author Dr Pierre de Marini

29 March 2021

In this podcast, we speak to Dr Pierre de Marini, Fellow Interventional Radiologist at the University Hospital of Strasbourg, France and co-author of a recentBJR|OpenReview on "Percutaneous MR-guided prostate cancer cryoablation technical updates and literature review".

 

Reporting incidental coronary, aortic valve and cardiac calcification on non-gated thoracic CT—an interview with BJR author Dr Michelle Williams

26 February 2021

In this podcast, we speak to Dr Michelle Williams, co-author of a recentBJRGuideline and recommendations paper, “Reporting incidental coronary, aortic valve and cardiac calcification on non-gated thoracic computed tomography, a consensus statement from the BSCI/BSCCT and BSTI”.

 

Research, reviewing and developing your career—An interview with BJR Associate Editor Professor Elizabeth Krupinski

10 February 2021

In this podcast, we speak to Dr Elizabeth Krupinski, Associate Editor ofBJRabout as her role as editor and how it has benefited her career, and she also has some fantastic advice for early career researchers.

 

Heavy charged particle beam therapy and related new RT technologies—an interview with BJR authors Professors Karen Kirkby, Neil Burnet, Stuart Green and Ranald Mackay

15 January 2021

In this podcast, we speak to Professor Karen Kirkby, Professor Neil Burnet, Professor Stuart Green and Professor Ranald Mackay, co-authors of a recentBJRGuidelines & Recommendations paper on heavy charged particle beam therapy and new radiotherapy technologies.

 

Management of pulmonary nodules—an interview with BJR|Open authors Dr David Baldwin and Dr William McNulty

11 December 2020

In this podcast we speak to Dr David Baldwin, Honorary Professor of Medicine and Consultant Physician at Nottingham University Hospitals, UK, and Dr William McNulty, Consultant Respiratory Physician at King's College Hospital London, UK about their recentBJR|OpenReview on the management of pulmonary nodules.

 

What’s new for clinical WB-MRI in the 21st Century—An interview with Professor Dow-Mu Koh

23 November 2020

In this podcast, we speak to Professor Dow-Mu Koh, author of a recentBJRReview on "What’s new for clinical Whole-body MRI (WB-MRI) in the 21st Century", part of our series celebratingBJR’s 125th anniversary as the oldest radiological journal in the world.

 

Imaging patients with stable chest pain—an interview with Guest Editors Professor Matthijs Oudkerk and Professor Edwin van Beek

30 October 2020

In this podcast we speak to Professor Matthijs Oudkerk and Professor Edwin van Beek, guest editors of a recentBJRspecial feature on imaging patients with stable chest pain.

 

The vascular nature of COVID-19—An interview with Professor Matthijs Oudkerk

8 October 2020

In this podcast, we speak to Professor Matthijs Oudkerk, Professor of Radiology at the University of Groningen and Chief Scientific Officer at the Institute of Diagnostic Accuracy, Groningen, Netherlands. We discuss his recentBJRCommentary on the vascular nature of COVID-19.

 

History and current perspectives on the biological effects of high-dose spatial fractionation and high dose-rate approaches—an interview with BJR author Professor Robert Griffin

24 September 2020

In this podcast, we speak to Dr Robert Griffin, author of a recentBJRReview on "History and current perspectives on the biological effects of high-dose spatial fractionation and high dose-rate approaches: GRID, Microbeam & FLASH radiotherapy", part of our anniversary article series celebratingBJR’s 125th anniversary.

 

The evolution of interventional oncology in the 21st century – an interview with BJR author Professor Thomas Helmberger

18 September 2020

In this podcast, we speak to Dr Thomas Helmberger, author of a recentBJRReview on “The evolution of interventional oncology in the 21st century”, which is part of our anniversary article series celebratingBJR's 125th anniversary as the oldest radiological journal in the world.

 

Nuclear medicine and molecular imaging advances in the 21st century – an interview with BJR author Dr Patrick Veit-Haibach

25 August 2020

In this podcast, we speak to Dr Patrick Veit-Haibach, author of a recentBJRReview on Nuclear medicine and molecular imaging advances in the 21st century, which is part of our anniversary article series celebratingBJR’s 125th anniversary as the oldest radiological journal in the world.

 

Evolution of radiation protection for medical workers – an interview with BJR author Dr Lawrence Dauer

4 August 2020

In this podcast, we speak to Dr Lawrence Dauer co-author of a recentBJRReview on Evolution of radiation protection for medical workers, which is part of a special anniversary article series to celebrateBJR’s 125th anniversary as the oldest radiology journal in the world.

 

The abscopal effect 67 years later: from a side story to center stage – an interview with BJR authors Dr Silvia Formenti and Dr Sandra Demaria

14 July 2020

In this podcast, we speak to Dr Silvia Formenti and Dr Sandra Demaria, authors of a recentBJRReview on “The abscopal effect 67 years later: from a side story to center stage”, part of a special anniversary article series to celebrateBJR’s 125th anniversary.

 

Radiomics: from qualitative to quantitative imaging—an interview with BJR author Professor Philippe Lambin

18 June 2020

In this podcast, we speak to Professor Philippe Lambin, author of a recentBJRReview on Radiomics, part of a special anniversary article series to celebrateBJR’s 125th anniversary as the oldest radiology journal in the world.

 

Proton therapy—an interview with BJR special feature Guest Editors Kathryn Held, Tony Lomax and Esther Troost

15 June 2020

In the March 2020 issue ofBJR, we published a fascinating special feature on proton therapy. In this podcast, we talk to the feature's guest editors - Dr Kathryn Held, Professor Tony Lomax and Professor Esther Troost.

 

The impact of COVID-19—an interview with BJR Senior Editor Dr Mahmud Mossa-Basha

26 May 2020

In this podcast we talk to Dr Mahmud Mossa-Basha, Associate Professor and Neuroradiologist at the University of Washington Medical Centre, USA, and Senior Editor ofBJR, about the impact of COVID-19.

 

Artificial intelligence: reshaping the practice of radiological sciences in the 21st century — an interview with Professor Issam El Naqa

15 April 2020

In this podcast, we speak to Issam El Naqa, author of a recentBJRReview on “Artificial intelligence: reshaping the practice of radiological sciences in the 21st century”, which is part of a special anniversary article series to celebrateBJR's 125th anniversary as the oldest radiology journal in the world.

 

The role of visceral and subcutaneous adipose tissue and their ratio by MRI — an interview with BJR/Jusha Early Career Investigator Award winners Dr Sophia Rado and Dr Corinna Storz

3 March 2020

In this podcast we talk to Dr Corinna Storz and Dr Sophia Rado, winners of this year’sBJR/Jusha Early Career Investigator Award for theirBJRarticle on “The role of visceral and subcutaneous adipose tissue measurements and their ratio by magnetic resonance imaging in subjects with prediabetes, diabetes and healthy controls from a general population without cardiovascular disease”.

 

Development and validation of a radiomic signature to predict HPV (p16) status from standard CT imaging — an interview with this year's BJR Barclay Medal winners

17 February 2020

In this podcast, we speak to Dr Ralph Leijenaar and Dr Marta Bogowicz, who have been awarded this year'sBJRBarclay Medal for their article on "Development and validation of a radiomic signature to predict HPV (p16) status from standard CT imaging: a multicenter study".

 

Breast cancer screening — an interview with Professor Elizabeth Morris and Professor Christiane Kuhl

31 January 2020

In this podcast, we talk to Professor Christiane Kuhl and Professor Elizabeth Morris, co-authors of a recentBJRCommentary on "Breast cancer screening in average-risk women: towards personalized screening".

 

Hyperpolarised carbon-13 MRI — An interview with BJR|Case Reports authors Dr Oshaani Abeyakoon and Mrs Fiona Gong

2 December 2019

In this podcast, we speak to Dr Oshaani (Oshi) Abeyakoon and Mrs Fiona Gong, University College London, London, UK, about their two recent articles published inBJR|Case Reportson hyperpolarised carbon-13 MRI.

 

Advances in neurodegenerative and psychiatric imaging — An interview with Guest Editors Dr Amy Kotsenas, Dr John Port and Prof Meike Vernooij

25 November 2019

In this podcast, we talk to the guest editors of our September 2019 special feature issue ofBJRon advances in neurodegenerative and psychiatric imaging – Dr Amy Kotsenas, Dr John Port and Prof Meike Vernooij.

 

Imaging in obesity—An interview with BIR Annual Congress speaker and BJR Associate Editor Dr Manil Chouhan

4 November 2019

In the second of two BIR Annual Congress-related podcasts, we talk to Dr Manil Chouhan about the impact obesity has on healthcare systems and imaging departments, fat fraction mapping using MRI, and imaging pancreatic fat in obesity and metabolic disease.

 

Incidentalomas—An interview with BIR Annual Congress speaker and BJR Senior Editor Dr Nicholas Screaton

15 October 2019

In the first of two BIR Annual Congress-related podcasts, we talk to Dr Nicholas Screaton about the importance of incidentaloma awareness.

 

Artificial intelligence for precision education in radiology – an interview with BJR authors Dr Suyash Mohan and Michael Duong

27 September 2019

In this podcast, we talk to Dr Suyash Mohan and Michael Duong about the topic behind their recentBJRReview on artificial intelligence for precision education in radiology.

 

Atypical cause of the "Face of the Giant Panda" sign—a discussion with BJR|Case Reports author Dr Stephanie Vella

6 September 2019

In this podcast, we talk to Dr Stephanie Vella about her recent case published inBJR|Case Reportson an atypical cause of the "Face of the Giant Panda" sign.

 

Artificial intelligence in oncology, its scope and future prospects — an interview with BJR|Open author Dr Rajit Rattan

27 August 2019

In this podcast, we speak to Dr Rajit Rattan, lead author of a recentBJR|OpenReview entitled “Artificial intelligence in oncology, its scope and future prospects with specific reference to radiation oncology”.

 

Diffusion weighted imaging of the breast as an imaging biomarker — an interview with BJR|Open author Dr Julia Camps-Herrero

1 August 2019

In this podcast, we talk to breast radiologist Dr Julia Camps-Herrero about her recentBJR|OpenReview on “Diffusion-weighted imaging of the breast: current status as an imaging biomarker and future role”.

 

Adverse effects and radiological manifestations of new immunotherapy agents — an interview with BJR Associate Editor and author Dr Anju Sahdev

12 July 2019

In this podcast we talk to Dr Anju Sahdev, Consultant Radiologist specialising in oncology at Barts Health NHS Trust in London, UK. She is also a BJR Associate Editor and co-author of a recentBJRReview entitled “Adverse effects and radiological manifestations of new immunotherapy agents”.

 

Examining the research behind phase contrast imaging — a discussion with researchers Professor Patrick Brennan and Dr Sarah Lewis

3 June 2019

In this podcast, we talk to Dr Sarah Lewis and Professor Patrick Brennan from the University of Sydney, Australia about their ongoing research, including projects around phase contrast imaging and artificial intelligence.

 

Indications, advantages and limitations of post-mortem paediatric imaging — an interview with Dr Owen Arthurs

3 May 2019

In this podcast, we talk to Dr Owen Arthurs, a Consultant Paediatric Radiologist at Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, UK and Associate Professor of Radiology at the UCL GOS Institute of Child Health about the key indications, advantages and limitations of post-mortem paediatric imaging.

 

Masses in the era of screening tomosynthesis: Is diagnostic ultrasound sufficient? An interview with BJR authors Drs Sadia Choudhery, Jessica Axmacher, Amy Lynn Conners & Kathleen Brandt

4 April 2019

In this podcast, we speak with Drs Jessica Axmacher, Amy Lynn Conners, Kathleen Brandt and Sadia Choudhery, all from Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, USA and co-authors of a recentBJRarticle, Masses in the era of screening tomosynthesis: Is diagnostic ultrasound sufficient?.

 

Pushing the frontiers of radiobiology: A special feature in memory of Sir Oliver Scott and Professor Jack Fowler — An interview with the Guest Editors

8 March 2019

In this podcast we talk to Professor Kevin Prise, Professor Stewart Martin and Dr Mark Hill, Co-Guest Editors of the recent commemorative special feature published in the January 2019 issue ofBJR, in honour of Sir Oliver Scott and Professor Jack Fowler.

 

Breast screening: insights and controversies — an interview with Dr Laszlo Tabar

19 February 2019

In this podcast, we speak to Dr Laszlo Tabar about the results of his recent breast screening study, the risk of overdiagnosis, different imaging modalities available for screening, and we discuss the screening programmes performed in different countries.

 

A low-dose and an ultra-low-dose contrast agent protocol for coronary CT angiography: an interview with Dr Dominik Benz, BJR/Jusha Early Career Investigator Award winner

9 January 2019

In this podcast, we talk to Dr Dominik Benz, who is this year’s winner of the esteemedBJR/Jusha Early Career Investigator Award for hisBJRarticle entitled “A low-dose and an ultra-low-dose contrast agent protocol for coronary CT angiography in a clinical setting: quantitative and qualitative comparison to a standard dose protocol”.

 

Outcomes following SABR in the treatment of early-stage primary lung cancer: an interview with Dr Patrick Murray, BJR Barclay Medal winner

11 December 2018

In this podcast, we talk to Dr Patrick Murray, Consultant Clinical Oncologist at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust in the UK, who is this year’s winner of the esteemedBJRBarclay Medal Award for hisBJRarticle entitled “A systematic review of outcomes following stereotactic ablative radiotherapy in the treatment of early-stage primary lung cancer”.

 

Demand for CT scans during transition from paediatric to adult care: an interview with BJR authors Dr Peter Thurley and Dr Andrew Fogarty

8 November 2018

In this podcast, we speak to Dr Peter Thurley, Consultant Radiologist at the Royal Derby Hospital, and Dr Andrew Fogarty, Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Nottingham, about their recentBJRpaper on the demand for CT scans during the transition from paediatric to adult care.

 

The role of imaging in obesity – an interview with Professor Stuart Taylor

5 October 2018

In this podcast, we talk to Professor Stuart Taylor, Co-Guest Editor of theBJRspecial feature on the role of imaging in obesity.

 

Cardiac imaging: an interview with Dr Marc Dweck and Dr Alastair Moss

27 September 2018

In this podcast, we talk to Dr Marc Dweck, British Heart Foundation Senior Lecturer and Consultant Cardiologist, and Dr Alastair Moss, Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Fellow in cardiovascular imaging, both based at The University of Edinburgh, UK. We talk to them about cardiac imaging, which is the theme for this year’s International Day of Radiology  on 8 November.

 

Evidence-based management of incidental focal uptake of FDG on PET-CT, guidelines and recommendations – an interview with BJR author Dr Deborah Pencharz

3 August 2018

In this podcast we talk to Dr Deborah Pencharz, Consultant in Nuclear Medicine at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust in the UK, about her recent Guidelines & recommendations paper published inBJRon evidence-based management of incidental focal uptake of fluorodeoxyglucose on PET-CT.

 

Dynamic MRI for bowel motility imaging – how fast and how long? A conversation with BJR authors Dr Alex Menys and Sofieke de Jonge

25 July 2018

In this podcast we talk to Dr Alex Menys, Research Associate at University College London, UK and Dr Sofieke de Jonge, Technical Physician and PhD-candidate at the Academic Medical Center in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. We discuss their recentBJRarticle on dynamic MRI for bowel motility imaging, the rationale behind the study and key results, as well as their thoughts for future research and collaboration.

 

Imaging of osteoarthritis – an interview with BJR authors Professor Ali Guermazi, Dr Daichi Hayashi and Professor Frank Roemer

22 June 2018

In this podcast we talk to Professor Ali Guermazi, Dr Daichi Hayashi and Professor Frank Roemer about their recent Review published inBJRon imaging of osteoarthritis (OA).

 

Mammographic positioning image quality criteria for the craniocaudal projection – an interview with BJR authors Dr Sarah Lewis, Dr Mark McEntee and Mrs Rhonda-Joy Sweeney

9 May 2018

In this podcast, we talk Dr Sarah Lewis and Dr Mark McEntee, Associate Professors in Diagnostic Radiography, and Mrs Rhonda-Joy Sweeney, PhD Candidate in Medical Imaging Radiation Sciences about their recent Review published inBJRon mammographic positioning image quality criteria for the craniocaudal projection.

 

Nuclear medicine: physics and instrumentation – an interview with BJR Senior Editor and BJR|Open Editor-in-Chief Professor Habib Zaidi

4 April 2018

In this podcast we talk toBJRSenior Editor andBJR|OpenEditor-in-Chief Professor Habib Zaidi about the challenges and opportunities for the development of innovative nuclear medicine technologies and instrumentation.

 

AI and the future of radiology – a conversation with Professor Paul Chang, Dr Luciano Prevedello and Abdul Hamid Halabi

16 March 2018

In this podcast, we talk to Professor Paul Chang, Dr Luciano Prevedello and Abdul Hamid Halabi about AI and the challenges and opportunities it provides to radiology.

 

The potential of cinematic rendering – an interview with BJR authors Dr Steven Rowe and Dr Elliot Fishman

9 February 2018

In this podcast, we talk to Dr Steven Rowe and Dr Elliot Fishman about their recent Pictorial review published inBJRon their initial experience with cinematic rendering for chest cardiovascular imaging.

 

The potential of multiparametric MRI of the breast – an interview with Dr Katja Pinker

29 January 2018

In this podcast, we talk to Dr Katja Pinker, Professor of Radiology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Senior Editor ofBJR|Case Reports, about her recent Review published inBJRon the potential of multiparametric MRI of the breast.

 

Button battery ingestion in children, a potentially catastrophic event of which all radiologists must be aware – an interview with BJR author and Senior Editor Dr Kieran McHugh

1 January 2018

In this podcast, we talk to Dr Kieran McHugh, Consultant Paediatric Radiologist at Great Ormond Street Hospital in London and Senior Editor ofBJR, about his recent Review published in BJR on button battery ingestion in children.

 

Optimisation, quality control, processing and analysis of quantitative whole-body diffusion weighted imaging for cancer – an interview with BJR author Dr Anna Barnes

11 December 2017

In this podcast, we talk to Dr Anna Barnes about her recent Guidelines and recommendations article published inBJRon optimisation, quality control, processing and analysis of quantitative whole-body diffusion weighted imaging for cancer.

 

Emergency radiology: an interview with Dr Elizabeth Dick

8 November 2017

In this podcast, we talk to Dr Elizabeth Dick, Consultant Radiologist at Imperial College Hospitals, about emergency radiology, which is the theme for this year’s International Day of Radiology.

 

BIR Annual Congress 2017: Meet Dr Lucy Warren, BJR Barclay Medal winner

6 November 2017

In this podcast, we talk to Dr Lucy Warren, Research and Development Physicist at Royal Surrey County Hospital, UK, who was awarded the esteemed Barclay Medal Award at the 2017 BIR Annual Congress for her 2016BJRarticle on radiation risk of breast screening with digital mammography.

 

Meet Dr Anuradha Rao, this year's Dr Prafulla Ganguli Award winner

6 November 2017

In this podcast, we talk to Dr Anuradha Rao, Assistant Professor at Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology in Bangalore, India, who was awarded the esteemed Dr Prafulla Ganguli Award for herBJR|Case Reportsarticle on an unusual presentation of a usual condition—cystic ganglionosis.

 

BIR Annual Congress 2017: Meet Dr Pierfrancesco Franco, BJR/Jusha Early Career Investigator Award winner

6 November 2017

In this podcast, we talk to Dr Pierfrancesco Franco, Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology at the University of Turin, Italy, who was awarded the esteemedBJR/Jusha Early Career Investigator Award at the 2017 BIR Annual Congress for his 2016BJRarticle on volumetric modulated arc therapy in the combined modality treatment of anal cancer patients.

 

Workforce challenges and burnout: a conversation with Drs Rosalind Given-Wilson, Stéphane Supiot and Amy Kotsenas

20 October 2017

Workforce challenges and burnout are the focus for one stream during the second day of the BIR congress, and so to obtain expert insight into this subject, our third podcast in this series is with Dr Amy Kotsenas, Dr Rosalind Given-Wilson and Dr Stéphane Supiot, all Senior Editors ofBJR.

 

Early lung cancer diagnosis and screening: an interview with Dr Nicholas Screaton

16 October 2017

In this second podcast of our BIR Annual Congress-related series, we talk to Dr Nicholas Screaton about the important and evolving field of lung cancer screening and imaging, and hear his insightful expert opinion on a variety of issues related to this theme.

 

Hypoxia imaging and radiotherapy: bridging the resolution gap – an interview with BJR author Dr David Robert Grimes

11 October 2017

In this podcast, we talk to Dr David Robert Grimes, Physicist and Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Gray Laboratories at Oxford University and Postdoctoral Fellow at Queens University Belfast, about his recent Review published inBJRon hypoxia imaging and radiation therapy.

 

Breast screening, breast density and overdiagnosis: an interview with Professor Christiane Kuhl

29 September 2017

In the run up to the BIR Annual Congress, we talk to Professor Christiane Kuhl, Clinical Director for Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology at Aachen University Hospital in Germany, to obtain expert insight into the evolving and sometimes controversial field of breast screening.

 

Multiple sclerosis: the role of MRI in early diagnosis, disease monitoring and assessment of treatment related complications – an interview with BJR author Dr Mark Igra

31 August 2017

In this podcast, we talk to Dr Mark Igra, Neuroradiology Fellow at Sheffield University Hospital, about his recent Review published inBJRon the use of MRI for early diagnosis, disease monitoring and treatment related complications in multiple sclerosis (MS).

 

Contrast-enhanced pulmonary MRA for the primary diagnosis of pulmonary embolism: an interview with Dr Scott Nagle and Dr Michael Repplinger

25 July 2017

In this podcast, we talk to authors Dr Scott Nagle and Dr Michael Repplinger about their recentBJRReview on contrast-enhanced pulmonary MRA for the primary diagnosis of pulmonary embolism.

 

Updates on prostate cancer diagnosis and treatment – an interview with BJR authors Dr Nassim Parvizi and Ms Anne Gasnier

30 June 2017

In this podcast, we talk to authors Dr Nassim Parvizi and Ms Anne Gasnier about their recentBJRCommentary which highlights the topical issues relating to recently published guidelines and trials for the management of prostate cancer.

 

Distribution and clearance of retained gadolinium in the brain – an interview with BJR author Dr Adhipatria Kartamihardja

26 May 2017

In this podcast, we talk to Dr Adhipatria Kartamihardja, Post Doctoral Fellow at Gunma University, Japan. We discuss his recent study published inBJRon the distribution and clearance of retained gadolinium in the brain, and the differences between linear and macrocyclic gadolinium-based contrast agents in a mouse model.

 

SABR for oligometastatic cancer – an interview with BJR author Dr Neil Desai

28 April 2017

In this podcast, we talk to Dr Neil Desai, Assistant Professor at Southwestern Medical Center, University of Texas, about his recent study published inBJRon treating oligometastatic cancer with stereotactic ablative radiation therapy.

 

The recent NICE guidelines for chest pain: a discussion with BJR Associate Editor Professor Carl Roobottom

20 March 2017

In this podcast, we talk to Professor Carl Roobottom, Associate Editor for BJR and Consultant Radiologist at Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust, about the recent National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guidelines for chest pain.

 

Post-Brexit: challenges and opportunities for radiology – an interview with Commentary authors Dr Thomas Booth and Dr Marta Piorkowska

16 March 2017

In this podcast, we talk to authors Thomas Booth and Marta Piorkowska about their recentBJRarticle on the challenges and opportunities post-Brexit for the radiology community.

 

Small animal image guided radiotherapy special feature: an interview with Co-Guest Editor Professor Kevin Prise

13 March 2017

In this podcast we talk to BJR Editor-in-Chief, Professor Kevin Prise, who was Co-Guest Editor alongside Professor Frank Verhaegen for the small animal image guided radiotherapy special feature, which was published in the January issue ofBJR.

 

Meet the authors of Personal Protective Equipment for Diagnostic X-ray Use

8 February 2017

In this podcast, we talk to Denise Arthur, Peter Hiles and Helen Hughes about their recently published BIR book, Personal Protective Equipment for Diagnostic X-ray Use

 

Peering into the world of reviewer recognition – BJR Editors-in-Chief discuss BJR and peer review in 2017

6 February 2017

In this podcast, Sophia Anderton, Head of Publishing at the BIR, talks to the Editors-in-Chief ofBJR, Dr Simon Jackson and Professor Kevin Prise.

 

Meet Dr Sonja Gordic – an interview with the 2016 BJR Early Career Investigator Award winner

25 January 2017

In this podcast, we talk to Dr Sonja Gordic, University Hospital Zurich, who was awarded the esteemed Early Career Investigator Award at the BIR Annual Congress for her work on whole-body CT-based imaging algorithms for multiple trauma patients.

 

Meet Dr Tilman Emrich – an interview with the 2016 BJR Barclay Medal winner

17 January 2017

In this podcast, we talk to Dr Tilman Emrich, Junior Consultant, Johannes Gutenberg-University, who was awarded the esteemed Barclay Medal at the BIR Annual Congress for his work on cardiac MR for patients with acute chest pain, elevated biomarkers and unobstructed coronary arteries.

 

Getting to know the BIR Annual Congress headline speakers: interviews with Eliot Siegel and Stephan Achenbach

15 November 2016

In this podcast, we talk to headline speakers Professor Eliot Siegel and Professor Stephan Achenbach at the BIR Annual Congress to find out more about their current research projects and how they see their fields evolving in the future.

 

Breast screening: an interview with Dr Rosalind Given-Wilson

8 November 2016

To mark the 2016 International Day of Radiology, we talk to Dr Given-Wilson, Senior Editor ofBJR, about this year’s theme – breast imaging.

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