Irene Polycarpou

Irene Polycarpou

BIOGRAPHY

Dr Irene Polycarpou is an Assistant Professor in Medical Physics at European University Cyprus. After obtaining her BSc from University of Cyprus, she attained MSc and PhD from King’s College London and she undertook postdoctoral research at St Thomas’ Hospital London. Irene is working in the field of medical imaging since 2008. Her research interests focus on the enhancement of the diagnostic value of clinical emission tomography. In particular, Irene has made contributions in correction methods for respiratory motion, attenuation, scatter and data analysis methods with particular emphasis in Positron Emission Tomography (PET) and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). Irene investigated and expanded reconstruction of fully 3D PET data using traditional and novel algorithms and was involved in the development of simulated 4D PET-MR datasets that can be used freely by academia and industry for any scientific investigation. She has participated in several projects including “FP7 EU project, Sublima, PET-MR combined for maximal efficiency” and “FP7 EU project, HYPERimage, Hybrid PET/MR” She is actively participating in the organization of international conferences and workshops. She is currently the Vice President of the Society of Medical Physicists Cyprus and Vice President of the Cyprus Association of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering.

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