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Ken Miles is dually accredited in Radiology and Nuclear Medicine having undergone specialist training at Leicester and Cambridge UK. Obtaining his MD for a thesis on imaging of tissue perfusion with CT, he has subsequently pioneered the use of perfusion CT in oncology.
Ken has previously held clinical and academic posts in the UK and Australia. Currently, he undertakes clinical work in Radiology and Nuclear Medicine in Australia whilst his academic work is based at University College London, UK where he holds the position of Professorial Research Associate in the Institute of Nuclear Medicine. He is also Clinical Director of TexRAD, a company that is developing texture analysis software to provide imaging biomarkers for oncology.
The educational roles that Prof Miles’ has undertaken include the development of a novel imaging curriculum for undergraduate medical students, establishment of a curriculum in cross-sectional imaging for specialist trainees in Nuclear Medicine, and national and international invited lectures.
Ken’s scientific interests lie in the functional imaging of tumours, ranging from the development of new techniques through to demonstrating cost-effectiveness.
He has wide experience in Positron Emission Tomography, having been involved in the establishment of three PET centres worldwide and recently completing a term as co-lead of the UK National Cancer Research Institute’s PET Research Network. He has authored or co-authored more than 100 peer-reviewed scientific publications and contributed to or edited 11 books in Radiology.