Cristina Lavini

MSc PhD, MSc PhD


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Research interests

Pharmacokinetic models in Dynamic Contrast Enhanced MRI and  applications in detecting and staging cancer and inflammatory diseases.  

Developer of the Dynamo Software for the analysis and quantification of DCE MRI data. 

Reproducibility of MRI imaging methods.  

Physics of MRI safety. Involved in the NVKF workgroup for development of national guidelines for safe use of implants in the MRI. 

Safety of Gadolinium Based Contrast media. 

Member of the QIBA Quantitative DCE MRI workgroup.  


MR Physics, MR spectroscopy, Image Processing,  Pharmacokinetic Modelling, MRI safety, Safety of contrast media

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, TIC shape analysis in DCE MRI, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands

Award Date: 11 Dec 2011

PhD, Production of Hyperpolarised Xe for NMR, University College London

Award Date: 21 Jan 2001

Master, Physics, University of Trieste

Award Date: 9 Jul 1996

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