A/Prof. Peter Stanwell
|Work Phone||(02) 4921 6586|
|Office||HC22, Hunter Building|
Peter Stanwell is an Associate Professor within the School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health. He received his PhD from the Faculty of Medicine, The University of Sydney in 2007. He was appointed to the position of Sesqui Lecturer in Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy at The University of Sydney after completing his PhD. In 2008 he commenced the position of Clinical Physicist at the Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, USA and became an Instructor in Radiology at Harvard Medical School.
His research activities involve developing novel MR imaging techniques for investigation of human disease. Current focus areas include: breast, prostate, and ovarian cancer diagnosis and acute stroke MR imaging, as well as applications of MRI to radiotherapy treatment planning in cancer. He is also involved in investigating the role of neurotranmitters in neural transmission during brain activation and in pain management.
Dr. Stanwell commenced a full-time position at the University of Newcastle in 2011.
- Doctor of Philosophy, University of Sydney, 2007
- Breast cancer
- Magnetic resonance spectroscopy
- Ovarian cancer
- Prostate cancer
Development and application of magnetic resonance imaging applications to human disease.
Development of magnetic resonance spectroscopy techniques and application of these techniques to neuroscience.
Application of magnetic resonance imaging to radiation therapy planning.
Dr Stanwell is the Program Convenor, Imaging, within the Priority Research Centre for Brain and Mental Health and a Principal Investigator within the Cancer Priority Research Centre at The University of Newcastle. He is a member of the Center for Clinical Spectroscopy at the Brigham and Women's Hospital and actively collaborates with colleagues in Boston.
Fields of Research
|110320||Radiology And Organ Imaging||80|
|110200||Cardiovascular Medicine And Haematology||10|
|110903||Central Nervous System||10|
Centres and Groups
- Hunter Medical Research Institute
- PRC - Priority Research Centre for Translational Neuroscience and Mental Health (CTNMH)
- Diagnostic radiography