About us

The Image X Institute is a centre for innovation in radiation therapy and cancer imaging technologies.

Our mission is to improve lives by inventing and advancing new ways to image and treat disease. We’re working on new technologies for medical imaging and targeted radiation therapy.

We engage with industry, hospitals, international collaborators and universities to forge relationships that help take our projects from lab bench to patient bedside.

Image X is a part of the Faculty of Medicine and Health at the University of Sydney. Explore more research within our faculty.


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Latest News

July 2024

Image X Researchers Awarded $2.9M in Medical Research Future Fund

Paul Keall, Emily Hewson, David Waddington and Chandrima Sengupta are among the recipients of the $650 million Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) National Critical Research Infrastructure initiative. The grant, titled “An AI Platform for Targeted Radiotherapy to Improve Cancer Patient Outcomes”, was publicly announced this week by Minister for Health and Aged Care, The Hon Mark Butler MP.

“These important research projects will help build the infrastructure that will underpin our use of AI in the healthcare system, improving the lives of Australians everywhere.” Said Minister Butler.





May 2024

Podcast: Research Bytes featuring Tess Reynolds

The University of Sydney’s research podcast has featured Tess Reynolds, in an interview with Executive Dean, Prof Robyn Ward. Originally qualified as an astrophysicist, listen to Dr Tess Reynolds’ journey to redesigning CT scanners, which will change the way surgeons operate. Literally.

Listen here: Acast – Research Bytes: Tess Reynolds




April 2024

Trio of Grant Successes

Congratulations to Owen Dillon, Hilary Byrne and Nicholas Hindley (picture L-R), all of whom have been successful in recent funding rounds.

Owen Dillon: Creating the Next Generation in Radiotherapy Imaging with Carbon Nanotube Sources and Photon Counting Detectors. CCNSW Project Grant
Read more: Cancer Council NSW Announcement

Dr Hilary Byrne: How are you breathing today? Embedding functional imaging throughout radiation therapy to improve lung cancer patient outcomes. Cancer Australia ECR PdCCRS grant

Dr Nicholas Hindley: From relativity to respiration: How ideas from Einstein’s general theory enable adaptative radiation therapy for lung cancer patients. Cancer Australia Category A ECR PdCCRS grant

Read More: Cancer Australia Announcement



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