profile icon
A/Prof

Leigh Johnston

Associate Professor In Biomedical Engneering
Biomedical Engineering
science & technology
life sciences & biomedicine
neurosciences & neurology
magnetic resonance imaging
technology
neurosciences
humans
engineering
radiology, nuclear medicine & medical imaging
Leigh Johnston's Profile Picture
A/Prof

Leigh Johnston

 
Division
Engineering
 
Primary Interest
Medical Imaging
Leigh Johnston's Profile Picture
A/Prof

Leigh Johnston

 

Associate Professor Leigh Johnston is a member of the Department of Biomedical Engineering within the School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering, and the interim Director of the Melbourne Brain Centre Imaging Unit in the Department of Medicine and Radiology. Her primary research focus is medical imaging, in particular Magnetic Resonance Imaging.

She holds an honorary appointment at the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, where she was the Head of the Animal MRI Laboratory 2011-2018. Leigh's research interests centre around improving acquisition sequences and analysis methods for high-field MRI and reconstruction algorithms for PET imaging. Prior to her appointment at the University of Melbourne, Leigh was a postdoctoral researcher at the Howard Florey Institute (Melbourne), York University (Canada) and the Université catholique de Louvain (Belgium). Leigh is the Assistant Dean Research Training for the School of Engineering, Graduate Research Coordinator for Biomedical Engineering and Academic Convenor of the PhD Program in Biomedical Engineering Innovation.

Projects

Displaying the 16 most recent projects by Leigh Johnston.

16

Projects

Project Types


10

Research Grant


3

Internal Research Grant


3

Research Contracts


Scholarly Works

Displaying the 107 most recent scholarly works by Leigh Johnston.

Credentials

Positions


Associate Professor In Biomedical Engneering

Biomedical Engineering

Honorary

Florey Department Of Neuroscience And Mental Health

Director, Melbourne Brain Centre Imaging Unit

Radiology

Member

Australia & New Zealand Society for Magnetic Resonance

Member

International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine

Member

Australian Neuroscience Society

Member

IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers

Education


Doctor of Philosophy

University of Melbourne

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical Engineering)

University of Melbourne

Bachelor of Science (Computer Science and Statistics)

University of Melbourne