Professor D.J. Lomas


Emeritus Professor of Clinical MRI

David Lomas studied Medicine in Cambridge in 1976 taking Part II Engineering and followed this with clinical studies at the Middlesex Hospital in London.

Following house officer posts in London and Cheltenham and three years as an SHO and Medical Registrar, when he obtained MRCP, he returned to Cambridge to train in Radiology gaining FRCR in 1989. He worked with Prof Laurie Hall on the early development of Clinical MRI in Cambridge. Subsequently he worked at the Mayo Clinic on the development of MR based elastography and following appointment as a University Lecturer in Cambridge in 1994 became Professor of Clinical MRI in 2001. He is responsible for the NHS Clinical MRI services in Cambridge and has a particular interest in novel body MRI techniques, hepatobiliary and liver transplantation and oncology related imaging. He also leads the imaging theme of the NIHR funded Cambridge Biomedical Research Centre. Currently he is secretary of the International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine and member of several other national and international MR and imaging related groups.

He is married to Rebecca a full-time GP with whom he has two daughters.