Dr Kathy Willowson

A28 - Physics Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9926 8375

Research interests

Quantitative SPECT. Postdoctoral Research Fellow within the Institute of Medical Physics.

Selected grants

2011

  • The role of imagable micro spheres in radioembolisation treatment planning for HCC; Willowson K; Cancer Council New South Wales/Innovator Grant.
  • The role of imagable micro spheres in radioembolisation treatment planning for HCC; Willowson K; Cancer Council New South Wales/Innovator Grant.

2010

  • Enterprise Connect Researchers; Willowson K, McGuire M, Jones S; Sirtex Technology Pty Ltd/Research Support.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Bailey, D., Willowson, K. (2014). Quantitative SPECT/CT: SPECT joins PET as a quantitative imaging modality. European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, Sep 2013, 1-9. [More Information]
  • Bailey, D., Willowson, K. (2013). An evidence-based review of quantitative SPECT imaging and potential clinical applications. The Journal of Nuclear Medicine, 54(1), 83-89. [More Information]
  • Willowson, K., Bailey, E., Bailey, D. (2012). A retrospective evaluation of radiation dose associated with low dose FDG protocols in whole-body PET/CT. Australasian Physical and Engineering Sciences in Medicine, 35(1), 49-53. [More Information]
  • Willowson, K., Bailey, D., Schembri, G., Baldock, C. (2012). CT-based quantitative SPECT for the radionuclide 201TI: experimental validation and a standardized uptake value for brain tumour patients. Cancer Imaging, 12, 31-40. [More Information]
  • Willowson, K., Forwood, N., Jakoby, B., Smith, A., Bailey, D. (2012). Quantitative 90Y image reconstruction in PET. Medical Physics, 39(11), 7153-7159. [More Information]
  • Willowson, K., Bailey, D., Baldock, C., Isoardi, R. (2011). An Evaluation of SUV Accuracy in Quantitative PET/CT and SPECT/CT. Journal of Internal Medicine, 41(S1), 7-7.
  • Willowson, K., Bailey, D., Baldock, C. (2011). Quantifying lung shunting during planning for radio-embolization. Physics in Medicine and Biology, 56(13), 145-152. [More Information]
  • Willowson, K., Bailey, D., Bailey, E., Baldock, C., Roach, P. (2010). In vivo validation of quantitative SPECT in the heart. Clinical Physiology and Functional Imaging, 30(3), 214-219. [More Information]
  • Roach, P., Gradinscak, D., Schembri, G., Bailey, E., Willowson, K., Bailey, D. (2010). SPECT/CT in V/Q Scanning. Seminars in Nuclear Medicine, 40(6), 455-466. [More Information]
  • Bailey, D., Willowson, K., Timmins, S., Benjamin, H., Bailey, E., Roach, P. (2009). Quantative pre-surgical lung function estimation with SPECT/CT. Australian and New Zealand Nuclear Medicine, 40(2), 5-7.
  • Brown, S., Bailey, D., Willowson, K., Baldock, C. (2008). Investigation of the relationship between linear attenuation coefficients and CT Hounsfield units using radionuclides for SPECT. Applied Radiation and Isotopes, 66, 1206-1212. [More Information]
  • Willowson, K., Bailey, D., Baldock, C. (2008). Quantitative SPECT reconstruction using CT-derived corrections. Physics in Medicine and Biology, 53(12), 3099-3112. [More Information]

2014

  • Bailey, D., Willowson, K. (2014). Quantitative SPECT/CT: SPECT joins PET as a quantitative imaging modality. European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, Sep 2013, 1-9. [More Information]

2013

  • Bailey, D., Willowson, K. (2013). An evidence-based review of quantitative SPECT imaging and potential clinical applications. The Journal of Nuclear Medicine, 54(1), 83-89. [More Information]

2012

  • Willowson, K., Bailey, E., Bailey, D. (2012). A retrospective evaluation of radiation dose associated with low dose FDG protocols in whole-body PET/CT. Australasian Physical and Engineering Sciences in Medicine, 35(1), 49-53. [More Information]
  • Willowson, K., Bailey, D., Schembri, G., Baldock, C. (2012). CT-based quantitative SPECT for the radionuclide 201TI: experimental validation and a standardized uptake value for brain tumour patients. Cancer Imaging, 12, 31-40. [More Information]
  • Willowson, K., Forwood, N., Jakoby, B., Smith, A., Bailey, D. (2012). Quantitative 90Y image reconstruction in PET. Medical Physics, 39(11), 7153-7159. [More Information]

2011

  • Willowson, K., Bailey, D., Baldock, C., Isoardi, R. (2011). An Evaluation of SUV Accuracy in Quantitative PET/CT and SPECT/CT. Journal of Internal Medicine, 41(S1), 7-7.
  • Willowson, K., Bailey, D., Baldock, C. (2011). Quantifying lung shunting during planning for radio-embolization. Physics in Medicine and Biology, 56(13), 145-152. [More Information]

2010

  • Willowson, K., Bailey, D., Bailey, E., Baldock, C., Roach, P. (2010). In vivo validation of quantitative SPECT in the heart. Clinical Physiology and Functional Imaging, 30(3), 214-219. [More Information]
  • Roach, P., Gradinscak, D., Schembri, G., Bailey, E., Willowson, K., Bailey, D. (2010). SPECT/CT in V/Q Scanning. Seminars in Nuclear Medicine, 40(6), 455-466. [More Information]

2009

  • Bailey, D., Willowson, K., Timmins, S., Benjamin, H., Bailey, E., Roach, P. (2009). Quantative pre-surgical lung function estimation with SPECT/CT. Australian and New Zealand Nuclear Medicine, 40(2), 5-7.

2008

  • Brown, S., Bailey, D., Willowson, K., Baldock, C. (2008). Investigation of the relationship between linear attenuation coefficients and CT Hounsfield units using radionuclides for SPECT. Applied Radiation and Isotopes, 66, 1206-1212. [More Information]
  • Willowson, K., Bailey, D., Baldock, C. (2008). Quantitative SPECT reconstruction using CT-derived corrections. Physics in Medicine and Biology, 53(12), 3099-3112. [More Information]

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