Fernando B. Avila-Rencoret, M.D., M.Res.

Affiliations: 
2002-2006 Physiological Sciences P. Universidad Catolica de Chile, Santiago, Región Metropolitana, Chile 
 2007-2010 Surgery University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, United States 
 2008-2008 Biomedical Engineering Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 
 2013- Surgery & Cancer Imperial College London, London, England, United Kingdom 
Area:
Medical Devices, Biomedical Engineering, Tissue Engineering, Nanobiotechnology, Clinical Research, Healthcare IT, Rapid Prototyping, CAD, CAM, Robotic Surgery, Medical Robotics
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Bio:

Fernando Avila-Rencoret is a Ph.D. candidate at the Hamlyn Centre for Robotic Surgery and the Department of Surgery and Cancer at Imperial College London.

After obtaining a medical degree from Pontificia Universidad Catolica in Chile, Fernando spent 5 years working as a graduate researcher at the McGowan Insitute for Regenerative Medicine (U. of Pittsburgh), and the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University, both in Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

In 2014, Fernando earned a Master of Research degree in Medical Robotics and Image Guided Intervention at the Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London.

Currently, at the Department of Surgery and Cancer at Imperial, his Ph.D. research is focused on the development of robotic imaging technologies for endoscopic use, under the supervision of Dan Elson (physicist), George Mylonas (robotics engineer), Julian Teare (expert endoscopist) and Ara Darzi (Colorectal surgeon).

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Avila-Rencoret FB, Elson DS, Mylonas G. (2015) Towards a robotic-assisted cartography of the colon: A proof of concept Proceedings - Ieee International Conference On Robotics and Automation. 2015: 1757-1763
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