Professor Owen Arthurs

Professor Owen Arthurs

Owen Arthurs is a Paediatric Radiologist who leads Innovation & Research for Radiology at Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (GOSH), and is Professor of Radiology at UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health (ICH). The two institutes (GOSH and ICH) form the largest concentration of children’s health research in Europe. 

He is widely recognized as one of the world’s leading clinical researchers in children’s imaging and has led the European Society for Paediatric Radiology (ESPR) Research committee since 2016. 

He is internationally renowned for his ground-breaking work on post mortem imaging in children, improving the care of children after death through non-invasive autopsy. His research team have developed a novel clinical imaging service investigating causes of fetal death following miscarriage and stillbirth, and he is in demand as an expert witness for imaging in child abuse for the UK courts. 

He trained in Medicine at the University of Cambridge and was awarded a PhD in brain imaging in 2002, then trained in Paediatrics and Radiology in Cambridge, Paris and London before being appointed to GOSH in 2013. He has held prestigious research funding from the MRC and National Institute of Health & Care Research (NIHR), currently holding an NIHR Career Development Fellowship. He was the Royal College of Radiologists’ Roentgen Professor in 2016 and is a Senior Fellow of the Faculty of Medical Leadership & Management. 

He is a sought-after public speaker having given over 120 invited lectures, published over 150 papers and has been Visiting Professor of Radiology at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne and the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto.