Upcoming Events

Edinburgh SPM Course 2019 Apr 01, 2019 - Apr 05, 2019 — University of Edinburgh
Health Innovation and Technologies Research Festival Apr 01, 2019 - Apr 02, 2019 — James Watt Centre, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh
PET3D training workshop on integrating PET imaging in drug development Apr 04, 2019 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM — Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
RiiSE19 Conference Apr 13, 2019 12:00 AM — Chancellor's Building, Edinburgh, EH16 4SB
Scottish Dementia Research Consortium Annual Conference 2019 Apr 15, 2019 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM — Radisson Blu, 301 Argyle St, Glasgow

National Institute for Health Award

November 2010 - National Institute for Health award to SINAPSE researchers

The National Institute for Health has awarded £270,000 to SINAPSE researchers in Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Glasgow for a study, to be led by Prof Joanna Wardlaw (Edinburgh) looking at the cost-effectiveness of brain imaging in patients who have suffered a mini stroke - or transient ischaemic attack. Over 80,000 people have mini strokes every year in the UK, and current research about the best way to diagnose them hasn't given a clear picture of the most effective approach. This study will help decide which method is more effective at diagnosing mini stroke and also determine whether it could potentially prevent people from suffering a more severe stroke.