Upcoming Events

Neuroimaging in diseases that cause dementia Aug 22, 2019 - Aug 23, 2019 — King’s College Conference Centre, University of Aberdeen
2019 UK PET Chemistry Meeting Sep 09, 2019 09:00 AM - 05:45 PM — Michael Smith Building, University of Manchester
Total Body PET Workshop Sep 12, 2019 - Sep 13, 2019 — Belgian Centre for Comic Strip Art, Brussels, Belgium
Radiology events and learning from discrepancies Oct 04, 2019 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM — 200 St Vincent Street, Glasgow
IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium 2019 Oct 06, 2019 - Oct 09, 2019 — Scottish Events Campus, 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.