Upcoming Events

2nd SINAPSE Image Analysis meeting Jun 20, 2019 09:00 AM - 05:30 PM — Lecture Theatre 2, Dalhousie Building, University of Dundee
2019 SINAPSE ASM Jun 21, 2019 09:30 AM - 05:00 PM — Apex City Quay Hotel, Dundee
2nd International Conference on Medical Imaging with Deep Learning Jul 08, 2019 - Jul 10, 2019 — ICL South Kensington Campus, London
4th International Workshop on Image Processing Techniques and Applications Jul 22, 2019 - Jul 23, 2019 — Centre for Mathematical Imaging Techniques (CMIT), University of Liverpool, England
Medical Image Understanding and Analysis Conference 2019 Jul 24, 2019 - Jul 26, 2019 — University of Liverpool, England

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.