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Neuroimaging Society in ALS meeting Dec 05, 2018 - Dec 06, 2018 — Chancellor's Building, Edinburgh, EH16 4SB
Edinburgh Imaging Alliance festive networking event Dec 11, 2018 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM — Room G07, Informatics Building, University of Edinburgh
European Molecular Imaging Meeting 2019 Mar 19, 2019 - Mar 22, 2019 — Scottish Event Campus, Glasgow
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

Precision Medicine PhD studentships in Edinburgh and Glasgow

Imaging-related research projects available in MRC Precision Medicine Doctoral Training Programme

The MRC Precision Medicine Doctoral Training Programme supports research training at the interfaces between biological, clinical, societal and computational systems, providing PhD research training alongside taught courses over four years of study.

The programme includes the following imaging-related research projects offered for 2018 entry:

University of Edinburgh

Signal analysis of dynamic magnetic resonance image acquisitions for the study of subtle blood-brain-barrier changes in small vessel disease

Lead supervisor: Dr Maria del Carmen Valdés Hernández

Functional brain connectivity to reveal the relationships between seizures, cognition and behaviour in children with epilepsy

Lead supervisor: Dr Richard Chin

Multi-omics prediction of cognitive decline, Alzheimer’s disease, and death

Lead supervisor: Dr Riccardo Marioni

The genetics underlying imaging phenotypes and correlated physiological measures

Lead supervisor: Prof Albert Tenesa

Role of inflammation on the neurobiological features of depression & potential stratification

Lead supervisor: Dr Heather Whalley

Population-level imaging and genetic analyses to determine how bone marrow adiposity impacts human health

Lead supervisor: Dr William Cawthorn

Predicting post-stroke dementia from CT neuroimaging and other biomarkers

Lead supervisor: Dr Susan Shenkin

Exploring the eye as a site for virtual biopsy to detect and track of chronic kidney disease (iCase project)

Lead supervisor: Dr Tom MacGillivray

Multimodal MRI methods to quantify blood-brain barrier dysfunction in the ageing brain (iCase project)

Lead supervisor: Dr Michael Thrippleton

 

University of Glasgow

Developing Multi-Modal Biomarkers for Prediction of Psychosis and Mental Health Outcomes in At-Risk Populations

Lead supervisor: Dr Peter Uhlhaas

 

For more information on the studentships, please visit: https://www.ed.ac.uk/usher/precision-medicine/how-to-apply

Application deadline: 10th January 2018