Upcoming Events

British Cardiovascular Imaging 2018 May 02, 2018 - May 04, 2018 — John McIntyre Conference Centre, Edinburgh
2nd SINAPSE Psychology meeting May 08, 2018 10:30 AM - 04:00 PM — Yudowitz Seminar Room, Wolfson Medical Building, University of Glasgow
2nd PET is Wonderful International Meeting May 14, 2018 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM — Wellcome Auditorium/Fyfe Rooms, Queen’s Medical Research Institute, University of Edinburgh
2018 SINAPSE ASM Jun 25, 2018 09:30 AM - 05:00 PM — Quincentenary Building, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
Medical Image Understanding and Analysis Conference 2018 Jul 09, 2018 - Jul 11, 2018 — University of Southampton, 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