Upcoming Events

A Celebration of the IDentIFY project and Ten Years of ABIC Oct 22, 2019 09:30 AM - 03:30 PM — Suttie Centre for Teaching & Learning in Healthcare, Medical School Campus, University of Aberdeen
4D flow MRI workshop Oct 22, 2019 12:30 PM - 04:30 PM — ICE Building, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital Glasgow
NRS Mental Health Network Annual Scientific Meeting 2019 Oct 29, 2019 09:00 AM - 04:30 PM — Technology Innovation Centre, 99 George Street, Glasgow
PET is Wonderful Annual Meeting 2019 Oct 29, 2019 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM — Royal Society of Edinburgh, 22-26 George Street, Edinburgh
Scottish Radiological Society Annual General Meeting 2019 Nov 01, 2019 12:00 AM — Principal Grand Central Hotel, Glasgow

SINAPSE Image of the Month: Brainstem SPECT

November 2015 SINAPSE Image of the Month

Courtesy of Dr Sally Pimlott, this sagittal SPECT image of a psoriatic arthritis patient shows [123I]-beta-CIT uptake at 4 hours in the brainstem (arrows) – before (top row) and after (bottom row) treatment with Etanercept.

The image is taken from a recent study published in Brain, Behavior, and Immunity:

Krishnadas R, Nicol A, Sassarini J, Puri N, Burden AD, Leman J, Combet E, Pimlott S, Hadley D, McInnes IB, Cavanagh J. Circulating Tumour Necrosis Factor is highly correlated with brainstem serotonin transporter availability in humans. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity. Available online 6 August 2015.