Upcoming Events

Molecular Imaging Workshop 2017 Nov 20, 2017 - Nov 23, 2017 — San Sebastian, Spain
TOPIM ("hot TOPics in IMaging") 2018: Imaging Metabolism Jan 21, 2018 - Jan 26, 2018 — L'Ecole de Physique des Houches, France
SINAPSE Molecular Imaging PET/SPECT focus group meeting Feb 05, 2018 10:30 AM - 04:00 PM — Carnegie Lecture Theatre (C3-05), Joseph Black Building, School of Chemistry, University of Glasgow
'Let's Talk About Health' free public lecture Feb 21, 2018 05:30 PM - 06:30 PM — Wellcome Auditorium, Queen’s Medical Research Institute, University of Edinburgh

SINAPSE Image of the Month: White matter hyperintensities

March 2017 SINAPSE Image of the Month

Courtesy of Dr David Alexander Dickie, this image shows white matter hyperintensities (blue) in structural brain MRI from a middle-aged participant in the UK Biobank study. White matter hyperintensities (WMH) often occur as we get older but also represent an increased risk for early stroke, dementia, and death. However, many people live long and healthy lives in the presence of WMH and so researchers across SINAPSE are working to better understand this process and how to limit its potentially negative impact.