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'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
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British Cardiovascular Imaging 2018 May 02, 2018 - May 04, 2018 — John McIntyre Conference Centre, Edinburgh

SPRINT-MND/MS PhD studentships in Aberdeen, Edinburgh, St Andrews

Imaging-related research projects available in SPRINT-MND/MS PhD programme

The SPRINT MND/MS (Scottish PhD Research & Innovation Network Traineeships in MND/MS) programme is a network of PhD studentships across Scotland, to promote research into all aspects of motor neurone disease and multiple sclerosis.

 

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

University of Aberdeen

Mapping neuroimaging phenotypes in Motor Neuron Disease

Primary supervisor: Prof Alison Murray

University of Edinburgh

Imaging myelination/remyelination processes with Positron Emission Tomography (PET) and a selective sphingosine-1-phosphate-5 (S1P5) radiotracer

Primary supervisor: Dr Adriana Tavares

Computer modelling of the retinal vasculature for biomarker discovery in MS

Primary supervisor: Dr Tom MacGillivray

University of St Andrews

Development of imaging assays to explore links between glial cell function and disease progression in a Drosophila model of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Primary supervisor: Dr Stefan Pulver

 

For more information on the studentships, please visit: http://www.edinburghneuroscience.ed.ac.uk/edneurophd/sprint-mndms-phd-programme

Application deadline: 8th December 2017