CAFACHEM 2020 Summer School on Organic & Halogen Radiochemistry Aug 26, 2020 - Aug 28, 2020 — Virtual Meeting (online)
Scottish Dementia Research Consortium Annual Conference 2020 [rescheduled] Sep 07, 2020 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM — Radisson Blu, 301 Argyle St, Glasgow
Society for Magnetic Resonance Angiography - SMRA2020 VIRTUAL Sep 11, 2020 - Sep 13, 2020 — Virtual Meeting (online)
Ophthalmic Medical Image Analysis MICCAI 2020 Workshop Oct 08, 2020 12:00 AM — Virtual Meeting (online)

eLearning

SINAPSE experts from around Scotland have developed ten online modules designed to explain medical imaging. They are freely available and are intended for non-specialists.


Edinburgh Imaging Academy at the University of Edinburgh offers the following online programmes through a virtual learning environment:

Neuroimaging for Research MSc/Dip/Cert

Imaging MSc/Dip/Cert

PET-MR Principles & Applications Cert

Applied Medical Image Analysis Cert

Online Short Courses

Summary of 2016 SINAPSE ASM

Summary of 2016 SINAPSE ASM

The 8th SINAPSE Annual Scientific Meeting was held on 17 June 2016, hosted by the University of Stirling. The programme featured stimulating presentations on the latest developments in clinical and experimental imaging, and opportunities to network with fellow imaging researchers from across Scotland.

Our keynote speaker was Dr Jon Simons from the University of Cambridge, who gave a wonderful lecture showcasing his neuroimaging work on memory, elegantly combining basic cognitive neuroscience research with applications in clinical populations. Dr Gordon Waiter from the University of Aberdeen delivered an informative invited talk reporting on the recent visit to Taiwan that he and Dr David Dickie from the University of Edinburgh made as representatives from SINAPSE for an international research collaboration on diffusion MRI data analysis.

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Dr Jon Simons Dr Gordon Waiter

The remaining talks were proffered oral presentations from SINAPSE members across the network, covering research topics as diverse as visual processing, episodic memory, traumatic brain injury, neurodegeneration, mobile EEG, image analysis methods, radiotherapy, cardiac imaging, and retinal imaging. The final talk of the day was a captivating overview of Optical Coherence Tomography by Dr James Cameron from the University of Edinburgh (who had the winning entry from SINAPSE in the International Year of Light video competition last year). Thomas Di Virgilio from the University of Stirling was awarded the prize for Best Proffered Talk for his excellent presentation, Using Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) to identify acute brain changes following sub-concussive head impact.

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Dr James Cameron Thomas Di Virgilio

The ASM programme also featured a wide array of proffered poster presentations, divided between morning and afternoon sessions. This year, selected poster presenters representing the breadth of research topics and groups across the SINAPSE network were invited to give 2-minute ‘lightning talks’ during the meeting. In the poster sessions that followed, delegates indicated their favourite posters through a public voting system. The award for Best Poster in the morning session went to Aaron Daubney from the University of St Andrews (Comparison of NeuroImaging MRI Data Pre and Post Scanner Upgrade), and in the afternoon session, to Thomas Pearson from the University of Edinburgh (Multi-modal retinal scanning for diagnostic and therapeutic biomarker discovery in Multiple Sclerosis).

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Aaron Daubney Thomas Pearson

The meeting was supported with generous sponsorship provided by:

  • Premium Sponsor: Siemens Healthineers
  • Partners: Holoxica and Toshiba Medical
  • Exhibitors: Bartec, Bayer Healthcare, Bracco, GE Healthcare, Imaging Equipment Ltd., NHS Research Scotland, and Scottish Mental Health Research Network

A photo gallery of highlights from the day can be viewed here: http://www.sinapse.ac.uk/event-photo-galleries/asm-2016

A 360 degree video of scenes from the meeting can be found here: http://www.sinapse.ac.uk/news/experience-the-2016-sinapse-asm-in-360-degree-video