Total Body PET 2021 conference [rescheduled] Sep 22, 2021 - Sep 24, 2021 — Virtual Meeting (online)
PET is Wonderful Annual Meeting 2021 Oct 26, 2021 12:00 AM — Virtual Meeting (online)
NRS Mental Health Network Annual Scientific Meeting 2021 Nov 02, 2021 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM — Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh (and 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

Professor Andrew McIntosh

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Position: Senior Research Fellow & Clinical Reader in Psychiatry

Interests:

I am particularly interested in using the combination of imaging and genetic methodology to identify the biological basis of psychosis and mood disorders in human subjects

Institute: University of Edinburgh

Department: Division of Psychiatry


Research Themes

Brain imaging in psychosis and mood disorders Genetics of psychosis and mood disorders Biology of psychosis and of its associated brain abnormalities

Key Publications
  • McIntosh AM, Owens DGC, Moorhead TWJ, Whalley HC, Stanfield AC, Hall J, Johnstone EC, Lawrie SM (2010) Longitudinal Volume Reductions in People at High Genetic Risk of Schizophrenia as They Develop Psychosis. Biol Psychiatry DOI: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2010.11.003.
  • Stanfield AC, Moorhead TW, Job DE, McKirdy J, Sussmann JE, Hall J, Giles S, Johnstone EC, Lawrie SM, McIntosh AM. Structural abnormalities of ventrolateral and orbitofrontal cortex in patients with familial bipolar disorder. Bipolar Disord. 2009;11(2):135-44
  • Sprooten E, Lymer GK, Muñoz Maniega S, McKirdy J, Clayden JD, Bastin ME, Porteous D, Johnstone EC, Lawrie SM, Hall J, McIntosh AM. The relationship of anterior thalamic radiation integrity to psychosis risk associated neuregulin-1 variants. Mol Psychiatry. 2009;14(3):237-8, 233. PM

Collaborators

Hilary Blumberg, Yale International

David Porteous, Edinburgh Scotland

David Glahn, Yale International

Danilo Arnone, Manchester United Kingdom

Klaus Ebmeier, Oxford United Kingdom

Keith Matthews, Dundee Scotland