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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

Dr Arnab Rana

Position: Honorary Senior Lecturer in Radiology and Consultant Neuroradiologist

  • Hippocampal atrophy
  • Cognitive ageing
  • Stroke
  • Brain tumours
Institute: University of Aberdeen

Department: Aberdeen Biomedical Imaging Centre

Research Themes
  • Neuroradiology
  • Neurovascular
  • Stroke
    Key Publications


        • Bain L, Rana A, Bhatt P, Clarke R and Reid JM.  Thrombolysis in a patient with capsular warning syndrome and incidental pineal tumor. Austin Journal of Cerebrovascular Disease & Stroke 2015, 2(1): 1032
        • Neelakantan A and Rana AK. Benign and malignant pathologies of the clivus. Clinical Radiology 2014, 69: 1295-1303

        • Rana AK, Turner H and Deans K.  Likelihood of aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage in patients with normal unenhanced CT, CSF xanthochromia on spectrophotometry and negative CT angiography. Journal of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh 2013, 43(3): 200-206

        • Rana AK, Koumellis P, Jaspan T and McConachie NS.  Coil embolization of ruptured middle cerebral artery aneurysms in the first two months of life. Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatics 2007, 107(3): 232-235
        • Rana AK, Wardlaw JM, Armitage PA and Bastin ME.  Apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) measurements may be more reliable and reproducible than lesion volume on diffusion-weighted images from patients with acute ischaemic stroke—implications for study design. Magnetic Resonance Imaging 2003, 21: 617-624
        • Wardlaw JM, Keir S, Bastin ME, Armitage PA and Rana AK.  Is diffusion imaging appearance an independent predictor of outcome after ischaemic stroke? Neurology 2002, 59(9): 1381-1387
        • Bastin ME, Rana AK, Wardlaw JM, Armitage PA and Keir S.  A study of the apparent diffusion coefficient of grey and white matter in human ischaemic stroke. Neuroreport 2000, 11(13): 2867-2874

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