Rosetrees Interdisciplinary workshop on neurodegenerative diseases of the brain Feb 10, 2021 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM — Virtual Meeting (online)
Medical Imaging Convention [rescheduled] Sep 15, 2021 - Sep 16, 2021 — National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham, England
Total Body PET 2021 conference [rescheduled] Sep 25, 2021 - Sep 27, 2021 — McEwan Hall, University of Edinburgh

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

Miss Jennifer Waymont

Position: PhD Student

Interests:

Jenny Waymont is a PhD candidate in Medical Imaging at the University of Aberdeen. Her PhD thesis is on the automated detection and analysis of white matter hyperintensities in healthy ageing and in neurodegenerative disorders. Jenny’s background is in psychology, having gained a BSc (hons) in Psychology with Clinical and Health Psychology, an MSc in Psychological Research, and an MSc in Neuroimaging, all within the School of Psychology at Bangor University in North Wales. During this time, she developed research experience across a range of topics, including personality and substance misuse, evidence-based medicine and clinicians’ prescribing behaviours, language acquisition and bilingual aphasia, and social perception.

Jenny’s research interests lie within the intersection of the brain and the mind, with a particular interest in psychosocial influences on brain ageing processes. Currently, Jenny is analysing brain MRI data from large healthy ageing cohort studies (the ‘Aberdeen Children of the 1950s’ and the ‘Stratifying Resilience Against Depression Longitudinally’ studies), and from a Phase III clinical trial for Alzheimer’s disease, to determine the risk factors and outcomes of increased white matter hyperintensity burden in older adults.

Institute: University of Aberdeen

Department: Aberdeen Biomedical Imaging Centre