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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 Lucia Ballerini

Position: Research Associate


I am a researcher in image analysis. I developed theoretical and application oriented methods. I have been working with different kind of images: medical, food, radar, robotic and forensic images. Recently I worked with skin lesion images and retinal images. See my 100+ publications (google scholar or researchgate) for more details

I am presently working MR brain images.

Institute: University of Edinburgh

Department: Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences, Neuroimaging Sciences

Key Publications

L. Ballerini, R. Lovreglio, M. C. Valdes Hernandez, V. Gonzalez-Castro,  S. Munoz Maniega, E. Pellegrini, M. E. Bastin, I. J. Deary, J. M. Wardlaw, ``Application of the ordered logit model to optimising Frangi filter parameters for segmentation of perivascular spaces'' in International Conference On Medical Imaging Understanding and  Analysis (MIUA 2016), Loughborough, UK, 6-8 July 2016 (in press)