PET is Wonderful Annual Meeting 2021 Oct 26, 2021 12:00 AM — Virtual Meeting (online)
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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

Dr Roger Staff

Position: Clinical Scientist NHS-Grampian & Hon Senior Lecturer Aberdeen University

Interests:

My current interest include; the late life imaging correlates of early life conditions and experiences; the imaging correlates on cognitive reserve; the use of entropy to measure adaptive capacity in the brain; imaging the non cognitive aspects of dementia and the influence of TAU aggregation inhibition on brain function and structure

Institute: Aberdeen Royal Infirmary

Department: Physical Sciences NHS Grampian

Keywords: PET , SPECT

Research Themes

Imaging the ageing brain and dementia

Key Publications
  • 1. Staff RT, Murray AD, Deary IJ, Whalley LJ. What provides cerebral reserve? Brain 2004; 127:1191-9.
  • 3. Wischik C, Staff RT Challenges in the conduct of disease-modifying trials in AD: Practical experience from a phase 2 trial of tau-aggregation inhibitor therapy. The Journal of Nutrition, Health & Aging. 2009; 132(4):367-9.
  • 2. Staff RT, Gemmell HG, Shanks MF, Murray AD, Venneri A. Changes in the rCBF images of patients with Alzheimer's disease receiving Donepezil therapy. Nuclear Medicine Communications 2000; 21(1):37-41.

Collaborators

Pete Benthan (Birmigham) United Kingdom

Brendan Bunting (Ulster) United Kingdom

Claude Wischik (Aberdeen) Scotland

Mike Hogan (Galway) International

Ian Deary (Edinburgh) Scotland

Lawrence Whalley (Aberdeen, UHI) Scotland