Upcoming Events

The transformative potential of data and image analysis for eye care Apr 23, 2018 - Apr 24, 2018 — The Royal Society, Carlton House Terrace, London
Scottish Dementia Research Consortium Annual Conference 2018 Apr 23, 2018 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM — Radisson Blu, 301 Argyle St, Glasgow
British Cardiovascular Imaging 2018 May 02, 2018 - May 04, 2018 — John McIntyre Conference Centre, Edinburgh
2nd SINAPSE Psychology meeting May 08, 2018 10:30 AM - 04:00 PM — Yudowitz Seminar Room, Wolfson Medical Building, University of Glasgow
2nd PET is Wonderful International Meeting May 14, 2018 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM — Wellcome Auditorium/Fyfe Rooms, Queen’s Medical Research Institute, University of Edinburgh

ImaGin

ImaGin

A bespoke Scottish craft gin to support imaging research in Scotland

SINAPSE has partnered with Strathearn Distillery to create ImaGin, a specially crafted gin distilled with botanicals inspired by imaging. Cranberries and watercress are natural sources of iodine, an element used in imaging methods such as CT (to enhance contrast) and PET (to locate areas of molecular activity). These iodine-rich botanicals are responsible for the unique sweet and peppery notes of ImaGin.

The label features an image of a cranberry scanned at 0.2 mm resolution on a 7 Tesla MRI system (credit: Prof David Porter, Tracey Hopkins, Dr Kristin Flegal) and processed for volume rendering (credit: Dr David Alexander Dickie).

 

Distilled by members of both Strathearn and SINAPSE, every bottle of ImaGin sold will contribute a donation to SINAPSE. Now available from the Strathearn Online Shop.

L to R: SINAPSE Lead Scientist Dr Kristin Flegal, SINAPSE Director Prof Alison Murray, Strathearn Head Distiller Liam Pennycook, Strathearn Owner Tony Reeman-Clark