SINAPSE Virtual Happy Hour May 19, 2021 04:30 PM - 05:30 PM — Virtual Happy Hour (online)
9th Annual Scottish Radiotherapy Research Forum Jun 03, 2021 12:30 PM - 05:00 PM — Virtual Meeting (online)
Scottish Dementia Research Consortium Annual Conference 2021 Jun 16, 2021 10:00 AM - 03:30 PM — Virtual Meeting (online)
Medical Imaging Convention [rescheduled] Sep 15, 2021 - Sep 16, 2021 — National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham, England
2021 SINAPSE ASM Sep 16, 2021 - Sep 17, 2021 — Technology & Innovation Centre, University of Strathclyde, 99 George Street, Glasgow


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 Lorna Gibson

Position: Clinical Radiology Registrar and Honorary Clinical Fellow

Institute: NHS Lothian/University of Edinburgh

Department: Clinical Radiology

Key Publications

Gibson LM, Hanby M, Al-Bachari S, Parkes LM, Allan SM, Emsley HCA. Late onset epilepsy and occult cerebrovascular disease. Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism. 2014;34:564-570.

Gibson LM, Whiteley W. The differential diagnosis of stroke: a systematic review. Journal of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh. 2013;43:114-118.

Maxwell H, Hanby M, Parkes LM, Gibson LM, Coutinho C, Emsley HC. Prevalence and subtypes of radiological cerebrovascular disease in late-onset isolated seizures and epilepsy. Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery. 2012;115:591-596.

Gibson LM, Allan SM, Parkes LM, Emsley HC. Occult cerebrovascular disease and late onset epilepsy: could loss of neurovascular unit integrity be a viable model? Cardiovascular Psychiatry and Neurology. 2011: 130406 Epub March 6th 2011.

Gibson LM, Brazzelli M, Thomas BM, Sandercock PAG. A systematic review of clinical trials of pharmacological interventions for acute ischaemic stroke (1955-2008) that were completed, but not published in full. Trials 2010;11:43.

Sandercock PAG, Gibson LM, Liu M. Anticoagulants for preventing recurrence following presumed non-cardioembolic ischaemic stroke or transient ischaemic attack. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2009, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD000248.