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
Total Body PET 2021 conference [rescheduled] Sep 22, 2021 - Sep 24, 2021 — Virtual Meeting (online)
PET is Wonderful Annual Meeting 2021 Oct 26, 2021 12:00 AM — Virtual Meeting (online)


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: Consultant in Clinical Radiology

Institute: NHS Lothian

Department: Clinical Radiology

Key Publications
  • Gibson LM, Paul L, Chappell FM et al. Potentially serious incidental findings on brain and body magnetic resonance imaging of apparently asymptomatic adults: systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ 2018;363.
  • Littlejohns TL, Holliday J, Gibson LM et al. The UK Biobank imaging enhancement of 100,000 participants: rationale, data collection, management and future directions. Nat Commun 2020 11(1):2624.
  • Gibson LM, Nolan J, Littlejohns TL et al. Factors associated with potentially serious incidental findings and with serious final diagnoses on multi-modal imaging in the UK Biobank Imaging Study: a prospective cohort study. PLoS ONE 2019 14(6): e0218267.
  • Gibson LM, Chappell FM, Summers D et al. Post-mortem magnetic resonance imaging in patients with suspected prion disease: pathological confirmation, sensitivity, specificity and observer reliability. A national registry. PLoS ONE 2018 13(8): e0201434
  • Gibson LM, Littlejohns TL, Adamska L et al. Impact of detecting potentially serious incidental findings during multi-modal imaging [version 1; referees: 1 approved, 1 approved with reservations]. Wellcome Open Res 2017, 2:114
  • 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.