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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

SPECT imaging of the alpha 4 beta 2 nicotinic receptor using (5-I-123)A85380

Author(s): S. L. Pimlorr, M. Piggott, J. Patterson, J. Cavanagh, D. J. Wyper

Abstract:
In order to image nAChR density in vivo in humans, [5- I-123] -iodo-3-[2(S)-2-azetidinylmethoxylpyridine ([5- I-123]A85380) has been developed as a SPECT imaging tracer. This article outlines the radiochemical synthesis, in vitro validation in human post-mortem tissue and some initial in vivo clinical studies using the ligand [5-I-123/125]A85380. Limitations of the usefulness of the tracer for routine clinical use are also discussed. Copyright (c) 2007 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

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ISBN: 0362-4803
Publication Year: 2007
Periodical: Journal of Labelled Compounds & Radiopharmaceuticals
Periodical Number: 5-6
Volume: 50
Pages: 350-353
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