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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. **Unfortunately these do not currently work in browsers**

Edinburgh Imaging Academy at the University of Edinburgh offers the following online programmes through a virtual learning environment:

Neuroimaging for Research MSc/Dip/Cert

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PET-MR Principles & Applications Cert

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Online Short Courses

18F-barbiturates are PET tracers with diagnostic potential in Alzheimer's disease

Author(s): E. Calamai, S. Dall'Angelo, D. Koss, J. Domarkas, T. J. McCarthy, M. Mingarelli, G. Riedel, L. F. Schweiger, A. Welch, B. Platt, M. Zanda

Three fluoro-barbiturates were synthesised, showing in vivo sedative efficacy. One of them, [(18)F], was synthesised in radiofluorinated form. PET/CT Imaging with [(18)F] identified beta-amyloid over-expressing transgenic mice (betaA mice) compared to wild type and tau lines. The fluorescent barbiturate 9 was able to label betaA plaques in brain sections of betaA mice, and co-localise with a fluorescent Zn(II) indicator.

Full version: Available here

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ISBN: 1364-548X (Electronic)1359-7345 (Linking)
Publication Year: 2013
Periodical: Chem Commun (Camb)
Periodical Number: 8
Volume: 49
Pages: 792-4
Author Address: Kosterlitz Centre for Therapeutics, Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Scotland, UK.