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

Brains Publications

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BRAINS: Brain Images of Normal Subjects

Key Presentations and Publications

Pernet, C.R., Job, D.E., Wardlaw, J. M., Rodriguez, D.G

(2014) Sharing (non)personal data: the case of neuro-imaging. 'Dealing with Data' Conference and Research Data. The University of Edinburgh.

Dickie, D.A., Job, D.E., Sparrow, S., Piyasena, C., Wilkinson, G., Wardlaw, J.M., Boardman, J.P:

(Accepted). Preterm infant brain pathology revealed in individuals by voxel ranking against a normal term atlas. Proceedings of the 20th Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping. Hamburg, Germany.

Dickie, D.A., Job, D.E., Wardlaw, J.M., Laidlaw, D.H., Bastin, M.E:

(2014) Evidence of non-normal distributions in brain imaging data from normal subjects: implications for diagnosis of disease. Proc. Intl. Soc. Mag. Reson. Med. 22.

Article by Dr Susan Shenkin in The Conversation 17 June 2013 - Brain scan library will help us understand normal ageing.

Dickie, D.A., Job, D.E., Rodríguez González, D., Shenkin, S.D., Ahearn, T.S., Murray, A.D., Wardlaw, J.M:

(2013). Variance in brain volume with advancing age: implications for defining the limits of normality.PLOS ONE.

(2013). How normal is this brain? Development and testing of a new MR template for voxel–based brain ranking. Proceedings of the 19th Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping. Seattle, USA.

(2013). Development of automatic, voxel–based brain ranking. Anne Rowling Regenerative Neurology Clinic launch meeting. Edinburgh, UK.

(2013). Brain Images of Normal Subjects (BRAINS) Bank. NHS Lothian Annual Research Conference. Edinburgh, UK. Poster Competition First Prize.

(2013). How normal is this brain? A new nonparametric voxel-based method of comparing brain scans to age-appropriate reference templates. British Geriatrics Society Autumn Meeting. Harrogate, United Kingdom.

(2012). Distinguishing normal and pathological ageing brain structures with data not statistics. CCACE 5th Annual Research Day. Edinburgh, UK. Young Scientist Poster Award.

(2012). A databank, rather than statistical, model of normal ageing brain structure to indicate pathology.Proceedings of the 18th Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping. Beijing, China.Guarantors of Brain Travel Award.

Dickie, D.A., Job, D.E., Poole, I., Ahearn, T.S., Staff, R.T., Murray, A.D., Wardlaw, J.M:

(2012). Do brain image databanks support understanding of normal ageing brain structure? A systematic review Eur Radiol. 22 (7), 1385–1394. Received editorial: Barkhof, F. (2012). Making better use of our brain MRI research data.

Rodríguez González, D., Job, D.E., Dickie, D.A., Shenkin, S.D., Wardlaw, J.M:

(2012). Integrating Data Sharing and Data Curation in a Normative Brain Imaging BankInternational Digital Curation Conference. Amsterdam, Netherlands:

Poline JB1, Breeze JL, Ghosh S, Gorgolewski K, Halchenko YO, Hanke M, Haselgrove C, Helmer KG, Keator DB, Marcus DS, Poldrack RA, Schwartz Y, Ashburner J, Kennedy DN.

(2012) Data sharing in neuroimaging researchFrontiers in Neuroinformatics

Paper by Dr C. Farrell and colleagues in European Radiology, 2009 - Development and initial testing of normal reference MR images for the brain at ages 65-70 and 75-80 years