SINAPSE Image of the Month: Harmonized functional protocols for 7T MRI neuroimaging

Courtesy of Dr Andrew Morgan, this image shows data acquired from a single subject on three 7 tesla (7T) MRI scanner models, for the evaluation of harmonized functional protocols for …more

SINAPSE Image of the Month: CTPA coronary artery calcification

Courtesy of Dr Michelle Williams, this image shows coronary artery calcification in the left anterior descending coronary artery, with examples of mild (a), moderate (b), and severe (c) calcification, on …more

SINAPSE Image of the Month: Ultrasound training phantom

Courtesy of Dr Ourania Varsou and Miss Zainab M.R. Al Lawati, this ultrasound scan image shows the hyperechoic spinous process (SP) and laminae (L) of a lumbar vertebrae with an …more

SINAPSE Image of the Month: Ovine brain MRI segmentation

Courtesy of Dr Gerry Thompson, this image shows brain MRI images from a 3-month-old sheep which has been genome edited to express the human PPT1 mutation responsible for Batten disease …more

SINAPSE Image of the Month: Hyperpolarized 129Xe MRI

Courtesy of Prof Edwin van Beek and Prof Grace Parraga from the University of Western Ontario, these pulmonary MR images with inhaled hyperpolarized 129Xe gas show the lungs of a …more

SINAPSE Image of the Month: Whole body MRA

Courtesy of Dr Jonathan Weir-McCall and Prof Graeme Houston, this image illustrates the use of whole body magnetic resonance angiography (MRA) in clinical imaging. Atherosclerosis is a systemic disorder affecting …more

SINAPSE Image of the Month: Episodic Memory EEG

Courtesy of Dr Jamie Murray, this image shows topographic maps of scalp-recorded EEG illustrating a Left Parietal effect associated with recollection in an episodic memory task, during the time window …more

SINAPSE Image of the Month: 3D PC-MRI

Courtesy of Dr Pauline Hall Barrientos, this animated image demonstrates the 3D PC-MRI technique which visualises blood flow through vessels. This image illustrates 3D blood through a carotid with stenosis, …more

SINAPSE Image of the Month: Magnetic Resonance Elastography

Courtesy of Prof Neil Roberts and Lucy Hiscox, this image illustrates Magnetic Resonance Elastography (MRE), a new MRI-based technique that enables non-invasive palpation (i.e. ‘touching’) of living tissues so as …more

SINAPSE Image of the Month: 18F-Fluorination

Courtesy of Prof David O’Hagan, this image shows the fluorinase enzyme catalysing 18F-Fluorination of a dendrimeric PGD peptide for radiochemical imaging. The study was recently published in Organic & Biomolecular …more

SINAPSE Image of the Month: 7T fMRI cortical layers

Courtesy of Prof Lars Muckli, this image shows a surface reconstruction of human visual cortex overlaid with grid lines depicting cortical depths from superficial (red) to deep (purple) layers. Using …more

SINAPSE Image of the Month: OCT retinal layers

Courtesy of Dr James Cameron, this animated image demonstrates optical coherence tomography (OCT) cross-sectional imaging of the retina which enables 3D reconstruction, with 4 micron axial resolution, and reliable automated …more

SINAPSE Image of the Month: CT perfusion following pulmonary embolism

Courtesy of Prof Edwin van Beek, this CT perfusion image of a patient who was treated for pulmonary embolism, but had incomplete resolution of the embolus, shows a colour map …more

SINAPSE Image of the Month: MRI incidental findings

Courtesy of Prof Joanna Wardlaw, this image shows multiple lesions in axial FLAIR (left) and T2 (right) brain MRI consistent with multiple sclerosis discovered as incidental findings in a young …more

SINAPSE Image of the Month: Retinal imaging displacement field

Courtesy of Dr Adria Perez Rovira and Prof Emanuele Trucco from the Vascular Assessment and Measurement Platform for Images of the REtina (VAMPIRE) project, this image shows false-colour visualization of …more