SINAPSE Image of the Month: Carotid Ultrasound

Courtesy of Dr Javaid Iqbal, Dr Paddy Hadoke and Dr Carmel Moran, this high resolution ultrasound image shows an ex-vivo mouse aorta with branching left carotid and subclavian arteries. The …more

SINAPSE Image of the Month: Brainstem SPECT

Courtesy of Dr Sally Pimlott, this sagittal SPECT image of a psoriatic arthritis patient shows [123I]-beta-CIT uptake at 4 hours in the brainstem (arrows) – before (top row) and after …more

SINAPSE Image of the Month: Retinal Vasculature

Courtesy of Dr Tom MacGillivray and Mr Gavin Robertson, this image shows a probability map of the retinal vasculature created by a neural network classifier. The bright yellow pixels represent a …more

SINAPSE Image of the Month: MRI Brain Atlas

Courtesy of Dr David Dickie, this image shows that the appearance of brain structure in a group of subjects diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) versus a normal control group changes …more

SINAPSE Image of the Month: Hippocampal MRE

Courtesy of Dr Lucy Hiscox and Prof Neil Roberts, this image shows Magnetic Resonance Elastography (MRE) of the hippocampus, a brain structure within the medial temporal lobe involved in the …more

SINAPSE Image of the Month: Shear wave elastography

Courtesy of Prof Zhihong Huang, this image shows an ultrasound technique, shear wave elastography (SWE), applied to the detection of prostate cancer. SWE is used to assess tissue stiffness, which …more

SINAPSE Image of the Month: Imaging science and art collaboration

Courtesy of Kirsty Stevens, this month’s image features the 10th anniversary souvenir conference bag for registered delegates at the 2018 SINAPSE Annual Scientific Meeting, a collaboration between her design brand …more

SINAPSE Image of the Month: MR spectroscopy of brain white matter

Courtesy of Prof Ian Marshall, this image shows a magnetic resonance spectroscopic imaging (MRSI) slice for measuring brain metabolites in an individual with secondary progressive multiple sclerosis. The spectroscopic excitation …more

SINAPSE Image of the Month: Neurovascular 7T clinical MRI

Courtesy of Dr David Alexander Dickie, this image shows scans from the first clinical patient study being conducted on the the first 7T clinical MRI scanner in Scotland: the 7T …more

SINAPSE Image of the Month: Optical endomicroscopy

Courtesy of Dr Ahsan Akram, this image demonstrates molecular imaging of bacteria in human lungs using fluorescent probes and optical endomicroscopy, tiny fibre-optic tubes that obtain images from deep inside …more

SINAPSE Image of the Month: MRI functional connectivity

Courtesy of Dr Neil Basu, this image shows the result from functional connectivity analysis of fMRI data in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients. RA is a chronic inflammatory disorder in which …more

SINAPSE Image of the Month: 4D Flow MRA

Courtesy of Prof Giles Roditi and Dr Pauline Hall Barrientos, this image demonstrates 4D Flow magnetic resonance angiography (MRA), a technique of time-resolved phase-contrast MRI for investigating flow fields. This …more

SINAPSE Image of the Month: Tim’rous beastie imaged in 3D

Courtesy of Adaptix Ltd, and inspired by recent Burns Night poetry, these images show how X-ray tomosynthesis can be used to give 3D information. In a normal 2D X-ray [1] …more

SINAPSE Image of the Month: Retinal vascular parameters

Courtesy of Dr Tom MacGillivray, this image of the retina was acquired with an ultra-widefield (UWF) scanning laser ophthalmoscope (Optos P200C AF). UWF technology allows the entire retina to be …more

SINAPSE Image of the Month: Mobile EEG to study real world memory

Courtesy of Dr Joanne Park, this image shows results from mobile EEG recordings in the first study to capture known neural correlates of episodic memory in real world settings. EEG …more