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Thu, 03/04/2021 - 17:35

Professor Sandra Black was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award from Society of Cognitive Behavioural American Neurology Society. Prof Black gave her talk for the Fondation Leducq Network on the 26th January 2021. Her lecture will shortly be available on the website. Congratulations!... Read more

Thu, 03/04/2021 - 17:31

Research Fellow - a new vacancy at The University of Edinburgh, for British Heart Foundation & Alan Turing Institute funded project “Uncovering retinal microvascular predictors of compromised brain haemodynamics in small vessel disease”.


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JOB TITLE: Research Fellow


Tue, 03/02/2021 - 15:39

OSIPI Task Force is an international initiative that aims to collect and harmonise DCE/DSC code snippets from developers. 

Task force 2.3 will develop a library of open-source functions, scripts and pipelines for DCE/DSC perfusion imaging analysis. This is aimed at developers of DCE/DSC perfusion methods looking for specific functionality or development templates, or who want to share... Read more

Tue, 03/02/2021 - 15:29

The Centre for Discovery Brain Sciences at the University of Edinburgh invites everyone to join a talk from Professor Valentina Escott-Price  from the University of Cardiff School fo Medicine, titled 'Genomic profiling for prediction of Alzheimer’s disease risk'. 


The webinar will take place at 1pm on Moday, 8th March 2021.  Please, save the date in your callendar.

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Thu, 02/25/2021 - 17:58

New book "Hankey's Cllinical Neurology" edited by Professor Philip B. Gorelick, Professor Fernando D. Testai, Professor Graeme J. Hankey, and Professor Joanna M. Wardlaw.

The book offers an up-to-date reference source in general clinical neurology. In addition to the anchor chapters on major areas such as headache, stroke, developmental disorders, dementia, epilepsy, acquired metabolic... Read more

Thu, 02/25/2021 - 17:45

This webinar is sponsored by the International Society for Neurovascular Disease (ISNVD) and is devoted to NEUROFLUIDS, that is all major extracellular fluid compartments of the central nervous system seen in a holistic and interactive manner. The focus will be on physiology, methods of study and associated diseases.

The event will feature a talk from Professor Helene Benveniste from... Read more

Thu, 01/21/2021 - 18:34

Dr Una Clancy  was awarded the prestigeous John Halliday Croom Prize by the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh. 

This annual Prize is named for Sir John Halliday Croom (1909-86), a past President of the College in recognition of his support of the concept of Collegiate Membership. The prize consists of a medal and £250.


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Tue, 01/05/2021 - 10:12

The Centre of Medical Informatics at the Usher Institute within The University of Edinburgh is looking for an experienced data scientist to conduct original research as a key member of the British Heart Foundation (BHF) and Alan Turing Institute funded project “Uncovering retinal microvascular predictors of compromised brain haemodynamics in small vessel disease” aimed at discovering... Read more

Thu, 12/17/2020 - 23:09

Merry Christmas from the Perivascular Spaces in Small Vessel Disease Research Network to fellow SVD scientists!

May the New Year 2021 bring ground-breaking discoveries in prevention and treatment of SVDs.


Wed, 12/16/2020 - 16:10

Article "Small vessel disease is associated with altered cerebrovascular pulsatility but not resting cerebral blood flow" was rated as the top-read research article in Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism for 2020. The article was co authored by Professor Joanna Wardlaw, Professor Ian Marshall, Dr Fergus Doubal, Dr Michael Thrippleton, Dr Francesca Chappell, et. al. working... Read more