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Thu, 08/12/2021 - 18:43

Congratulations to Dr Olivia Hamilton who recently successfully defended her PhD thesis which aimed to advance current understanding of the cognitive changes associated with sporadic cerebral small vessel disease.

Dr Olivia Hamilton has successfully defended her PhD thesis, titled “Sporadic Cerebral Small... Read more

Tue, 08/03/2021 - 17:30

Expertscape has recently published their ranking  on the most globally influential experts on Blood-Brain Barrier (BBB). Five scientists affiliated with the Fondation Leducq Trasatlantic Network of Excellence were listed amongst 40 globally recognised scientists leading in the Blood-Brain Barrier expertise.

  • Professor Berislav Zlokovic - University of Southern California
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Thu, 07/22/2021 - 15:44

Several members of the network, including Professor Joanna Wardlaw and Professor Berislav Zlokovic, have been recognised by Expertscape as world leaders in blood brain barrier research. Their PubMed-based algorithms placed the researchers in the top 0.1% of scholars writing about the Blood-Brain Barrier over the past 10 years. Further details of the rankings can be found... Read more

Tue, 07/06/2021 - 15:33

Dr Maria del Carmen Valdés Hernández gave the “Neuroimaging” lecture as part of the teaching sessions at the National Undergraduate Neuroanatomy Competition.

Dr Valdés Hernández is a Row Fogo Lecturer in Medical Image Processing and Analysis and a Fondation Leducq Transatlantic Network of Excellence scientist. The lecture was given on the 29th June 2021.


Lecture link... Read more

Thu, 06/24/2021 - 21:00

Join "Recent Advances in Medical Image Analysis" webinar featuring a talk from Dr Maria Valdés Hernández- Fondation Leducq Transatlantic Network of Excellence scientist, working at the Row Fogo Centre for Research into Ageing and the Brain, The University of Edinburgh.

The webinar has been organised by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).


Webinar details... Read more

Thu, 06/24/2021 - 20:28

Register for the European Stroke Organisation Conference (ESOC) by the early deadline 29th June 2021 with a lower fee.

Special rates are available for the following groups:

  • nurses
  • trainees
  • students
  • professionals from low-income countries  

Please, note that after this date full costs will be charged.

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Wed, 06/23/2021 - 12:25

An interview with Professor Joanna Wardlaw featured in the Daily Mail newspaper.

In the article titled "What the experts do to stave off dementia: after exciting new drug breakthrough, our guide to the precautions you can take to lessen your chances of the condition", Professor Wardlaw shares her expertise on major factors leading to dementia.

Professor Wardllaw outlines that... Read more

Tue, 06/22/2021 - 10:37

25th UK Conference on Medical Image Understanding and Analysis (MIUA) registration is still opened.

The conference is organised annually. This year will be held virtually between 12th -14th July 2021.


Related links

MIUA Conference website




Wed, 06/09/2021 - 14:54

The Row Fogo Centre for Research into Ageing and the Brain researchers created new datasets, freely available for download from the Edinburgh Datashare.

The three new datasets, developed by SVD Research scientists, can be explored by following the links below.


Systematic review & meta-analysis on the impact of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons exposure in... Read more

Thu, 04/22/2021 - 15:00

Algorithms developed by MICON - a collaborator of The University of Edinburgh.

Applications were primarily developed to help to assessing risk of patients with microbleeds - a subtype of small vessel disease.

Applications are free of charge and publicly available.


Related links

NeuroMind - mobile and web... Read more