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14 Mar 18. PhD- MRI ageing brain

We are offering a PhD studentship in DCE-MRI of the ageing brain .

PhD vacancy at the University of Edinburgh: Multimodal MRI methods to quantify blood-brain barrier dysfunction in the ageing brain.

We are looking for a motivated physical scientist to develop new medical imaging methods and to improve our understanding and treatment of a common brain disease. We are offering a PhD studentship on advanced quantitative MRI of the ageing brain, with a particular focus on measuring blood-brain barrier leakage in cerebral small vessel disease. 

The candidate
  • first class or 2:1 degree (anticipated) in a relevant physical or quantitative sciences subject, e.g. physics, chemistry, engineering or computer science.
  • scientific/numerical programming skills, e.g. Matlab
  • ability to work independently
  • ability to work within a multidisciplinary team
  • knowledge of NMR, MRI or medical imaging is helpful but not essential
  • image processing skills are helpful but not essential

 

Apply

Enquiries to:  Michael.Thrippleton@ed.ac.uk  

Applications should be made through Precision Medicine.

 

Provisional closing date 16th April.

 

Full advert here

https://www.ed.ac.uk/usher/precision-medicine/how-to-apply/18-19-projects/2018-multimodal-mri-methods