Edinburgh Imaging

14 Mar 18. Job - PhD in 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



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

Applications should be made through Precision Medicine.


Provisional closing date 16th April.


Full advert here