Edinburgh Imaging

Edinburgh Imaging Facility - WGH

This facility is located in north Edinburgh on the Western General Hospital (WGH) campus, connected to the old Division of Clinical Neurosciences (DCN) building.

Edinburgh Imaging Facility WGH
Overview

The Edinburgh Imaging Facility WGH delivers clinical & academic research imaging in humans.

The Facility was established in 1998 & has benefitted from close proximity to the old Division of Clinical Neurosciences (DCN) as well as the academic stroke, neurosurgical & neurological groups.

A team of multidisciplinary imaging scientists advises on all aspects of the implementation & design of imaging protocols for patients & study participants.

 

Research

Our history means the main focus of our research hasbeen of the brain & nervous system, including:

A major goal is to reduce the burden of common neurological disorders.

We provide very high quality MR scans, ranging from single simple scans, through to coordinated, multi-centre, global clinical trials.

 

FAQ: How do I start an imaging project at your facility?

 
Prof Joanna Wardlaw explains to Princess Anne the features of our 3.0T MR unit at the Edinburgh Imaging Facility RIE official opening on 14th February 2017.
Prof Joanna Wardlaw explains to Princess Anne the features of our 3.0T MR unit at the Edinburgh Imaging Facility RIE official opening on 14th February 2017.
History
  • 1998 - in January, the Brain Research Imaging Centre (BRIC) was founded & located in Edinburgh's Western General Hospital
  • 2006 - the Neuroimaging Sciences project administration mechanisms merged with the Clinical Research Facility
  • 2016 - BRIC became part of Edinburgh Imaging & is now referred to as the Edinburgh Imaging Facility WGH
  • 2017  - in February, a second Brain Research Imaging Facility was officially opened developed at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh Little France site (Edinburgh Imaging Facility RIE)
 
Facility Director
 
 
Equipment 
Modality
Specification
Manufacturer
Model
EI facility location
MR 1.5T GE Healthcare Signa HDxt WGH
Fundus camera   Canon CR-DGi WGH

 

Acknowledgements

We are dependent on donations to help push forward the frontiers of science.

We are extremely grateful to the following organisations for major funding support:

 

 

Contact
  • For research / academic / clinical / industry & collaborator queries:

Dr Duncan Martin

Business Manager

  • Edinburgh Imaging

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