Explore the body system topics within Edinburgh Imaging.
Brain & nervous system
Our major neuroimaging research themes include: stroke, brain ageing & dementia, small vessel disease (SVD), multiple sclerosis (MS) & neuro-oncology / brain tumours, as well as other inflammatory & degenerative diseases which affect the brain.
Eyes / retinal
Are eyes a window to the brain's health?
Heart / cardiovascular
Cardiovascular disease is a major health problem & our research focuses on myocardial infarction, myopathies & inflammation, coronary heart disease, arterial thrombosis, peripheral artery disease, stroke & angina, plus underlying causes such as arthrosclerosis.
Kidney / renal
Edinburgh Imaging's kidney / renal page
Liver / hepatic
Liver imaging research at Edinburgh Imaging, involves collaborative work to characterize various liver diseases, with the aim of reducing / minimizing invasive procedures in the diagnosis & management of these diseases.
Lungs / respiratory
Our respiratory imaging team is partnered with NHS Lothian to discover & translate, to commercial & clinical use, novel pulmonary imaging methods, in order to predict, prevent & manage lung diseases, as well as to improve patient outcomes.
The developing brain undergoes tremendous changes in structure & function around the time of birth, & the integrity of these changes determines important functions across the life course including learning ability, motor function & risk of neurological & psychiatric diseases.