Edinburgh Imaging

Neuroimaging Sciences

Neuroimaging sciences at Edinburgh Imaging includes facilities on two campuses: one at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh (RIE), Little France & one at the Western General Hospital (WGH).

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Overview

The Neuroimaging Sciences group has grown each year since 1998, around research activity at the original Edinburgh Imaging Facility WGH (formerly the Brain Research Imaging Centre - BRIC).

 
Research

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

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

 

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
 
 
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:

 

 

The short url for Neuroimaging Sciences at Edinburgh Imaging is: www.ed.ac.uk/edinburgh-imaging/brain-imaging