Dr Tom MacGillivray

Senior Research Fellow & Image Analysis Core Laboratory Manager


  • Specialises in the field of image processing and analysis for clinical research
  • My team staffs the Image Analysis Core laboratory of the Edinburgh Imaging QMRI facility joint with the Edinburgh Clinical Research Facility
  • The laboratory provides specialist support to investigators accessing data from a variety of modalities including MR, CT, PET, ultrasound and retinal imaging
  • Experience facilitating research that features retinal imaging and includes studies on stroke, cardiovascular disease, MS, and cognitive change with age
  • Co-ordinates an interdisciplinary initiative called VAMPIRE (Vascular Assessment and Measurement Platform for Images of the REtina) - aim is efficient, semi-automatic analysis of retinal images


Bachelor of Science, University of Edinburgh

Master of Science, University of Edinburgh: Acoustic pulse reflectometry for the measurement of tubular structures

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), University of Edinburgh: The application of laser anemometry in acoustic measurement standards

Postgraduate Diploma, University of Edinburgh: Academic Practice

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