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11 Sep

Image analysis of the spinal cord in MRI for multiple sclerosis studies

by Katie Konyn
Current Projects

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a disease in which the myelin sheets covering the nerve cells in the central nervous system (i.e., brain and spinal cord) are damaged. Such demyelination disrupts the communications along the nerves, leading to a num...

11 Sep

Linking genetics, 3D sterophotogrammetry and neuroimaging to clinical subtypes in epilepsy

by Katie Konyn
Current Projects

There are many important things about epilepsy that we do not understand, such as: how does one epilepsy differ from another, and how are they similar; can we predict outcomes such as treatment resistance, psychosis, depression and sudden deat...

08 Sep

Transurethral shear wave method for prostate cancer diagnosis

by Katie Konyn
Current Projects

Prostate Cancer (PCa) is the most common cancer in men in the UK. It is also the second cause of cancer death in men after lung cancer. It represents around 13% of all cases of cancer and accounts for 7% of all UK cancer deaths. About 1 in 8 m...

08 Sep

Optimising dynamic imaging of brain tumours with the world’s first clinical simultaneous SPECT/MRI

by Katie Konyn
Current Projects

Multimodal diagnostic imaging has gained interest over the years, due to its distinct advantages over single imaging modalities. Hybrid SPECT/CT, PET/CT and, more recently, PET/MRI systems have provided clinicians with high-resolution morpholo...

08 Sep

Computational models over the lifetime: discovering the roots of dementia

by Katie Konyn
Current Projects

The causes and earliest signs of neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer’s disease (AD), remain poorly understood. However, such understanding is essential to develop disease-modifying treatments, which currently remain elusive. Over the...

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