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19 Sep

OHBM 2017 ABSTRACT HIGHLIGHT: NOVEL DISEASE PROGRESSION SCORES AND SUSCEPTIBILITY LOCI FOR Alzheimer's disease

by Georgina Cade
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There are over 9.9 million new cases of dementia every year worldwide, which equates to a new case every 3.2 seconds. The discovery of susceptibility loci for Alzheimer’s disease has the potential to inform research hypotheses and could, eventual...

18 Sep

Advanced echocardiographic imaging of the fetal heart

by Katie Konyn
Current Projects

Congenital heart disease (CHD) is one of the leading causes of infant morbidity and mortality, accounting for 35-50% of deaths within the first year after birth. Prenatal diagnosis provides a valuable opportunity to intervene and alter the natura...

15 Sep

Imaging Cherenkov emissions for in vivo verification in radiotherapy

by Katie Konyn
Current Projects

Modern radiotherapy techniques rely on complex radiation fields which rapidly change in space and time. Being able to visualise the radiation dose entering and exiting the patient will enable a new level of in-vivo verification. The impact of ...

15 Sep

Cortical Mapping with Diffuse Optical Compressed Sensing

by Katie Konyn
Current Projects

Diffuse optical tomography is an emerging non-invasive medical imaging technology which can be used to map the optical properties of biological tissues using near-infrared light. Such measurements are of significant clinical and scientific int...

15 Sep

Wearable high-density diffuse optical tomography technologies

by Katie Konyn
Current Projects

Newborn infants who suffer a brain injury often go on to develop cerebral palsy (CP). Early diagnosis of CP is critical because during the first weeks of life, the brain is likely to be at its most susceptible to treatment. In healthy children...

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