Name of RN
Title of PISINAPSE – Scottish Imaging Network
Mission of RN

SINAPSE is a consortium of six Scottish universities; Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow, St. Andrews, and Stirling. It has been established with funding from the Scottish Funding Council, the Chief Scientific Office and the six Universities.

The main research focus is on imaging the brain, with additional interests in oncology and cardiovascular imaging. The technology focus is primarily on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), positron emission tomography (PET), single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT), and electrophysiology (EEG).

First nameDavid
Last nameWyper
Address of central coordination point for the network
InstitutionUniversity of Edinburgh
Street Address1 George Square
PostcodeEH8 9JZ
Country in which RN operates
  • United Kingdom
Date the RN was established


The RN has specific relevance to these neurodegenerative diseases:
  • Neurodegenerative disease in general
Funding source

Scottish Funding Council, Chief Scientist Office – Scottish Government Health Directorates, participating universities

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    Types: Research Networks
    Member States: United Kingdom
    Diseases: Neurodegenerative disease in general
    Years: 2011
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