Tag: Conference

Spotlight on… Sam Budd

Spotlight on… Sam Budd

Sam talks about his research leveraging web based platforms to visualise, explore and annotate medical image data.

Giovanna’s Trip to Chile

Giovanna’s Trip to Chile

On April 2017, I had the great opportunity to spend a few weeks at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (UC), one of Chile’s best and oldest universities. Together with colleagues from KCL I visited the Biomedical Research Center (CIB) and the Electrical Engineering Department of UC.

Daniel West Describes his Project

Daniel West Describes his Project

Myelin is a substance that forms an insulating layer around nerve cells in the brain, playing an important role in normal brain function. Damage to myelin hinders transmission of signals and can have serious neurological consequences. Links to diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s are well-established. However, due to a compact molecular structure, it is difficult to image myelin using conventional magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) techniques and so it is ignored in existing microstructural models.