Name of RN
Title of PI SINAPSE – 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).

Title Professor
First name David
Last name Wyper
Address of central coordination point for the network
Institution University of Edinburgh
Street Address 1 George Square
City Edinburgh
Postcode EH8 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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