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Wed, 06/23/2021 - 12:25

An interview with Professor Joanna Wardlaw featured in the Daily Mail newspaper.

In the article titled "What the experts do to stave off dementia: after exciting new drug breakthrough, our guide to the precautions you can take to lessen your chances of the condition", Professor Wardlaw shares her expertise on major factors leading to dementia.

Professor Wardllaw outlines that... Read more

Tue, 06/22/2021 - 10:37

25th UK Conference on Medical Image Understanding and Analysis (MIUA) registration is still opened.

The conference is organised annually. This year will be held virtually between 12th -14th July 2021.


Related links

MIUA Conference website




Wed, 06/09/2021 - 14:54

The Row Fogo Centre for Research into Ageing and the Brain researchers created new datasets, freely available for download from the Edinburgh Datashare.

The three new datasets, developed by SVD Research scientists, can be explored by following the links below.


Systematic review & meta-analysis on the impact of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons exposure in... Read more

Thu, 04/22/2021 - 15:00

Algorithms developed by MICRON - a collaborator of The University of Edinburgh.

Applications were primarily developed to help to assessing risk of patients with microbleeds - a subtype of small vessel disease.

Applications are free of charge and publicly available.


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NeuroMind - mobile and web... Read more

Thu, 04/15/2021 - 15:18

 Registration for the European Stroke Organisation (ESO) Guideline Webinar is now opened. 


Webinar content

Guidelines about:

  • Blood pressure management in acute ischaemic stroke and intracerebral haemorrhage
  • Management of space-occupying brain infarction
  • Endarterectomy and stenting for carotid artery stenosis
  • Covert small vessel... Read more
Wed, 04/14/2021 - 17:58

New neuroimaging tools that use Convolutional Neural Network algorithms developed by the Sunnybrook Research Institute research group, University of Toronto, led by Professor Sandra Black.


Algorithm links

Intracranial volume algorithm

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Tue, 04/13/2021 - 10:57

Transatlantic Network of Research Excellence was granted an extension research on small vessel disease. Our project will continue until December 2023.

With deep gratitude to our funder Fondation Leducq for generously letting us to continue our work.


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The Researchers

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Tue, 04/06/2021 - 16:37

Dr Una Clancy and Dr Stewart Wiseman, two researchers from the Leducq Network, gave their presentation during the SVD Network Meeting.

 - Dr Una Clancy presentation, titled: Relatives’ concerns about declining cognition and function associates with small vessel disease progression”. 

- Dr Stewart Wiseman presentation, titled “Retinal changes as a means of... Read more

Thu, 03/04/2021 - 17:35

Professor Sandra Black was awarded the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award from the Society for Cognitive and Behavioural Neurology (SCBN). Each year, SBCN honors leaders in the field of cognitive and behavioral neurology.  The SBCN Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes outstanding... Read more

Thu, 03/04/2021 - 17:31

Research Fellow - a new vacancy at The University of Edinburgh, for British Heart Foundation & Alan Turing Institute funded project “Uncovering retinal microvascular predictors of compromised brain haemodynamics in small vessel disease”.


Vacancy details

JOB TITLE: Research Fellow