SUSTAIN SouthWest secures £300K from the Medical Research Council for groundbreaking stroke research

Strokes represent one of the leading causes of death and disability in the UK, impacting around 100,000 patients each year. However, with one in seven strokes seen as preventable, a new project aims to enhance health the ability to predict whether a person is at a increases risk of stroke....

Dec 04, 2023

Peninsula radiology academy research workshop

There has been increasing interest in imaging research amongst radiologists but limited opportunities to get involved as a radiology trainee. We deliver teaching at the Peninsula Radiology Academy to radiologists on the Peninsula PGME School of Radiology training scheme to improve awareness of the technologies underlying AI in radiology.

Jul 28, 2023

Aneuysm clip detection

Some implanted medical devices require additional safety checks before MRI scans can take place. Automated systems to identify all of these devices could improve prompt identification, allowing timely safety checks to take place before a patient attends their appointment.

May 10, 2023

Early diagnosis in Parkinson's disease

Prospective neuroprotective treatments for Parkinson’s disease (PD) are highlighting the need for early diagnostic tests. MRI is not currently considered a robust imaging test for PD, but exploratory techniques have suggested that dedicated experimental sequences may be able to detect early pathological brain changes. Our group have been exploring whether...

May 09, 2023