Imaging and Image Analyis

Modern imaging techniques have revolutionized many aspects of medicine and clinical research by providing more accurate diagnosis, guidance of surgical procedures and greater understanding of disease processes.

Imaging and Image Analysis


Edinburgh Clinical Research Facility supports research in this area through its Imaging Core and Image Analysis team, which encompasses the

Choosing the right imaging modality

It is important that you choose the right imaging modality for your study; our Imaging Study Information Administrator Dawn Cardy is happy to discuss your project and imaging requirements with you.

For further information please visit the Edinburgh Imaging's page on "Choosing the right imaging facility"

Image Analysis

Image Analysis is central to conducting successful and meaningful research projects featuring medical imaging.  Our image analysis facilities are equipped with high-spec workstations and specialised software packages and staffed by experts in image processing and data analysis.

Our team provides expertise in image processing, manipulation and quantification for all types of medical images including MR, CT, PET and various optical imaging techniques.  We can train researchers and investigators in the use of specialised techniques and software.  Our team also participates in the scientific work of research projects by analysing images and developing new methods and software.

Who to contact?

Contact Tom MacGillivray (  for further information or to apply.

For additional details also visit Edinburgh Imaging's page on Image Analysis Tools

Edinburgh Imaging

Visit our Edinburgh Imaging website for further information