Wolfson Brain Imaging Centre

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The Wolfson Brain Imaging Centre (WBIC) is a leading UK Biomedical Imaging Centre, located at Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, England, on the Cambridge Bio-Medical Campus at the southwestern end of Hills Road. It is a division of the Department of Clinical Neurosciences of the University of Cambridge.

The Centre opened in 1996 with a GE PET scanner, followed soon after by a Bruker 3T MRI system. After a major programme of infrastructure investment and redevelopment, funded by the Medical Research Council and the University of Cambridge. The facilities now comprise a Siemens 7T Terra MRI scanner, a Siemens 3T PrismaFit scanner, a Siemens 3T SkyraFit scanner, a GE 3T PET/MR Signa scanner and a hyper-polariser system.[1]

Research conducted within the Centre falls broadly into the categorisations of positron emission tomography, magnetic resonance and radiochemistry.[2] It also provides research platforms for neuroscience themes, including dementia, stroke and neurosurgery as well as cognitive neuroscience.[3]

People[edit]

  • Prof Ed Bullmore — Chairman and Clinical Director
  • Prof Franklin I. Aigbirhio — Director of PET Radiochemistry
  • Dr T. Adrian Carpenter — Director of Magnetic Resonance
  • Dr Tim D. Fryer — Director of PET Physics
  • Dr Guy B. Williams — Director of Information Processing

References[edit]

  1. ^ 3b5c604f327550abfac50e4bedc37282. "About — Wolfson Brain Imaging Centre". www.wbic.cam.ac.uk. Retrieved 2018-12-06.
  2. ^ 3b5c604f327550abfac50e4bedc37282. "Overview — Wolfson Brain Imaging Centre". www.wbic.cam.ac.uk. Retrieved 2018-12-06.
  3. ^ 3b5c604f327550abfac50e4bedc37282. "About — Wolfson Brain Imaging Centre". www.wbic.cam.ac.uk. Retrieved 2018-12-06.

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Coordinates: 52°10′28″N 0°08′32″E / 52.1744°N 0.1421°E / 52.1744; 0.1421