Our recent paper in The Lancet Neurology shows that simvastatin can improve cognitive function in people with secondary progressive multiple sclerosis (SPMS). Read more about this work on UCL news or on, and about the next phase of the statin trials on the guardian website. Download the paper here or click read more. 

The Translational Imaging Group, in collaboration with the Queen's Square Multiple Sclerosis Centre, recently published work in Multiple Sclerosis Journal on spinal cord atrophy. 










Rosalind Pratt and Andrew Melbourne were invited to speak about their work in collaboration with UCLH and GOSH at the UCL/Paris Descartes University Fetal Growth Restriction seminar on the 5th May 2017 held at the Residence de France in Kensington.

distalness.pngRosalind Pratt was awarded the runner-up prize in the 2017 Faculty of Population Health Sciences Poster Competition on 26th April for her poster entitled “Investigating Placental Efficiency;  Novel Analysis of the Fetoplacental Vascular Tree”. Congratulations to her!


Full house at The Water Rats listening to Jorge Cardoso, who gave a talk on Big Data in Medical Imaging as part of the #techmeout #virtualbrains event of Pint of Science 2017

The annual postgraduate British Chapter ISMRM symposium was held on Friday 24th March at Guy’s Hospital Tower in London. 140 junior researchers and mentors gathered for a day of talks, posters and networking. 

The GE medals for Best Power Presentation went to UCL PhD student Oscar Bennett. 


New publication in Brain describing the first real time in vivo images of cell apoptosis, with applications to glaucoma diagnosis. The paper is featured in BBC news here:


Real-time imaging of single neuronal cell apoptosis in patients with glaucoma

Maria F. Cordeiro, Eduardo M. Normando, M. Jorge Cardoso, Serge Miodragovic, Seham Jeylani, Benjamin M. Davis, Li Guo, Sebastien Ourselin, Roger A’Hern, Philip A. Bloom

Brain 2017





Three pieces of work have been accepted for the 25th International Conference of Information Processing in Medical Imaging (IPMI) this year at the Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA (June 25 - June 30, 2017).
We look forward to presenting these papers at the conference in June.