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Accelerated imaging using Compressed SENSE

The Philips 3T Ingenia MRI scanner at NeuRA Imaging has a number of unique features that researchers can take advantage of for faster image acquisition. One of these featured is Compressed SENSE which can an acceleration technique that can speed up scan times by up to 50% via incomplete sampling of k-space It works by …

NeuRA Imaging Facility closed during COVID-19 pandemic

The NeuRA Imaging Facility is currently closed to all researchers and staff during the current COVID-19 pandemic.  UPDATE (July 1, 2020): NeuRA Imaging is open for limited scanning for pre-approved research studies. During this time, MRI scans acquired will still be available for researchers to access remotely for further analysis. Please email Dr Michael Green …

5 Things You May Not Know About MRI scanners

Most people have heard of MRI. Perhaps some even know what it stands for: Magnetic Resonance Imaging. And perhaps you know it is used to image the brain, the heart or other parts of the body, and to aid in the diagnosis of a disease or track the effectiveness of treatment. Many research groups at …

Constant pain changes the way your brain works, scientists find | ABC News

via the ABC: “For many people living with chronic pain the daily challenges are not only physical but emotional. New Australian research has uncovered physical changes in the brain of pain patients which might explain low mood.”

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Data handling, management and processing

The new NeuRA MRI Facility is officially open for business and with it comes a new data storage and sharing platform. But first – a bit of history. Where it all began NeuRA has been providing research imaging services on-site since 2003, with the establishment of a joint clinical and research partnership between NeuRA (then …

UoW hippocampus workshop slides and video available online

Mark Schira’s research group at the University of Wollongong recently hosted a MRI workshop focussing on the hippocampus. Presentations by Tom Shaw from the University of Queensland and Yann Chye from Monash University in Melbourne looked at analysis methods for the hippocampus and the slides and videos are now available via the Schira research group’s …