Dementia diagnosis is complex and subjective, especially in the early stages of the disease. It takes on average over 2 years from symptom onset to diagnosis. Inflammation is seen as a driver leading to accelerated progression of dementia.
We are an interdisciplinary group of academics and clinicians working across medical imaging, immunology, neurology and data science. In this project, we are exploring markers of inflammation linked to dementia progression and combine them with our current imaging diagnostic tools, using artificial intelligence.
Our aim is to provide objective methods for enhancing dementia diagnosis in a clinical setting.
Deep tissue theranostic imaging
Funded by a recent Transformative Healthcare 2050 award from the EPSRC an interdisciplinary team of Southampton based scientists and researchers are developing new fibre lasers and novel methodologies that will allow early detection, imaging and …
Measuring the control of blood flow to the brain
It goes without saying that blood flow to the brain is essential for life. The simplistic view of the blood vessels as a fixed set of pipes, like the plumbing system in a house, helps …