Saturday, October 30, 2010
Clinical Research Imaging Centre opens in Edinburgh, Scotland
"A cutting-edge medical scanning centre has opened at University of Edinburgh. Opened by the Duke of Edinburgh, the British Heart Foundation invested GBP3 million in the centre to give researchers a vital window on heart disease. Scientists at the Clinical Research Imaging Centre - which cost GBP20 million in total - will use the technology to uncover the secrets of the heart. The BHF-funded magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanner uses magnets and sophisticated computer technology to provide highly detailed, instant, real-time moving images of the inside of the body, without using radiation"