Neuroimaging Career Event | webinar
Interested/working in neuroimaging, but not quite sure what comes next?

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Two neuroimaging experts from academia – Valerio Zerbi (EPFL, Switzerland) and industry – Thomas Bonasera (GSK, UK) joined our career panel. They shared their personal experiences and insights into their careers with us, offered tips and advice, and we learned about the steps (backwards and forwrd) they took to become the excellent scientists they are today!

We were also delighted to hear from Anouk Lafortune (Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions) who shared her expertise on the prestigious fellowship scheme with us.

Valerio Zerbi, Thomas Bonasera, Anouk Lafortune

This career panel was presented to you by the ESMI’s Neuroimaging Study Group in partnership with the ESMI’s Swiss young Molecular Imaging Community.

The Study Group

Scope, Relevance, and Objectives 

Neuro-imaging has become an indispensable tool for a wide range of application fields. Both structural and functional information about the central nervous system encompassing the brain and spinal cord are obtained through imaging approaches. With the neuro-imaging field extending into the realm of “Molecular Imaging”, exciting new doors have been opened to learn about cellular and molecular processes in topics of neurobiology and neuroscience, but also of neurological diseases. Molecular neuro-imaging is playing an increasing role in unraveling cellular and molecular mechanisms and process dynamics, essential for a better understanding of the function of the brain but also for a better grasp on neurological diseases and the development of therapy strategies.

The ESMI Study Group “Molecular Neuro-Imaging” is science driven. It is the declared goal to embrace all in vivo imaging modalities that can serve the purpose of advancing understanding in the neuro-science field. The Study Group welcomes all novel imaging modalities and is eager to validate their utilization for the neuro-field. We will reach out to new technologies, concepts and applications to integrate them for the advancement of neuro-biological, neuro-scientific, and neurological topics. 

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Group Review Article

On the Usage of Brain Atlases in Neuroimaging Research
Hess, A., Hinz, R., Keliris, G.A., Boehm-Sturm, P.

Founding Members

Markus Aswendt – Cologne
Hervé Boutin, Manchester
Jan Klohs – Zurich
Bertrand Tavitian – Paris
Louise van der Weerd- Leiden
Stefanie Dedeurwaerdere – Antwerp
Mathias Hoehn – Cologne

Group Leadership

  • Chair: Selena Milicevic Sephton, Cambridge
  • Co-Chair: Maximilian Wiesmann, Nijmegen
  • Trainee Representatives: Ioana-Emilia Mosneag, Manchester & Simon Zientek, Cambridge
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