Clinical Neuroimaging Laboratory
Depts Psychiatry & Anatomy
National University of Ireland Galway
At the heart of the psychiatry research programme, the Clinical Neuroimaging Laboratory employs a range of brain imaging techniques to study the neurobiological underpinnings of the major affective and psychotic disorders.
At present, the laboratory focuses primarily on the analysis of structural and diffusion MR data using Computational Morphometry and Tractography, as well as developing expertise in Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy (MRS).
The Clinical Neuroimaging Laboratory was founded by Prof. Colm McDonald and Dr. Dara Cannon in 2006. The lab has since been involved in a number of projects both locally, University College Hospital Galway, and further afield in collaboration with academic departments at the Institute of Psychiatry, London, the University of Cambridge and the Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience, Dublin. The laboratory's focus has been on