Given the change of circumstances of the SDRC Executive Committee in 2020/21, the committee have decided to co-opt Jennifer to the Executive to support our growing activities as we emerge from the pandemic. Find out more in Jennifer’s biography below.

Jen Macfarlane is a Clinical Scientist based at Ninewells Hospital, Dundee and Director of SINAPSE (Scottish Imaging Network: A Platform for Scientific Excellence) a research pooling group which brings together clinical and academic expertise in imaging research throughout Scotland, encouraging a multidisciplinary, collaborative and supportive approach to tackling Health and Wellbeing.
Her interests include functional neuroimaging and breast magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). She works with both academic and clinical partners to optimise the use of MRI in patient care and research and is involved in the introduction of Scotland’s first MR guided Focused Ultrasound service to treat people with refractory Essential Tremor.

She studied and trained as a medical physicist in Glasgow. Her PhD research was in the field of visual electrophysiology at the University of Glasgow. She has worked in Nuclear Medicine and MRI in both Glasgow and Dundee.

 Thank you Jennifer to agree to be a part of the Executive Committee. You can follow Jennifer on Twitter here

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