The NHS Grampian Nuclear Medicine Department has three dual headed gamma cameras two of which are used for brain SPECT (Siemens Symbia and and carries out > 600 regional cerebral blood flow (HMPAO) SPECT studies in dementia per annum, as well as a smaller number of dopamine transporter (FP-CIT) studies in parkinsonian syndromes.

In addition to NHS use, these facilities are also used for research in Alzheimer's disease and FP-CIP in an incidence study of new parkinsonian disorders ongoing.

Please contact Professor Alison Murray or Dr Roger Staff for more information