BBC Future: A blueprint of the emerging mind

BBC science journalist David Robson introduces the Developing Human Connectome Project. Describing his visit to the centre and discussion with Chief Investigator, David Edwards, Robson explains some of the challenges of gaining ground breaking data from new-born babies as  well … Continued

Nature: Connectomes make the map

This article in the journal Nature explains how the Developing Human Connectome Project (dHCP) will play a significant role in the future of neuroscience. The ground-breaking techniques developed and employed by the dHCP team, from successfully scanning babies with no general … Continued

International Clinical Trials Day 19th May 2015

  Tuesday the 19th of May marked our celebration of International Clinical Trials Day. This annual event commemorates the beginning of clinical research, dating back to the 18th century when James Lind studied Scurvy, developing the theory that citrus fruits … Continued

Mapping the unborn baby’s brain to better combat disease

Thanks to state-of-the-art technology, doctors at King’s College London are mapping the brains of babies while they are still in the womb. Traditional MRI scanners work by taking a series of cross-sectional images that are then are reconstructed into 3D … Continued

dHCP Launch Event

Launch of iFIND and Connectome On 3rd February over 50 people gathered in the Central Hall at St Thomas’ Hospital for the launch of the new fetal imaging studies iFIND (intelligent Fetal Imaging and Diagnosis) and the Developing Human Connectome … Continued