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The UK Biobank Imaging Study aims to conduct detailed MRI imaging scans of the vital organs of over 100,000 participants, making it the largest of its kind in the world. Together with the information we have already collected from our participants, these images will help to improve the diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of diseases.

Take a look at the videos on this site to find out more about the imaging study. All video transcripts are available in the 'Further documents' section.

 

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Imaging

Heart &
abdomen
Brain
Bone
Carotid artery

The UK Biobank Imaging Study is one of the most ambitious and exciting health research opportunities in recent years. It will provide an unprecedented level of information to help scientists and doctors working on a wide range of illnesses.

 

Testimonials

“I felt very comfortable in the scanner; everything was explained so well and very clearly. I think people should make a little bit of effort and time to do something that will benefit others in the future.”
1000th participant
“The brain scan lasted a long time but it was an interesting experience.
I found the experience better than I expected.”
"A bit boring at times ... but all in a good cause!"
"Very helpful and cheerful staff helped to make it a pleasant and non- threatening experience."
"Staff very kind and reassuring as I was a bit worried about the scan as thought I'd feel claustrophobic."
"Everything was done to make me feel comfortable."
"Staff professional and polite, answered any questions I had. Nice to be able to help in a research progamme such as this, thank you."
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