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Laura (she/her) Bortolotti

Research Fellow, Faculty of Science



My academic path started at the University of Bologna (Unibo) where I did my bachelor and master's degrees in Physics and Applied Physics, respectively. I specialized in Physics Applied to Medicine during my master thesis' project at Sir Peter Mansfield Imaging Centre (SPMIC), sponsored by the School of Science (Unibo) and the Erasmus+ program. Successfully application to "Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship for Research Excellence" by the University of Nottingham led me lately to a PhD at SPMIC under the guidance of Prof. Richard Bowtell and Prof. Penny Gowland. I am currently a post-doctoral researcher at the SPMIC. My preferred pronouns are: she/her.

Expertise Summary

My research interest is Motion Correction techniques for Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). My PhD project focused on the development a new contact-less Motion Tracking technique for brain imaging in a 7 Tesla MRI scanner. It allowed me to apply both my programming and laboratory skills and to work in a research team. I used various Data Analysis and Machine Learning techniques to solve the problem. My current research aims to develop a Motion Correction technique at 0.5 Tesla upright MRI scanner.

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