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Biomedical Imaging in Experimental Neuroscience

1st Edition

Edited by Nick Van Bruggen, Timothy P.L. Roberts

CRC Press

368 pages

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Recent years have seen an explosion of activity in the field of biomedical imaging in an attempt to understand the behavior of the brain in healthy and disease states. With the emergence of genetically manipulated laboratory mice and the knowledge of the mouse genome, we are entering an exciting new era with revolutionary tools for experimental res

Table of Contents

Introduction. Principles of MRI and the Generation of Contrast. MRI Measurement of Cerebral Perfusion and Application to Experimental Neuroscience. MRI Measurement of Cerebral Water Diffusion. Diffusion Weighted MRI in Experimental Research. Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Functional Imaging in the Non-Human Primate, Elizabeth Disbrow. Pharmacological Magnetic Resonance Imaging (phMRI). Anatomical Studies in the Rodent Brain and Spinal Cord: Applications of Magnetic Resonance Microscopy. Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy: Principles and Applications. Molecular Imaging with Novel MRI Contrast Agents. Small Animal Imaging with Positron Emission Tomography. The Future for Biomedical Imaging in Experimental Research: Emerging and Alternative Technologies.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Biotechnology
MEDICAL / Neuroscience
MEDICAL / Radiology & Nuclear Medicine
MEDICAL / Research
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General