Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a chronic neurodegenerative disease. Here is the latest research on neuroimaging modalities, including magnetic resonance imaging and positron emission tomography, in AD.
Neural circuits are groups of interconnected neurons which carry out specific functions when activated. Imaging these neural circuits allows researches to further elucidate their mechanisms and functions. Follow this feed to stay up to date on brain imaging of neural circuits.
Here is the latest research on cell imaging and imaging modalities, including light-sheet microscopy, in the central nervous system.
Computed axial tomography (CT or CAT) is a non-invasive imaging technique that uses X-rays to take slices of the particular region of interest. This data is sent to a computer where a 2D image is generated. CT of the brain can be helpful in understanding pathological processes of some diseases. Discover the latest research of CT of the brain here.
Ultrasound uses sound waves to provide images of the area of interest. Cranial ultrasound is most often used in babies to visualize their fontaneles. Discover the latest research on cranial ultrasounds here.
Imaging of the brain through different stages of development provides insight on brain structure, function, and plasticity. Insights gained from studying how the brain develops in healthy individuals and in disease can improve understanding and treatment for those with developmental deficits. Follow this feed to stay up to date on developmental neuroimaging.
Electroencephalography (EEG) is an electrophysiological technique used to record electrical activity in the brain. It is commonly used in the diagnosis of epilepsy, sleep disorders, coma, encephalopathies, and brain death. Find the latest research on EEG here.
Functional connectivity networks represent specific patterns of synchronous activity and differ between healthy subjects, stages of consciousness and across disease. Discover the latest research on functional connectivity networks here.
Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) images blood flow in the brain, using it as proxy for brain activity. It can also be used to look for brain abnormalities. To stay up to date on fMRI research, follow this feed.
Live cell imaging of the brain allows for the study of neuron and glial cell interactions and functions in vivo. To stay up to date on progress in this field follow this feed.
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is a non-invasive imaging technique that uses a powerful magnetic field and radio waves to generate images of the area of interest. MRI of the brain is commonly performed to visualize the brain and related structures in detail. Discover the latest research of MRI and the brain here.
Magnetoencephalography (MEG) is a method of functional neuroimaging by means of recording the magnetic fields produced by electrical currents in the brain. Find the latest research on MEG here.
Magnetic resonance imaging has been used to diagnose and monitor the disease progression in multiple sclerosis. MRI has improved the management of MS patients and provided information on the level of atrophy in the brain and the severity of the disease. Discover the latest research on multiple sclerosis imaging here.
Imaging of neural activity in vivo has developed rapidly recently with the advancement of fluorescence microscopy, including new applications using miniaturized microscopes (miniscopes). This feed follows the progress in this growing field.
Neuroimaging is a useful tool for studying brain function as well as for diagnosis of diseases and injuries to the brain. Follow this feed to stay up to date.
Neuroimaging techniques have been used to investigate the neural structures and activities involved in eating disorders. Here are the latest discoveries pertaining to the neuroimaging of eating disorders.
Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a neurodegenerative disorder that affects movement. This feed focuses on therapeutic aspects, diagnostic tools including medical imaging, and clinical trials in PD.
Positron Emission Tomography (PET) is a type of imaging that allows visualization of the brain functioning. A radioactive tracer is injected into the bloodstream allowing the activity of the organ to be visualized. PET imaging for the brain is useful to see if there is disease or injury in the brain. Here is the latest research on PET and the brain.
Superresolution imaging enhances the resolution of an imaging system. Discover the latest research on superresolution imaging in neuroscience.