Imaging of the Human Brain in Health and Disease

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  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 15 November 2013
  • ISBN : 9780124186842
  • Page : 532 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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Brain imaging technology remains at the forefront of advances in both our understanding of the brain and our ability to diagnose and treat brain disease and disorders. Imaging of the Human Brain in Health and Disease examines the localization of neurotransmitter receptors in the nervous system of normal, healthy humans and compares that with humans who are suffering from various neurologic diseases. Opening chapters introduce the basic science of imaging neurotransmitters, including sigma, acetylcholine, opioid, and dopamine receptors. Imaging the healthy and diseased brain includes brain imaging of anger, pain, autism, the release of dopamine, the impact of cannabinoids, and Alzheimer's disease. This book is a valuable companion to a wide range of scholars, students, and researchers in neuroscience, clinical neurology, and psychiatry, and provides a detailed introduction to the application of advanced imaging to the treatment of brain disorders and disease. A focused introduction to imaging healthy and diseased brains Focuses on the primary neurotransmitter release Includes sigma, acetylcholine, opioid, and dopamine receptors Presents the imaging of healthy and diseased brains via anger, pain, autism, and Alzheimer's disease

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Imaging of the Human Brain in Health and Disease

Imaging of the Human Brain in Health and Disease
  • Author : Philip Seeman,Bertha Madras
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2013-11-15
  • ISBN : 9780124186842
GET THIS BOOKImaging of the Human Brain in Health and Disease

Brain imaging technology remains at the forefront of advances in both our understanding of the brain and our ability to diagnose and treat brain disease and disorders. Imaging of the Human Brain in Health and Disease examines the localization of neurotransmitter receptors in the nervous system of normal, healthy humans and compares that with humans who are suffering from various neurologic diseases. Opening chapters introduce the basic science of imaging neurotransmitters, including sigma, acetylcholine, opioid, and dopamine receptors. Imaging the

Brain Imaging in Behavioral Neuroscience

Brain Imaging in Behavioral Neuroscience
  • Author : Cameron S. Carter,Jeffrey W. Dalley
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2011-11-04
  • ISBN : 9783642287114
GET THIS BOOKBrain Imaging in Behavioral Neuroscience

This volume highlights the remarkable new developments in brain imaging, including those that apply magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and Positron Emission Tomography (PET), that allow us to non invasively study the living human brain in health and in disease. These technological advances have allowed us to obtain new and powerful insights into the structure and function of the healthy brain as it develops across the life cycle, as well as the molecular make up of brain systems and circuits as

Advanced Brain Neuroimaging Topics in Health and Disease

Advanced Brain Neuroimaging Topics in Health and Disease
  • Author : Dorina Papageorgiou,George Christopoulos,Stelios Smirnakis
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2014-05-31
  • ISBN : 9789535112037
GET THIS BOOKAdvanced Brain Neuroimaging Topics in Health and Disease

The brain is the most complex computational device we know, consisting of highly interacting and redundant networks of areas, supporting specific brain functions. The rules by which these areas organize themselves to perform specific computations have only now started to be uncovered. Advances in non-invasive neuroimaging technologies have revolutionized our understanding of the functional anatomy of cortical circuits in health and disease states, which is the focus of this book. The first section of this book focuses on methodological issues,

Magnetic Source Imaging of the Human Brain

Magnetic Source Imaging of the Human Brain
  • Author : Zhong-Lin Lu,Lloyd Kaufman
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2003-10-17
  • ISBN : 9781135625689
GET THIS BOOKMagnetic Source Imaging of the Human Brain

This book is designed to acquaint serious students, scientists, and clinicians with magnetic source imaging (MSI)--a brain imaging technique of proven importance that promises even more important advances. The technique permits spatial resolution of neural events on a scale measured in millimeters and temporal resolution measured in milliseconds. Although widely mentioned in literature dealing with cognitive neuroscience and functional brain imaging, there is no single book describing both the foundations and actual methods of magnetoencephalopgraphy and its underlying science,

Imaging and monitoring astrocytes in health and disease

Imaging and monitoring astrocytes in health and disease
  • Author : Carole Escartin, Keith Murai
  • Publisher : Frontiers Media SA
  • Release Date : 2014-11-25
  • ISBN : 9782889193936
GET THIS BOOKImaging and monitoring astrocytes in health and disease

Astrocytes are key cellular partners to neurons in the brain. They play an important role in multiple processes such as neurotransmitter recycling, trophic support, antioxidant defense, ionic homeostasis, inflammatory modulation, neurovascular and neurometabolic coupling, neurogenesis, synapse formation and synaptic plasticity. In addition to their crucial involvement in normal brain physiology, it is well known that astrocytes adopt a reactive phenotype under most acute and chronic pathological conditions such as ischemia, trauma, brain cancer, epilepsy, demyelinating and neurodegenerative diseases. However, the

Fundamentals of Brain Network Analysis

Fundamentals of Brain Network Analysis
  • Author : Alex Fornito,Andrew Zalesky,Edward Bullmore
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2016-03-04
  • ISBN : 9780124081185
GET THIS BOOKFundamentals of Brain Network Analysis

Fundamentals of Brain Network Analysis is a comprehensive and accessible introduction to methods for unraveling the extraordinary complexity of neuronal connectivity. From the perspective of graph theory and network science, this book introduces, motivates and explains techniques for modeling brain networks as graphs of nodes connected by edges, and covers a diverse array of measures for quantifying their topological and spatial organization. It builds intuition for key concepts and methods by illustrating how they can be practically applied in diverse

Imaging Brain Diseases

Imaging Brain Diseases
  • Author : Serge Weis,Michael Sonnberger,Andreas Dunzinger,Martin Aichholzer,Raimund Kleiser,Peter Strasser
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-08-25
  • ISBN : 3709115434
GET THIS BOOKImaging Brain Diseases

​Imaging Brain Diseases illustrates in a unique way the most common diseases affecting the human nervous system using different imaging modalities derived from radiology, nuclear medicine, and neuropathology. The features of the diseases are visualized on computerized tomography (CT)-scans, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)-scans, nuclear medicine scans, surgical intraoperative as well as gross-anatomy and histology preparations. For each disease entity, the structural changes are illustrated in a correlative comparative way based on the various imaging techniques. The brain diseases

Accurate and Robust Automated Segmentation in T1-weighted Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Human Brain

Accurate and Robust Automated Segmentation in T1-weighted Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Human Brain
  • Author : Philip Novosad
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2020
  • ISBN : OCLC:1198401327
GET THIS BOOKAccurate and Robust Automated Segmentation in T1-weighted Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Human Brain

"Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a powerful non-invasive imaging technique with wide-ranging applications in both research and the clinic. Combined with complementary clinical or psychological data, structural MRI of the human brain in both health and disease can be used to investigate a broad array of questions regarding the nature of the relationship between brain structure and health and behaviour. Structural MRI can also be used to obtain quantitative structural biomarkers, which, when combined with machine-learning classifiers, can be used

Neuroethics

Neuroethics
  • Author : Judy Illes
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2017-07-20
  • ISBN : 9780198786832
GET THIS BOOKNeuroethics

Over the last decade, there have been unparalleled advances in our understanding of brain sciences. But with the development of tools that can manipulate brain function, there are pressing ethical implications to this newfound knowledge of how the brain works. In Neuroethics: Anticipating theFuture, a distinguished group of contributors tackle current and critical ethical questions and offer forward-looking insights. What new balances should be struck between diagnosis and prediction, or invasive and non-invasive interventions, given the rapid advances in neuroscience?

Discovering the Brain

Discovering the Brain
  • Author : National Academy of Sciences,Institute of Medicine,Sandra Ackerman
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 1992-01-01
  • ISBN : 9780309045292
GET THIS BOOKDiscovering the Brain

The brain ... There is no other part of the human anatomy that is so intriguing. How does it develop and function and why does it sometimes, tragically, degenerate? The answers are complex. In Discovering the Brain, science writer Sandra Ackerman cuts through the complexity to bring this vital topic to the public. The 1990s were declared the "Decade of the Brain" by former President Bush, and the neuroscience community responded with a host of new investigations and conferences. Discovering the

Magnetoencephalography: an emerging neuroimaging tool for studying normal and abnormal human brain development

Magnetoencephalography: an emerging neuroimaging tool for studying normal and abnormal human brain development
  • Author : Christos Papadelis,Patricia Ellen Grant, Yoshio Okada,Hubert Preissl
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2015-10-12
  • ISBN : 9782889196586
GET THIS BOOKMagnetoencephalography: an emerging neuroimaging tool for studying normal and abnormal human brain development

Research on the human brain development has seen an upturn in the past years mostly due to novel neuroimaging tools that became available to study the anatomy and function of the developing brain. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and Diffusion Tensor Imaging (DTI) are beginning to be used more frequently in children to determine the gross anatomy and structural connectivity of their brain. Functional MRI and Near-Infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS) determine the hemodynamics and electroencephalography (EEG) the electrophysiological functions of the developing

Angelo Mosso's Circulation of Blood in the Human Brain

Angelo Mosso's Circulation of Blood in the Human Brain
  • Author : Marcus E. Raichle,Gordon M. Shepherd
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2014-09-29
  • ISBN : 9780199358984
GET THIS BOOKAngelo Mosso's Circulation of Blood in the Human Brain

Modern brain imaging is revolutionizing the study of brain function in health and disease. However, few realize that its origins began in the nineteenth century with Dr. Angelo Mosso's pioneering experiments. A foremost Italian physiologist and scientist, Angelo Mosso studied several patients brought to him with head injuries that exposed their live brains to direct, long-term observation. He took advantage of these rare opportunities to document, for the first time, changes in cerebral blood flow in response to different stimuli,

Translational Pain Research

Translational Pain Research
  • Author : Lawrence Kruger,Alan R Light
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2009-11-24
  • ISBN : 9781439812105
GET THIS BOOKTranslational Pain Research

One of the Most Rapidly Advancing Fields in Modern Neuroscience The success of molecular biology and the new tools derived from molecular genetics have revolutionized pain research and its translation to therapeutic effectiveness. Bringing together recent advances in modern neuroscience regarding genetic studies in mice and humans and the practicality of clinical trials, Translational Pain Research: From Mouse to Man effectively bridges the gap between basic research and patient care by humanely examining rodent models for pain associated with bone

From Neurons to Neighborhoods

From Neurons to Neighborhoods
  • Author : Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education,Institute of Medicine,Board on Children, Youth, and Families,Committee on Integrating the Science of Early Childhood Development
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 2000-11-13
  • ISBN : 9780309069885
GET THIS BOOKFrom Neurons to Neighborhoods

How we raise young children is one of today's most highly personalized and sharply politicized issues, in part because each of us can claim some level of "expertise." The debate has intensified as discoveries about our development-in the womb and in the first months and years-have reached the popular media. How can we use our burgeoning knowledge to assure the well-being of all young children, for their own sake as well as for the sake of our nation? Drawing from

Transmitters and Modulators in Health and Disease

Transmitters and Modulators in Health and Disease
  • Author : Seiji Shioda,Ikuo Homma,Nobumasa Kato
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2009-07-25
  • ISBN : 9784431990390
GET THIS BOOKTransmitters and Modulators in Health and Disease

Prominent international researchers contributed to this volume of reports advancing the study of brain function and morphology. Comprising investigations in several areas of neuroscience, the book includes research in neurodegenerative diseases and in neuroregeneration in adults. Described here are the effects of neuropeptides and biogenic amines on feeding, respiration, and other autonomic functions as well as on behavior. One chapter focuses on regulation of the blood brain barrier function by various neuropeptides, proteins, receptors, and transporters. Another is concerned with