A cross-sectional imaging study has uncovered differences in brain structure in players of contact sports.
Study also finds that information predictive of major depressive disorder is distributed across brain networks, rather than being highly localized.
A statistical approach has identified details of epilepsy brain networks that could lead to targeted treatments in the future.
In this interview, Dr Akassoglou discusses her pioneering research, as well as the key challenges in this exciting area of neuroscience and her hopes for the field.
David Howett reviews a recent paper from Hefendehl et al. that reported that the microenvironment surrounding amyloid plaques disrupts neuronal glutamate homeostasis
Researchers have used a novel imaging technique to demonstrate that premature infants, who have a higher frequency of neurodevelopmental disorders, may display brain impairments in utero.
Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine (St. Louis, MO, USA) have identified areas in the brains of children with Tourette’s syndrome that appear different when compared with the same areas in children without the disorder.
Abnormalities in brain white matter may occur in youth football players suffering sub-concussive head impacts
Researchers have used diffusion tensor imaging to reveal that abnormalities in three white matter tracts may occur in youth football players, even if no concussion has been suffered during play.
Chinese researchers have utilized MRI to demonstrate that children with PTSD experience disruptions in the structure of their neural networks.
Researchers have discovered a neural signature that identifies fibromyalgia sufferers with 93% accuracy, and which could lead to improvements in diagnostic and treatment practices.