Neuro Imaging

Neuro imaging produces images of the structure or activity of the nervous system, usually the brain. It uses techniques like magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and computerized tomography (CT).

retired NFL players, traumatic brain injury, MRI study, American Association of Neurology
News | Neuro Imaging | April 11, 2016

April 11, 2016 — More than 40 percent of retired National Football League (NFL) players in a recent study had signs...

PET/CT scan, brain stress center, heart disease predictor, ACC.16
News | PET-CT | April 05, 2016

April 5, 2016 — New research shows individuals with a greater degree of activity in the stress center of the...

stroke, language recovery, right brain, MRI, Neurology study
News | Stroke | March 31, 2016

March 31, 2016 — New research suggests that...

DTI, MRI, veterans, concussion effects, brain injury, Radiology

Blue indicates regions of the brain in which lower fractional anisotropy (a measure of microstructural integrity) correlated with more severe neurobehavioral symptoms. Veterans with the most severe symptoms had lower microstructural integrity in these regions. Image courtesy of the Radiological Society of North America.

News | Neuro Imaging | March 30, 2016

March 30, 2016 — Diffusion tensor imaging (DTI), a type of...

University of Tennessee, Mobile Stroke Unit, CT angiography, Siemens Somatom Scope
News | Stroke | March 23, 2016

March 23, 2016 — The University of Tennessee College of Medicine in Memphis introduced a new, comprehensive Mobile...

stroke damage, MRI, contrast agent, gelatinase, University of Missouri study
News | Neuro Imaging | March 16, 2016

March 16, 2016 ― A team of researchers led by the University of Missouri School of Medicine has developed a new,...

multiple sclerosis MS patients, rs-fMRI, neuro imaging, video games, Radiology journal
News | Neuro Imaging | March 08, 2016

March 8, 2016 — Playing “brain-training” video games may help improve some cognitive abilities of people with...

Alzheimer's disease, IDEAS study, patient enrollment open, amyloid PET scan
News | PET Imaging | March 03, 2016

March 3, 2016 — Participating dementia specialists may now enroll patients in the Imaging Dementia—Evidence for...

Alzheimer's disease, oligomers, amyloid plaque, bifunctional chemical agents, Washington University in St. Louis
News | PET Imaging | February 23, 2016

February 23, 2016 — The National Institutes of Health recently bestowed a $1.5 million grant on a Washington...

physical fitness, brain size, Neurology journal, MRI study

Image courtesy of Philips Healthcare

News | Neuro Imaging | February 11, 2016

February 11, 2016 — Poor physical fitness in middle age may be linked to a smaller brain size 20 years later,...

second language, brain connection strength, resting state functional magnetic resonance imaging, fMRI study, Journal of Neuroscience
News | Neuro Imaging | February 08, 2016

February 8, 2016 — Learning a second language is easier for some adults than others, and innate differences in how...

Functional MRI May Help Identify More Effective Painkillers for Chronic Pain Sufferers
News | Neuro Imaging | February 05, 2016

February 5, 2016 — New research may allow more effective and safer pain medications to reach patients who suffer...

multiple sclerosis, MS, T2-weighted MRI, University of Nottingham study
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | February 03, 2016

February 3, 2016 — A new way of using...

emotional brain structure, mother to daughter, passed down, UCSF study
News | Neuro Imaging | February 01, 2016

February 1, 2016 — A new study showed...

obese and overweight children, brain function, MRI, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
News | Neuro Imaging | January 28, 2016

January 28, 2016 — The brains of...

Jan medical, BrainLab, BrainPulse diagnostic tool, concussion, stroke, financing
News | Neuro Imaging | January 25, 2016

January 25, 2016 — Jan Medical announced today that it has secured $7.5 million in Series C funding from Brainlab...

SyMRI, MD Anderson Cancer Center, brain tumor characterization
News | Neuro Imaging | January 20, 2016

January 20, 2016 — SyntheticMR and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have signed a research...

IED, intermittent explosive disorder, brain volume, University of Chicago study, fMRI
News | Neuro Imaging | January 18, 2016

January 18, 2016 — People who have a behavioral disorder characterized by extreme outbursts of anger — such as road...