Imaging the Aging Brain by William Jagust

Imaging the Aging Brain

EditorWilliam Jagust, Mark DEsposito

Hardcover | October 27, 2009

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This book contains chapters from experts in the fields of brain imaging, clinical neuroscience, and cognitive neuroscience who have studied the aging brain. Topics covered include technical factors in brain imaging, pathological basis of age-related structural and functional changes,neurochemistry and genetics of brain imaging in aging, and the use of imaging techniques in diagnosis, longitudinal testing, drug development and testing, and presymptomatic detection. The book is intended to be both a detailed review of the current status of brain imaging and aging and to serveas an introduction to the field for those who may be starting investigations using imaging techniques of PET, structural MRI, and functional MRI. It covers basic science approaches such as using fMRI to probe networks, as well as recent developments like amyloid imaging and the use of imaging as abiomarker in clinical trials.

About The Author

William Jagust is Professor of Public Health and Neuroscience, School of Public Health at the University of California, Berkeley. Mark D'Esposito is in the Department of Psychology at the University of California, Berkeley.

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Title:Imaging the Aging BrainFormat:HardcoverDimensions:384 pages, 8.31 × 11.1 × 0.98 inPublished:October 27, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0195328876

ISBN - 13:9780195328875

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