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‘White matter’ behaves differently in children with dyslexia

Trans-institutional neuroimaging research at Vanderbilt finds that the brain may be structured differently in children with dyslexia.

Imaging guides Alzheimer gene search

Using imaging data, Vanderbilt researchers discovered an association between a gene pair and brain changes in Alzheimer’s disease.

Autism narrows brain’s reward response

MRI brain scans reveal that children with autism spectrum disorders respond to a narrower range of familiar rewards.

Program helps children complete MRIs sedation-free

Natalie Ortiz is a typical six-year-old first grader — happy, active and fidgety — the kind of patient often sedated for a lengthy Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scan.

MRI used as new tool in predicting lymphedema risk

A new Vanderbilt study is the first to use magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to noninvasively measure lymphatic flow.

Methods for imaging myelin loss

Certain MRI metrics can be used to assess myelin loss in multiple sclerosis, which is important for planning and monitoring therapy.

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