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Abnormal brain circuits may prevent movement disorder

... , said that they used diffusion tensor imaging a type of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) that measures changes in the integrity of ... the latest study, the new advances in diffusion imaging allowed them to see something for the first time. ...

Brain difference in psychopaths identified

... and false imprisonment. Using a powerful imaging technique (DT-MRI) the researchers have ... UF in psychopaths. The team from King's used an imaging method called in vivo diffusion tensor magnetic resonance imaging (DT-MRI) tractography to analyse the UF in ...

Jet-propelled imaging for an ultrafast light source

... brighter x-rays in faster pulses, lensless imaging becomes ever more critical for science. Among the ... always one of the fundamental limitations to imaging in biology. Another quick pulse could be ... lensless imaging. The first step in lensless imaging is scattering the beam from the sample; the ...

All-in-1 nanoparticle: A Swiss Army knife for nanomedicine

... to perform a wide range of medical uses imaging tumors, carrying drugs, delivering pulses of ... a multipurpose nanotechnology tool for medical imaging and therapy. The structure is described in a ... for treating arthritis and for a type of medical imaging that uses infrared light. Gold also reradiates ...

DOE-funded research projects win 46 R&D 100 Awards for 2009

... X-ray Nanoprobe - A new device provides X-ray imaging and analysis at a spatial resolution previously ... capabilities by combining full field transmission imaging with scanning probe capabilities. This technology ... organelles, which helps develop new medical imaging techniques and therapies. (Jointly with Xradia ...

Kornberg Associates Architects Selected to Develop Design for New Stanford University Imaging Center

... to design a new Cognitive & Neurobiological imaging Center. Ken Kornberg, president and founder, ... 2010, will locate a functional magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) device and a magnetoencephalography (MEG) unit among the Cognitive Neurobiological imaging researchers in the Psychology Department. ...

The sound of light: Innovative technology shatters the barriers of modern light microscopy

... of the Institute of Biological and Medical imaging of the Helmholtz Zentrum Mnchen German Research ... for Environmental Health and chair for biological imaging at the Technische Universitt Mnchen, has now ... Since MSOT allows optical and fluorescence imaging of tissue to a depth of several centimeters, it ...

Engineering innovative solutions for 21st century medicine

... for groundbreaking advances in fields such as imaging and genetics. In the UK, the population is ... avoiding costly and painful surgery; New imaging technologies have the potential to predict stroke ... trials to show the benefit of new discoveries in imaging technology that the centre will produce. I see ...

Nanocrystals reveal activity within cells

... researchers Shiwei Wu and Gang Han, led by Cohen, imaging and Manipulation of Nanostructures staff ... light, making these nanocrystals well suited for imaging living systems with minimal damage or light ... said Schuck. "No probe with ideal single-molecule imaging properties had been identified to dateour results ...

Healing wounds with lasers, vehicles that drive themselves, other cutting-edge optics

... Now two U.S. companies have launched commercial imaging satellites that offer the same sort of ... year, and it's the highest-resolution commercial imaging satellite in the world. From its vantage ... include carrying out biological spectroscopy and imaging buried structures in semiconductors. Rice ...

SNM's clinical trials network gains added support from industry leader

... drug discovery through the integration of imaging biomarkers into multi-center clinical trials, ... medical and scientific society for molecular imaging professionals, inaugurated the Clinical Trials ... through the integration and standardization of imaging biomarkers into Phase 1, 2, 3 and 4 therapeutic ...

Lyncean Technologies Inc. receives $1.2 M from NCRR to develop new imaging technique

... Source and its applications to new methods of imaging ( ... in size to those used for Magnetic Resonance imaging in medical clinics. The first scientific ... a technique called Differential Phase Contrast imaging (DPCI) developed by Professor Franz Pfeiffer (now ...

Publication sets guidelines across cancer therapies: Ensuring the best in patient management

... of the literature regarding the usefulness of PET imaging for the treatment of several cancers. ... different cancers. Internationally recognized PET imaging specialists and oncologists contributed to and ... FDG PET is a noninvasive, painless molecular imaging technology that allows physicians to determine ...

Ultrasound imaging now possible with a smartphone

... mobile computational platform and a medical imaging device that fits in the palm of a hand. ... smartphone-compatible USB ultrasound probes for imaging the kidney, liver, bladder, and eyes, endocavity ... screenings and biopsies, and vascular probes for imaging veins and arteries for starting IVs and central ...

Findings show insulin -- not genes -- linked to obesity

... "single cell profiling" using a combination of imaging techniques to precisely compare fat storage in ... The researchers used a specialized imaging method called coherent anti-Stokes Raman ... and fluorescence microscopy. "This multimodal imaging system allows us to correlate different events, ...

Montana State grad's work helps diagnose skin cancer without a biopsy

... grant from the National Institute of Biomedical imaging and Bioengineering, part of the National ... The NIBIB focuses on researching new biomedical imaging devices and techniques to improve the detection, ... Dickensheets said. "We think that microscopic imaging of cell structure combined with the chemical ...

SNM Symposium on Multimodality Cardiovascular Molecular Imaging

... on Multimodality Cardiovascular Molecular imaging This two-day symposium focuses on advances in stem cell therapy, leading-edge research in imaging technology and targeted imaging of the cardiovascular system, ...

Autism Speaks funds $5 million to studies on genetic and environmental risk factors for autism

... Hill, hopes his multi-site effort, Infant Brain imaging Study (IBIS) (www.ibis-network.org), will help to ... in children who develop ASD using brain imaging techniques to monitor and analyze the brain ... causes of autism." The UNC-Chapel Hill brain imaging study will not only examine the brain but also ...

Fluorescent proteins illuminating biomedical research

... proteins add considerably to the biomedical imaging revolution started by the 1992 discovery that the ... organisms such as corals. While this form of imaging is invaluable, it is limited by the inherent ... imaging. The first generation of these new imaging devices, collectively known as super-resolution ...

New rainforest mapping technology gets huge support

... The new technology is called High-fidelity imaging Spectroscopy (HiFIS). It is part of the Carnegie ... many wavelengths of reflected light, this imaging reveals a forest's biochemistry in stunningly ... Pacific. The Moore-supported High-Fidelity imaging Spectrometer sub-component will be developed at ...

First images from medical beamline at Canadian Light Source

... testing, the unique-in-North-America BioMedical imaging and Therapy facility (BMIT) captured its first ... Chapman, U of S Canada Research Chair in X-ray imaging and BMIT team leader. "The BMIT team is ... using a technique called diffraction-enhanced imaging (DEI), co-discovered by Chapman, U of S professor ...

Next generation microscopy: No stain, big gain

... opened up an entirely new world. Today, imaging techniques remain indispensable to clinicians and ... difficult. A newly developed label-free imaging technique called stimulated Raman scattering (SRS) will likely revolutionize biomedical imaging in research and diagnostic laboratories. A team ...

Researchers create new class of fluorescent dyes to detect reactive oxygen species in vivo

... the hydrocyanine dyes to be used for deep tissue imaging in vivo, a capability that dihydroethidium (DHE), the current "gold standard" for imaging reactive oxygen species, does not have. The dyes ... the researchers progressed to in vivo mouse imaging studies. Hydro-Cy7 was selected for the in vivo ...

Studies on imaging and tracking transplanted cells

... and fate of transplanted stem cells through imaging and subsequent tracking would aid clinicians in ... Transplantation (Vol. 17, No.8) assess various imaging techniques and evaluate the degree to which the techniques afford clinicians useable imaging and tracking data. ...

Novel technique for fluorescence tomography of tumors in living animals

... importance is the combination of fluorescence imaging with novel techniques that allow tomographic ... the Institute for Biological and Medical imaging headed by Professor Vasilis Ntziachristos. The quality of optical imaging in tissues is naturally limited, since beyond a ...

Caltech researchers get first look at how groups of cells coordinate their movements

... Previous research has been generally limited to imaging the movements of single cells. The work was ... technique called two-photon excited fluorescence imaging to get a glimpse at what goes on during ... director of the Beckman Institute's Biological imaging Center, and a paper coauthor. "We were able to ...

Using the other guy's toolkit: Similarities of pumping blood, oil examined

... among experts in the petroleum, medical and imaging industries that face similar challenges, even if ... physicians who share common goals: using imaging to identify targets, navigate catheters and ... and in medicine, taking a look inside well imaging compared to intravascular imaging, membranes and ...

UNC expands brain imaging study of infants at risk for autism

... Carolina at Chapel Hill researchers using brain imaging of infants to examine changes in their brains and ... $3.25 million in funding. The Infant Brain imaging Study (IBIS), which involves a network of ... behavioral assessments and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) exams. The six-month-olds will then be ...

OSA's ISP launches with research on breathing disorders and congenital heart defects

... http://www.opticsinfobase.org/isp.cfm . imaging THE AIRWAYS IN PEOPLE WITH BREATHING PROBLEMS ... each person. The current clinical practice for imaging the airway combines CT scans with "video ... size and shape of the narrowing airways. imaging the airway with aOCT, on the other hand, relies ...

Caltech-led researchers find negative cues from appearance alone matter for real elections

... Using a functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) scanner at the Caltech Brain imaging Center, the researchers obtained high-resolution ... at Caltech, and director of the Caltech Brain imaging Center. In particular, Adolphs says, the ...

Similarities in imaging the human body, Earth's crust focus of conference at UH

... Corporation, experts in biomedical and seismic imaging will gather to explore the potential for cross-collaboration in imaging. The UH imaging Symposium will be sponsored by Apache Corp., an ... in new theories and paradigms to share among all imaging professionals, regardless of the field. Six ...

MU brain imaging center provides research for autism, schizophrenia and Parkinson's disease

... field of research with the opening of the Brain imaging Center (BIC). The BIC will allow MU researchers ... neurocognitive disorders using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technology. "The Brain imaging Center is a state-of-the-art neuroimaging ...

NARSAD announces 2008 Prizes for Outstanding Achievement in Research on Mental Health Disorders

... of world's leading experts in the use of brain imaging and stimulation to understand depression and to ... where he also directs the Center for Advanced imaging Research and the Brain Stimulation Laboratory. He ... the world's leading experts in the use of brain imaging and stimulation to understand depression and to ...

Cheskin Added Value EVP Lee Shupp Discusses Evolving Dynamics of Consumers and Imaging Tech at 6Sight

... on how evolving consumer expectations and imaging technologies are leading to meaningful experiences in the home at the upcoming 6Sight(R) Future of imaging Conference, to be held Nov. 18-20 at the Monterey ... these topics." "The pace of innovation in imaging technology is accelerating rapidly," said Alexis ...

Full-Featured Video Analytics Platform Available in Smart Camera Format

... Apollo imaging Technologies releases AIT100 as a ready-to-run ... video acquisition and processing system, Apollo imaging Technologies releases the AIT100 Intelligent ... are available, based on quantity. About Apollo imaging Technologies, Inc.: ...

SNM releases new fact sheet on breast cancer and molecular imaging

... highlighting recent developments in molecular imaging technologies that are dramatically improving the ... cancer is diagnosed and treated. Molecular imaging is a highly effective, safe and painless imaging tool for diagnosing and treating breast cancer. ...

Millisecond brain signals predict response to fast-acting antidepressant

... such as the synthesis of new neurons. Earlier imaging studies with conventional antidepressants had ... using magnetoencephalography (MEG). This imaging technology can non-invasively detect brain ... neural circuits whereas other functional brain imaging techniques can only capture activity that last ...

AVS 55th International Symposium & Exhibition, Oct. 19-24

... . DIRECT THERMAL IMAGING. ... imaging plays a critical role in many applications ... opto-thermo-mechanical un-cooled infrared imaging system with a direct color ... See: ... . - imaging OF MATERIALS WITH SUBATOMIC RESOLUTION: ...

NIH extends commitment to transformative research with 2008 Pioneer, New Innovator Awards

... of physics, who will develop new biophysical and imaging techniques to link behavioral responses with ... of molecular biology, who will use novel imaging methods to identify new classes of antibiotic ... use cellular and functional magnetic resonance imaging to aid in the development of novel strategies for ...

New technique sees into tissue at greater depth, resolution

... OCT is commonly used in medical clinics where imaging at the highest resolution is critical, such as in ... the technique has been extended to the functional imaging of cells expressing particular molecular ... traditional methods of deep-tissue molecular imaging with a relatively high resolution," said Melissa ...
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