Neuropathological MRI: informing in-vivo brain imaging with ultra-high resolution MRI and histology
- Research Opportunity
- PhD, Masters by Research
- Medicine and Radiology
- Florey Institute of Neuroscience & Mental Health
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MRI is being used extensively to detect neuropathological changes in brain diseases. However, the basis of the MRI signal often makes it difficult to interpret the precise neuropathologies being seen radiologically.
This project involves ultra-high resolution MRI scanning of post-mortem human brain tissue using our 7 Tesla human research scanner. Tissue will then be analysed using a range of histological and analytical chemistry techniques to identify sources of variation in MRI signals. In particular we are interested in using MRI to detect the presence of metals such as iron that is known to be involved in neurodegeneration.
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