Posts Tagged: fMRI
January 15, 2019
Psychiatric disorders are often difficult to diagnose. As research advances, we are learning there are multiple subtypes of illness that differ in symptoms and treatment needs, making classification even harder….
June 20, 2017
Western neuroscientist Adrian Owen’s work has transformed how medical teams, families and philosophers understand the spaces between life and death for people in a vegetative state. And now Owen is…
May 4, 2017
Adversity leads pre-teens to be more impulsive by making their brains more sensitive to rewards, a new Western University study has found. The study, entitled “Ventral striatal activity…
March 17, 2016
An internationally renowned wife-and-husband team of cognitive neuroscientists have joined Western University after collaborating on game-changing research for the past 15 years at the University of Cambridge. Tim Bussey and…
January 5, 2016
Western University’s Adrian Owen provided expert analysis to award-winning science writer Kate Lunau for her long-form, feature story about the “shocking” recovery of a patient in a vegetative state, which…
January 4, 2016
An international research collaboration, led by Western University, has developed a new imaging technique that will save hospitals money and more importantly, give some patients a second chance at life….
September 17, 2015
A team of doctors, neuroscientists and philosophers from Western University have developed the first-ever ethical framework for researchers and research ethics committees to design, conduct and review functional magnetic resonance…
New program at Western developing specialized magnetic resonance imaging systems receives CFI funding
July 29, 2015
Most hospitals house a centrally located, multi-use, full-body magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanner used to diagnose various ailments – from knee injuries, to cancer, to traumatic brain injury.
March 13, 2015
For some children with cerebral palsy, constraint therapy is an extremely effective way to regain movement in a spastic limb. For some children, however, the therapy which involves physically restraining…
January 15, 2013
Four imaging initiatives, valued at more than $5.5 million, highlight seven projects at Western University and Lawson Health Research Institute.