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2014-02-26 12:25:37

Particle accelerator will produce radioisotopes for tagging and tracking potential new drugs starting this spring MATTAWAN, Mich., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MPI Research Chairman and CEO William U. Parfet, Jack Hoppin, PhD, Co-Founder, and Managing Partner of inviCRO, and Marc Berridge, PhD, President, and Founder of 3D Imaging today announced the arrival of one of the most vital components for the operation of the new Translational Imaging Center: the cyclotron. The particle...

2014-02-20 12:05:31

Head movement during fMRI may bias sampling toward subjects with lower cognitive ability Kessler Foundation researchers have shown that discarding data from subjects with multiple sclerosis (MS) who exhibit head movement during functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) may bias sampling away from subjects with lower cognitive ability. The study was published in the January issue of Human Brain Mapping. (Wylie GR, Genova H, DeLuca J, Chiaravalloti N, Sumowski JF. Functional MRI movers...

2014-02-19 12:58:27

Watching video of simple tasks before carrying them out may boost the brain's structure, or plasticity, and increase motor skills, according to a study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 66th Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, April 26 to May 3, 2014. Brain plasticity is the brain's ability to flex and adapt, allowing for better learning. The brain loses plasticity as it ages. For the study, 36 right-handed healthy adults participated in 40-minute...

2014-02-17 12:24:11

DUBLIN, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7sxbvl/analysis_of_the ) has announced the addition of the "Analysis of the European Refurbished Medical Imaging Equipment Market" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Trends and Dynamics in the Used or Pre-owned Medical Imaging Systems Market This research service provides an in-depth analysis of the European refurbished medical imaging...

2014-02-12 12:30:19

Eli Lilly, the Sole Competitor in 2013, Will Be Joined by GE Healthcare, Piramal Enterprises and Navidea Biopharmaceuticals in the Next Few Years, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the United States Alzheimer's imaging agent market will grow dramatically over the next 10 years. Currently, Eli Lilly's Amyvid, launched in June 2013, is the only Food and Drug Administration...

Research Reveals White Matter 'Scaffold' Of Human Brain
2014-02-11 16:53:41

University of Southern California USC researchers create first map of core white matter connections; find not all brain connections are equally important For the first time, neuroscientists have systematically identified the white matter "scaffold" of the human brain, the critical communications network that supports brain function. Their work, published Feb. 11 in the open-source journal Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, has major implications for understanding brain injury and...

2014-02-10 04:21:45

LONDON, February 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MR Solutions is launching the world's first cryogen free 7 Tesla*, cryogen free, pre clinical MRI scanner. The initial scanner which has a bore of 17cm will be followed later in the year with a range of scanners with larger bore sizes. MR Solutions is setting the pace in the pre-clinical scanning market with a range of ground-breaking innovations. It was only a few months ago that they announced that their cryogen free 3T MRI...

2014-02-04 12:27:16

First-of-its-Kind Facility to Begin Operations in Early Spring MATTAWAN, Mich., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MPI Research, inviCRO, and 3D Imaging today formally announced the name of their new advanced imaging center being built at the MPI Research headquarters in Mattawan, Mich. A joint partnership by the three organizations, the Translational Imaging Center, is the first resource for the drug development community to combine molecular imaging, autoradiography, and animal modeling...

2014-02-04 08:35:14

LA JOLLA, Calif., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CorTechs Labs is pleased to announce the renewed and expanded partnership and distribution agreement with Invivo Corporation (subsidiary of Philips Healthcare) for NeuroQuant(®), the leading software solution for volumetric brain atrophy in the US healthcare market. As the only FDA approved solution that automatically quantifies the volumes of brain structures, NeuroQuant(®) is a key part of Invivo's DynaSuite Neuro Imaging Solution....

2014-01-29 13:08:28

Study raises questions about use of technologies to predict cognitive development Assessing structural and functional changes in the brain may predict future memory performance in healthy children and adolescents, according to a study appearing January 29 in the Journal of Neuroscience. The findings shed new light on cognitive development and suggest MRI and other tools may one day help identify children at risk for developmental challenges earlier than current testing methods allow....