Angelika Escher

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Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is the gold standard for the detection of multiple sclerosis (MS) lesions. However, current MRI techniques provide little information about the structural features of a brain lesion with inflammatory cell infiltration, demyelination, gliosis, acute axonal damage and axonal loss. To identify methods for a differentiation of(More)
The amyloid beta-protein (Abeta) is the main component of Alzheimer's disease-related senile plaques. Although Abeta is associated with the development of Alzheimer's disease, it has not been shown which forms of Abeta induce neurodegeneration in vivo and which types of neurons are vulnerable. To address these questions, we implanted DiI crystals into the(More)
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