Peter Gullberg

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Dopaminergic receptor properties in the striatum of patients with Parkinson's disease (PD) and Huntington's chorea (HD) were studied by positron emission tomography (PET), using 11C-N-methyl-spiperone as a dopamine D2 receptor ligand. The time-dependent regional radioactive uptake in the caudate nucleus and the putamen was measured and fitted to a(More)
The regional distribution of 3 11C-labelled dopamine receptor antagonists, N-methyl spiperone, raclopride and clozapine, in the brain of Rhesus monkeys was studied by positron emission tomography (PET). The measured radioactivities in the striatal area were similar for the 3 antagonists, although the highest selectivity as compared to cerebellum was found(More)
The binding of 11C-labelled clozapine in the brain was studied in three drug-free schizophrenic patients and in three healthy volunteers. High radioactivities were found in the striatum and in the frontal cortex. The rate constant k3, which is proportional to receptor association rate and the number of receptors, was lower in the frontal cortex compared to(More)
Learners of a new language have to extract words and the rules from speech. Learners are endowed with the capacity to extract statistical regularities from their environment allowing them to extract words from continuous speech in the absence of other cues. However, it has been proposed that natural languages have an intrinsic cue: prosodic information.(More)
N-methyl-4-phenyl-1,2,3,6-tetrahydropyridine, MPTP, is a neurotoxic substance known to induce a parkinsonian syndrome in primates. The distribution of intravenously injected 11C-labelled MPTP (11C-MPTP) in the head of Rhesus monkeys was studied by means of positron emission tomography, PET. The influence of pretreatment with two monoamine oxidase (MAO)(More)
Possible attacks on mobile smart devices demand higher security for applications handling payments or sensitive information. The introduction of a tamper-proof area on future generations of mobile devices, called Trusted Execution Environment (TEE), is being implemented. Before devices with embedded TEEs can be deployed to the public, investigations on(More)
1. Homelessness in America is a result of complex social, political, and economic forces; approximately one third to one half of the homeless have severe emotional problems. 2. The person with chronic mental illness who is also homeless will face numerous obstacles when the need for psychiatric care arises. 2. The person with chronic mental illness who is(More)
1-Methyl-4-phenyl-1,2,3,6-tetrahydropyridine (MPTP) is a selective potent neurotoxin which has induced a syndrome similar to parkinsonism both in man and in monkeys. At autopsy degeneration of pigmented nerve cells in the pars compacta of the substantia nigra has been confirmed. The regional distribution of intravenously administered(More)
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