Synergy of Image Analysis for Animal and Human Neuroimaging Supports Translational Research on Drug Abuse

  title={Synergy of Image Analysis for Animal and Human Neuroimaging Supports Translational Research on Drug Abuse},
  author={Guido Gerig and Ipek Oguz and Sylvain Gouttard and Joohwi Lee and Hongyu An and Weili Lin and Matthew Stephen McMurray and Karen M Grewen and Josephine Johns and Martin A. Styner},
  journal={Frontiers in Psychiatry},
The use of structural magnetic resonance imaging (sMRI) and diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) in animal models of neuropathology is of increasing interest to the neuroscience community. In this work, we present our approach to create optimal translational studies that include both animal and human neuroimaging data within the frameworks of a study of post-natal neuro-development in intra-uterine cocaine-exposure. We propose the use of non-invasive neuroimaging to study developmental brain… 

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