Imaging and the Aging Brain, Volume 1097 (Annals of the New York Academy of Science) (Paperback)

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By Mony J. de Leon (Editor), Donald A. Snider (Editor), Howard Federoff (Editor)
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Advances in imaging are occurring at a brisk pace, and imaging techniques have great potential to act as pre-symptomatic predictors of disease as well as to chart the course of a disease. Neuroimaging has greatly advanced the understanding of brain function and its relationship to the anatomical substrate. This volume brings together internationally renowned imaging scientists, those studying the aging brain, industry experts, and clinicians to jointly examine the most current methods and their application to brain physiology, behavior, and age-related diseases.

These reports explore new technologies, data from recent neuroimaging initiatives, and translational research applications. Topics covered include (1) in vivo imaging of molecules, cells, and networks throughout the lifespan, (2) cutting edge imaging technologies and studies of the physiology of aging, (3) translational application of neuroimaging, and (4) emerging technologies in the private sector.

This volume is the proceedings of a meeting that celebrated the 25th anniversary of the American Federation for Aging Research and its longstanding history of philanthropy in the area of aging research.

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About the Author


Mony J. de Leon and Donald A. Snider are the authors of Imaging and the Aging Brain, Volume 1097, published by Wiley.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781573316590
ISBN-10: 1573316598
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date: April 2nd, 2007
Pages: 252
Language: English
Series: Annals of the New York Academy of Science