July-August 2017

Introduction

Advanced Imaging in Pediatric Neurodevelopment

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Mai-Lan Ho

Human neurodevelopment is an incredibly complex and incompletely understood process, with sequential events beginning in the embryonic/fetal period and continuing throughout infancy, childhood, and adolescence. Characteristic changes at each stage of life are reflected by progression through successive neurologic and psychosocial milestones. This coordinated maturation … more »

Pediatrics

Diffusional Kurtosis Imaging of the Developing Brain

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Sarah Milla

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Amir Paydar

In 2011, we began our investigation into the detection of microstructural changes that occur in both the white matter (WM) and gray matter (GM) of the developing pediatric brain using an MRI diffusion technique … more »

Functional

Microstructure of the Default Mode Network in Preterm Infants

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Duan Xu

The human brain develops at an incredible rate during the first several years of life. During this period, the brain is extremely plastic as it is vulnerable. My technical team complements the efforts of the clinical team led by Drs. Jim Barkovich and Donna Ferriero … more »