The Influence of Microstructure on Neural Tissue Mechanics

  • Lynne E. BilstonEmail author


Neural tissues have a complex microstructure, and this is reflected in their mechanical properties. Both brain and spinal cord tissues are heterogeneous, with white and grey matter regions having different constituents and structural arrangements. This gives rise to the complex, non-linearly viscoelastic mechanical behaviour of these tissues.


Grey Matter Diffusion Tensor Imaging Nerve Root Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Neural Tissue 
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Lynne Bilston is supported by a National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia Senior Research Fellowship.


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  1. 1.Neuroscience Research Australia and University of New South WalesSydneyAustralia

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