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Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Huntington’s Disease

  • Sarah GregoryEmail author
  • Rachael I. Scahill
  • Geraint Rees
  • Sarah Tabrizi
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Part of the Methods in Molecular Biology book series (MIMB, volume 1780)

Abstract

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a noninvasive technique used routinely to image the body in both clinical and research settings. Through the manipulation of radio waves and static field gradients, MRI uses the principle of nuclear magnetic resonance to produce images with high spatial resolution, appropriate for the investigation of brain structure and function.

Keywords

Magnetic resonance imaging Clinical studies Structural MRI Diffusion Weighted Imaging Functional MRI Data analysis 

Notes

Acknowledgments

The authors would like to thank Eileanoir Johnson for her suggestions and comments.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sarah Gregory
    • 1
    Email author
  • Rachael I. Scahill
    • 1
  • Geraint Rees
    • 1
  • Sarah Tabrizi
    • 1
  1. 1.Huntington’s Disease Research CentreUCL Institute of NeurologyLondonUK

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