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Quantitative dopamine imaging in humans using magnetic resonance and positron emission tomography

Abstract:

Dopamine is an important neurotransmitter that is involved in several human functions such as reward, cognition, emotions and movement. Abnormalities of the neurotransmitter itself, or the dopamine receptors through which it exerts its actions, contribute to a wide range of psychiatric and neurological disorders such as Parkinson’s disease and schizophrenia. Thus far, despite the great interest and extensive research, the exact role of dopamine and the causalities of dopamine related diso...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
Research group:
FMRIB
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
Role:
Author
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Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
Role:
Author

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Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
Role:
Supervisor
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
Role:
Supervisor
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Funding agency for:
Tziortzi, A
Publication date:
2014
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK

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