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- Structural and functional MRI as tools to determine specific brain regions that are abnormal in various neuropsychiatric, neurodevelopmental, and neurodegenerative disorders
- Using functional MRI and cognitive tasks (e.g., working memory, face perception) with disorders including traumatic brain injury, fetal alcohol syndrome, dyslexia, autism, and HIV dementia
- Determining the usefulness of structural and functional MRI in assessing treatment effectiveness
Aylward, E.H., Minshew, N.J., Goldstein, G., Honeycutt, N.A., Augustine, A.M., Yates, K.O., Barta, P.E., Pearlson, G.D. MRI volumes of amygdala and hippocampus in non-mentally retarded autistic adolescents and adults. Neurology, 1999; 53: 2145-2150
Aylward, E.H, Codori, A.M., Rosenblatt, A., Sherr, M., Brandt, J., Stine, O.C., Barta, P.E., Pearlson, G.D., Ross, C.A. Rate of caudate atrophy in presymptomatic and symptomatic stages of Huntington's disease. Movement Disorders, 2000; 15: 552-560.
Aylward, E.H., Minshew, N.J., Field, K., Sparks, B.F., Singh, N. Effects of age on brain volume and head circumference in autism. Neurology, 2002;59:175-83.
Richards, T. L., Berninger, V. W., Aylward, E. H., Richards, A. L., Thomson, J. B., Nagy, W. E., Carlisle, J. F., Dager, S. R., Abbott, R. D. Reproducibility of proton MR spectroscopic imaging (PEPSI):comparison of dyslexic and normal-reading children and effects of treatmenton brain lactate levels during language tasks. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol,2002; 23:1678-85.
Aylward, E. H., Richards, T. L., Berninger, V. W., Nagy, W. E., Field, K.M, Grimme, A.C., Richards, A. L., Thomson, J. B., Cramer, S.C. Functional magnetic resonance imaging changes in brain activation as a result of instructional treatment in children with dyslexia, Neurology, 2003; 61: 212-219.