||Imaging brain structure and function : emerging technologies in the neurosciences /
||New York Academy of Sciences,
||1573310697 (paper : alk. paper) 1573310689 (cloth : alk. paper)
Diagnostic Imaging--methods--congresses ;
Brain Diseases--diagnosis--congresses ;
||Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC
||xiii, 315 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Pt. 1. Present techniques for monitoring neurotoxicity and neuropat hology -- Brain-mapping neurotoxicity and neuropathology -- Classica l and contemporary histochemical approaches for evaluating central n ervous system microanatomy -- Assessement of neurotoxicity from pote ntial medications for drug abuse: ibogaine testing and brain imaging -- Imaging studies of cocaine in the human brain and studies of the cocaine addict -- In vivo imaging of fatty acid incorporation into brain to examine signal transducation and neuroplasticity involving phospholipids -- Magnetic resonance spectroscopy and spectroscipic i maging for the study of brain metabolism -- Multiecho approaches to spectroscopic imaging of the brain -- Pt. 2. "Cutting-edge" technolo gies in the neurosciences -- New histological and physiological stai ns derived from diffusion-tensor MR images -- Magnetic resonance mic roscopy in basic studies of brain structure and function -- Near-inf rared imaging and spectroscopy in stroke research: lipoprotein distr ibution and disease -- Strategies of visual perception suggested by optically imaged patterns of functional architecture in monkey visua l cortex -- Near-field scanning optical microscopy and near-field co nfocal optical spectoscopy: emerging techniques in biology -- Pt.3. Future directions in the neurosciences -- Automated light microscopy for the study of the brain: cellular and molecular dynamics, develo pment, and tumorigenesis -- Using emerging technologies such as virt ual reality and the World-Wide Web to contribute to a richer underst anding of the brain -- Applications of fourier transform infrared im aging microscopy in neurotoxicity -- Advances in optical imaging of biomedical media -- Ballistic-light imaging with temporal holography : using causality to see through a scattering medium -- Noninvasive detection of fast signals from the cortex using frequency-domain opt ical methods -- Pt.4. Panel discussion on ndurotoxicity -- Future di rections
for neurotoxicity testing: towards a unified approach.