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Structural and functional neural correlates of early postnatal deprivation  

The proposed studies are among the first to evaluate the neuroanatomical correlates of ESD in human children. Our approach of integrating MRI and PET methods with neuropsychological assessments is innovative and will yield new and important data on children exposed to early postnatal deprevation (ESD). Neuroimaging data can be used to monitor effects of therapeutic interventions and to assess the potential reversibility of findings, which has not been possible in the past. Thus, these studies have potential translational value. From the perspective of the applicant, the proposed studies are an important component of the outlined career goal in that the applicant will learn both MRI and PET imaging techniques from an established mentor and co-mentors and will develop into an independent investigator.

2008

Funder National Institutes of Health
Fiscal Year Funding $145,003.00
Project Number K08MH079176-02
Principal Investigator Behen, Michael
Strategic Plan Question Question 3: What Caused This To Happen And Can This Be Prevented? (Risk Factors)
Strategic Plan Objective 3O. Not specific to Question 3 objectives
Federal or Private? Federal
Institution Wayne State University
State/Country Michigan
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