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CMU BrainHub scientists visualize critical part of basal ganglia pathways


August 17, 2015

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Certain diseases, like Parkinson's and Huntingdon's, are associated with damage to the pathways between the brain's basal ganglia regions. For the first time, Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) BrainHub scientists have used a non-invasive brain-imaging tool to detect the pathways that connect the parts of the basal ganglia. Full Story

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