Morphological alterations of the insula in central nervous system disorders

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The region known as the insula appears to be a critical node afflicted in several cerebral disorders, most notably frontotemporal dementia and schizophrenia. In this project, we adress morphological alterations using post-mortem and in vivo (MRI) methods. A particular focus are neutrons unique to the insula, the von Economy neurons and fork cells.
Short titleInsular alterations in CNS disorders
Effective start/end date2014/01/012015/12/31