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Title: The sensitivity of neuroimaging modalities in the investigation of the GABA system
Author: Myers, James F. M.
Awarding Body: University of Bristol
Current Institution: University of Bristol
Date of Award: 2012
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GABA is the ubiquitous inhibitory neurotransmitter in the brain and is involved in a wide variety of brain functions and implicated in many neuropsychiatric disorders. GABA also has a metabolic role such that it is challenging to quantify the function of GABA as a neurotransmitter. This thesis aimed to investigate the neuroimaging modalities available for the measurement of brain GABA in vivo in humans, particularly their sensitivity to changes in synaptic GABA concentration.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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