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Innovative Technique to Study Blood Vessels in 3D Provides Insight into Brain Function and Disease

January 7, 2017View for printing

A study published today in the Journal of Anatomy has made an important breakthrough in the examination of blood vessels in the brain giving scientists a clearer understanding of how dementia, brain cancer and stroke can affect veins and capillaries in this organ.

Working collaboratively researchers from the University of Surrey and the Federal University of Sao Paulo developed an innovative technique to examine and quantify blood vessels in the brain using 3D Image Analysis (Stereology) procedures.

Full Story: https://scicasts.com/bio-it/1848-bioi ... nd-disease/

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