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More freewater may mean better healthier brain response

Brain Integrity Prior to Surgery and “Good” Inflammation?

Published: May 24th, 2019

See our full scientific paper. Please see our new scientific paper summarizing a change in “Freewater” after total knee replacement surgery with anesthesia.   People with better cognition and better […]

Brain Burden and Cognitive Reserve

Preoperative cognitive reserve and brain integrity explains variabilty during anesthesia.

Published: May 24th, 2019

Read Full Scientific Article    Our research team shows that baseline brain integrity (brain markers commonly seen with Alzheimer’s Disease-Vascular Dementia) and cognitive function predict variability during a controlled period […]

Striatal and Hippocampal Atrophy in Idiopathic Parkinson’s Disease Patients without Dementia: A Morphometric Analysis

Published: Apr 14th, 2017

Jared J. Tanner, Nikolaus R. McFarland, and Catherine C. Price* Background: Analyses of subcortical gray structure volumes in non-demented idiopathic Parkinson’s disease (PD) often, but not always, show volume loss […]

Celebratory Lab Member Updates

Celebratory Lab Member Updates

Published: Mar 27th, 2017

As we start off 2017, we’re seeing great things happen in our lab that are cause for celebration. Congratulations to our members for all of their hard work! Announcements:   […]

Our Recent Surgery Anesthesia Brain Articles

Our Recent Surgery Anesthesia Brain Articles

Published: Mar 24th, 2017

Hernaiz, C., Tanner, J.J., Wiggins, M.E., Sinha, P., Parvataneni, H.K., Ding, M., Seubert, C.N., Rice, M.J., Garvan, C.W., Price, C.C. (2019). Proof of principle: Preoperative cognitive reserve and brain integrity […]

Engaging Diverse Populations in Behavioral Interventions for MCI

Published: Mar 24th, 2017

Dr. Shellie-Anne Levy, a postdoctoral fellow within our lab, was recently awarded an Alzheimer’s Association grant entitled “Engaging Diverse Populations in Behavioral Interventions for MCI.” This pilot study will examine […]

Gray and White Matter Contributions to Cognitive Deficits in Parkinson’s Disease

Published: Jan 20th, 2016

Please see our new January 2016 publication within PLOS One:  Price_journal.pone.0147332      

Orthopedic Surgery and Parkinson’s Disease: A Pilot Study

Published: Jan 4th, 2016

Please read our recent October 2015 publication.  Do individuals with Parkinson’s Disease experience negative outcomes after electing total knee replacement surgery or back surgery?  We attempted to address this question.  […]

How do you measure the corticospinal tract?

Published: Jan 4th, 2016

Please read our new November 2015 imaging methods paper – completed with colleagues in Dr. Tom Mareci’s laboratory   Brain Imaging Behav. 2015 Nov 16. [Epub ahead of print] A […]

white matter abnormalities in deep, infracortical, and periventricular regions

White and Gray Matter in Alzheimer’s Disease and Vascular Dementia

Published: Jan 4th, 2016

Please read our new October 2015 paper published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease. J Alzheimers Dis. 2015 Oct 1;48(3):833-47. doi: 10.3233/JAD-150407. Dissociating Statistically-Determined Alzheimer’s Disease/Vascular Dementia Neuropsychological Syndromes Using […]