Diffusion tensor imaging of white matter pathology in the mouse brain

Jiangyang Zhang

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Diffusion tensor imaging has been increasingly used for studying white matter pathology in rodent models of neurological diseases. Here, applications of diffusion tensor imaging in detecting major and subtle white matter pathology in the mouse CNS are reviewed, followed by several technical details that may be helpful in designing studies that involve diffusion tensor imaging of rodent brain and spinal cord.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)623-632
Number of pages10
JournalImaging in Medicine
Issue number6
StatePublished - Dec 2010
Externally publishedYes


  • MRI
  • brain
  • diffusion tensor imaging
  • mouse
  • pathology
  • spinal cord
  • white matter

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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