11/4/2013 – Quantity, not just quality, in new Stanford brain scan method

An interdisciplinary Stanford team, which includes Center on Longevity faculty affiliate Brian Wandell, has now developed a new method for quantitatively measuring human brain tissue using MRI. The team members measured the volume of large molecules (macromolecules) within each cubic millimeter of the brain. Their method may change the way doctors diagnose and treat neurological diseases such as multiple sclerosis.

Read the full article at Stanford News Service.