Parcellation of the human substantia nigra based on anatomical connectivity to the striatum

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Chowdhury, Rumana; Lambert, Christian; Dolan, Raymond J.; Düzel, Emrah;
(2013)

Substantia nigra/ventral tegmental area (SN/VTA) subregions, defined by dopaminergic projections to the striatum, are differentially affected by health (e.g. normal aging) and disease (e.g. Parkinson's disease). This may have an impact on reward processing which relies ... View more