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

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Chowdhury, R.; Lambert, C.; Dolan, R. J.; Düzel, E.;
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Journal: volume 81,pages191-198issn: 1053-8119, eissn: 1095-9572
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2013.05.043, pmc: PMC3734352
  • Subject: Reward | Substantia nigra | Connectivity | Diffusion-weighted imaging | Segmentation | Cognitive Neuroscience | Article | Neurology

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
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