Scientists from Tomsk, together with colleagues from the University of Washington began to work on an innovative methodology for assessing the ability of regeneration of nerve tissue in the brain injury, Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease, Alzheimer's.
Note that at the moment the only possible way of education evaluation of nerve fibers - posthumous environments brain. Tomsk scientists to conduct research on animals with cerebral ischemia and multiple sclerosis. In the framework of the current research is planned using MRI of the Institute of Cytology and genetics SB RAS, Novosibirsk. The device has unique features. While this is the only such apparatus MRI in the Eastern part of Russia. The beginning of the experiment is scheduled for may.
This study is not the first on account of project managers. Already developed methods of diagnostics of diseases of the nervous and cardiovascular system using MRI. Technology is used extensively in America, Europe, China.