Abnormal Cortical Complexity and Thickness Profiles
Journal of Neuroscience, 25(16):4146-4158, April 20, 2005.
[Full Article, with Figures, PDF, 0.8 MB]
This paper identifies structural alterations in the brains of
people with Williams syndrome, an enigmatic disorder associated with
a deletion of approximately 20 genes on chromosome 7. The image above shows that patients have
an abnormal thickening of cortical areas involved in language
(red colors; click on image for a larger version).
Figures 1-9 (click on each for a larger version):
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Associate Professor of Neurology
Laboratory of Neuro Imaging and Division of Brain Mapping
710 Westwood Plaza, UCLA School of Medicine
Westwood, Los Angeles CA 90095-1761, USA.