THOMAS CONTURO

Summary

Affiliation: Washington University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Neuronal fiber pathway abnormalities in autism: an initial MRI diffusion tensor tracking study of hippocampo-fusiform and amygdalo-fusiform pathways
    Thomas E Conturo
    Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 14:933-46. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Arterial input functions for dynamic susceptibility contrast MRI: requirements and signal options
    Thomas E Conturo
    Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Magn Reson Imaging 22:697-703. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Late recovery following spinal cord injury. Case report and review of the literature
    John W McDonald
    Department of Neurology and Neurological Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63108, USA
    J Neurosurg 97:252-65. 2002
  4. pmc BOLD correlates of trial-by-trial reaction time variability in gray and white matter: a multi-study fMRI analysis
    Tal Yarkoni
    Department of Psychology, Washington University, Saint Louis, Missouri, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 4:e4257. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint The study of neural connectivity using diffusion tensor tracking
    Joshua S Shimony
    Neuroimaging Laboratory, Washington University Medical School, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Cortex 40:213-5. 2004
  6. pmc Functional reorganization and stability of somatosensory-motor cortical topography in a tetraplegic subject with late recovery
    Maurizio Corbetta
    Departments of Neurology, Radiology, Anatomy and Neurobiology, and Neurological Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:17066-71. 2002
  7. doi request reprint Anterior thalamic radiation integrity in schizophrenia: a diffusion-tensor imaging study
    Daniel Mamah
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, United States
    Psychiatry Res 183:144-50. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Differential vulnerability of anterior white matter in nondemented aging with minimal acceleration in dementia of the Alzheimer type: evidence from diffusion tensor imaging
    Denise Head
    Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Cereb Cortex 14:410-23. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Radial organization of developing preterm human cerebral cortex revealed by non-invasive water diffusion anisotropy MRI
    Robert C McKinstry
    Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, St Louis Children s Hospital at the Washington University Medical Center, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Cereb Cortex 12:1237-43. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Diffusion-tensor MR imaging of gray and white matter development during normal human brain maturation
    Pratik Mukherjee
    Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, St Louis Children s Hospital, Washington University Medical Center, St Louis, MO, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 23:1445-56. 2002

Research Grants

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Publications11

  1. pmc Neuronal fiber pathway abnormalities in autism: an initial MRI diffusion tensor tracking study of hippocampo-fusiform and amygdalo-fusiform pathways
    Thomas E Conturo
    Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 14:933-46. 2008
    ..In left AF and HF, changes were interpreted as secondary, possibly reflecting axonal loss and/or decreased myelination...
  2. ncbi request reprint Arterial input functions for dynamic susceptibility contrast MRI: requirements and signal options
    Thomas E Conturo
    Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Magn Reson Imaging 22:697-703. 2005
    ..Finally, we discuss issues related to the choice of AIF signal for quantitative perfusion imaging...
  3. ncbi request reprint Late recovery following spinal cord injury. Case report and review of the literature
    John W McDonald
    Department of Neurology and Neurological Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63108, USA
    J Neurosurg 97:252-65. 2002
    ..The role of patterned neural activity in regeneration and recovery of function after SCI therefore appears a fruitful area for future investigation...
  4. pmc BOLD correlates of trial-by-trial reaction time variability in gray and white matter: a multi-study fMRI analysis
    Tal Yarkoni
    Department of Psychology, Washington University, Saint Louis, Missouri, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 4:e4257. 2009
    ..Using a multi-study approach, we investigated whether there are brain regions that show a general relationship between trial-by-trial RT variability and activation across a range of cognitive tasks...
  5. ncbi request reprint The study of neural connectivity using diffusion tensor tracking
    Joshua S Shimony
    Neuroimaging Laboratory, Washington University Medical School, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Cortex 40:213-5. 2004
  6. pmc Functional reorganization and stability of somatosensory-motor cortical topography in a tetraplegic subject with late recovery
    Maurizio Corbetta
    Departments of Neurology, Radiology, Anatomy and Neurobiology, and Neurological Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:17066-71. 2002
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  7. doi request reprint Anterior thalamic radiation integrity in schizophrenia: a diffusion-tensor imaging study
    Daniel Mamah
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, United States
    Psychiatry Res 183:144-50. 2010
    ..Microstructural changes in the ALIC may be linked to cognitive dysfunction in schizophrenia...
  8. ncbi request reprint Differential vulnerability of anterior white matter in nondemented aging with minimal acceleration in dementia of the Alzheimer type: evidence from diffusion tensor imaging
    Denise Head
    Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Cereb Cortex 14:410-23. 2004
    ..The dissociation between the regional effects of age and dementia status suggests that the mechanisms underlying age-associated cognitive decline are likely distinct from those underlying DAT...
  9. ncbi request reprint Radial organization of developing preterm human cerebral cortex revealed by non-invasive water diffusion anisotropy MRI
    Robert C McKinstry
    Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, St Louis Children s Hospital at the Washington University Medical Center, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Cereb Cortex 12:1237-43. 2002
    ..Because of its correlation with tissue microstructure and non-invasive nature, DTI offers unique insight into cortical development in preterm human newborns and, potentially, detection of derangements of its basic cytoarchiteture...
  10. ncbi request reprint Diffusion-tensor MR imaging of gray and white matter development during normal human brain maturation
    Pratik Mukherjee
    Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, St Louis Children s Hospital, Washington University Medical Center, St Louis, MO, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 23:1445-56. 2002
    ..We use diffusion-tensor MR imaging to test theoretical models that incorporate hypotheses regarding how these maturational processes influence water diffusion in developing gray and white matter...
  11. ncbi request reprint Precision, signal-to-noise ratio, and dose optimization of magnitude and phase arterial input functions in dynamic susceptibility contrast MRI
    Melanie S Kotys
    Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Magn Reson Imaging 25:598-611. 2007
    ..To determine optimal conditions for precise measurement of arterial input function (AIFs) in dynamic susceptibility contrast (DSC) perfusion MRI...

Research Grants10

  1. MR PERFUSION IMAGING FOR FUNCTIONAL BRAIN STUDIES
    THOMAS CONTURO; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Finally, the validity of quantitative MR CBV and CBF measurements obtained with different signal combinations will be tested against PET in baboons with normal and physiologically-altered flow. ..
  2. TRACKING NEURONAL FIBERS IN LIVING HUMAN BRAIN BY MRI
    THOMAS CONTURO; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Successful completion of the proposed research will provide a set of tested tools for interrogating the development, functional organization, and reorganization of the human brain in normal and disease. ..