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functional mapping

1. Determining those brain structures that are responsible for cognitive, intellectual, speech, sensory or motor functions. See: cortical mapping
2. Locating the specific parts of a gene, or of its enhancers or silencers, that influence how the gene is expressed.
See also: mapping
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The concluding section on Functional Mapping of Drug Response provides a short and very lucid summary of the rationale behind the recent mathematical treatments and is a nice (albeit too brief) explanation of what the math actually does.
Functional mapping can be described as a technique which helps interpret robust to incomplete, variable, or partially flawed data ("noisy" or "messy" input).
My research vision is to develop novel mri methods for structural and functional mapping of tissue magnetic susceptibility and electrical conductivity as these show great promise for neuroimaging in diseases such as alzheimers (ad).susceptibility mapping (sm), which i pioneered, is uniquely sensitive to tissue composition including iron content affected in ad while conductivity mapping (cm) probably reflects cellular disruption in ad.
Nexstim has FDA-clearance of the NBS System for non-invasive pre-surgical mapping, recognizing NBS as the emerging standard for pre-operative direct functional mapping. Nexstim's NBS System enables treatment of brain injury and disease using rTMS with accurate and repeatable 3D-guidance of therapeutic electrical field.
Designed for clinical and experimental neuroscientists, the text covers the physiological foundations of quantitative EEG analysis, techniques for recording and preprocessing EEG, univariate and bivariate methods for EEG analysis, the EEG inverse problem, and various applications of quantitative EEG--detection/monitoring of epilepsy, brain injuries, general anesthesia, sleep stages in normal and pathological conditions; analyzing signatures of depression; controlled brain-computer interfaces; combining EEG and MRI; and cortical functional mapping. The accompanying CD-ROM contains high-resolution images of all the illustrations in the text.
The work in functional mapping will be integrated into a web-based 3D-Atlas that can be zoomed through all scales and reflects many different aspects, from genetics, cells and networks all the way up to a regions behavioral involvements.
A section on surgery covers perioperative management, image-guided surgery, functional mapping, and complication.
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