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Third-party-funded project

Title:
Three-dimensional, quantitative analysis of region-specific alterations of the cytoarchitecture in the cerebral cortex of schizophrenics

Project management at the University of Würzburg:

Participating scientists:

Abstract:
It is the aim of this project to analyze alterations of neuron number and density, neuronal size, laminar positioning, spatial arrangement of neurons, and synaptophysin immunoreactivity in the entorhinal cortex and the anterior cingulate cortex of the same brains of schizophrenics when compared to age- and sex-matched controls.

Key words:
    Schizophrenia
    Entorhinal cortex
    Cingulate Cortex
    stereology

Projekt period: from 06.2002 to 06.2004

Funding institution:
Sonstige öffentliche Mittel ( Stanley Foundation USA )