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Abstract #3239

Regional Age-Related Changes in the Monkey Brain Measured with Proton Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy

Xiaoying Fan1, Stephen Schettler1, Sahil Jain1, Donna Murray1, Dae-Shik Kim1, Douglas Rosene1, Ron Killiany1, Itamar Ronen1

1Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA

Proton MRS together with tissue volumetric information from high resolution MRI images were employed to carefully assess regional concentrations of brain metabolites in a tightly controlled population of rhesus monkeys