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Abstract #1669

Defining the challenges in awake rat fMRI

Wen-Ju Pan1, Rui Tang1, Jacob Billings1, Maysam Nezafati1, and Shella Keilholz1

1Emory University/Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, United States

Awake rat fMRI has been growing in popularity in recent years because it eliminates confounds associated with the use of anesthesia. However, issues arising from animal restriction have not been completely identified or recognized by the research community. We conducted a pilot study on immobilization training for awake rat fMRI studies and provide some relevant experiences that highlight potential issues to be resolved.

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