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Electric boost of MRI contrast for epileptic foci

Epileptic foci in mice can be better visualized with magnetic resonance imaging by using an intravenously administered nanoparticle that crosses the blood–brain barrier and is sensitive to the abnormal electrical activity of foci.

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Fig. 1: Enhanced visualization of epileptic foci via MRI by using a contrast agent that responds to electric-field activity.


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Grimm, J. Electric boost of MRI contrast for epileptic foci. Nat Biomed Eng 5, 199–200 (2021).

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