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A data-driven approach to optimising the encoding for multi-shell diffusion MRI with application to neonatal imaging (2020)
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Tournier, J., Christiaens, D., Hutter, J., Price, A. N., Cordero-Grande, L., Hughes, E., …Hajnal, J. V. (2020). A data-driven approach to optimising the encoding for multi-shell diffusion MRI with application to neonatal imaging. NMR in Biomedicine, https://doi.org/10.1101/661348

Diffusion MRI has the potential to provide important information about the connectivity and microstructure of the human brain during normal and abnormal development, non-invasively and in vivo. Recent developments in MRI hardware and reconstruction m... Read More about A data-driven approach to optimising the encoding for multi-shell diffusion MRI with application to neonatal imaging.

Insomnia, anxiety and depression in adult cochlear implant users with tinnitus (2020)
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Kitterick, P., & Pierzycki, R. (2020). Insomnia, anxiety and depression in adult cochlear implant users with tinnitus. Ear and Hearing, https://doi.org/10.1097/AUD.0000000000000900

Objective: Determine the prevalence of clinical insomnia and its associations with anxiety, depression, and tinnitus in adult cochlear implant (CI) users. Design: Self-reported information on tinnitus, sleep, and demographic variables was... Read More about Insomnia, anxiety and depression in adult cochlear implant users with tinnitus.

Processing apples to puree or juice speeds gastric emptying and reduces postprandial intestinal volumes and satiety in healthy adults (2020)
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Krishnasamy, S., Lomer, M. C. E., Marciani, L., Hoad, C. L., Pritchard, S. E., Paul, J., …Spiller, R. C. (in press). Processing apples to puree or juice speeds gastric emptying and reduces postprandial intestinal volumes and satiety in healthy adults. Journal of Nutrition,

Background: Whole apples produce greater satiety than processed apples, but the underlying mechanisms remain unclear. Objective: Our aim was to assess the intragastric processing of apple preparations and the associated small and large bowel conten... Read More about Processing apples to puree or juice speeds gastric emptying and reduces postprandial intestinal volumes and satiety in healthy adults.

XTRACT - Standardised protocols for automated tractography in the human and macaque brain (2020)
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Warrington, S., Bryant, K., Khrapitchev, A., Sallet, J., Charquero-Ballester, M., Douaud, G., …Sotiropoulos, S. (2020). XTRACT - Standardised protocols for automated tractography in the human and macaque brain. NeuroImage, 217, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2020.116923

We present a new software package with a library of standardised tractography protocols devised for the robust automated extraction of white matter tracts both in the human and the macaque brain. Using in vivo data from the Human Connectome Project (... Read More about XTRACT - Standardised protocols for automated tractography in the human and macaque brain.

Operando visualisation of battery chemistry in a sodium-ion battery by 23Na magnetic resonance imaging (2020)
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Kendrick, E., Bray, J. M., Doswell, C. L., Pavlovskaya, G. E., Chen, L., Kishore, B., …Britton, M. M. (2020). Operando visualisation of battery chemistry in a sodium-ion battery by 23Na magnetic resonance imaging. Nature Communications, 11(1), https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-020-15938-x

© 2020, The Author(s). Sodium-ion batteries are a promising battery technology for their cost and sustainability. This has led to increasing interest in the development of new sodium-ion batteries and new analytical methods to non-invasively, directl... Read More about Operando visualisation of battery chemistry in a sodium-ion battery by 23Na magnetic resonance imaging.

Improved fibre dispersion estimation using b-tensor encoding (2020)
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Cottaar, M., Szczepankiewicz, F., Bastiani, M., Hernandez-Fernandez, M., Sotiropoulos, S. N., Nilsson, M., & Jbabdi, S. (2020). Improved fibre dispersion estimation using b-tensor encoding. NeuroImage, 215, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2020.116832

© 2020 The Authors Measuring fibre dispersion in white matter with diffusion magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is limited by an inherent degeneracy between fibre dispersion and microscopic diffusion anisotropy (i.e., the diffusion anisotropy expected... Read More about Improved fibre dispersion estimation using b-tensor encoding.

Towards HCP-Style Macaque Connectomes: 24-Channel 3T Multi-Array Coil, MRI Sequences and Preprocessing (2020)
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Autio, J. A., Glasser, M. F., Ose, T., Donahue, C. J., Bastiani, M., Ohno, M., …Hayashi, T. (2020). Towards HCP-Style Macaque Connectomes: 24-Channel 3T Multi-Array Coil, MRI Sequences and Preprocessing. NeuroImage, 215, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2020.116800

© 2020 The Author(s) Macaque monkeys are an important animal model where invasive investigations can lead to a better understanding of the cortical organization of primates including humans. However, the tools and methods for noninvasive image acquis... Read More about Towards HCP-Style Macaque Connectomes: 24-Channel 3T Multi-Array Coil, MRI Sequences and Preprocessing.

Healthcare professional views of implementing remote measurement technology in central nervous system disorders: A qualitative interview study (2020)
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Andrews, J., Craven, M., Jamnadas-Khoda, J., Lang, A., Morriss, R., & Hollis, C. (in press). Healthcare professional views of implementing remote measurement technology in central nervous system disorders: A qualitative interview study. JMIR,

Background: Remote measurement technologies (RMTs) can be used to collect data on a variety of bio-behavioural variables, which may benefit the care of people with central nervous system disorders. While various studies have explored their potential,... Read More about Healthcare professional views of implementing remote measurement technology in central nervous system disorders: A qualitative interview study.

Investigating musculoskeletal health and wellbeing; A cohort study protocol (2020)
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Millar, B., McWilliams, D. F., Abhishek, A., Akin-Akinyosoye, K., Auer, D. P., Chapman, V., …Walsh, D. A. (2020). Investigating musculoskeletal health and wellbeing; A cohort study protocol. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 21(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s12891-020-03195-4

© 2020 The Author(s). Background: In an ageing population, pain, frailty and disability frequently coexist across a wide range of musculoskeletal diagnoses, but their associations remain incompletely understood. The Investigating Musculoskeletal Heal... Read More about Investigating musculoskeletal health and wellbeing; A cohort study protocol.

A Population-based PBPK Model for the Prediction of Time-Variant Bile Salt Disposition within GI Luminal Fluids (2020)
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Stamatopoulos, K., Pathak, S., Marciani, L., & Turner, D. (2020). A Population-based PBPK Model for the Prediction of Time-Variant Bile Salt Disposition within GI Luminal Fluids. Molecular Pharmaceutics, 17(4), 1310-1323. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.molpharmaceut.0c00019

In vivo studies have shown cyclic bile salt (BS) outputs during fasting whereas higher amounts have been observed in fed states. This leads to fluctuations of intestinal BS concentrations ([BS]) that can affect the rate and extent of absorption of li... Read More about A Population-based PBPK Model for the Prediction of Time-Variant Bile Salt Disposition within GI Luminal Fluids.

Potential of using visual imagery to revolutionise measurement of emotional health (2020)
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Herring, A. M. R., Craven, M. P., Mughal, F., Rawsthorne, M., Rees, K., Walker, L., & Wolpert, M. (2020). Potential of using visual imagery to revolutionise measurement of emotional health. Archives of Disease in Childhood, archdischild-2019-317758. https://doi.org/10.1136/archdischild-2019-317758

Appropriate measurement of emotional health by all those working with children and young people is an increasing focus for professional practice. Most of the tools used for assessment or self-assessment of emotional health were designed in the mid-20... Read More about Potential of using visual imagery to revolutionise measurement of emotional health.

Network analysis of human muscle adaptation to aging and contraction (2020)
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Etheridge, T., Willis, C., Atherton, P., Ames, R., Szewczyk, N., Deane, C., …Lund, J. (2020). Network analysis of human muscle adaptation to aging and contraction. Aging, 12(1), 740-755. https://doi.org/10.18632/aging.102653

Resistance exercise (RE) remains a primary approach for minimising aging muscle decline. Understanding muscle adaptation to individual contractile components of RE (eccentric, concentric) might optimise RE-based intervention strategies. Herein, we em... Read More about Network analysis of human muscle adaptation to aging and contraction.

A simple and efficient method for polymer coating of iron oxide nanoparticles (2019)
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Abushrida, A., Elhuni, I., Taresco, V., Marciani, L., Stolnik, S., & Garnett, M. C. (2020). A simple and efficient method for polymer coating of iron oxide nanoparticles. Journal of Drug Delivery Science and Technology, 55, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jddst.2019.101460

Iron oxide nanoparticles (IONP) have many possible uses including as MRI contrast agents, for drug delivery and cell labelling, but need to be stabilised and to be rendered biocompatible through appropriate coatings. Many current coatings are subopti... Read More about A simple and efficient method for polymer coating of iron oxide nanoparticles.

Disease Activity Flares and Pain Flares in an early rheumatoid arthritis inception cohort; characteristics, antecedents and sequelae (2019)
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McWilliams, D. F., Rahman, S., James, R., Ferguson, E., Kiely, P., Young, A., & Walsh, D. (2019). Disease Activity Flares and Pain Flares in an early rheumatoid arthritis inception cohort; characteristics, antecedents and sequelae. BMC Rheumatology, 3, 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1186/s41927-019-0100-9

Background RA flares are common and disabling. They are described in terms of worsening inflammation but pain and inflammation are often discordant. To inform treatment decisions, we investigated whether inflammatory and pain flares are discrete ent... Read More about Disease Activity Flares and Pain Flares in an early rheumatoid arthritis inception cohort; characteristics, antecedents and sequelae.

A randomized, controlled, double-blind crossover study on the effects of isoeffective and isovolumetric intravenous crystalloid and gelatin on blood volume, and renal and cardiac hemodynamics (2019)
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Bradley, C. R., Bragg, D. D., Cox, E. F., El-Sharkawy, A. M., Buchanan, C. E., Chowdhury, A. H., …Lobo, D. N. (2019). A randomized, controlled, double-blind crossover study on the effects of isoeffective and isovolumetric intravenous crystalloid and gelatin on blood volume, and renal and cardiac hemodynamics. Clinical Nutrition, 39(7), 2070-2079. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clnu.2019.09.011

Background & aims Blood volume expanding properties of colloids are superior to crystalloids. In addition to oncotic/osmotic properties, the electrolyte composition of infusions may have important effects on visceral perfusion, with infusions contai... Read More about A randomized, controlled, double-blind crossover study on the effects of isoeffective and isovolumetric intravenous crystalloid and gelatin on blood volume, and renal and cardiac hemodynamics.

Mechanisms and Risk Factors Contributing to Visual Field Deficits following Stereotactic Laser Amygdalohippocampotomy (2019)
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Voets, N. L., Alvarez, I., Qiu, D., Leatherday, C., Willie, J. T., Sotiropoulos, S., …Drane, D. L. (2019). Mechanisms and Risk Factors Contributing to Visual Field Deficits following Stereotactic Laser Amygdalohippocampotomy. Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, 97(4), 255–265. https://doi.org/10.1159/000502701

Selective laser amygdalohippocampotomy (SLAH) is a minimally invasive surgical treatment for medial temporal lobe epilepsy. Visual field deficits (VFDs) are a significant potential complication. The objective of this study was to determine the relati... Read More about Mechanisms and Risk Factors Contributing to Visual Field Deficits following Stereotactic Laser Amygdalohippocampotomy.

Automated virtual reality (VR) cognitive therapy for patients with psychosis: study protocol for a single-blind parallel group randomised controlled trial (gameChange) (2019)
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Freeman, D., Yu, L., Kabir, T., Martin, J., Craven, M., Leal, J., …Waite, F. (2019). Automated virtual reality (VR) cognitive therapy for patients with psychosis: study protocol for a single-blind parallel group randomised controlled trial (gameChange). BMJ Open, 9(8), e031606. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2019-031606

Introduction Many patients with psychosis experience everyday social situations as anxiety-provoking. The fears can arise, for example, from paranoia, hallucinations, social anxiety or negative-self beliefs. The fears lead patients to withdraw from a... Read More about Automated virtual reality (VR) cognitive therapy for patients with psychosis: study protocol for a single-blind parallel group randomised controlled trial (gameChange).



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