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  • Positron Emission Tomography and Diseases of Addiction

    November 3, 2011

    Joanna Fowler has made significant contributions to brain research and the understanding of diseases such as addiction, which she studies using positron emission tomography (PET), an imaging technique that measures the concentration and movement of a positron-emitting radioisotope in living tissue. PET can provide information on biochemical changes or the movement of drugs in the living human body — including the brain, which is important for investigating addiction. Read More