Up to one billion people, nearly 1 in 6 of the world's population, suffer from neurological disorders, many of which are only diagnosed when it is too late for medical intervention. Join us for this episode, where we will delve into a fascinating discussion of a novel brain imaging technique that can detect early stages of psychiatric disorders, potentially even before symptoms appear.
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Leen Madani (Content generation), Sumaya Alsayadi (Content generation), Danya Alomar (Post-production), Isabella Zabek (Voice)
0:28 - Guest introduction
1:15 - What got you interested in what you do?
2:37 - Research focus and ongoing projects
4:19 - MRI vs. neuromelanin MRI: How are they different?
6:19 - What is neuromelanin doing in our brain?
8:00 - What does dopamine mean to you?
10:15 - Putting it all together
12:28 - How can we use this tool as a marker of different illnesses?
14:06 - Wrap up