Brain ‘Fat’ Key to Mental Health

The importance of this study goes beyond simply an improved understanding of the brain’s ‘structure-function’ relationship. There are a number of diseases where communication between regions breaks down, for example schizophrenia. Similarly, there are disorders in which we know brain microstructure is compromised, such as multiple sclerosis. This study presents not only new results, but new tools that we can use to understand communication within and between networks and how this communication breaks down in disease. Read more