J Neuropathol Exp Neurol 2021 Apr 6. Epub 2021 Apr 6.
From the Croatian Institute for Brain Research, School of Medicine, University of Zagreb, Scientific Centre of Excellence for Basic, Clinical and Translational Neuroscience, Zagreb, Croatia (IK, MR, ŽK); Polyclinic "Neuron", Zagreb, Croatia (MR); Department of Health Psychology, University of Applied Health Sciences, Zagreb, Croatia (MK-S); and Croatian Institute for Brain Research, Center of Research Excellence for Basic, Clinical and Translational Neuroscience, School of Medicine, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia (MK-S).
During the second half of gestation, the human cerebrum undergoes pivotal histogenetic events that underlie functional connectivity. These include the growth, guidance, selection of axonal pathways, and their first engagement in neuronal networks. Here, we characterize the spatiotemporal patterns of cerebral connectivity in extremely preterm (EPT), very preterm (VPT), preterm and term babies, focusing on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and histological data. Read More