In Vivo Studies for Acquired Savant Syndrom

A blog article by Ashlie Reker Ph.D.

Acquired savant syndrome is the presentation of new advanced or expert level skills following traumatic brain injury (TBI) resulting from blunt for trauma to the head, such as from a car accident, or pathology, such as dementia or stroke. These new skills are, by and large, in music, art, calendar calculating, language, visual-spatial, mechanical, or maths. While the etiology of acquired savant syndrome remains unknown, functional lateralization is thought to play a key role, as acquired savant syndrome most often presents after TBI to the left lateral lobe of the brain (Gyarmathy, É., 2018), resulting in greater utilization of the right lateral lobe, believed to govern the above skills.

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Breakthrough Techniques Lead to Breakthrough Therapies: The Role of In Vivo Research in Current Cutting-Edge Medical Treatments

 

A blog article by Ashlie Reker Ph.D.

IND directed research must adhere to strict requirements for tracking and recording complex statistical, sample, and animal data. These specifications lend a greater degree of oversight, thereby improving accuracy and confidence in the final results of critical in vivo testing. The interplay between metadata tracking, drug discovery software, and in vivo research is critical to the future of countless patients and the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries. Optimizing this process by using a state of the art database system can dramatically improve efficiency while evaluating and managing complex data thereby reducing time to FDA approval.

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