Noninvasive imaging method looks deeper inside the body to study living brain

IMAGE: Representative OCT image visualizing morphological details of the cerebral cortex and subsequent brain compartments. OCT brain anatomy showing good correlation with photomicrograph of a Nissl-stained histology section of… view more BELLINGHAM, Washington, USA, and CARDIFF, UK — Researchers at the University of Washington have used a noninvasive light-based imaging technology to literally see inside the living brain, providing a new tool to study how diseases like dementia, Alzheimer’s, and brain tumors change brain tissue over time.