Optic nerve diffusion changes and atrophy jointly predict visual dysfunction after optic neuritis
Scott Kolbe, Caron Chapman, Thanh Nguyen, Clare Bajraszewski, Leigh Johnston, Michael Kean, Peter Mitchell, Mark Paine, Helmut Butzkueven, Trevor Kilpatrick, Gary Egan
Neuroimage | ACADEMIC PRESS INC ELSEVIER SCIENCE | Published : 2009
Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Awarded by MS Research Australia/Trish MS Foundation/NHMRC Betty Cuthbert Fellowship
This work was supported by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Principal Research Fellowship (Grant 400317, G. F. Egan), Australia; the joint MS Research Australia/Trish MS Foundation/NHMRC Betty Cuthbert Fellowship (Grant 400476, H. Butzkueven); the joint MS Research Australia/Australian Financial Advisors Association Postgraduate Scholarship (S. Kolbe); Charity-works for MS, Melbourne; and the Neurosciences Victoria Neuro-Informatics Platform. We thank all the participants in our study, Dr Michael Ditchfield at the Murdoch Children's Research Institute MRI facility, and Dr Alexander Klistorner for invaluable advice and use of software for multifocal VEP analysis.