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Abstract #3024

Mapping the tonotopic organization of auditory cortex in awake marmoset using fMRI

Cecil Chern-Chyi Yen 1 , Camille Toarmino 2 , David A. Leopold 3 , Cory T. Miller 2 , and Afonso C. Silva 1

1 CMU/LFMI/NINDS, National Institues of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States, 2 Psychology, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States, 3 SCNI/LN/NIMH, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States

The tonopotic organization of the auditory cortex has been a great interest for neuroscientists to understand the encoding of sounds in the brain. An auditory experimental design consisting of three random frequency ranges and a continuous sampling scheme was presented to study the tonotopic organization in awake marmoset, which had been shown to have great potential as a novel animal model for auditory studies. For the first time, we demonstrated the robust BOLD fMRI response as well as the tonotopic map in auditory cortex of awake marmosets.

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