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    Does Prefrontal Glutamate Index Cognitive Changes in Parkinson’s Disease?
    with Isabelle Buard, Natalie Lopez-Esquibel, Finnuella J. Carey, Mark S. Brown, Luis D. Medina, Eugene Kronberg, Christine S. Martin, Samantha K. Holden, Michael R. Greher, and Benzi M. Kluger
    Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 16. 2022.
    IntroductionCognitive impairment is a highly prevalent non-motor feature of Parkinson’s disease. A better understanding of the underlying pathophysiology may help in identifying therapeutic targets to prevent or treat dementia. This study sought to identify metabolic alterations in the prefrontal cortex, a key region for cognitive functioning that has been implicated in cognitive dysfunction in PD.MethodsProton Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy was used to investigate metabolic changes in the PFC …Read more
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    In the shadow of state-led agrarian reforms: smallholder pervasiveness in rural China
    with Brooke Wilmsen, Andrew van Hulten, and Duan Yuefang
    Agriculture and Human Values 41 (1): 75-90. 2024.
    Agricultural modernisation is a longstanding goal of China’s Party-state. Since the early 2000s, it has pursued this goal through policies designed to facilitate land consolidation and support the expansion of large agricultural enterprises – ‘New Agricultural Operators’ (NAOs). In this paper we explore the effect of these policies on the livelihoods of a cohort of smallholder orange growers in the mountainous regions of Hubei province and the local political economy. An analysis of data from a …Read more
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    Grammatical Language Impairment in Autism Spectrum Disorder: Exploring Language Phenotypes Beyond Standardized Testing
    with Kacie Wittke, Ann M. Mastergeorge, Sally Ozonoff, and Letitia R. Naigles
    Frontiers in Psychology 8. 2017.