Neuroanatomy and Cognition Group


Publications


Original Articles

Chance, S.A. The cortical microstructural basis of lateralized cognition: a review. Frontiers in Psychology, 5 (2014). doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2014.00820

Hass, M.H.; Cram D.F.; Crow, T.J.; Luc, A.; Hage, S.; Chance, S.A. Evidence of Pragmatic Impairments in Speech and Proverb Interpretation in Schizophrenia. J Psycholinguist Res. (2014). doi:10.1007/s10936-014-9298-2

Kotagiri S.; Chance S.A.; Szele F.; Esiri M.M. Subventricular zone cytoarchitecture changes in autism. Developmental Neurobiology (2013) doi: 10.1002/dneu.22127

Van Veluw S.J.; Chance S.A. Differentiating between self and others: and ALE meta-analysis of fMRI studies of self-recognition and theory of mind. Brain Imaging and Behavior (2013) doi: 10.1007/s11682-013-9266-8

Chance S.A.; Sawyer, E.K.; Clover, L.M.; Wicinski, B.; Hof, P.R., Crow, T.J. Hemispheric asymmetry in the fusiform gyrus distinguishes Homo sapiens from chimpanzees. Brain Struct Funct, 218, 1391-1405 (2013)

Crow T.J.; Chance S.A.; Priddle T.H.; Radua J.; James A.C. Laterality interacts with sex across the schizophrenia/bipolarity continuum: An interpretation of meta-analyses of structural MRI. Psychiatry Res. (2013) doi:s0165-1781(13)00443-5. 10.1016/j.psychres.2013.07.043.

Esiri M.M.; Chance S.A. Cognitive reserve, cortical plasticity and resistance to Alzheimer's disease. Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 4(2):7 (2012) doi: 10.1186/alzrt105.

Van Veluw S.J.; Sawyer E.K.; Clover L.; Cousijn H.; De Jager C.; Esiri M.M.; Chance S.A. Prefrontal cortex cytoarchitecture in normal aging and Alzheimer’s disease: a relationship with IQ. Brain Struct Funct 217(4):797-808 (2012)

Chance S.A; Sawyer E.K.; Clover L.M.; Wicinski B.; Hof P.R.; Crow T.J. Hemispheric asymmetry in the fusiform gyrus distinguishes Homo sapiens from chimpanzees. Brain Struct Funct. 2012 [Epub ahead of print]

Kolasinski J.; Stagg C.J.; Chance S.A.; Deluca G.C.; Esiri M.M.; Chang E.H.; Palace J.A.; McNab, J.A.; Jenkinson M.; Miller K.L.; Johansen-Berg H. A combined post-mortem magnetic resonance imaging and quantitative histological study of multiple sclerosis pathology. Brain 135(Pt10):2938-51 (2012) doi: 10.1093/brain/aws242.

Chance S.A.; Clover L.; Cousijn H.; Currah L.; Pettingill R.; Esiri M.M. Micro-anatomical correlates of cognitive ability and decline: normal ageing, MCI and Alzheimers disease. Cerebral Cortex 21(8):1870-8 (2011)

Simper R.; Walker M.; Black G.; Di Rosa E.; Crow T.J.; Chance S.A.The relationship between callosal axons and cortical neurons in the planum temporale: Alterations in schizophrenia. Neuroscience Research 71(4):405-10 (2011) doi: 10.1016/j.neures.2011.08.007.

Miller K.; Stagg C.J.; Douaud G.; Jbabdi S.; Smith S.M.; Behrens T.E.; Jenkinson M.; Chance S.A., et al. Diffusion imaging of whole, post-mortem human brains on a clinical MRI scanner. Neuroimage 57(1):167-81 (2011)

Di Rosa E.; Crow T.J.; Walker M.A.; Black G.; Chance S.A. Reduced neuron density, enlarged minicolumn spacing and altered ageing effects in fusiform cortex in schizophrenia. Psychiatry Research 166(2-3):102-15 (2009)

Chance S.A.; Casanova M.F.; Switala A.; Crow T.J. Auditory cortex asymmetry, altered minicolumn spacing and absence of ageing effects in schizophrenia. Brain 131(12):3178-3192 (2008)

Di Rosa E.; Crow T.J.; Chance S.A. Axon bundle spacing in anterior cingulate cortex in the human brain. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience 15(12):1389-1392 (2008)

Abubaker R, Alaerts M, Allman AA, Barnett J, Belujon P, Bittner RA, Burne TH, Cahn W, Chance S. et al. Summary of the first schizophrenia international research society conference. Schizophr Res. 105(1-3):289-383 (2008)

Chance S.A.; Crow T.J. Distinctively human: cerebral lateralisation and language in Homo sapiens. Journal of Anthropological Sciences 85:83-100 (2007)

Crow T.J.; Paez P.; Chance S.A. Callosal misconnectivity and the sex difference in psychosis. Int Rev Psychiatry. 19(4):449-57 (2007)

Esiri M.M.; Chance S.A. Vulnerability to Alzheimer's pathology in neocortex: the roles of plasticity and columnar organization. Journal of Alz Dis. 9:79-89 (2006) (Also appeared as book contribution - see below)

Chance S.A. Subtle changes in the ageing human brain. Nutrition and Health 18(3):217-224 (2006)

Chance S.A.; Casanova M.F.; Switala A.E.; Crow T.J.; Esiri M.M. Minicolumn thinning in temporal lobe association cortex but not primary auditory cortex in normal human ageing. Acta Neuropathologica 111(5):459-64 (2006)

Chance S.A.; Casanova M.F.; Switala A.E.; Crow T.J. Minicolumnar structure in Heschl's gyrus and Planum Temporale: asymmetries in relation to sex and callosal fiber number. Neuroscience 143(4):1041-50 (2006)

Wegner, C.; Esiri M.M.; Chance S.A.; Palace J.; Matthews P.M. Neocortical Neuronal, Synaptic and Glial Loss in Multiple Sclerosis. Neurology 67(6):960-7 (2006)

Chance S.A.; Esiri M.M.; Crow T.J. Macroscopic brain asymmetry is changed along the antero-posterior axis in schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research, 74:163-170 (2005)

Chance S.A.; Walker M.; Crow T.J. Reduced Density of Calbindin Immunoreactive Interneurons in the Planum Temporale in Schizophrenia. Brain Research, 1046:32-37 (2005)

Chance S.A.; Tzotzoli P.M.; Vitelli A.; Esiri M.M.; Crow T.J. The cytoarchitecture of sulcal folding in Heschl's sulcus and the temporal cortex in the normal brain and schizophrenia: lamina thickness and cell density. Neuroscience Letters, 367(3):384-8 (2004).

Chance S.A.; Esiri, M.M.; Crow, T.J. Ventricular enlargement in schizophrenia: A primary change in the temporal lobe? Schizophrenia Research 62:123-131 (2003)

Chance S.A.; Esiri M.M.; Crow T.J. Measuring amygdala volume. British Journal of Psychiatry, 181:256 (2002)

Chance S.A.; Esiri M.M.; Crow T.J. Amygdala volume in schizophrenia: a Post-Mortem study and review of MRI findings. British Journal of Psychiatry, 180: 331-338 (2002)

Chance S.A.; Highley J.R.; Esiri M.M.; Crow T.J. Fiber content of the fornix in schizophrenia: lack of evidence for a primary limbic encephalopathy. American Journal of Psychiatry, 156(11): 1720-1724 (1999) [front cover illustration]



Book Contributions

Esiri M.M.; Chance S.A. and Crow T.J. The neuropathology of psychiatric disorders, Chapter in Greenfields Neuropathology (9th Edition) Eds. S. Love, D.N. Lewist, D.W. Ellison (in press)

Pickett J.; Chance S.A. Post mortem brain imaging (specialist section of Chapter 2. The Neuropathology of Autism), in Imaging the Brain in Autism, Eds. Casanova, El-Baz, Suri. Springer. (2013)

Chance S.A.; Casanova M.F. Auditory Cortex Asymmetry and Language Processing in the Schizophrenia Brain, (Chapter 4), in Evolution, Language and Psychopathology in Schizophrenia Eds. Brambilla & Marini. Routledge. (2013)

Esiri M.M.; Chance S.A. Vulnerability to Alzheimer's pathology in neocortex: the roles of plasticity and columnar organization pp.79-89 in Alzheimer's Disease: A century of scientific and clinical research Ed.s G. Perry, J. Avila, J. Kinoshita, M.A. Smith (2006)



Book Reviews

Chance S. The Neuropathology of Schizophrenia: Progress and Interpretation. Neuropathology and Applied Neurobiology [invited book review], 27(3): 252 (2001)



Recent Conference Presentations

Neurobiology Session The Royal Society UK-Russia Frontiers of Science Symposium, Kazan, Russia, 2013 (Session Chairs: Chance S.A. Sidtikova G.)

Chance S.A.; McKavanagh R.; Miller K.; Jenkinson M. New brain structural biomarkers for early detection of neurodevelopmental and neurodegenerative disease. The Royal Society UK-Russia Frontiers of Science Symposium. Kazan, Russia (March 2013)

Chance S.A.; McKavanagh R.; Miller K.; Jenkinson M. DTI in the cerebral cortex correlates with axon bundle organisation: biomarkers in cortical fine structure for Alzheimer's disease and Autism, 11th International AD/PD conference. Florence, Italy (March 2013)

Menassa D.A.; Sloan C.; Emin C.; Chance S.A. The primary olfactory cortex in autism spectrum disorder and epilepsy. British Neuroscience Association (BNA) annual meeting. London, UK. (April 2013)

McKavanagh R; Jenkinson M.; Emin C.; Miller.; Chance S.A. DTI in the cerebral cortex correlates with axon bundle organisation in autism. British Neuroscience Association (BNA) annual meeting. London, UK. (April 2013)

Menassa D.A.; Sloan C.; Emin C.; Chance S.A. The primary olfactory cortex in autism spectrum disorder and epilepsy. 12th Annual International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR). San Sebastian, Spain. (May 2013)

McKavanagh R.; Jenkinson M.; Emin C.; Miller K.; Chance S.A. DTI in the cerebral cortex correlates with axon bundle organisation: Investigation of regional differences in autism. 12th Annual International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR). San Sebastian, Spain. (May 2013)

Past Conferences

Chance S. Microanatomy of dorsolateral prefrontal cortex correlates selectively with IQ in humans. Abstracts of British Neuroscience Association meeting, p.83 (2011)

Chance S.; Sawyer E.; Hof P.; Crow T. Fusiform cortex word and face regions: lateralisation differences between chimpanzees and humans. Experimental Psychology Society, Oxford Meeting. Abstracts p.44 (2011).

Chance S.A.; Sawyer E.K.; Hage S.; Rawlings N.; Parr L.A.; Hof P.R.; Crow T.J. Asymmetry in the face processing region of the neocortex distinguishes Homo sapiens from chimpanzees. The Social Brain Meeting, University of Cambridge. Abstracts p.13 (2011).

Asymmetry at the level of the cell. 8th EvoLang Conference, Workshop on the Biological Basis of Cerebral Dominance, Utrecht (2010)

Microanatomy in MRI: the next frontier? Magnetic Resonance In MS meeting, Warwick Castle, UK (2010)

Chance S.A.; The neuro-anatomy of the face processing area in chimpanzees and humans. Proceedings of the Primate Society of Great Britain, Spring meeting (2010)

Chimpanzee-Human neuro-anatomical differences in maturation and ageing: exploring the divergence from a common ancestor. Calpe Conference 2009 Human Evolution - 150 years after Darwin, Gibraltar (2009)

Micro-anatomical correlates of cognitive deficits in Autism, Schizophrenia and Alzheimer's disease. University of Southampton, UK (2009)

Cortical hierarchy, growth, maturation and ageing: cytoarchitectural studies of the cerebral cortex. Open University, Milton Keynes, UK (2009)

Asymmetry of cortical minicolumn organisation: species differences between humans and great apes. 29th European Winter conference on Brain Research, Les Menuires, France (2009)

Chance S.A.; Clover L.; Currah L.; Esiri M.M. A microanatomical correlate of cognitive decline in mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease. Alzheimer's & Dementia 5(4) Suppl.1 p.108 (2009)

Sawyer E.; Clover L.; Crow T.J; Hof P.R.; Chance S.A. Neuronal organisation and asymmetry in Wernicke's area differ between humans and chimpanzees. The primate Mind: built to connect with other minds. Sicily (2009)

Chance S.A.; Harrison P.; Crow T. Arrested neuroplasticity?: altered ageing effects reveal a dynamic neuropathology of schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Bulletin 35(Suppl.1) p.225 (2009)

Chance S.A.; Clover L.; Currah L.; Esiri M.M. A microanatomical correlate of cognitive deficits in MCI and Alzheimer's disease. Abstracts of Alzheimer's Research Trust 10th Annual Network Conference p.32 (2009)

Altered neuroplasticity in psychosis. The dimensional model of the psychotic endophenotype. Three university Sicilian psychiatry congress, Sicily (2008)

McNab J.A.; Voets N.; Chance S.; Douaud G. ; Aziz T. ; Miller K.L. ; Jenkinson N. High resolution diffusion tensor-magnetic resonance imaging of whole, fixed, human brain at 3 Tesla. MRC Technology showcase on Neuroscience and Mental Health (2008)

Cytoarchitectural asymmetries of the great ape and human. Workshop on human evolutionary neuroanatomy, Royal Africa Museum, Brussels, Belgium. (2007)

Cortical hierarchy and ageing of cortical minicolumns. Cortical Modularity in Autism, University of Louisville, USA. (2007)

Minicolumns and modularity in human evolution. Think tank on evolution of Language and Brain, Elounda, Crete. (2007)

The importance of post-mortem studies. Alzheimer's Science and Services, Alzheimer Scotland AGM, Edinburgh, UK. (2007)

The neuroanatomy of schizophrenia. Congress in Psychiatry, University of Messina, Sicily. (2006)

Surface area asymmetries are lost and mini-column spacing is reduced in planum temporale in schizophrenia. 13th Winter Workshop on schizophrenia and bipolar disorders, Davos, Switzerland (2006)

Chance, S.A.; Casanova, M.F.; Esiri, M.M. Cortical column changes due to ageing reflect regional hierarchy and are affected by plaque load. Alzheimer's & Dementia 2(3), Suppl.1:426 (2006)

Chance S.A.; Switala A.; Casanova M.F.; Crow T.J. Surface area asymmetries are lost and mini-column spacing is reduced in planum temporale in schizophrenia: A post-mortem study. Schizophrenia Research 81: 27-28 (2006)

Di Rosa E.; Chance S.A.,; Walker M.A.; Crow T.J. Reduced neuron density in fusiform cortex in schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research 81: 209-210 Suppl. (2006)

Minicolumn asymmetries and callosal connectivity in psychosis. 13th Association of European Psychiatrists Congress, Munich, Germany (2005)

Chance S.A.; Walker M.; Crow T.J. Reduced density of calbindin immunoreactive interneurons in the planum temporale in schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research 67 (1): 106-106 Suppl. (2004)

Walker M.A.; Chance S.A.; Esiri M.M.; Harrison P.J.; Crow T.J. Cell size in the planum temporale in schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research, 53(3): 105-106 (2002)

Simper R.C.; Chance S.A.; Esiri M.M.; Harrison P.J.; Crow T.J. Cell density in the planum temporale in schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research, 53(3): 106 (2002)

Chance S.A.; Collinson S.L.; James A.C.; Crow T.J. Abnormality of the semantic network in adolescent subjects with schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research, 53(3): 118 (2002)

Crow TJ, Chance SA, Giouzeli M, et al.Protocadherinxy as candidate gene for cerebral asymmetry and psychosis: Is the variation epigenetic? American Journal of Medical Genetics 114 (7):55 (2002)

Crow TJ, Williams NA, Chance SA, et al. Homo sapiens-specific brain torque is anomalous in schizophrenia: Protocadherin XY as a candidate gene. Biological Psychiatry Suppl. 49 (8): 245 (2001)

MRI assessment of brain asymmetry. Bonn University, Germany (2000)

Chance SA, Esiri MM, Crow TJ. Ventricular enlargement and the temporal horns in schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research 41 (1): 210 Special Issue. (2000)

Chance S.A.; Craven R.M.; Gonzalez Ballester M.A.; Crow T.J. A new method for MRI assessment of brain torque. Schizophrenia Research, 36(1-3): 193. (1999)

Chance S.A.; Gerig G.; Highley J.R.; McDonald B. Validation of MRI cortical surface rendering on fixed human post-mortem brain. Neuropathology and applied neurobiology [supplement]: p19. (1998)

Chance S.A.; Highley J.R.; Crow T.J. The anatomy of the fornix and schizophrenia: a post mortem study. Schizophrenia Research [special issue], 29(1,2): 70. (1998)

Chance S.A.; McDonald B.; Gerig G.; Highley J.R.; Crow T.J. A validation of MRI cortical surface rendering of the human post-mortem brain. Schizophrenia Research [special issue], 29(1,2): 70. (1998)

Chance S. Analysis of post-mortem MRI in schizophrenia. European Biomorph Project: Abstracts of the 2nd workshop on advances in brain morphometry, p.8. (1998)

Chance S.; Crow T.J.; Esiri M.M.; Highley J.R.; McDonald B. A validation of M.R.I. techniques for studies of brain volume. Abstracts of the 4th laterality and psychopathology conference, London p.17. (1997)