human models of plasticity

matt spitzer mwspitze at uci.edu
Sat Sep 10 00:43:52 EST 1994

In article <34r9i1$2dk at usenet.srv.cis.pitt.edu>, jtrst4 at vms.cis.pitt.edu

> I was wondering if any netters knew of good models to
> investigate neuronal plasticity in humans.

How about recovery of function following injury or reconstructive surgery. 
Llinas' group had a PNAS article in the last year showing long term
somatotopic reorganization following surgical repair of syndactyly.  Of
course it wouldn't be easy to study the immediate effects. 

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