Alcoholism Related Vermian Atrophy. MRI image of the brain shows severe preferential atrophy (red) involving the superior vermis of the cerebellum. This person was a chronic alcoholic. One of the manifestations of chronic alcoholism in the brain is atrophy.
The Brain’s Artistry: A Conversation with Neuroscientist and Artist Greg Dunn ... (image) "Cerebellar Lobe" by Greg Dunn - Everyone knows that nature is beautiful. So much of nature’s beauty, however, is too small to see without a microscope. Greg Dunn, an artist with a neuroscience doctorate from University of Pennsylvania, has managed to make the microscopic splendor of the brain accessible to anyone, not just scientists, through his paintings.