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Diffusion Tensor Imaging Category

Longitudinal changes of connectomes and graph theory measures in aging

Jan. 17, 2022—Yuzhe Wang, Francois Rheault, Kurt G. Schilling, Lori L. Beason-Held, Andrea T. Shafer, Susan M. Resnick, Bennett A. Landman Abstract Changes in brain structure and connectivity in aging can be probed through diffusion weighted MRI and summarized with structural connectome matrices. Complex network analysis based on graph theory has been applied to provide measures that...

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Joint independent component analysis for hypothesizing spatiotemporal relationships between longitudinal gray and white matter changes in preclinical Alzheimer’s disease

Dec. 10, 2021—Leon Y. Cai, Francois Rheault, Cailey I. Kerley, Katherine S. Aboud, Lori L. Beason-Held, Andrea T. Shafer, Susan M. Resnick, Lori C. Jordan, Adam W. Anderson, Kurt G. Schilling, and Bennett A. Landman Abstract Characterizing relationships between gray matter (GM) and white matter (WM) in early Alzheimer’s disease (AD) would improve understanding of how and...

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Multimodal neuroimaging in pediatric type 1 diabetes: a pilot multisite feasibility study of acquisition quality, motion, and variability

Dec. 10, 2021—Leon Y. Cai, Costin Tanase, Adam W. Anderson, Karthik Ramadass, Francois Rheault, Chelsea A. Lee, Niral J. Patel, Sky Jones, Lauren M. LeStourgeon, Alix Mahon, Sumit Pruthi, Kriti Gwal, Arzu Ozturk, Hakmook Kang, Nicole Glaser, Simona Ghetti, Sarah S. Jaser, Lori C. Jordan, and Bennett A. Landman Abstract Type 1 diabetes (T1D) affects over 200,000...

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MASiVar: Multisite, Multiscanner, and Multisubject Acquisitions for Studying Variability in Diffusion Weighted Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Aug. 30, 2021—Leon Y. Cai, Qi Yang, Praitayini Kanakaraj, Vishwesh Nath, Allen T. Newton, Heidi A. Edmonson, Jeffrey Luci, Benjamin N. Conrad, Gavin R. Price, Colin B. Hansen, Cailey I. Kerley, Karthik Ramadass, Fang-Cheng Yeh, Hakmook Kang, Eleftherios Garyfallidis, Maxime Descoteaux, Francois Rheault, Kurt G. Schilling, and Bennett A. Landman. MASiVar: Multisite, Multiscanner, and Multisubject Acquisitions for...

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PreQual: An automated pipeline for integrated preprocessing and quality assurance of diffusion weighted MRI images

Jun. 23, 2021—Leon Y. Cai, Qi Yang, Colin B. Hansen, Vishwesh Nath, Karthik Ramadass, Graham W. Johnson, Benjamin N. Conrad, Brian D. Boyd, John P. Begnoche, Lori L. Beason-Held, Andrea T. Shafer, Susan M. Resnick, Warren D. Taylor, Gavin R. Price, Victoria L. Morgan, Baxter P. Rogers, Kurt G. Schilling, Bennett A. Landman. PreQual: An automated pipeline...

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Pandora: 4-D White Matter Bundle Population-Based Atlases Derived from Diffusion MRI Fiber Tractography

Nov. 29, 2020—Colin B. Hansen, Qi Yang,  Ilwoo Lyu, Francois Rheault, Cailey Kerley, Bramsh Qamar Chandio, Shreyas Fadnavis, Owen Williams, Andrea T. Shafer, Susan M. Resnick, David H. Zald, Laurie E. Cutting, Warren D. Taylor, Brian Boyd, Eleftherios Garyfallidis, Adam W. Anderson, Maxime Descoteaux, Bennett A. Landman, Kurt G. Schilling. Pandora: 4-D White Matter Bundle Population-Based Atlases Derived from Diffusion MRI Fiber Tractography. Neuroinform (2020). Full Text Abstract Brain atlases have proven to be valuable neuroscience tools for...

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Joint cortical surface and structural connectivity analysis of Alzheimer’s Disease

Nov. 20, 2020—Leon Y. Cai, Cailey I. Kerley, Chang Yu, Katherine S. Aboud, Lori L. Beason-Held, Andrea T. Shafer, Susan M. Resnick, Lori C. Jordan, Adam W. Anderson, Kurt G. Schilling, Ilwoo Lyu, Bennett A. Landman. Joint cortical surface and structural connectivity analysis of Alzheimer’s Disease. SPIE Medical Imaging, 2021. Full Text: NIHMSID Abstract Joint independent component...

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Distortion correction of diffusion weighted MRI without reverse phase-encoding scans or field-maps

Aug. 25, 2020—Kurt G Schilling*, Justin Blaber*, Colin Hansen, Leon Cai, Baxter Rogers, Adam W Anderson, Seth A Smith, Praitayini Kanakaraj, Tonia Rex, Susan M. Resnick, Andrea T. Shafer, Laurie Cutting, Neil Woodward, David Zald, Bennett A Landman.“ Distortion correction of diffusion weighted MRI without reverse phase-encoding scans or field-maps ”. PLoS ONE 15(7): e0236418. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0236418 Full text: https:...

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Using deep learning for a diffusion-based segmentation of the dentate nucleus and its benefits over atlas-based methods

Dec. 6, 2019—Noguera, C. B., Bao, S., Petersen, K. J., Lopez, A. M., Reid, J., Plassard, A. J., … & Landman, B. A. (2019). Using deep learning for a diffusion-based segmentation of the dentate nucleus and its benefits over atlas-based methods. Journal of Medical Imaging, 6(4), 044007. Full Text: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31824980 Abstract The dentate nucleus (DN) is a...

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A fiber coherence index for quality control of B-table orientation in diffusion MRI scans.

May. 16, 2019—Kurt G Schilling, Fang-Cheng Yeh, Vishwesh Nath, Colin Hansen, Owen Williams, Susan Resnick, Adam W. Anderson, Bennett A. Landman. “A fiber coherence index for quality control of B-table orientation in diffusion MRI scans”. Magnetic Resonance Imaging. 2019. doi: 10.1016/j.mri.2019.01.018 Full text: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=fiber+coherence+b-table Abstract Purpose The diffusion MRI “b-vector” table describing the diffusion sensitization direction can be flipped and...

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