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Diffusion Weighted MRI Category

The influence of regions of interest on tractography virtual dissection protocols: general principles to learn and to follow

Jul. 26, 2022—Rheault, Francois, Kurt G. Schilling, Sami Obaid, John P. Begnoche, Laurie E. Cutting, Maxime Descoteaux, Bennett A. Landman, and Laurent Petit. “The influence of regions of interest on tractography virtual dissection protocols: general principles to learn and to follow.” Brain Structure and Function (2022): 1-17. Full Text Abstract Purpose: Efficient communication across fields of research is challenging, especially...

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Aging and white matter microstructure and macrostructure: a longitudinal multi-site diffusion MRI study of 1218 participants

Jul. 25, 2022—Kurt G Schilling, Derek Archer, Fang-Cheng Yeh, Francois Rheault, Leon Cai, Colin Hansen, Qi Yang, Andrea Shafer, Susan Resnick, Kimberly R. Pechman, Katherine A. Gifford, Timothy J. Hohman, Angela Jefferson, Adam W Anderson, Hakmook Kang, Bennett A Landman, Aging and white matter microstructure and microstructure: a longitudinal multi-site diffusion MRI study of 1,184 participants. Brain...

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Contrastive semi-supervised harmonization of single-shell to multi-shell diffusion MRI

Jul. 25, 2022—Colin B. Hansen, Kurt G. Schilling, Francois Rheault, Susan Resnick, Andrea T. Shafer, Lori L. Beason-Held, Bennett A. Landmƒan. “Contrastive semi-supervised harmonization of single-shell to multi-shell diffusion MRI.” Magnetic Resonance Imaging (2022). Full Text Abstract Diffusion weighted MRI (DW-MRI) harmonization is necessary for multi-site or multi-acquisition studies. Current statistical methods address the need to harmonize...

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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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TractEM: Evaluation of protocols for deterministic tractography white matter atlas

Dec. 3, 2021—Rheault, Francois, Roza G. Bayrak, Xuan Wang, Kurt G. Schilling, Jasmine M. Greer, Colin B. Hansen, Cailey Kerley et al. “TractEM: Evaluation of protocols for deterministic tractography white matter atlas.” Magnetic Resonance Imaging 85 (2022): 44-56. Full Text Abstract   Purpose: One of the key challenges of the manual delineation of white matter pathways is human-rater’s subjectivity in labeling....

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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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Challenges for biophysical modeling of microstructure

Dec. 9, 2020—Ileana O. Jelescu, Marco Palombo, Francesca Bagnato, Kurt G. Schilling. “Challenges for biophysical modeling of microstructure”. (2020) Journal of Neuroscience Methods 108861. Full text: https: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0165027020302843 Abstract The biophysical modeling efforts in diffusion MRI have grown considerably over the past 25 years. In this review, we dwell on the various challenges along the journey of...

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