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Brain connections derived from diffusion MRI tractography can be highly anatomically accurate – if we know where white matter pathways start, where they end, and where they don’t go

Aug. 25, 2020—Kurt G Schilling, Laurent Petit, Francois Rheault, Samuel Remedios, Carlo Pierpaoli, Adam W Anderson, Bennett A Landman, Maxime Descoteaux. “Brain connections derived from diffusion MRI tractography can be highly anatomically accurate – if we know where white matter pathways start, where they end, and where they don’t go”. Brain Struct Funct (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00429-020-02129-z Full text: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00429-020-02129-z Abstract MR...

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Histologically derived fiber response functions for diffusion MRI vary across white matter fibers – an ex vivo validation study in the squirrel monkey brain

Aug. 25, 2020—Kurt G Schilling, Yurui Gao, Iwona Stepniewska, Vaibhav Janve, Bennett A. Landman, Adam W. Anderson. “Histologically derived fiber response functions for diffusion MRI vary across white matter fibers – an ex vivo validation study in the squirrel monkey brain”. NMR in Biomedicine. 2019 Jun;32(6):e4090. doi: 10.1002/nbm.4090. Epub 2019 Mar 25. Full text: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30908803/ Abstract Understanding the...

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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, 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: https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0236418 Abstract...

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Outlier Guided Optimization of Abdominal Segmentation

Feb. 12, 2020—Yuchen Xu*, Olivia Tang*, Yucheng Tang, Ho Hin Lee, Yunqiang Chen, Dashan Gao, Shizhong Han, Riqiang Gao, Michael R. Savona, Richard G. Abramson, Yuankai Huo, Bennett A. Landman, “Outlier Guided Optimization of Abdomen Segmentation”, SPIE IP:MI 2020. Houston, TX https://arxiv.org/abs/2002.04098 Abstract Abdominal multi-organ segmentation of computed tomography (CT) images has been the subject of extensive...

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Tractography reproducibility challenge with empirical data (TRAceD): The 2017 ISMRM diffusion study group challenge

Jan. 17, 2020—Nath V, Schilling KG, Parvathaneni P, Huo Y, Blaber JA, Hainline AE, Barakovic M, Romascano D, Rafael‐Patino J, Frigo M, Girard G. Tractography reproducibility challenge with empirical data (traced): The 2017 ISMRM diffusion study group challenge. Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging. 2020 Jan;51(1):234-49. Full text: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31179595 Abstract BACKGROUND: Fiber tracking with diffusion-weighted MRI has become an...

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Deep learning reveals untapped information for local white-matter fiber reconstruction in diffusion-weighted MRI

Jan. 17, 2020—Nath V, Schilling KG, Parvathaneni P, Hansen CB, Hainline AE, Huo Y, Blaber JA, Lyu I, Janve V, Gao Y, Stepniewska I, Anderson AW, Landman BA. Deep learning reveals untapped information for local white-matter fiber reconstruction in diffusion-weighted MRI. Magnetic resonance imaging. 2019 Oct 1;62:220-7. Abstract PURPOSE: Diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging (DW-MRI) is of critical importance...

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Synthesized b0 for diffusion distortion correction (Synb0-DisCo).

Dec. 16, 2019—Kurt G Schilling, Yuankai Huo, Allen Newton, Colin Hansen, Vishwesh Nath, Andrea T. Shafer, Owen Williams, Susan M. Resnick, Baxter Rogers, Adam W Anderson, Bennett A Landman. “Synthesized b0 for diffusion distortion correction (Synb0-DisCo).” Magnetic Resonance Imaging. 2019 May 7. pii: S0730-725X(18)30617-9. doi: 10.1016/j.mri.2019.05.008 Full text: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Synthesized+b0+for+diffusion+distortion+correction+(Synb0-DisCo). Abstract Diffusion magnetic resonance images typically suffer from spatial...

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Improving Human Cortical Sulcal Curve Labeling in Large Scale Cross-Sectional MRI using Deep Neural Networks

Nov. 11, 2019—Prasanna Parvathaneni, Vishwesh Nath, Maureen McHugo, Yuankai Huo, Susan Resnick, Neil Woodward, Bennett Landman, Ilwoo Lyu. “Improving Human Cortical Sulcal Curve Labeling in Large Scale Cross-Sectional MRI using Deep Neural Networks”. Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 324, 108311, 2019. [Full text] Abstract BACKGROUND: Human cortical primary sulci are relatively stable landmarks and commonly observed across the population....

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Hierarchical Spherical Deformation for Cortical Surface Registration

Nov. 11, 2019—Ilwoo Lyu, Hakmook Kang, Neil D. Woodward, Martin A. Styner and Bennett A. Landman. “Hierarchical Spherical Deformation for Cortical Surface Registration”. Medical Image Analysis, 57, pp. 72-88, 2019. [Full text][Code][Docker] Abstract We present hierarchical spherical deformation for a group-wise shape correspondence to address template selection bias and to minimize registration distortion. In this work, we...

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Cortical Surface Parcellation using Spherical Convolutional Neural Networks

Jun. 6, 2019—*Prasanna Parvathaneni, *Shunxing Bao, Vishwesh Nath, David H. Zald, Neil D. Woodward, Daniel O. Claassen, Carissa Cascio, Yuankai Huo, Bennett A. Landman, Ilwoo Lyu, “Cortical Surface Parcellation using Spherical Convolutional Neural Networks”, MICCAI 2019, LNCS11766, 501-509. Abstract We present cortical surface parcellation using spherical deep convolutional neural networks. Traditional multi-atlas cortical surface parcellation requires inter-subject surface registration using geometric features with high processing...

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