Monday, March 28, 2016

USC researchers develop tools to simplify the interpretation of brain images

BrainSuite opens the door for sophisticated large-scale studies

BY Natalia Velez MARCH 22, 2016

BrainSuite allows users to automatically identify specific areas in the brain and to track changes over time. (Photo/National Institutes of Health)

Cognitive neuroscientists, clinicians and researchers rely on brain imaging to unlock the secrets of the functioning brain.

Richard Leahy and his team at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering’s Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering are developing new methods to merge images of the brain’s anatomy, connectivity and function and then extracting key details from these complex data sets.

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