University of Wisconsin – Madison
Oregon Health and Science University
National Institutes of Aging
November 13, 2008
One of the most critical developments in human neuroimaging research has been the creation of standard atlas templates for between participant registration and normalization. These atlases enable alignment of individual scans to improve localization and statistical power of the results, and allow comparison of results between studies and institutions. Presently, however, rhesus macaque (Macaca mulatta) imaging studies have been limited in their generalization by a lack of a common atlas composed from multiple individuals. Through a joint collaboration between the National Institute on Aging, Oregon Health and Science University and University of Wisconsin – Madison, we have constructed a new set of multi-subject atlas templates in order to facilitate functional and structural imaging studies of the rhesus macaque. A full description of the atlas templates and the creation process can be found in the technical report and in NeuroImage (2009).
These images are intended for free use by the neuroimaging community. However, we do ask that you please cite the following references in publications which make use of these images:
McLaren DG, Kostmatka KJ, Oakes TR, Kroenke CD, Kohama SG, Matochik JA, Ingram DK, and Johnson SC. A Population-Average MRI-Based Atlas Collection of the Rhesus Macaque. Neuroimage 2009 Mar 1;45(1):52-9. Epub 2008 Nov 14. pubmed.
McLaren DG, Kosmatka KJ, Kastman EK, Bendlin BB, Johnson SC. Rhesus Macaque Brain Morphometry: A Methodological Comparison of Voxel-Wise Approaches. Methods. 2010 Mar;50(3):157-65. pubmed
Copyright © 2008 McLaren DG, Kostmatka KJ, Oakes TR, Kroenke CD, Kohama SG, Matochik JA, Ingram DK, and Johnson SC
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