BigBrain Workshop 2017 Montreal : From open data to novel applications

We are pleased to announce an international workshop on BigBrain and its applications, to be held at the Montreal Neurological Institute on November 3rd, 2017. The day will start with a plenary session, with a keynote lecture by Pr. Karl Zilles (Germany). Morning addresses will be followed by an open forum discussion on the challenges …

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CBC Audio interview with researcher John Lewis

Unlocking some of the mystery of autism: early indications Lewis is the lead author of the study entitled “The Emergence of Network Inefficiencies in Infants With Autism Spectrum Disorder” which was published in the journal Biological Psychiatry. ( Abstract and open access here) The study involved looking at brain “efficiency”, the interconnectedness of various regions of …

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Delegates from Shenzhen visit the MCIN

On Monday Sept 25th, delegates from Shenzhen toured the MNI and had a chance to experience the BigBrain with Alan Evans.  

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David Carr of Wellcome Trust visits the MCIN

Mr. David Carr, Programme Manager of Open Research of Wellcome Trust, London, United Kingdom,  visit the Neuro and meet with Alan Evans while experiencing the Big Brain.

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Representatives from CFI visit the MCIN

Representatives of CFI Dr. Rosanne O’Reilly Runte, President and CEO, and Pierre Normand, CO of External Relations and Communications, visited the MCIN and experienced the Big Brain.

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Deep Brainhack 2017

The Deep Brainhack was held on August 24-25 at Notman House, Montreal. This two-day hacking sprint was designed to familiarize the deep learning community with the challenges of working with brain scans and neuroimaging data, as well as introducing researchers to opportunities and applications in neuroscience presented by cutting-edge machine learning technology. This event saw …

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INCF 2018 – Promo Video

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INCF 2018

INCF 2018 – Montreal For more information, please visit the following websites: Official website INCF homepage The Ludmer Centre

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Dell/EMC Global Health visits the MCIN

On Wednesday August 9th, representatives from Dell/EMC Global Health visited the MCIN. Opening talks were given by Alan Evans, Samir Das, Tristan Glatard, and Marc Rousseau. The featured presentation by Dell/EMC representatives outlined current and future projects.

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The Emergence of Network Inefficiencies in Infants with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a developmental disorder defined by behavioural features that emerge during the first years of life. Research indicates that abnormalities in brain connectivity are associated with these behavioural features.

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Predicting symptom severity in autism spectrum disorder based on cortical thickness measures in agglomerative data

Machine learning approaches have been widely used for the identification of neuropathology from neuroimaging data. However, these approaches require large samples and suffer from the challenges associated with multi-site, multi-protocol data. We propose a novel approach to address these challenges, and demonstrate its usefulness with the Autism Brain Imaging Data Exchange (ABIDE) database.

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BigBrain Demo HBM

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Introducing LORIS

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The Ludmer Center for Neuroinformatics and Mental Health at McGill

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Brain Imaging in the Information Age

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MCIN demonstrates the Big Brain to future scientists

On April 28th, students from Gerald McShane Elementary school and Rosemount High School experienced the Big Brain on a recent tour of the Neuro.  The students were given an overview of the history and role of brain atlases in modern medicine, the creation of the Big Brain dataset, and its current use in both research and clinical applications. …

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Dr R. Buxton visits the MCIN

Dr. Richard Buxton, Professor of Radiology at UC San Diego, visited the MCIN recently after delivering his talk  “Potential of Quanta FMI” at the Neuro. During his visit, Dr. Buxton experienced the Big Brain with Dr. Evans.

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