The neuroanatomical correlates of thalassemia
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The neuroanatomical correlates of thalassemia. Collaboration with John Wood (CHLA).
Statistical Methods for Brain Image Registration and Tensor-Based Morphometry
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R21 with Armin Schwartzman (Harvard University), Paul Thompson (UCLA) and also in collaboration with Helene Nadeau (Dawson College, Montreal, Canada), Anand Joshi (USC), Caroline Brun (University of Pennsylvania): Project abstract: Tensor-Based Morphometry (TBM) is an increasingly popular method for group analysis of brain MRI and DTI data. The main steps in the analysis consist of a nonlinear registration to align each individual scan to a common space, and a subsequent statistical analysis to determine morphometric.
Segmentation, morphometry and connectivity of subcortical structures in neonates from MRI.
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Collaboration with Yalin Wang (Arizona State University) and Ashok Panigrahy (Children's Hospital Pittsburgh)
Advances in neonatal medicine have greatly improved the odds of surviving preterm birth. However, prematurity is a risk factor for serious health complications, such as neurological and cardiovascular disorders. It is one of the leading causes of mental retardation in the United States.