Journal Club

The DRC Neuro Journal club meets weekly on Fridays, 10am, in the DRC on 8-11 Queen Square. The administrators for the journal club are Tom Veale and Tess Verneuil.


The presentations planned for the 2018 Journal Club season can be seen here. 


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Upcoming Presentation:

June 1, 2018, DRC Meeting Room, 10 am

Presenter: Catherine Scott


Foster CM, Kennedy KM, Horn MM, Hoagey DA, Rodrigue KM.
Both hyper- and hypo-activation to cognitive challenge are associated with increased beta-amyloid deposition in healthy aging: A nonlinear effect.
Neuroimage. 2018 Feb 1;166:285-292. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2017.10.068.



Upcoming in June:

June 8, 2018, DRC Meeting Room, 10 am

Presenter: Razvan Valentin Marinescu


June 15, 2018, DRC Meeting Room, 10 am

Presenter: Juan Eugenio Iglesias Gonzalez


Past Presentations:

May 25, 2018

Presenter: Ian Malone

Papers:NeuroImage 2018

False positive rates in surface-based anatomical analysis
Douglas N. Greve, Bruce Fischl

Biostatistics 2017, kxx051
Faster family-wise error control for neuroimaging with a parametric bootstrap
Simon N Vandekar et al. 

May 18, 2018

Presenter: Carla Gonçalves Semedo


Neuroimage. 2017 Sep;158:466-479. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2016.08.028.

Defining thalamic nuclei and topographic connectivity gradients in vivo.
Lambert C, Simon H, Colman J, Barrick TR.


May 11, 2018

Presenter: Liane Dos Santos Canas

Paper: Medical Image Anal, 2017. 36:123-134

View-aligned hypergraph learning for Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis with incomplete multi-modality data

Mingxia Liu, Jun Zhang, Pew-Thian Yap, Dinggang Shen


May 4, 2018

Presenter: Andre Altmann


Kaufmann T. et al., 
Genetics of brain age suggest an overlap with common brain disorders

April 27, 2018

Presenter: Stefano Moriconi

Paper: NeuroImage(2017).

"Metric learning with spectral graph convolutions on brain connectivity networks." 

Ktena, Sofia Ira, et al.


April 20, 2018

Presenter: Ferran Prados Carrasco

Paper: Neuroimage. 2017 Jan 15;145(Pt A):24-43. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2016.10.009.

SCT:Spinal Cord Toolbox, an open-source software for processing spinal cord MRI data.

De Leener B, Lévy S, Dupont SM, Fonov VS, Stikov N, Louis Collins D, Callot V, Cohen-Adad J.


April 13, 2018

Presenter: Marc Modat

Paper: Med. Image Anal. (2018) 46, 26–34.

Multiscale deep neural network based analysis of FDG-PET images for the early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease.

Lu, D., Popuri, K., Ding, G.W., Balachandar, R., Beg, M.F.


March 23, 2018

Presenter: David Cash

Update talk: Last year advancements in Alzheimer's Disease Imaging Research


March 16, 2018

Presenter: Marzia Antonella Scelsi

Paper: Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 Aug 9;113(32):9105-10.

Adolescence is associated with genomically patterned consolidation of the hubs of the human brain connectome.
Whitaker KJ, Vértes PE, Romero-Garcia R, et al.


March 9, 2018

Presenter: Philip Noonan


2017 Magn Res Imag 2017; 39: 44-52
Askoy M, Maclaren J, Bammer R.
2017 Phys Med Biol; 62(5)
Miranda A, Staelens S, Stroobants S, et al 

February 23, 2018


Presentation: Updates on PET imaging


February 16, 2018

Presenter: Kerstin Kläser



February 9, 2018

Presenter: Alessia Atzeni

Paper: IEEE Trans Med Imaging. 2010 Oct;29(10):1714-29.

A generative model for image segmentation based on label fusion.

Sabuncu MR, Yeo BT, Van Leemput K, Fischl B, Golland P.


February 2, 2018

Presenter: David Owen

Paper: Neuroimage. 2017 Aug 15;157:81-96.

Spatio-temporal TGV denoising for ASL perfusion imaging.

Spann SMKazimierski KSAigner CS et al.

January 26, 2018

Presenter: Sebastiano Ferraris

Paper: Med Image Anal. 2016 Oct; 33: 155-158.

Statistical shape analysis: From landmarks to diffeomorphisms

Zhang M and Golland P

January 19, 2018

Presenter: Leon Aksmann


Disease Trajectory Maps

Schulam P and Arora R.

January 12, 2018



Concrete Dropout

Gal YHron JKendall A

December 15, 2017

Presenter: Erika Molteni

Paper: Radiology. 2017 Aug 29:170205. doi: 10.1148/radiol.2017170205.

MR Imaging-based Multimodal Autoidentification of Perivascular Spaces (mMAPS): Automated Morphologic Segmentation of Enlarged Perivascular Spaces at Clinical Field Strength.

Boespflug EL, Schwartz DL, Lahna D, et al.

December 08, 2017

Presenter: David Cash

Paper: Neuroimage. 2017 Nov 1;161:149-170. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2017.08.047.

Harmonization of multi-site diffusion tensor imaging data.

Fortin JP, Parker D, Tunç B, et al.