HST.583:  fMRI Data Acquisition and Analysis

Discussion Sign-up List


9/27     Concurrent imagng and learning

            John Gabrieli


1.      deCharms RC, Maeda F, Glover GH, Ludlow D, Pauly JM, Soneji D, Gabrieli JD, Mackey SC.  Control over brain activation and pain learned by using real-time functional MRI.  Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2005 Dec 20;102(51):18626-31. Epub 2005 Dec 13.  <http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?db=pubmed&cmd=Retrieve&dopt=AbstractPlus&list_uids=16352728&query_hl=2&itool=pubmed_docsum>


            Andy Dykstra



10/4     Parallel Imaging

            Dan Sodickson


            Everyone read both assigned texts, Clare to pick one to present.

1.      Chapter on parallel imaging from Edelman et al Clinical MRI, 3rd ed

2.      Sodickson DK, Hardy CJ, Zhu Y, Giaquinto RO, Gross P, Kenwood G, Niendorf T, Lejay H, McKenzie CA, Ohliger MA, Grant AK, Rofsky NM.  Rapid Volumetric MRI Using Parallel Imaging with Order-of-Magnitude Accelerations and a 32-Element RF Coil Array: Feasibility and Implications.  Acad. Radiol. 2005; 12(5): 626-635.


      Clare Poynton


10/18   Understanding the issues in the controversial papers on face perception in autism

            Nouchine Hadjikhani


1.      Schultz RT, Gauthier I, Klin A, Fulbright RK, Anderson AW, Volkmar F, et al. Abnormal ventral temporal cortical activity during face discrimination among individuals with autism and Asperger syndrome. Arch Gen Psychiatry 2000; 57: 331-34.

2.       Hadjikhani N, Joseph RM, Snyder J, Chabris CF, Clark J, Steele S, et al. Activation of the fusiform gyrus when individuals with autism spectrum disorder view faces. NeuroImage 2004; 22: 1141-1150. 

3.      Dalton KM, Nacewicz BM, Johnstone T, Schaefer HS, Gernsbacher MA, Goldsmith HH, et al. Gaze fixation and the neural circuitry of face processing in autism. Nat Neurosci 2005; 8: 519-526.


            1 and 2: Evalina Fedorenko

            3:  Poe-Jan Chen



10/25   Modeling the BOLD signal: CBV and CBF methods and applications

            Joe Mandeville


            Everyone read both assigned texts, Ed to pick one to present.

1.      Hoge RD, Atkinson J, Gill B, Crelier GR, Marrett S, Pike GB.  Investigation of BOLD signal dependence on cerebral blood flow and oxygen consumption: the deoxyhemoglobin dilution model. Magn Reson Med. 1999 Nov;42(5):849-63.

2.      Leite FP, Tsao D, Vanduffel W, Fize D, Sasaki Y, Wald LL, Dale AM, Kwong KK, Orban GA, Rosen BR, Tootell RB, Mandeville JB.   Repeated fMRI using iron oxide contrast agent in awake, behaving macaques at 3 Tesla.  Neuroimage. 2002 Jun;16(2):283-94


            Ed Vul



11/1     Functional neuroimaging investigations of memory

            Randy Buckner


1.      Buckner RL, Snyder AZ, Shannon BJ, LaRossa G, Sachs R, Fotenos AF, Sheline YI, Klunk WE, Mathis CA, Morris JC, Mintun MA. Molecular, structural, and functional characterization of Alzheimer's disease: evidence for a relationship between default activity, amyloid, and memory.J Neurosci. 2005 Aug 24;25(34):7709-17. <http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?db=pubmed&cmd=Retrieve&dopt=AbstractPlus&list_uids=16120771&query_hl=3&itool=pubmed_docsum>

2.      Vincent JL, Snyder AZ, Fox MD, Shannon BJ, Andrews JR, Raiche ME, Buckner RL.  Coherent spontaneous activity identifies a hippocampal-parietal mnemonic network.  J Neurophysiology in press.


            1: Susan Mosher

            2: Christine Huang



11/15   Reconciling discrepant fMRI findings

            Dara Manoach


1.      Prefrontal cortex dysfunction during working memory performance in schizophrenia: Reconciling discrepant findings.  Manoach D.S.  Schizophrenia Research 2003 Apr 1;60(2-3):285-98


            Asaf Bachrach



11/29   Linking blood flow to neural activity

            Christopher Moore


Invited review for J. Neurophysiology currently being written


            Malathi Thothathiri


11/29   fMRI evaluation of single subject neural plasticity in somatosensory cortical representation.

            Vitaly Napadow


1.      Napadow V, Liu J, Li M, Kettner N, Ryan A, Kwong KK, Hui KKS, Audette J. Somatosensory cortical plasticity in carpal tunnel syndrome treated by acupuncture. Hum Brain Mapp. 2006, In press.

2.      Napadow V, Kettner N, Ryan A, Kwong KK, Audette J, Hui KKS. Somatosensory Cortical Plasticity in Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - a Cross-sectional fMRI Evaluation. Neuroimage, 2006, in press.


            1: Livia King

            2: Carrie Niziolek



12/5     Functional imaging investigation of visual processing

            Nancy Kanwisher


1.      Yovel, G. and Kanwisher, N. (2004) Face perception; domain specific, not process specific.. Neuron. 44 (5) 889-98.


            Mahnaz Maddah