ACE NeuroImaging Laboratory

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Academic Training
  1. 1971-1974: B.Sc. 1st Class Honours, Physics, Liverpool University
    B.Sc. General Mathematics, Liverpool University
  2. 1974-1975: M.Sc. Medical Physics, Surrey University
    Thesis: “ Negative Pions in Radiotherapy "
  3. 1975-1978: Ph.D. Biophysics, Leeds University
    Thesis: “ The development and application of an interactive
    computer graphics system in the study of protein structure "
Career Experience and Research Interests
  1. 1978-1979: Post-doctoral Fellow : Dept. of Biophysics, Leeds University
    Development of an interactive computer graphics system for
    3-D protein structural studies.
  2. 1979-1984: Physicist: PET program, Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd.
    Research and development of physics, reconstruction, physiological
    kinetics and software aspects of Therascan 3128 PET scanner.
  3. 1984-1990: Assistant Professor, Dept. of Neurology/Neurosurgery, McGill U.
  4. 1988-1990: Assistant Professor, Medical Physics Unit, McGill U.
  5. 1988-1994: Co-director, NeuroImaging Laboratory, McConnell
    Brain Imaging Centre, Montreal Neurological Institute (MNI)
    3-D computerized brain atlas ; 3-D MRI/PET image correlation
  6. 1989-1994: Head, Tomograph Facility, Positron Imaging Laboratories,
    McConnell Brain Imaging Centre, MNI
  7. 1990-present: Associate Prof., Dept. of Neurology/Neurosurgery, Dept. of
    Biomedical Engineering, Medical Physics Unit, McGill U.
  8. 1993-1994: Acting Coordinator, McConnell Brain Imaging Centre, MNI
  9. 1994-1999: Coordinator, Positron Imaging Laboratories, MNI
    Coordinator, McConnell Brain Imaging Centre, MNI
  10. 1995-present: Professor, Dept. of Neurology/Neurosurgery, Dept. of
    Biomedical Engineering, Medical Physics Unit, McGill U.
    Associate Member., Dept. of Electrical Engineering, McGill U.
  11. 2000-present: Director, Montreal Consortium for Brain Imaging Research
  12. 2000-present Founder and President, Biospective Inc. (formerly Neuralyse Inc.).
Awards
  1. Computerworld-Smithsonian Award for Innovation in Medicine (1999)
  2. MICCAI-NDI Tokyo Award for Scientific Presentation (2002)
    Cocosco CAA, Zijdenbos AP, Evans AC
    “Automatic generation of training data for brain tissue classification from MRI”
  3. CIHR Senior Scientist Award (2003)
Consultant Duties
  1. National Academy of Science/Institute of Medicine (NAS/IOM) Task Force on Human Imaging aspects of a National Neural Circuitry Database (NNCD), Irvine, February, 1990
  2. National Academy of Science/Institute of Medicine (NAS/IOM) Research Briefing Panel on "Imaging Biological Events", Washington, February, 1991
  3. Canadian government delegate, Neuroinformatics Subcommittee, Bioinformatics Work Group: Organization for Economic Cooperative Development (OECD) Megascience Forum (1996-date).
  4. National Institute of Aging Workshop on Human Brain Project, Washington, February 1992
  5. External Advisory Board, Australian Human Brain Function Project (E. Gordon), Sydney, Australia.
  6. External Advisory Board, Massachussets General Hosp., NeuroImaging Center(V. Caviness), Boston
  7. External Advisory Board , Yale U. PET Center, New Haven, Connecticut
  8. External Advisory Board , U. of Texas Health Sciences Center, Research Imaging Center: BrainMap Project (P. Fox), San Antonio
  9. External Advisory Board , Austin-Heidelberg Medical Center PET Program (S. Berkovic), Melbourne, Australia
  10. External Advisory Board , Cornell University/Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Department of Psychiatry PET Center (R. Blasberg), New York
  11. External Advisory Board , National Institute of Aging Laboratory of Personality and Cognition (S. Resnick), Baltimore
  12. External Advisory Board , Hungarian PET Center (B. Gulyas), Debrecen, Hungary (1995-date)
  13. Scientific Advisory Board , Centre for Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Brain, University of Oxford. (1996 - date)
  14. External Consultant, Johns Hopkins PET Center (D. Wong), Baltimore
  15. External Consultant, Mental Health Clinical Research Center, University of Iowa (N. Andreasen), Iowa City.
  16. External Advisor, U. of Minnesota Human Brain Project (D. Rottenberg et al.), Minneapolis, June, 2002
  17. External Advisory Board, Medical Imaging Display and Analysis Group (MIDAG, S. Pizer et al.), University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (August 2000, August 2002)
  18. External Advisory Board, MIND Institute, (N. Andreasen et al.), Santa Fe, 2002-date
  19. Member, C3.ca Author’s Panel for Long Range Plan (LRP) for High Performance Computing in Canada, December 2002 - October 2004
  20. Member, National Consultation for Access to Scientific Research Data (NCASRD), Ottawa, November 2004
  21. External Advisory Board, UC San Diego, Neuroanatomy of Primate Amygdaloid Complex (Amaral et al., 2004-date)
International Conference Committee Membership
  1. Organizing Committee: 13th International Symposium on Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism, Montreal, June 1987.
  2. Scientific Program Committee: 37th Annual Symposium of the Society of Nuclear Medicine, June 1989.
  3. Organizing Committee: Annual Symposium of the Canadian College of Physicists in Medicine, Montreal, June 1990.
  4. Scientific Program Committee: 38th Annual Symposium of the Society of Nuclear Medicine, June 1990.
  5. Scientific Program Committee: 39th Annual Symposium of the Society of Nuclear Medicine, June 1991.
  6. Organizing Committee: 12nd International Conference on Information Processing in Medical Imaging (IPMI), Wye College, Kent, U.K., July, 1991.
  7. Organizing Committee: Computational Brain Atlas Workshop, Los Alamos National Laboratories/Santa Fe Neurosciences Institute, Santa Fe, New Mexico, March 1991.
  8. Organizing Committee: 2nd International Conference on Visualization in Biomedical Computing (VBC 92), Chapel Hill, North Carolina, May 1992.
  9. Organizing Committee: Human Frontier Science Program Organization (HFSPO) Workshop on The Human Brain Atlas Problem, Stockholm, Sweden, September 1992.
  10. Intenational Advisory Board: "Advanced Medical Image Processing", Official satellite meeting of IEEE-Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society Annual Symposium, Paris, France, November 1992.
  11. Scientific Program Committee: "Quantification in Brain PET", Official satellite meeting at 16th International Symposium on Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism, Akita, Japan, June 1993.
  12. Organizing Committee: "Advances in the Study of Functional Neuroanatomy" Official workshop at 16th International Symposium on Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism, Sendai, Japan, June 1993.
  13. Scientific Program Committee: 41st Annual Symposium of the Society of Nuclear Medicine, June 1993.
  14. Chairman, Organizing Committee (with Drs. Benkelfat, Gjedde), Workshop on Physiology of Cerebral Activation. Annual Conference of Society for Biological Psychiatry, Chicago, May, 1994.
  15. Organizing Committee: 3nd International Conference on Visualization in Biomedical Computing (VBC 94), Rochester, Minnesota, October 1994.
  16. Scientific Program Committee: 1st International Symposium on Functional Mapping of the Human Brain, Paris, France, June 1995.
  17. Scientific Program Committee: "Quantification in Brain PET", Official satellite meeting at 17th International Symposium on Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism, Oxford, U.K. June 1995.
  18. Scientific Program Committee: 2nd International Symposium on Functional Mapping of the Human Brain, Boston, U.S.A. June 1996.
  19. Chairman, Local Organizing Committee: International Workshop on "Evaluation of Multiple Sclerosis Lesion Load: Comparison of Multiple Image Processing Techniques", Montreal, November 1995.
  20. Chairman, Procedures Committee: 2nd International Human Brain Mapping Conference, Boston, U.S.A., June 1996.
  21. Scientific Advisory Committee: 4th International Conference on Visualization in Biomedical Computing (VBC 96), Hamburg, Germany, October 1996.
  22. Scientific Program Committee: 3rd International Symposium on Functional Mapping of the Human Brain (HBM97), Copenhagen, May 1997.
  23. Scientific Advisory Board, 1st International Symposium on Functional Neuroreceptor Mapping of Living Brain, Aarhus, Denmark. Official satellite meeting of (HBM97),Copenhagen, May 1997.
  24. Scientific Program Committee: "BRAINPET 97", Official satellite meeting at 18th International Symposium on Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism, Bethesda, U.S.A. June 1997.
  25. Chairman, Local Organizing Committee: 4th International Symposium on Functional Mapping of the Human Brain (HBM98), Montreal, Canada, June 1998.
  26. Scientific Program Committee: "Neuroreceptor Mapping 00", New York, June 2000.
  27. Scientific Program Committee: 7th International Syposium on Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention (MICCAI 2004), St. Malo, France, September 2004.
  28. Scientific Program Committee: 5th International Symposium on Functional Mapping of the Human Brain (HBM99), Dusseldorf, June 1999.
  29. Scientific Program Committee: 6th International Symposium on Functional Mapping of the Human Brain (HBM00), San Antonio, June 2000.
  30. Scientific Program Committee: 7th International Symposium on Functional Mapping of the Human Brain (HBM01), Brighton, June 2001.
  31. Scientific Program Committee: 8th International Symposium on Functional Mapping of the Human Brain (HBM02), Sendai, June 2002.
  32. Chairman, Local Organizing Committee: Tourette’s Society of America Workshop on Imaging Consortium, Montreal, Canada, August 2002.
  33. Scientific Program Committee: 9th International Symposium on Functional Mapping of the Human Brain (HBM03), New York, June 2003.
  34. Scientific Program Committee: 10th International Symposium on Functional Mapping of the Human Brain (HBM04), Budapest, June 2004.
  35. Scientific Program Committee: 11th International Symposium on Functional Mapping of the Human Brain (HBM05), Toronto, June 2005.
  36. Scientific Program Committee: 12th International Symposium on Functional Mapping of the Human Brain (HBM06), Florence, June 2006.
  37. Scientific Program Committee: 12th International Symposium on Functional Mapping of the Human Brain (HBM07), Chicago, June 2007.
  38. Scientific Program Committee, International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR 2006), Montreal , June 2006.
  39. Scientific Program Committee, 22nd High Performance Computing Symposium, Québec City, June 9-11, 2008.
Other Activities
  1. Board of Directors, Brain Imaging Council, Society of Nuclear Medicine (1985-1988)
  2. Invited Discussant, Workshop on quantification in PET : 13th International Symposium on Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism ; Montreal, June 1987
  3. Invited Discussant, Workshop on Dopamine, Schizophrenia and PET : Montreal, November 1987
  4. Invited Discussant, Workshop on quantification in PET : Memorial Sloane-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, May 1989
  5. Invited Discussant, Workshop on structure-function relationships and the metabolic anatomy of disease: 14th International Symposium on Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism ; Bologna, May 1989
  6. Member, Special Review Committee for NIH Centre Proposal, “ Brain and its Vasculature ", Raichle et al. Washington University, St. Louis, May 1989
  7. Member, Site Review Committee for NIH Centre Proposal, “ Regulation of Cerebral Glucose Utilization in normal and diabetic men with PET ", Cooper et al. University of Chicago, Chicago, December 1989
  8. Member, Reverse Site Visit Committee for NIA Program Project Proposal, “ Neuroimaging of cognitive function in dementia", Albert et al. (Massachussetts General Hospital), National Institute of Aging, February 1992
  9. Session Chairman, 37th Annual Society of Nuclear Medicine Symposium, Washington, June 1990
  10. Session Chairman: Annual Symposium, Canadian College of Physicists in Medicine, Montreal, June 1990
  11. Invited participant, Human Frontier Science Program (HFSPO) sponsored workshop on "PET Studies of Cognitive Functions", Milan, November 1990
  12. Invited participant, Ciba Foundation Workshop on Exploring Functional Neuroanatomy using PET ; London, February 1991
  13. Invited panelist, Panel Discussion on " Volume Visualization Comes of Age: The State of the Art in Technology and Application " at IEEE Visualization ’91 Conference ; San Diego, October 1991
  14. Session Chairman: Workshop on "Cognition in the Brain: Investigations Using PET", Massachussetts General Hospital; Boston, Massachusetts, June 1991.
  15. Track Chairman: Annual Symposium of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Orlando, Florida, October 1991
  16. Invited discussant, UCLA Workshop on Primate Brain Mapping, Washington, November 1991
  17. Session Chairman: “Visualization in Biomedical Computing ’92" Conference, Chapel Hill, October 1992
  18. Session Co-Chairman: NIMH workshop on “Advances in Functional NeuroImaging: Technical Foundations", Bethesda, October 1992
  19. Session Chairman: BrainMap Advisory Board Meeting, San Antonio, November 1992
  20. Invited discussant, McDonnell-Pew Workshop on quantitative volumetric analysis of human brain structure, Salk Institute, San Diego, April, 1994
  21. Invited discussant, NICHD Workshop on Tools for Pediatric NeuroImaging, Washington, September 1997
  22. Member, Neuroimaging Section, World Psychiatric MNI Page 13 9/7/2008 Association, 1994-present
  23. Member, International Review Panel for German Helmholtz Society.
  24. Site Visit of Program for Helmohltz Society Program Grant of Dr. Karl Zilles et al., "Function and Dysfunction of the Nervous System", Jülich, Germany, July 2002
  25. Chairman, NIH Review Panel for Data Coordinating Centers for Autism Network (2003)
  26. Member, Advisory Board for NIH Collaborative Program of Excellence in Autism (CPEA) (2004-date)
  27. Invited discussant, Trans-NIH Workshop on Incidental Findings, January 2005
  28. Invited discussant, Macy Foundation Conference “The Convergence of Neuroscience, Behavioral Science, Neurology and Psychiatry”, January 2005
  29. Scientific Advisory Board, Multi-modal neuroimaging, Pfizer, New York , January, 2006
  30. Invited Discussant, NIH Blueprint Workshop on linking large-scale multi-center NIH projects (2006)
Professional Organizations
  1. Organization for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM)
Journal Reviewer
  1. Editorial Board: Human Brain Mapping
  2. Editorial Board: Neuroimage
  3. Journal Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism
  4. Journal of Nuclear Medicine
  5. Medical Physics
  6. Neuroimage
  7. Biological Psychiatry
  8. Journal of Neuroimaging Methods
  9. IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging
  10. American Journal of Neuroradiology
  11. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
  12. J Cognitive Neuroscience
  13. Cerebral Cortex

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Granting Agency Reviewer
  1. Member - NIH Diagnostic Radiology Study Section (1994-1998)
  2. Canadian Medical Research Council (MRC)
  3. Natural Science and Engineering Research Council (NSERC)
  4. U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  5. U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF)
  6. Sterling-Winthrop Imaging Research Institute
  7. British Columbia Health Care Research Foundation
  8. B.C. Center for Integrated Computer Systems Research
  9. The Charles Dana Foundation
  10. National Cancer Institute of Canada (NCIC) - Site visit Chairman (2000)
  11. American Multiple Sclerosis Society
  12. Helmholtz Society - Germany (2002, 2003)
  13. Candian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) – Neurosciences A Committee (2002)
  14. Candian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) – Behavioural Sciences Committee (2003)
  15. Candian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) – Group Grants Committee (2003,2004)
  16. Candian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) – New Investigators C Committee (2005,2006)
  17. NIH Special Emphasis Review Panel (Chair) – BDCN-G (2005)
  18. National Center for Research Resources (NCRR) Review Panel (2005)
  19. Chairman, CFI Review Panel (2006)
Committee Membership - McGill/MNI
  1. PET Unit Planning and Priorities Committee (1984-1985)
  2. Brain Imaging Center Executive Committee (1985-86)
  3. PET Unit Space Committee (1988-89)
  4. MNI Institutional Space Committee (1988-90)
  5. PET Scheduling Committee (1986-1990)
  6. PET Software Committee (1986-date)
  7. PET Working Committee (1990-date)
  8. MRI Research Committee (1992-date)
  9. MNI Research Advisory Committee (RAC) (1992-date)
  10. MNI Task Force on the Molecular Basis of Cognition (1993)
  11. MNI Visioning Task Force (1993)
  12. Graduate Committee, Dept. of Biomedical Engineering(1994-date)
  13. MNI Search Committee - Chief of Nuclear Medicine (1994)
  14. MNI Search Committee - Epilepsy Neurologist (1994)
  15. MNI Search Committee - Movement Disorders Neurologist (1994)
  16. Chairman, MNI Search Committee - PET receptor physiologist (1994)
  17. Faculty Promotions Committee (1995-date)
  18. McGill Psychiatry Boeck Chair (2004-5)
  19. McGill Psychiatry Faculty Search Committee (2004-2005)
  20. MCBIR Search Committee (2004-2006)
  21. McGill Promotions Committee (2005-date)
  22. McGill Computer Committee (2006-date)
  23. McGill Supercomputer Steering Committee (2007-date)
Teaching and Supervisory, Post-Graduate
  1. Nuclear Medicine Seminars , Medical Physics M.Sc. Program (1987-1995)
    Course 563-615A Physics of Nuclear Medicine (with Dr. GW Dean, 1994-1996)
    Physical Principles: Theory of gamma-ray production ; Scintillation crystals ; Anger principle , Scanner geometries; Gamma-camera, SPECT, PET scanner design ; Imaging physics ( calibration, resolution, attenuation, scatter, randoms, dead-time, noise), Image Reconstruction.
    Biological Modelling: Theory of compartmental models ; Dynamic PET ; Schedule optimization ; Receptor binding, Oxygen models, Glucose models, pH models ; Biological applications in Stroke, Epilepsy, Tumour, Movement Disorders.
  2. Protein Crystallography Seminars, Medical Physics M.Sc. Program (1988-1993)
    Fundamentals of protein stereochemistry and function: Amino acids, Hydrophilicity, Peptide bond, Sulphide bond, Hydrogen bond Ramachandran diagrams, alpha-helix, beta-sheet, tertiary/quaternary structure, cofactors.
    Crystallography: Crystal lattices, space/point groups, Bragg reflection, Fourier theory of diffraction pattern , Phase problem, Isomorphous replacement, Direct methods, Anomalous scattering, R-factors, Electron density maps, Difference Fouriers, Real/reciprocal space refinements, Optical model-building, Computer imaging/analysis of structure maps.
  3. Basic Science Tutor, Neurology/NeuroSurgery Residency Program (1989)
    Positron Emission Tomography.
    NeuroImaging.
  4. Neuroimaging Seminars , CNS Course in McGill Medical Program (1994-1997)
    Coordinator: MNI Brain Mapping Workshops (1993-97) Leading discussion groups for research students and faculty, primarily from Neuroimaging and Neuropsychology, on current issues in functional and structural mapping of normal brain.
  5. BME 399-501 Selected topics: Population-based MRI Studies (2002-date)
  6. Autism Research Training (ART) Summer Program: Neuroimaging (2004, 2005)
McGill University Research Colloquia
  1. Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery: PET Seminars, 1984
    Direct- and cross-slice quantification: A comparison of experimental and patient results
  2. Department of Communication Disorders: Colloquium, 1985
    The complementary roles of Positron Emission Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging in the study of language
  3. Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery: PET Seminars, 1985
    Study of metabolic and haemodynamic coupling in Huntington’s Disease by positron emission tomography
  4. Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery: PET Seminars, 1986
    Noise transport in the FDG kinetic model (with S. Jovkar)
  5. Medical Physics Unit: Colloquium, 1986
    The effect of variable axial resolution on quantification with the Therascan 3128 PET scanner: Comparison of phantom and patient data
  6. Medical Physics Unit: Colloquium, 1986
    Simultaneous determination of cerebral blood volume and rate constants for the FDG model using a computer-controlled infusion schedule
  7. Medical Physics Unit: Colloquium, 1987
    A linear, noise-resistant formulation for the 3-compartment, 4-rate constant model of tracer uptake
  8. Medical Physics Unit: Colloquium, 1987
    Anatomical-functional correlation using an adjustable MRI-based region of interest atlas with positron emission tomography
  9. Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery: PET Seminars, 1987
    A computerized atlas of the human brain
  10. Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery: PET Seminars, 1988
    Domoic acid intoxication from tainted mussels (with A. Gjedde)
  11. Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery: PET Seminars, 1988
    Three-dimensional correlation of MRI and PET
  12. Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery: Grand Rounds, 1988
    PET investigation of neurological deficit following domoic acid intoxication (with A. Gjedde, J. Teitelbaum, S. Carpenter)
  13. Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery: PET Seminars, 1989
    Performance characteristics of the PC-2048B PET tomograph
  14. Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery: PET Seminars, 1989
    The PEARL technique for PET image averaging: Progress and Limitations
  15. Medical Physics Unit: Colloquium, 1989
    Three-dimensional display and analysis of MRI and PET images using a volume-of-interest (VOI) atlas
  16. Biomedical Engineering Unit: Colloquium, 1989
    Correlative display and analysis of MRI and PET images
  17. Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery: Grand Rounds, 1989
    PET studies of normal cortical CBF response to activation tasks (with E. Meyer, R. Zatorre)
  18. Department of Mathematics: Colloquium 1989
    In-vivo imaging of human brain anatomy and physiology
  19. Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery: Neuroscience Seminars, 1989
    Three-dimensional imaging of brain function and anatomy
  20. Medical Physics Unit: Colloquium, 1990
    Brain morphometrics using a three-dimensional computerized neuroanatomical atlas
  21. Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery: PET Seminars, 1990
    Progress in 3-D anatomical-functional correlation analysis
  22. Medical Physics Unit: Colloquium, 1990
    Kinetics of tracer uptake in the brain
  23. Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery: Grand Rounds, 1990
    PET studies of visual word and picture processing (with D. Bub, H. Chertkow, E. Meyer)
  24. Brain Imaging Centre Seminars, M.N.I., 1991
    Peak analysis in cognitive activation studied with PET
  25. Seminars in Neuropsychology, M.N.I., 1991
    Cognitive activation studies using PET
  26. Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery: Brain Imaging Seminars, 1991
    Confocal Microscopy. What it can do for neuroscience
  27. Brain Imaging Centre Seminars, M.N.I. , 1991
    A new approach to statistical analysis of PET activation studies (with K. Worsley)
  28. McDonnell-Pew Cognitive Neuroscience Seminar Series, 1991
    Applications of anatomical segmentation of MRI image data
  29. McDonnell-Pew Cognitive Neuroscience Seminar Series, 1992
    Anatomical localization of function (with D. Bub, A. Gjedde)
  30. Department of Biomedical Engineering: Colloquium, 1992
    Anatomical/functional brain mapping using MRI and PET
  31. Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery: Grand Rounds, 1992
    Quantitative imaging of mesial temporal structures in temporal lobe epilepsy (with F. Cendes, T. Peters and M. Jones-Gotman)
  32. Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery: Neuroscience Seminars, 1992
    Brain Mapping with MRI and PET
  33. Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery: Neuroscience Seminars, 1994
    Neuroimaging of cognitive function
  34. Department of Psychology, 1998
    Mapping the structure and function of the human brain
  35. Department of Physics, January 2001
    Brain imaging Research at McGill
  36. Montreal Neurological Institute, Donor Day, May 2002
    Viewing the brain from the inside out: Penfield’s vision revisited in the 21st century
  37. Department of Neurology, Grand Rounds, December 2002
    Quantitative neuroanatomy of normal and disordered brain using voxel-based morphometry and cortical thickness analysis
  38. Brain Imaging Centre Lecture Series, February 2004
    The NIH MRI Study of Normal Brain Development
  39. Brain Imaging lecture Series, October, 2005 Brain morphometry studied with MRI
  40. McGill Supercomputing Planning Workshop, July 2007, Global brain imaging research network
  41. MNI Open Day, March 2008 Imaging the living brain
External Invited Seminars
  1. Ontario Health Association ,Ottawa, 1983, Positron Emission Tomography
  2. Science Focus Ottawa, 1983, Initial results from the Therascan 3128 PET Tomograph
  3. Ottawa Speech and Hearing Association, Ottawa, 1983 The applications of Positron Emission Tomography in the study of language pathology
  4. Memorial Sloane-Kettering Cancer Center, 1986 New York, 1986 The effect of vascular activity in the determination of rate constants for the uptake of F-18 labelled 2-fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose: Error analysis and normal values in older subjects
  5. National Institute of Health,Washington,1987 Anatomical-functional correlation using an adjustable MRI-based region-of-interest atlas with positron emission tomography
  6. University of Toronto Toronto, May 1988 Physics and Clinical Applications of Positron Emission Tomography
  7. Working Group on Quantification in Positron Emission Tomography, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, May 1989 MRI-PET correlation in three dimensions using a volume-of-interest (VOI) atlas
  8. World Conference on Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics Mannheim-Heidelberg, July 1989 Regional 3-dimensional correlation of positron tomographic and magnetic resonance studies of brain metabolism and pharmacology
  9. American Association of Physicists in Medicine Memphis, July 1989 Three-dimensional correlation of PET and MRI in the human brain
  10. National Institute of Mental Health Washington, December 1989 Three-dimensional anatomical-functional correlation using an adjustable MRI-based volume-of-interest atlas with PET
  11. University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, September 1989 Three-dimensional imaging of brain anatomy and function
  12. University of Michigan Ann Arbor, October 1989 A computerized volume-of-interest (VOI) atlas of the human brain for anatomical-functional correlation
  13. University of Toronto Toronto, November 1989 Three-dimensional correlation of PET and MRI in the human brain
  14. NORDPET: First Scandinavian Symposium on PET Copenhagen, December 1989 Three-dimensional imaging of brain anatomy and function
  15. National Academy of Science/Institute of Medicine (NAS/IOM) Task Force on Clinical Aspects of a National Neural Circuitry Database Irvine, February 1990 A deformable computerized atlas of the human brain
  16. University of British Columbia,Vancouver, April 1990 Anatomical/Functional image correlation in three dimensions
  17. Harvard University, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, May 1990 Three-dimensional display and analysis of cerebral anatomy, function and vasculature
  18. Annual Symposium of the Canadian College of Physicists in Medicine Montreal, June 1990, Three-dimensional NeuroImaging: Clinical and Research Applications
  19. 12th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Philadelphia, November 1990 3-D neuroimage segmentation with a volume-of-interest atlas
  20. Human Frontier Science Program workshop on PET studies of cognitive function, Institute H.S. Raffaele, Milan, November 1990 Neuroanatomical segmentation by non-linear warping of a 3-D volume-of-interest atlas
  21. McDonnell-Pew Cognitive Neuroscience Center Program, Annual Workshop San Diego, January 1991 Stereotactic mapping of cognitive events with correlated MRI and PET subtraction images
  22. National Academy of Science/Institute of Medicine (NAS/IOM) Research Briefings Panel on "Imaging Biological Events",Washington, February 1991 Multi-modality Brain Image Integration and Segmentation
  23. Ciba Foundation workshop on exploring functional neuroanatomy using positron emission tomography, London, March 1991 Correlative imaging of averaged MRI and PET subtraction data in stereotactic coordinates space
  24. Computational Brain Atlas Workshop, Santa Fe, New Mexico, March 1991Functional/anatomical image analysis using a computerized 3-D neuroanatomical atlas
  25. John Abbott College, Public Lecture, Santa Fe, New Mexico, March 1991 Toward a computational brain atlas
  26. IBM Conference on "The use of computers in clinical medicine" McGill University, Montreal, May 1991 3-D correlative imaging of structure and function
  27. General Electric Medical Systems Research Laboratories Schenectady, New York, May 1991, Multi-modality integration and segmentation
  28. Workshop on " Cognition in the Brain: Investigations Using PET " Massachussetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts,June 1991 Antomical mapping of cognitive activation foci studied by PET
  29. Vanderbilt University, Nashville, September 1991 Three-dimensional imaging of cerebral anatomy, physiology and vasculature
  30. 13th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society Orlando, November 1991 Three-dimensional warping of a computerized brain atlas
  31. 13th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering n Medicine and Biology Society Orlando, November 1991 Multi-modal imaging
  32. Annual Meeting, Western Regional Society of Nuclear Medicine Copper Mountain, Colorado, January 1992 Three-dimensional correlative imaging of brain anatomy, function and vasculature
  33. National Institute of Aging: Human Brain Project Workshop, Washington, February 1992, Anatomical/Functional Brain Mapping
  34. University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, February 1992 Multimodality NeuroImaging
  35. Network of Centres of Excellence (NCE) on Neural Regeneration, Toronto, March 1992 Quantitative Multimodality NeuroImaging
  36. N.I.M.H. Workshop on Advances in Functional NeuroImaging, Washington, September 1-4, 1992 Feature-based 3-D MRI/PET registration and segmentation
  37. Advanced NATO research workshop on magnetic resonance and epilepsy,The National Hospital, Queen Square, London, U.K., October 1-4, 1992 3-D Image Reconstruction and MRI
  38. N.I.H. Diagnostic Radiology Study Section Workshop on Multi-modality Imaging, Washington D.C., October 13, 1992 Multi-modality brain imaging
  39. N.I.M.H. Workshop on Human Brain Mapping Project, Society of Neuroscience Annual Convention, Los Angeles, October 25, 1992 A 250-member MRI atlas of normal human brain
  40. University of London, UMDS, London, U.K., October 1992 Multimodality NeuroImaging
  41. University of Rennes, Rennes, France, November 1992 Multimodality NeuroImaging
  42. Centre Hospitalier Universitaire, Caen, France, November 1992 Multimodality NeuroImaging
  43. National Institute of Aging, Baltimore, February 1993 Functional and anatomical brain mapping
  44. Washington University St. Louis, April 1993 Brain mapping with PET and MRI
  45. Lead lecture,“Standardization and Registration in PET" session, Brain PET ’93 Symposium: Akita, Japan, May 1993 3-D Multi-modality human brain mapping: Past, Present and Future
  46. Human Functional NeuroImaging Summer School, Cold Springs Harbor, June 1993, Recent advances in multi-modality brain mapping
  47. American Psychological Society Annual Symposium: Human Brain Map Workshop, Chicago, June 26 1993 Intersubject comparisons in neuroimaging
  48. N.I.C.H.D. Workshop on Frontiers in NeuroImaging, Washington, July 14-16, 1993 Critical issues in the quantification of developing brain structures
  49. Annual Symposium of the Optical Sciences Association, Toronto, October 1993 Brain Mapping with MRI and PET
  50. Annual Symposium of the Society for Magnetic Resonance Imaging (SMRI), Dallas, March 1994 The relative merits of MRI and PET in cognitive neuroimaging
  51. Workshop on Advanced Neuroimaging in Epilepsy, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, March 1994, Cortical surface analysis from 3-D MRI images (with D. MacDonald, T. Peters)
  52. Symposium on Emission Tomography: Controversies and Future Directions, Cairns Australia, October 1994, Co-registration of functional and structural images: What’s the problem ?
  53. Symposium on Emission Tomography: Controversies and Future Directions, Cairns Australia, October 1994, Statistics and damned lies: Assessing cerebral activation
  54. University of Melbourne, Austin-Heidelberg Hospital, Melbourne, Australia, October 1994 Recent progress in multi-modal neuroimaging
  55. University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, October 1994, Functional neuroanatomy of human cognition using MRI and PET
  56. Centre for Biomedical Technology Annual Lecture, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia, October 1994 New perspectives in multi-modal neuroimaging
  57. Advanced NATO research workshop on magnetic resonance and epilepsy, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, October 1994 Cortical surface analysis from 3-D MRI images
  58. Workshop in Information Science and Medical Images, Singapore, December 1994 New perspectives in multi-modal neuroimaging
  59. Workshop on functional MRI at 2nd International Conference on Functional Brain Mapping, Boston, U.S.A., June 1996 Brain Atlases and Cortical Flattening
  60. Medicine 2001: International Symposium on Biomedical Computing Montreal, Canada 3D imaging in the medical curriculum
  61. Medicine 2001: International Symposium on Biomedical Computing, Montreal, Canada Plenary session: "The digital man or the electronic modelization of the human body"
  62. 4th International Congress on Visualization in Biomedical Computing Hamburg, Germany, October 1996, Keynote Lecture: Progress towards a probabilistic atlas of human neuroanatomy
  63. 1st International Symposium on Functional Neuroreceptor Mapping of Living Brain, Aarhus, Denmark, May 1997 Keynote Lecture: Brain Mapping: From blood flow to receptors via neuroanatomy
  64. NOVARTIS Pharma Inc., Basel, Switzerland, September, 1997 Brain Imaging at the Montreal Neurological Institute
  65. Rudolf Magnus Institute for Neurosciences, Annual Symposium, University of Utrecht, Utrecht, Holland, September, 1997 Keynote Lecture: Mapping the structure and function of the human brain
  66. National Institute for Child Health and Development (NICHD) Workshop on Tools for Pediatric Neuroimaging,,Washington, September, 1997 Fully automated 3D regional parcellation of large MRI databases: Applications in normal brain and neuropathology
  67. Centre for Functional Neuroimaging, London U.K., January, 1998 Structure-Function Human Brain Mapping
  68. Annual Symposium: Canadian Organization of Medical Physicists (COMP), London, Ontario, June 1998 Keynote Lecture: Functional neuroimaging
  69. Japan-Canada Neuroscience Partnership (JCNP) Workshop, Lake Kawaguchi, Japan, August 1998 Neuroimaging of Cognition
  70. Osaka Biosciences Institute, Osaka, Japan, August 1998 Mapping the Structure and Function of the Human Brain
  71. Akita Institute for Brain and Blood Vessels, Akita, Japan, August 1998 Mapping the Structure and Function of the Human Brain
  72. National Institute of Mental Health Workshop on Pediatric Development, Washington, February 2000 The MRI Pediatric Database Project: Overview
  73. National Institute of Mental Health Workshop on Pediatric Development, Montreal, September 2000 Progress on the MRI Pediatric Database Project
  74. National Institute for Aging Workshop on Aging, Genes and Environmental Susceptibility (AGES) Project, Washington, March, 2001 Fully automated 3D analysis of large MRI databases: Applications in normal brain and neuropathology
  75. Santa Lucia Institute, Rome, June 2001 Anatomical brain mapping at the Montreal Neurological Institute
  76. Tourette’s Society of America, New York, February, 2002 Automated 3D analysis of large image databases
  77. National Institute of Mental Health, Washington, April 2002 Pediatric MRI Database Project
  78. Pediatric MRI Project Workshop, Irvine, California, May 2002 Overview of project status
  79. Bio-santé Quebec, Montreal, Quebec, May 2002 Automated 3D image analysis in clinical trials
  80. 8th International Conference on Human Brain Mapping, Sendai, Japan, June 2002 Morphometric Mapping of Cerebral Cortex
  81. 1st Korean Human Brain Mapping Symposium, Seoul, S. Korea, June 2002 Automated 3D mapping of neuroanatomy in normal and diseased brain
  82. Counterdrug Technology Assessment Center - National Institute of Drug Abuse Workshop on Characterization of Drug Addiction, Boston, July 2002 Bioinformatics of large-scale MR image database analysis
  83. Tourette’s Society of America, Imaging Consortium Workshop, Montreal, August 2002 Pediatric MRI atlas of brain development
  84. International Conference on the Structural Basis for Understanding Human Brain Function and Dysfunction, Santa Lucia Institute, Rome, October 2002, Structural brain mapping
  85. RISQ 2002 Conference, Montreal, November 2002 Brain Mapping: A Global Community
  86. Annual CANARIE Conference, Montreal, November 2002 Brain imaging networks
  87. University of Montreal, Cognitive Neuroscience Seminars, Montreal, January 2003 Quantitative neuroanatomy in normal and disordered brain
  88. National Institute of Mental Health, Washington, February 2003, Cortical thickness measurement in normal and disordered brain
  89. Masschusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, March 2003 Quantitative neuroanatomy in normal and disordered brain
  90. Vogt-Brodmann Symposium, University of Dusseldorf, April 2004, Large-scale morphometric analysis of neuroanatomy and neuropathology
  91. New York Psychiatric Institute/Columbia University, New York, May 2004 The promise of neuroimaging
  92. Pediatric Functional Neuroimaging: A Trans-NIH Workshop, National Institutes of Health, Washington, May 2004 The NIH Study of Normal Brain Development
  93. International Conference on Functional Human Brain Mapping (HBM04), Budapest, June 2004 Large-scale morphometric analysis of neuroanatomy and neuropathology
  94. 2nd International Conference on Medical Imaging and Augmented Reality (MIAR04), Beijing, August 2004 Morphological MRI analysis of pediatric brain development
  95. National Institutes of Health, Washington, January 2005 MRI Study of Normal Brain Development: MRI and Database
  96. University of Montreal, Montreal, January 2005 Morphometric analyisis of normal and disordered brain
  97. Invited discussant, Trans-NIH Workshop on Incidental Findings,Washington DC, January 2005
  98. Invited discussant, Macy Foundation Conference, Phoenix AR, January 2005, The Convergence of Neuroscience, Behavioral Science, Neurology and Psychiatry,
  99. International Conference on Prevention of Dementia, Philadelphia, June 2005 Focal cortical thickness change in Alzheimer’s Disease
  100. International Conference on Functional Human Brain Mapping (HBM05), Toronto, June 2005 Cortical thickness mapping
  101. National Institutes of Health, Washington, November 2005 MRI Study of Normal Brain Development: MRI and Database
  102. Brainstorm ’06 , Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark, January 2006 Cortical thickness analysis in normal development and neuropathology
  103. Cure Autism Now Workshop, UCLA, Los Angeles, January 2006 MRI Study of Normal Brain Development
  104. Cure Autism Now Workshop, UCLA, Los Angeles, January 2006 The Long Road ... The Tourette Syndrome Association’s Neuroimaging Initiatives
  105. Queen’s University, Kingston, February 2006 Computational analysis of 3D brain image data: Methods and applications
  106. National institutes of Health, Bethesda, USA, March 2006 Linking large-scale brain imaging databases
  107. University of Nottingham Purkinje Lecture, Nottingham, May 2006, Computational analysis of 3D brain image data: Methods and applications
  108. University of Paris, Paris, May 2006, NIH MRI Study of Normal Brain Development
  109. U.K. Medical Research Council, London, June 2006 Large –scale brain imaging databases
  110. University College, Dublin, July 2006, NIH MRI Study of Normal Brain Development
  111. University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, September 2006, Imaging of pediatric brain development
  112. St. James Literary Society, Montreal, September 2006, The hitch-hiker’s guide to the brain: Hi-tech imaging of the living human brain
  113. Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan, October 2006, Cortical thickness degeneration in normal aging and degenerative disease
  114. University of California, Davis, November 2006, The NIH MRI study of Normal Pediatric Development
  115. National Brain Research Centre, Delhi, December 2006, Cortical thickness growth and degeneration in development, normal aging and degenerative diseas
  116. Rotman Institute, University of Toronto, Toronto, January 2007, Structural imaging of normal brain development and neuropathology
  117. Keynote Lecture: 2nd International Conference on Neuroinformatics, Havana, February 2007, Structural imaging of normal brain development and neuropathology
  118. MUHC Annual Retreat, Mont Tremblant, March 2007 Structural and functional neuroimaging of the developing brain
  119. University of Buenos Aires, International Symposium on Brain Imaging, April 2007, Cortical thickness analysis of development, normal aging and dementia
  120. CANARIE Annual Meeting, April 2007 Brain Mapping: Towards a global brain imaging research network
  121. 23rd International Symposium on Cerebral Blood Flow, Metabolism and Function (Brain’07), Educational Course, Osaka, Japan, May 2006, The role of MRI in drug development
  122. University of Montreal, St. Justine Hospital 50th AnniversarySymposium on Neurodevelopment May 2006, Structural imaging of normal brain development
  123. McGill University Mini-Science Series, May 2006, The visible brain: Imaging the structure and function of the living human brain
  124. CANARIE Network-Enabled Platforms Workshop, June 2007 Brain Mapping: Towards a global brain imaging research network
  125. Institute for International Research, Imaging in Clinical Trials Symposium, San Francisco, September 2007 Progress, Next Steps & FAQs in Designing Imaging Databases
  126. IBM Industry Solutions Laboratory, New York, November 2007, Global Brain Imaging Research Network
  127. 4th International Symposium on Multiple Sclerosis, Teheran, November 2007, Cortical atrophy in multiple sclerosis
  128. Iranian National Centre for Addiction Studies (INCAS), Teheran, November 2007, Neuroimging: Scientific Trends, BIC Infrastructure, Opportunities for Collaboration
  129. Indian Statistical Institute, Jubilee Symposium Visionary Lecture Series on Neuroscience and Brain Mapping, Kolkata, November 2007, Introduction to brain imaging methods
  130. Indian Statistical Institute, Jubilee Symposium Visionary Lecture Series on Neuroscience and Brain Mapping, Kolkata, November 2007, MRI imaging of brain growth and development
  131. Indian Statistical Institute, Jubilee Symposium Visionary Lecture Series on Neuroscience and Brain Mapping, Kolkata, November 2007, Cortical surface analysis in development, aging and disease
  132. Hanyang University, Seoul, December 2007, Cortical thickness analysis in normal development
  133. Hanyang University, Seoul, December 2007, Structutral MRI analysis in aging and disease
  134. McMaster University, Hamilton, January 2008, Cortical thickness MRI analysis of brain development
  135. Max Planck Institute of Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, January 2008, MRI analysis of cortical morphology in development and degeneration
  136. Rotman Institute Symposium on Neuroimaging in Dementia: Keynote Lecture University of Toronto, Toronto, March 2008, History of MRI and PET Methodology Advances to Study Dementia
  137. Latin American Brain Mapping Network Symposium, University of Havana, March 2008, Brain Mapping Networks
  138. von Economo Symposium, University of Trieste, Italy, March 2008, Cortical growth and degeneration assessed wth MRI
  139. International Neuroinformatics Coordinating Facility (INCF) Symposium: Databasing and Modeling the Brain, University of Stockholm, Sweden, September 2008 NIH MRI Study of Normal Brain Development
  140. 2nd International Conference on Brain Imaging and Genomics, Dubrovnik, Croatia, September 2008 NIH MRI Study of Normal Brain Development
  141. King’s College London, U.K., September 2008, Cortical thickness analysis in development and disease
  142. Neuromaging Training Workshop, Dubrovnik, Croatia, September 2008 Lecture 1: Fully-automated brain image analysis
  143. Neuromaging Training Workshop, Dubrovnik, Croatia, September 2008 Lecture 2: Image registration and segmentaiton
  144. Neuromaging Training Workshop, Dubrovnik, Croatia, September 2008 Lecture 2: Cortical thickness analysis in pediatric brain
  145. King’s College London, U.K., September 2008, Cortical thickness analysis in development and disease
  146. University of Queretaro, Mexico, NIH MRI Study of Normal Brain Development, October, 2008
  147. Centro de Investagacio en Matematicas (CIMAT), Guanajuato, Mexico, October 2008 Cortical anatomical networks revealed by structiural MRI
  148. Powering Innovation: A National Summit, Toronto, November 2008 Global Brain Imaging Research Network
  149. IBIS Autism Center of Excellence Workshop, January 2009, Current status of IBIS network data collection
  150. Pacific Rim Neuroscience Network, Hawaii, April 2009 Human cortical n etworks assessed by structural MRI
  151. CANARIE Network-Enabled Platform Synergy Workshop, April 2009 CBRAIN, Canadian Brain Imaging Research Network
  152. 2nd International Conference on Brain Imaging and Genomics, Dubrovnik, Croatia, May 2009 Longitudinal study of normal brain development
  153. 2nd International Conference on Brain Imaging and Genomics, Dubrovnik, Croatia, May 2009 Cortical thickness analysis in pediatric brain
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