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Creating a brain atlas

Researchers have been working for centuries in mapping the human brain. But in the year 2017 some brain structures remain still not well mapped, especially those located at the brainstem. In this paper, we quantified the test–retest reliability of imaging the brainstem nucleus locus coeruleus in vivo in humans.

Klodiana-Daphne Tona
04 July 2017

Additionally, we created a probabilistic locus coeruleus atlas which can facilitate the spatial localization of the locus coeruleus in standardized (MNI) space. We make the brain atlas publicly available, so it can be used for free. 

Open access

The paper is also published under open access, so everyone can have access to

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