Journal article

Parcellation of the neonatal cortex using Surface-based Melbourne Children's Regional Infant Brain atlases (M-CRIB-S)

Chris L Adamson, Bonnie Alexander, Gareth Ball, Richard Beare, Jeanie LY Cheong, Alicia J Spittle, Lex W Doyle, Peter J Anderson, Marc L Seal, Deanne K Thompson



Longitudinal studies measuring changes in cortical morphology over time are best facilitated by parcellation schemes compatible across all life stages. The Melbourne Children's Regional Infant Brain (M-CRIB) and M-CRIB 2.0 atlases provide voxel-based parcellations of the cerebral cortex compatible with the Desikan-Killiany (DK) and the Desikan-Killiany-Tourville (DKT) cortical labelling schemes. This study introduces surface-based versions of the M-CRIB and M-CRIB 2.0 atlases, termed M-CRIB-S(DK) and M-CRIB-S(DKT), with a pipeline for automated parcellation utilizing FreeSurfer and developing Human Connectome Project (dHCP) tools. Using T2-weighted magnetic resonance images of healthy neonat..

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Awarded by Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)

Funding Acknowledgements

We gratefully acknowledge support from members of the Victorian Infant Brain Studies (VIBeS) group, Developmental Imaging group, and Melbourne Children's MRI Centre at the Murdoch Children's Research Institute, and thank the families who participated in the study. This work was supported in part by the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) (Project Grant ID 1028822 and 1024516; Centre of Clinical Research Excellence Grant ID 546519; Centre of Research Excellence Grant ID 1060733; Senior Research Fellowship ID 1081288 to P.J.A.; Early Career Fellowship ID 1053787 to J.L.Y.C., ID 1053767 to A.J.S., ID 1012236 to D.K.T.; Career Development Fellowship ID 1108714 to A. J.S., ID 1085754 to D.K.T.), Murdoch Children's Research Institute Clinical Sciences Theme Grant, the Royal Children's Hospital, the Department of Paediatrics at the University of Melbourne, the Victorian Government Operational Infrastructure Support Program, and The Royal Children's Hospital Foundation.