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Abstract #1670

Studying Spontaneous Brain Activity Using EEG-FMRI and Event-Related ICA

Richard Masterton1,2, David Abbott1,2, Graeme Jackson1,2

1Brain Research Institute, Florey Neuroscience Institutes (Austin), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; 2Department of Medicine, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

We describe an event-related ICA analysis for detecting BOLD signal changes associated with spontaneous EEG events. This method is demonstrated on an EEG-fMRI study of patients with focal epilepsy.