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Abstract #2314

Delineation of Human Primary Auditory Cortex on the Basis of a Combined T1 and T2 Weighted MR Contrast

Christian Wasserthal1, Karin Engel2, Jrg Stadler1, Bruce Fishl3,4, Patricia Morosan5, Andre Brechmann1

1Special-Lab Non-Invasive Brain Imaging, Leibniz-Institute for Neurobiology, Magdeburg, Germany; 2Department of Simulation and Graphics, Otto-von-Guericke University of Magdeburg, Germany; 3Department of Radiology, Harvard Medical School, Charlestown, MA, United States; 4Computer Science and AI Lab, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, United States; 5Institute of Medicine, Research Center Jlich, Germany

In the visual system the primary cortex area can robustly be identified by retinotopic mapping. In the auditory modality, a routine method to delineate the primary auditory cortex (PAC) area in individual human subjects is not available.