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Abstract #1947

The Effect of Atlas Selection on Voxel Based Analyses of DTI Data

Wim Van Hecke1,2, Louise Emsell3,4, Alexander Leemans5, Caroline Sage6, Jelle Veraart7, Stefan Sunaert6, Jan Sijbers7, Paul M. Parizel7

1University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium; 2University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium; 3The Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Australia; 4NUI Galway, Ireland; 5Image Sciences Institute, Utrecht, Netherlands; 6University of Leuven, Belgium; 7University of Antwerp, Belgium

In this study, the effect of atlas selection on voxel based analyses of DTI data is examined. To this end, data sets of healthy subjects and multiple sclerosis patients were aligned to a population-specific atlas, a subject-based MNI template, and the ICBM-81 atlas.