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Abstract #4018

ODF-Based Morphometry & Application to Brain Asymmetry

Alvina Goh1, Neda Jahanshad2, Paul M. Thompson2, Christophe Lenglet3

1Department of Mathematics, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore; 2Laboratory of Neuro Imaging, Department of Neurology, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, United States; 3Department of Radiology - CMRR, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN, United States

Orientation Distribution Functions (ODFs) are estimated from High Angular Resolution Diffusion Imaging (HARDI) data and provide a great amount of information on the structure of the white matter. We present an extension of voxel-based morphometry to ODFs and apply it to brain asymmetry.