Computational Anatomy Portal:

Brain || Heart


The Computational Anatomy Portal provides access to the Atlases, Pipelines, Projects and Tools developed at the Johns Hopkins University Center for Imaging Science. Links are also provided to Computational Anatomy Processing Portals.


Atlases are generated using for anatomical structures from selected population groups. Atlases have been developed for subcortical structures in the human brain and the canine heart. The atlases are available for download at Atlases.


The process of using computer software to anlayze imaging data can be described by pipelines. A pipeline describes the sequence of processing steps and the software tools used. Different processes have been developed to use computational anatomy tools to analyze data and generate templates. The pipelines can be viewed at Pipelines.


The Center for Imaging Science is involved in a number of projects to identify shape change of anatomical structures. The collaborations involve several National Research Centers. Human diseases include Alzheimer's, Autism, Parkinsons and Depression. Animal models of Parkinsons and FragileX are studied. An outline of projects is located at Projects.


Example statistical analysis utilizing R and Matlab code is provided under the Statistics section.


Software tools developed for the field of Computational Anatomy, together with links to documentation of tools are provided at Tools page. Tools are currently available for volume, surface and landmark data types.

Computational Anatomy Processing Portals

  1. BIRN LDDMM Brain Portal
  2. CVRG LDDMM Canine Portal
  3. CVRG LDDMM Human Heart Portal
  4. Remote Processing through MRI Studio Landmarker