American Statistical Association
New York City
Metropolitan Area Chapter

The Child Study Center
At NYU Langone Medical Center
Division of Biostatistics
Lectures on Analysis of Neuroimaging Data



Ani Eloyan, Ph.D.
Department of Biostatistics
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

STATISTICAL ANALYSIS OF HIGH DIMENSIONAL NEUROIMAGING DATA

Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) data are used routinely by practitioners in neuroimaging to obtain networks in the brain that correspond to different brain functions. Recently, a number of important initiatives have emerged where data from various centers worldwide have been gathered in publicly available repositories in an effort to enhance exploratory analysis of imaging data. The resulting datasets are massive and heterogeneous. In this talk, I will describe a matrix decomposition method for the analysis of large datasets for obtaining subject-specific mixing matrices and common brain networks. In addition, issues with the preprocessing of imaging data that can affect the statistical analyses of the data will be discussed.


Date: Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Time: 4:00 P.M.
Location: “Central Park” meeting area at the Child Study Center
One Park Avenue (between 32nd and 33rd Streets)
7th Floor
New York, New York

The Series is open to all; RSVPs are requested.
Due to new security procedures at One Park Ave., those wishing to attend
who do not have an NYU ID are required to RSVP.
To do so, please contact Cielo Diaz at cielo.diaz@nyumc.org or 646-754-5195.


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