Babak A Ardekani

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Affiliation: Nathan Kline Institute
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Corpus callosum shape changes in early Alzheimer's disease: an MRI study using the OASIS brain database
    Babak A Ardekani
    The Nathan S Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research, 140 Old Orangeburg Road, Orangeburg, NY, 10962, USA
    Brain Struct Funct 219:343-52. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint A quantitative comparison of motion detection algorithms in fMRI
    B A Ardekani
    Center for Advanced Brain Imaging, Nathan Kline Institute, 140 Old Orangeburg Road, Orangeburg, NY 10962, USA
    Magn Reson Imaging 19:959-63. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint A new image similarity measure with reduced sensitivity to interpolation and generalizability to multispectral image registration
    Babak A Ardekani
    Center for Adv Brain Imaging, Nathan S Kline Inst for Psychiatric Res, Orangeburg, NY 10962, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 1:3053-6. 2006
  4. pmc Model-based automatic detection of the anterior and posterior commissures on MRI scans
    Babak A Ardekani
    Center for Advanced Brain Imaging, The Nathan S Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research, 140 Old Orangeburg Road, Orangeburg, NY 10962, USA
    Neuroimage 46:677-82. 2009
  5. pmc Diffusion tensor imaging reliably differentiates patients with schizophrenia from healthy volunteers
    Babak A Ardekani
    Center for Advanced Brain Imaging, The Nathan S Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research, Orangeburg, New York 10962, USA
    Hum Brain Mapp 32:1-9. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Quantitative comparison of algorithms for inter-subject registration of 3D volumetric brain MRI scans
    Babak A Ardekani
    Center for Advanced Brain Imaging, Nathan Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research, 140 Old Orangeburg Road, Orangeburg, NY 10962, USA
    J Neurosci Methods 142:67-76. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Functional magnetic resonance imaging of brain activity in the visual oddball task
    Babak A Ardekani
    Center for Advanced Brain Imaging, Nathan Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research, 140 Old Orangeburg Road, Orangeburg, NY 10962, USA
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 14:347-56. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint MRI study of white matter diffusion anisotropy in schizophrenia
    Babak A Ardekani
    Center for Advanced Brain Imaging, Nathan S Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research, Orangeburg, NY 10962, USA
    Neuroreport 14:2025-9. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Activation detection in fMRI using a maximum energy ratio statistic obtained by adaptive spatial filtering
    Gholam Ali Hossein-Zadeh
    Nathan Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research, Orangeburg, NY 10962, USA
    IEEE Trans Med Imaging 22:795-805. 2003
  10. doi request reprint A DTI study of white matter microstructure in individuals at high genetic risk for schizophrenia
    Matthew J Hoptman
    Division of Clinical Research, The Nathan S Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research, 140 Old Orangeburg Rd, Bldg 35, Orangeburg, NY 10962, United States
    Schizophr Res 106:115-24. 2008

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Publications36

  1. pmc Corpus callosum shape changes in early Alzheimer's disease: an MRI study using the OASIS brain database
    Babak A Ardekani
    The Nathan S Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research, 140 Old Orangeburg Road, Orangeburg, NY, 10962, USA
    Brain Struct Funct 219:343-52. 2014
    ..In order to facilitate independent analyses, the CC segmentations and the CCA and CIR data used in this study have been made publicly available ( http://www.nitrc.org/projects/art ). ..
  2. ncbi request reprint A quantitative comparison of motion detection algorithms in fMRI
    B A Ardekani
    Center for Advanced Brain Imaging, Nathan Kline Institute, 140 Old Orangeburg Road, Orangeburg, NY 10962, USA
    Magn Reson Imaging 19:959-63. 2001
    ..For small initial misalignments, TRU's performance was similar to SPM99 and AFNI98. However, its accuracy diminished rapidly for larger misalignments. AIR was found to be the least accurate program studied...
  3. ncbi request reprint A new image similarity measure with reduced sensitivity to interpolation and generalizability to multispectral image registration
    Babak A Ardekani
    Center for Adv Brain Imaging, Nathan S Kline Inst for Psychiatric Res, Orangeburg, NY 10962, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 1:3053-6. 2006
    ..In this paper, we present an entropy-based cost function, closely related to MI, that can be made relatively insensitive to interpolation effects, and can be generalized to registration of multispectral images...
  4. pmc Model-based automatic detection of the anterior and posterior commissures on MRI scans
    Babak A Ardekani
    Center for Advanced Brain Imaging, The Nathan S Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research, 140 Old Orangeburg Road, Orangeburg, NY 10962, USA
    Neuroimage 46:677-82. 2009
    ..Overall, the average Euclidean distance between automatically and manually detected landmarks was 1.1 mm. A software implementation of the algorithm is freely available online at www.nitrc.org/projects/art...
  5. pmc Diffusion tensor imaging reliably differentiates patients with schizophrenia from healthy volunteers
    Babak A Ardekani
    Center for Advanced Brain Imaging, The Nathan S Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research, Orangeburg, New York 10962, USA
    Hum Brain Mapp 32:1-9. 2011
    ..Patterns of water self-diffusion in the brain as estimated by DTI can be used in conjunction with automated pattern recognition algorithms to reliably distinguish between patients with schizophrenia and normal control subjects...
  6. ncbi request reprint Quantitative comparison of algorithms for inter-subject registration of 3D volumetric brain MRI scans
    Babak A Ardekani
    Center for Advanced Brain Imaging, Nathan Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research, 140 Old Orangeburg Road, Orangeburg, NY 10962, USA
    J Neurosci Methods 142:67-76. 2005
    ..The spatial dispersion measure was found to be more sensitive when the landmarks were placed after image registration. The standard deviation measure was found sensitive to intensity normalization or the method of image interpolation...
  7. ncbi request reprint Functional magnetic resonance imaging of brain activity in the visual oddball task
    Babak A Ardekani
    Center for Advanced Brain Imaging, Nathan Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research, 140 Old Orangeburg Road, Orangeburg, NY 10962, USA
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 14:347-56. 2002
    ..Activation of thalamus, insula, and the occipitotemporal cortex has been reported less consistently. The present study lends further support to the involvement of these structures in visual target detection...
  8. ncbi request reprint MRI study of white matter diffusion anisotropy in schizophrenia
    Babak A Ardekani
    Center for Advanced Brain Imaging, Nathan S Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research, Orangeburg, NY 10962, USA
    Neuroreport 14:2025-9. 2003
    ..Regions showing reduced white matter fractional anisotropy are known to be abnormal in schizophrenia. The voxelwise method used in the current study can provide the basis for hypothesis-driven research...
  9. ncbi request reprint Activation detection in fMRI using a maximum energy ratio statistic obtained by adaptive spatial filtering
    Gholam Ali Hossein-Zadeh
    Nathan Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research, Orangeburg, NY 10962, USA
    IEEE Trans Med Imaging 22:795-805. 2003
    ..Analysis of simulated data and motor task fMRI datasets from six volunteers using the method proposed here showed an improved sensitivity as compared to a conventional test with a similar statistic applied to spatially smoothed data...
  10. doi request reprint A DTI study of white matter microstructure in individuals at high genetic risk for schizophrenia
    Matthew J Hoptman
    Division of Clinical Research, The Nathan S Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research, 140 Old Orangeburg Rd, Bldg 35, Orangeburg, NY 10962, United States
    Schizophr Res 106:115-24. 2008
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  11. pmc DTI and impulsivity in schizophrenia: a first voxelwise correlational analysis
    Matthew J Hoptman
    Division of Clinical Research, Nathan Kline Institute, 140 Old Orangeburg Rd, Orangeburg, NY 10962, USA
    Neuroreport 15:2467-70. 2004
    ..These areas may comprise a fronto-temporo-limbic circuit that modulates impulsivity. The voxelwise correlation method can serve as a hypothesis-generation method for relating target behaviors to their underlying neural networks...
  12. ncbi request reprint Abnormal white matter integrity in healthy apolipoprotein E epsilon4 carriers
    Jay Nierenberg
    Center for Advanced Brain Imaging, The Nathan S Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research, 140 Old Orangeburg Road, Orangeburg, NY 10962, USA
    Neuroreport 16:1369-72. 2005
    ..Diffusion tensor imaging may be sufficiently sensitive to detect preclinical brain changes related to Alzheimer's disease...
  13. pmc fMRI study of language activation in schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder and in individuals genetically at high risk
    Xiaobo Li
    Center for Advanced Brain Imaging, The Nathan S Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research, Orangeburg, NY 10962, USA
    Schizophr Res 96:14-24. 2007
    ..We now extend this finding to specifically examine functional activity in three language related cortical regions using a larger cohort of individuals...
  14. pmc An fMRI study of language processing in people at high genetic risk for schizophrenia
    Xiaobo Li
    The Center for Advanced Brain Imaging at The Nathan S Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research, Orangeburg, New York 10962, United States
    Schizophr Res 91:62-72. 2007
    ..If language pathway abnormalities can be detected early in people at high-risk for schizophrenia prior to the onset of symptoms, early treatment can ensue...
  15. pmc Brain morphometry using diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging: application to schizophrenia
    Babak A Ardekani
    Center for Advanced Brain Imaging, Nathan S Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research, Orangeburg, New York, USA
    Neuroreport 16:1455-9. 2005
    ..Affected areas included the bilateral insular cortex, hippocampus, temporal lobe, and occipital areas. These results largely concur with previous findings of cortical volume deficits in schizophrenia...
  16. ncbi request reprint Multiresolution fMRI activation detection using translation invariant wavelet transform and statistical analysis based on resampling
    Gholam Ali Hossein-Zadeh
    Nathan Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research, Orangeburg, NY 10962, USA
    IEEE Trans Med Imaging 22:302-14. 2003
    ..Comparisons have been made between the results of the proposed method, a similar method in the time domain and the cross-correlation method. The proposed method has shown superior sensitivity compared to the other methods...
  17. pmc Evaluation of 14 nonlinear deformation algorithms applied to human brain MRI registration
    Arno Klein
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia University, NY, NY 10032, USA
    Neuroimage 46:786-802. 2009
    ..Updates will be published on the http://www.mindboggle.info/papers/ website...
  18. pmc Early detection of schizophrenia by diffusion weighted imaging
    Lynn E DeLisi
    The Nathan S Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research, Department of Medical Physics, Orangeburg, NY 10962, USA
    Psychiatry Res 148:61-6. 2006
    ..It is concluded that ADC may be a more sensitive measure than ventricular volume assessments for use in future studies of early prediction of schizophrenia...
  19. doi request reprint Macromolecular white matter abnormalities in geriatric depression: a magnetization transfer imaging study
    Faith M Gunning-Dixon
    Institute of Geriatric Psychiatry and the Department of Psychiatry, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, White Plains, NY, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 16:255-62. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to identify subtle white matter abnormalities in late-life depression...
  20. pmc Blood pressure and white matter integrity in geriatric depression
    Matthew J Hoptman
    Division of Clinical Research, Nathan Kline Institute, United States
    J Affect Disord 115:171-6. 2009
    ..This study examined whether and in which brain regions blood pressure is associated with compromised white matter integrity in elderly depressed patients...
  21. pmc Application of a non-linear image registration algorithm to quantitative analysis of T2 relaxation time in transgenic mouse models of AD pathology
    M F Falangola
    Center for Advanced Brain Imaging, Nathan Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research, 140 Old Orangeburg Road, Orangeburg, NY 10962, USA
    J Neurosci Methods 144:91-7. 2005
    ..Additionally, 3D visualization of intra-regional distributions of T2 of the resultant registered images provided the ability to detect small changes between groups that otherwise would not be possible to detect...
  22. pmc Sexual dimorphism in the human corpus callosum: an MRI study using the OASIS brain database
    Babak A Ardekani
    Center for Advanced Brain Imaging, The Nathan S Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research, Orangeburg, NY 10962, USA
    Cereb Cortex 23:2514-20. 2013
    ..The difference favoring females was more pronounced in the young adults cohort (P< 0.0005). These results provide strong additional evidence that the CCA is larger in females after correcting for the confounding effect of brain size. ..
  23. pmc Relationship between suicidality and impulsivity in bipolar I disorder: a diffusion tensor imaging study
    Katie Mahon
    Center for Psychiatric Neuroscience, Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Manhasset, NY, USA
    Bipolar Disord 14:80-9. 2012
    ..Although white matter abnormalities have been implicated in the pathophysiology of bipolar disorder, their relationship to impulsivity and suicidality in this disorder has not been well-investigated...
  24. ncbi request reprint Corpus callosum shape and size changes in early Alzheimer's disease: a longitudinal MRI study using the OASIS brain database
    Alvin H Bachman
    The Nathan S Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research, Orangeburg, NY, USA
    J Alzheimers Dis 39:71-8. 2014
    ..Alzheimer's disease (AD) has been shown to be associated with shrinkage of the corpus callosum mid-sagittal cross-sectional area (CCA)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Application of fused lasso logistic regression to the study of corpus callosum thickness in early Alzheimer's disease
    Sang H Lee
    The Nathan S Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research, 140 Old Orangeburg Road, Orangeburg, NY 10962, USA Electronic address
    J Neurosci Methods 221:78-84. 2014
    ..Callosal thickness in these regions combined with the Mini Mental State Examination scores differentiated AD from NC with 84% accuracy. ..
  26. ncbi request reprint Clinical and neuropsychological correlates of white matter abnormalities in recent onset schizophrenia
    Philip R Szeszko
    Department of Psychiatry Research, The Zucker Hillside Hospital, North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System, Glen Oaks, NY 11004, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 33:976-84. 2008
    ..These abnormalities have clinical and neuropsychological correlates, which may be useful in further characterizing structure-function relations in schizophrenia and constraining neurobiological models of the disorder...
  27. ncbi request reprint A functional MRI study of visual oddball: evidence for frontoparietal dysfunction in subjects at risk for alcoholism
    Madhavi Rangaswamy
    Department of Psychiatry, SUNY Health Sciences Center at Brooklyn, State University of New York, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
    Neuroimage 21:329-39. 2004
    ..This finding indicates that a dysfunctional frontoparietal circuit may underlie the low P300 responses seen in HR subjects. This perhaps implies a deficiency in the rehearsal component of the working memory system...
  28. ncbi request reprint Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: a preliminary diffusion tensor imaging study
    Manzar Ashtari
    Departments of Radiology, North Shore Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, NY 11040, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 57:448-55. 2005
    ..Based upon the literature, we predicted decreased fractional anisotropy (FA) findings in the frontal and cerebellar regions...
  29. ncbi request reprint White matter abnormalities in first-episode schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder: a diffusion tensor imaging study
    Philip R Szeszko
    The Zucker Hillside Hospital, Department of Psychiatry Research, 75 59 263rd St, Glen Oaks, NY 11004, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 162:602-5. 2005
    ..The goal of this study was to investigate brain white matter abnormalities by using diffusion tensor imaging in patients with schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder close to illness onset...
  30. ncbi request reprint White matter abnormalities in obsessive-compulsive disorder: a diffusion tensor imaging study
    Philip R Szeszko
    Department of Psychiatry Research, The Zucker Hillside Hospital, North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System, Glen Oaks, NY 11004, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 62:782-90. 2005
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint White matter abnormalities in early-onset schizophrenia: a voxel-based diffusion tensor imaging study
    Sanjiv Kumra
    Department of Psychiatry Research, The Zucker Hillside Hospital, North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System, Glen Oaks, NY 11004, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 44:934-41. 2005
    ..To investigate abnormalities in the structural integrity of brain white matter as suggested by diffusion tensor imaging in adolescents with early-onset schizophrenia (onset of psychosis by age 18)...
  32. ncbi request reprint Disruption of white matter integrity in the inferior longitudinal fasciculus in adolescents with schizophrenia as revealed by fiber tractography
    Manzar Ashtari
    Department of Psychiatry Research, Zucker Hillside Hospital, Glen Oaks, New York, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:1270-80. 2007
    ..There is increasing evidence that schizophrenia is characterized by abnormalities in white matter...
  33. pmc Voxelwise correlational analyses of white matter integrity in multiple cognitive domains in schizophrenia
    Kelvin O Lim
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 163:2008-10. 2006
    ..In each case, better performance on these tasks was associated with higher levels of fractional anisotropy in task-relevant regions...
  34. ncbi request reprint Controlling the false positive rate in fuzzy clustering using randomization: application to fMRI activation detection
    Hesamoddin Jahanian
    Control and Intelligent Processing Center of Excellence, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
    Magn Reson Imaging 22:631-8. 2004
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint White matter development during late adolescence in healthy males: a cross-sectional diffusion tensor imaging study
    Manzar Ashtari
    The Zucker Hillside Hospital, Department of Psychiatry Research, 75 59 263rd Street, Glen Oaks, NY 11004, USA
    Neuroimage 35:501-10. 2007
    ..The authors investigated WM development in healthy adolescent males through age-associated changes in fractional anisotropy (FA), radial (lambda( perpendicular)) and axial (lambda(||)) diffusivity...
  36. ncbi request reprint A signal subspace approach for modeling the hemodynamic response function in fMRI
    Gholam Ali Hossein-Zadeh
    Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, University of Tehran, 14399, Tehran, Iran
    Magn Reson Imaging 21:835-43. 2003
    ..The utility of the proposed basis functions in identifying the HRF is demonstrated by estimating the HRF in different activated regions...

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