David C Van Essen

Summary

Affiliation: Washington University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Surface-based and probabilistic atlases of primate cerebral cortex
    David C Van Essen
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Neuron 56:209-25. 2007
  2. pmc Lost in localization--but found with foci?!
    David C Van Essen
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Washington University in St Louis, 660 S Euclid Avenue, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Neuroimage 48:14-7. 2009
  3. pmc On navigating the human cerebral cortex: response to 'in praise of tedious anatomy'
    David C Van Essen
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Neuroimage 37:1050-4; discussion 1066-8. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Symmetry of cortical folding abnormalities in Williams syndrome revealed by surface-based analyses
    David C Van Essen
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Neurosci 26:5470-83. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Corticocortical and thalamocortical information flow in the primate visual system
    David C Van Essen
    Washington University School of Medicine, Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, 660 South Euclid Avenue, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Prog Brain Res 149:173-85. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint A Population-Average, Landmark- and Surface-based (PALS) atlas of human cerebral cortex
    David C Van Essen
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Ave, Box 8108, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Neuroimage 28:635-62. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Temporal dynamics of 2D and 3D shape representation in macaque visual area V4
    Jay Hegdé
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Vis Neurosci 23:749-63. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Role of primate visual area V4 in the processing of 3-D shape characteristics defined by disparity
    Jay Hegdé
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Neurophysiol 94:2856-66. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Peaked encoding of relative luminance in macaque areas V1 and V2
    Xinmiao Peng
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Ave, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Neurophysiol 93:1620-32. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Surface-based approaches to spatial localization and registration in primate cerebral cortex
    David C Van Essen
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Neuroimage 23:S97-107. 2004

Detail Information

Publications40

  1. ncbi request reprint Surface-based and probabilistic atlases of primate cerebral cortex
    David C Van Essen
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Neuron 56:209-25. 2007
    ..Linking different brain atlases to one another and to online databases containing a growing body of neuroimaging data will enable powerful forms of data mining that accelerate discovery and improve research efficiency...
  2. pmc Lost in localization--but found with foci?!
    David C Van Essen
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Washington University in St Louis, 660 S Euclid Avenue, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Neuroimage 48:14-7. 2009
    ....
  3. pmc On navigating the human cerebral cortex: response to 'in praise of tedious anatomy'
    David C Van Essen
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Neuroimage 37:1050-4; discussion 1066-8. 2007
    ..It also includes information about the actual differences between various registration strategies and introduces a new strategy for converting neuroimaging data to a standard stereotaxic space...
  4. ncbi request reprint Symmetry of cortical folding abnormalities in Williams syndrome revealed by surface-based analyses
    David C Van Essen
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Neurosci 26:5470-83. 2006
    ..These findings provide insights regarding possible developmental mechanisms that give rise to folding abnormalities and to the spectrum of behavioral characteristics associated with WS...
  5. ncbi request reprint Corticocortical and thalamocortical information flow in the primate visual system
    David C Van Essen
    Washington University School of Medicine, Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, 660 South Euclid Avenue, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Prog Brain Res 149:173-85. 2005
    ..This chapter evaluates current hypotheses and evidence relating to the interaction between thalamocortical and corticocortical circuitry in the dynamic regulation of information flow...
  6. ncbi request reprint A Population-Average, Landmark- and Surface-based (PALS) atlas of human cerebral cortex
    David C Van Essen
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Ave, Box 8108, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Neuroimage 28:635-62. 2005
    ..All data sets in the PALS-B12 atlas are accessible via the SumsDB database for online and offline visualization and analysis...
  7. ncbi request reprint Temporal dynamics of 2D and 3D shape representation in macaque visual area V4
    Jay Hegdé
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Vis Neurosci 23:749-63. 2006
    ..Together with earlier results, these findings provide evidence for a distributed process of coarse-to-fine representation of shape stimuli in the visual cortex...
  8. ncbi request reprint Role of primate visual area V4 in the processing of 3-D shape characteristics defined by disparity
    Jay Hegdé
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Neurophysiol 94:2856-66. 2005
    ..Nonetheless, V4 cells likely play an important role in the processing of 3-D shape characteristics defined by disparity as a part of a distributed network...
  9. ncbi request reprint Peaked encoding of relative luminance in macaque areas V1 and V2
    Xinmiao Peng
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Ave, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Neurophysiol 93:1620-32. 2005
    ..Many cells, including the gray-preferring neurons, exhibited strong color preferences, suggesting a role of luminance-sensitive cells in encoding information in three-dimensional color space...
  10. ncbi request reprint Surface-based approaches to spatial localization and registration in primate cerebral cortex
    David C Van Essen
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Neuroimage 23:S97-107. 2004
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  11. pmc Human Connectome Project informatics: quality control, database services, and data visualization
    Daniel S Marcus
    Department of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Neuroimage 80:202-19. 2013
    ..Here we describe the current state of these procedures and tools and their application in the ongoing HCP study. ..
  12. ncbi request reprint Functional organization of human intraparietal and frontal cortex for attending, looking, and pointing
    Serguei V Astafiev
    Department of Radiology, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Neurosci 23:4689-99. 2003
    ..In contrast, large interspecies differences were noted in the topography of frontal areas...
  13. pmc Defining functional areas in individual human brains using resting functional connectivity MRI
    Alexander L Cohen
    Department of Neurology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Neuroimage 41:45-57. 2008
    ..Our approach reliably produces maps of bounded regions appropriate in size and number for putative functional areas. These findings will hopefully stimulate further methodological refinements and validations...
  14. ncbi request reprint Temporal dynamics of shape analysis in macaque visual area V2
    Jay Hegdé
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Box 8108, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Neurophysiol 92:3030-42. 2004
    ..Our results indicate that the information about stimulus shape evolves dynamically and relatively rapidly in V2 during static visual stimulation in ways that may contribute to form discrimination...
  15. pmc Automated landmark identification for human cortical surface-based registration
    Alan Anticevic
    Department of Psychology, Washington University in St Louis, USA
    Neuroimage 59:2539-47. 2012
    ..ALI largely circumvents human error and bias and enables high throughput analysis of large neuroimaging datasets for inter-subject registration to an atlas...
  16. ncbi request reprint Neurons in monkey visual area V2 encode combinations of orientations
    Akiyuki Anzai
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 South Euclid Avenue, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Nat Neurosci 10:1313-21. 2007
    ..These results indicate that V2 neurons could play an important role in analyzing contours and textures and could provide useful cues for surface segmentation...
  17. pmc Function in the human connectome: task-fMRI and individual differences in behavior
    Deanna M Barch
    Department of Psychology, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Neuroimage 80:169-89. 2013
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  18. pmc The human brain is intrinsically organized into dynamic, anticorrelated functional networks
    Michael D Fox
    Department of Radiology, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:9673-8. 2005
    ..We suggest that both task-driven neuronal responses and behavior are reflections of this dynamic, ongoing, functional organization of the brain...
  19. ncbi request reprint Stimulus dependence of disparity coding in primate visual area V4
    Jay Hegdé
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Box 8108, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Neurophysiol 93:620-6. 2005
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint A comparative study of shape representation in macaque visual areas v2 and v4
    Jay Hegdé
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Cereb Cortex 17:1100-16. 2007
    ..Commonalities of visual shape representation across hierarchical levels may reflect the replication of neural circuits used in generating complex shape representations at multiple spatial scales...
  21. pmc Cortical parcellations of the macaque monkey analyzed on surface-based atlases
    David C Van Essen
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Cereb Cortex 22:2227-40. 2012
    ..Based on a composite parcellation derived from 3 major sources, the total number of macaque neocortical and transitional cortical areas is estimated to be about 130-140 in each hemisphere...
  22. ncbi request reprint Strategies of shape representation in macaque visual area V2
    Jay Hegdé
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Vis Neurosci 20:313-28. 2003
    ..This may reflect an efficient strategy of representing cues for image segmentation and object shape using finite neuronal resources...
  23. pmc The minimal preprocessing pipelines for the Human Connectome Project
    Matthew F Glasser
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Washington University Medical School, 660 S Euclid Avenue, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Neuroimage 80:105-24. 2013
    ..Finally, we discuss some potential future improvements to the pipelines...
  24. pmc Cartography and connectomes
    David C Van Essen
    Anatomy and Neurobiology Department, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO 63110, USA Electronic address
    Neuron 80:775-90. 2013
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  25. pmc Parcellations and hemispheric asymmetries of human cerebral cortex analyzed on surface-based atlases
    David C Van Essen
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Cereb Cortex 22:2241-62. 2012
    ..The total number of human neocortical areas is estimated to be ∼150 to 200 areas per hemisphere, which is modestly larger than a recent estimate for the macaque...
  26. pmc Cortical cartography and Caret software
    David C Van Essen
    Washington University School of Medicine, Anatomy and Neurobiology, 660 S Euclid Avenue, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Neuroimage 62:757-64. 2012
    ..g., fMRI activation maps, cortical parcellations, areal boundaries), and it has other features that facilitate the analysis and visualization of complex neuroimaging datasets...
  27. pmc Comparing surface-based and volume-based analyses of functional neuroimaging data in patients with schizophrenia
    Alan Anticevic
    Department of Psychology, Washington University in St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Neuroimage 41:835-48. 2008
    ..These results indicate that SBR provides significant advantages over affine VBR when analyzing cortical fMRI activations. Furthermore, these improvements can be even greater in disorders that have associated structural abnormalities...
  28. pmc Persistence and brain circuitry
    Debra A Gusnard
    Department of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:3479-84. 2003
    ..These findings represent a fresh approach to linking normal individual differences in personality and behavior to specific neuronal structures and subsystems...
  29. pmc Alterations in brain structure and neurodevelopmental outcome in preterm infants hospitalized in different neonatal intensive care unit environments
    Roberta G Pineda
    Program in Occupational Therapy, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO Department of Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Mo Electronic address
    J Pediatr 164:52-60.e2. 2014
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  30. pmc The WU-Minn Human Connectome Project: an overview
    David C Van Essen
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Avenue, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Neuroimage 80:62-79. 2013
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  31. pmc Trends and properties of human cerebral cortex: correlations with cortical myelin content
    Matthew F Glasser
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Avenue, St Louis, MO 63110, USA Electronic address
    Neuroimage 93:165-75. 2014
    ..Finally, we discuss the future of the in vivo myeloarchitectural field and cortical parcellation--"in vivo Brodmann mapping"--in general...
  32. ncbi request reprint Scene segmentation and attention in primate cortical areas V1 and V2
    Daniel S Marcus
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Neurophysiol 88:2648-58. 2002
    ..This process occurs independent of directed visual attention...
  33. ncbi request reprint Windows on the brain: the emerging role of atlases and databases in neuroscience
    David C Van Essen
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 South Euclid Avenue, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Curr Opin Neurobiol 12:574-9. 2002
    ..Recent progress towards realizing this potential includes the establishment of probabilistic atlases, surface-based atlases and associated databases, combined with improvements in visualization capabilities and internet access...
  34. ncbi request reprint Towards a quantitative, probabilistic neuroanatomy of cerebral cortex
    David C Van Essen
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Washington University, School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Cortex 40:211-2. 2004
  35. pmc Mapping human cortical areas in vivo based on myelin content as revealed by T1- and T2-weighted MRI
    Matthew F Glasser
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Neurosci 31:11597-616. 2011
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  36. pmc In vivo architectonics: a cortico-centric perspective
    David C Van Essen
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Avenue, St Louis, MO 63110, USA Electronic address
    Neuroimage 93:157-64. 2014
    ..These observations and perspectives provide a useful background and context for other articles in this special issue...
  37. ncbi request reprint Surface-based atlases of cerebellar cortex in the human, macaque, and mouse
    David C Van Essen
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 978:468-79. 2002
    ..These cerebellar atlases, along with associated software for visualization and for mapping experimental data onto the atlas, are freely available to the neuroscience community (see http:/brainmap.wustl.edu)...
  38. ncbi request reprint Microstructural changes of the baboon cerebral cortex during gestational development reflected in magnetic resonance imaging diffusion anisotropy
    Christopher D Kroenke
    Oregon National Primate Research Center, and Department of Behavioral Neuroscience, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
    J Neurosci 27:12506-15. 2007
    ..The approach presented here can be applied in vivo to the study of normal brain development and its disruption in human infants and experimental animal models...
  39. ncbi request reprint Stereopsis activates V3A and caudal intraparietal areas in macaques and humans
    Doris Y Tsao
    Massachusetts General Hospital, NMR Center, Athinoula A Martinos Center, Charlestown, Massachusetts 02129, USA
    Neuron 39:555-68. 2003
    ..Thus, in both primate species a small cluster of areas at the parieto-occipital junction appears to be specialized for stereopsis...
  40. ncbi request reprint Cortical folding abnormalities in autism revealed by surface-based morphometry
    Christine Wu Nordahl
    The Medical Investigation of Neurodevelopmental Disorders Institute and the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    J Neurosci 27:11725-35. 2007
    ..These findings are consistent with evidence of an altered trajectory of early brain development in autism, and they identify several regions that may have abnormal patterns of connectivity in individuals with autism...