Lester Melie-García

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Affiliation: Cuban Neuroscience Center
Country: Cuba

Publications

  1. doi Surface area and cortical thickness descriptors reveal different attributes of the structural human brain networks
    Gretel Sanabria-Diaz
    Clinical Neuroimaging Department, Cuban Neuroscience Center, Cuba
    Neuroimage 50:1497-510. 2010
  2. doi Studying the topological organization of the cerebral blood flow fluctuations in resting state
    Lester Melie-García
    Neuroinformatics Department, Cuban Neuroscience Center, Cuba
    Neuroimage 64:173-84. 2013
  3. doi A Bayesian framework to identify principal intravoxel diffusion profiles based on diffusion-weighted MR imaging
    Lester Melie-García
    Neuroimaging Department, Cuban Neuroscience Center, Havana, Cuba
    Neuroimage 42:750-70. 2008
  4. doi Inferring multiple maxima in intravoxel white matter fiber distribution
    Erick Jorge Canales-Rodríguez
    Neuroimaging Department, Cuban Neuroscience Center, Playa, Havana, Cuba
    Magn Reson Med 60:616-30. 2008
  5. doi Studying the human brain anatomical network via diffusion-weighted MRI and Graph Theory
    Yasser Iturria-Medina
    Neuroimaging Department, Cuban Neuroscience Center, Avenue 25, Esq 158, 15202, PO Box 6412, Cubanacan, Playa, Havana, Cuba
    Neuroimage 40:1064-76. 2008
  6. pmc Automated discrimination of brain pathological state attending to complex structural brain network properties: the shiverer mutant mouse case
    Yasser Iturria-Medina
    Neuroimaging Department, Cuban Neuroscience Center, La Habana, Cuba
    PLoS ONE 6:e19071. 2011
  7. ncbi Multimodal quantitative neuroimaging databases and methods: the Cuban Human Brain Mapping Project
    Gertrudis Hernández-González
    Clinical Neuroscience Department, Cuban Neuroscience Center, Havana, Cuba
    Clin EEG Neurosci 42:149-59. 2011
  8. doi Brain hemispheric structural efficiency and interconnectivity rightward asymmetry in human and nonhuman primates
    Yasser Iturria-Medina
    Neuroimaging Department, Cuban Neuroscience Center, CP 10 600, La Habana, Cuba
    Cereb Cortex 21:56-67. 2011
  9. doi Mathematical description of q-space in spherical coordinates: exact q-ball imaging
    Erick Jorge Canales-Rodríguez
    Neuroimaging Department, Cuban Neuroscience Center, Havana, Cuba
    Magn Reson Med 61:1350-67. 2009
  10. pmc Glucose metabolism during resting state reveals abnormal brain networks organization in the Alzheimer's disease and mild cognitive impairment
    Gretel Sanabria-Diaz
    Neurodiagnostic Department, Cuban Neuroscience Center, Havana, Cuba
    PLoS ONE 8:e68860. 2013

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Publications13

  1. doi Surface area and cortical thickness descriptors reveal different attributes of the structural human brain networks
    Gretel Sanabria-Diaz
    Clinical Neuroimaging Department, Cuban Neuroscience Center, Cuba
    Neuroimage 50:1497-510. 2010
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first time that surface area is used to study the morphological connectivity of brain networks...
  2. doi Studying the topological organization of the cerebral blood flow fluctuations in resting state
    Lester Melie-García
    Neuroinformatics Department, Cuban Neuroscience Center, Cuba
    Neuroimage 64:173-84. 2013
    ..Likewise, it opens a window to future studies to link covariation between morphometric descriptors, axonal connectivity and CBF processes with a potential diagnosis applications...
  3. doi A Bayesian framework to identify principal intravoxel diffusion profiles based on diffusion-weighted MR imaging
    Lester Melie-García
    Neuroimaging Department, Cuban Neuroscience Center, Havana, Cuba
    Neuroimage 42:750-70. 2008
    ..In order to study the performance and reliability of the presented approach, we tested it on synthetic data; an ex-vivo phantom of intersecting capillaries; and DWI data from a human subject...
  4. doi Inferring multiple maxima in intravoxel white matter fiber distribution
    Erick Jorge Canales-Rodríguez
    Neuroimaging Department, Cuban Neuroscience Center, Playa, Havana, Cuba
    Magn Reson Med 60:616-30. 2008
    ..The performance of the new methodology is illustrated using synthetic and real data, as well as the data from a phantom of intersecting capillaries...
  5. doi Studying the human brain anatomical network via diffusion-weighted MRI and Graph Theory
    Yasser Iturria-Medina
    Neuroimaging Department, Cuban Neuroscience Center, Avenue 25, Esq 158, 15202, PO Box 6412, Cubanacan, Playa, Havana, Cuba
    Neuroimage 40:1064-76. 2008
    ..These results are in agreement with previous anatomical studies in the cat and macaque cerebral cortex...
  6. pmc Automated discrimination of brain pathological state attending to complex structural brain network properties: the shiverer mutant mouse case
    Yasser Iturria-Medina
    Neuroimaging Department, Cuban Neuroscience Center, La Habana, Cuba
    PLoS ONE 6:e19071. 2011
    ....
  7. ncbi Multimodal quantitative neuroimaging databases and methods: the Cuban Human Brain Mapping Project
    Gertrudis Hernández-González
    Clinical Neuroscience Department, Cuban Neuroscience Center, Havana, Cuba
    Clin EEG Neurosci 42:149-59. 2011
    ..Examples of clinical studies using qMN are given and, more importantly, receiver operator characteristics (ROC) analyses of the different developments document a sustained effort to assess the clinical usefulness of the techniques...
  8. doi Brain hemispheric structural efficiency and interconnectivity rightward asymmetry in human and nonhuman primates
    Yasser Iturria-Medina
    Neuroimaging Department, Cuban Neuroscience Center, CP 10 600, La Habana, Cuba
    Cereb Cortex 21:56-67. 2011
    ....
  9. doi Mathematical description of q-space in spherical coordinates: exact q-ball imaging
    Erick Jorge Canales-Rodríguez
    Neuroimaging Department, Cuban Neuroscience Center, Havana, Cuba
    Magn Reson Med 61:1350-67. 2009
    ..This represents a step toward a more efficient development of diffusion MRI experiments for obtaining better ODF estimates...
  10. pmc Glucose metabolism during resting state reveals abnormal brain networks organization in the Alzheimer's disease and mild cognitive impairment
    Gretel Sanabria-Diaz
    Neurodiagnostic Department, Cuban Neuroscience Center, Havana, Cuba
    PLoS ONE 8:e68860. 2013
    ..Our study is an attempt at exploring the complex association between glucose metabolism, CMRgl covariations and the attributes of the brain network organization in AD and MCI. ..
  11. doi Covert face recognition without the fusiform-temporal pathways
    Mitchell Valdes-Sosa
    Cuban Center for Neuroscience, Havana, Cuba
    Neuroimage 57:1162-76. 2011
    ..This suggests an alternative occipito-frontal pathway, absent from current models of face processing, that could explain the patient's covert recognition while also playing a role in unconscious processing during normal cognition...
  12. doi Functional Connectivity and Quantitative EEG in Women with Alcohol Use Disorders: A Resting-State Study
    Adianes Herrera-Díaz
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Cuban Neuroscience Center, Havana, Cuba
    Brain Topogr 29:368-81. 2016
    ..These findings suggest that functional brain abnormalities are present in AUD patients and a disruption of resting-state EEG functional connectivity is associated with psychopathological traits of addictive behavior. ..
  13. pmc Estimating brain functional connectivity with sparse multivariate autoregression
    Pedro A Valdes-Sosa
    Cuban Neuroscience Center, Avenue 25, No 15202 esquina 158 Cubanacan, PO Box 6412 Playa, Area Code 11600 Ciudad Habana, Cuba
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 360:969-81. 2005
    ..Application of the method to real data was illustrated by the identification of neural circuitry related to emotional processing as measured by BOLD...