Package mni details

Human 'MNI' (Montreal Neurological Institute) Adult Templates

Provides functions for downloading magnetic resonace imaging ('MRI') templates of humans.

Maintainer: John Muschelli < muschellij2 at >

From within R, enter citation(mni)

Mazziotta JC, Toga AW, Evans A, Fox P, Lancaster J (1995). "A
probabilistic atlas of the human brain: Theory and rationale for its
development: The international consortium for brain mapping (icbm)."
_Neuroimage_, *2*(2), 89-101.

Mazziotta J, Toga A, Evans A, Fox P, Lancaster J, Zilles K, Woods R,
Paus T, Simpson G, Pike B, others (2001). "A probabilistic atlas and
reference system for the human brain: International Consortium for
Brain Mapping (ICBM)." _Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
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Mazziotta J, Toga A, Evans A, Fox P, Lancaster J, Zilles K, Woods R,
Paus T, Simpson G, Pike B, others (2001). "A four-dimensional
probabilistic atlas of the human brain." _Journal of the American
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Grabner G, Janke AL, Budge MM, Smith D, Pruessner J, Collins DL (2006).
"Symmetric atlasing and model based segmentation: an application to the
hippocampus in older adults." In _International Conference on Medical
Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention_, 58-66. Springer.

Fonov V, Evans AC, Botteron K, Almli CR, McKinstry RC, Collins DL,
Group BDC, others (2011). "Unbiased average age-appropriate atlases for
pediatric studies." _Neuroimage_, *54*(1), 313-327.

Fonov VS, Evans AC, McKinstry RC, Almli C, Collins D (2009). "Unbiased
nonlinear average age-appropriate brain templates from birth to
adulthood." _NeuroImage_, S102.

Holmes CJ, Hoge R, Collins L, Woods R, Toga AW, Evans AC (1998).
"Enhancement of MR images using registration for signal averaging."
_Journal of computer assisted tomography_, *22*(2), 324-333.

Aubert-Broche B, Evans AC, Collins L (2006). "A new improved version of
the realistic digital brain phantom." _NeuroImage_, *32*(1), 138-145.

Evans AC, Collins DL, Mills S, Brown E, Kelly R, Peters TM (1993). "3D
statistical neuroanatomical models from 305 MRI volumes." In _Nuclear
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Conference Record._, 1813-1817. IEEE.

Xiao Y, Fonov V, Chakravarty MM, Beriault S, Al Subaie F, Sadikot A,
Pike GB, Bertrand G, Collins DL (2017). "A dataset of multi-contrast
population-averaged brain MRI atlases of a Parkinson s disease
cohort." _Data in brief_, *12*, 370-379.

Xiao Y, Fonov V, Briault S, Al Subaie F, Chakravarty MM,
Sadikot AF, Pike GB, Collins DL (2015). "Multi-contrast unbiased MRI
atlas of a Parkinsons disease population." _International
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Xiao Y, Beriault S, Pike GB, Collins DL (2012). "Multicontrast
multiecho FLASH MRI for targeting the subthalamic nucleus." _Magnetic
resonance imaging_, *30*(5), 627-640.

To see these entries in BibTeX format, use 'print(,
bibtex=TRUE)', 'toBibtex(.)', or set


If you have any problems with this package you can open a new issue or check the already existing ones here.

To install this package, start R and enter:


# use release_versions() to find previous releases
neuro_install('mni', release_repo= '')

# Default Install

# From the Binary Repo in NeuroC
neuro_install('mni', release = "stable", release_repo = binary_release_repo(release = "stable"))
neuro_install('mni', release = "current", release_repo = binary_release_repo(release = "current"))

# from GitHub
neuro_install('mni', release = "stable", release_repo = "github")
neuro_install('mni', release = "current", release_repo = "github")

More detailed installation instructions can be found here.


Initially submitted on November 13 2018 5:57PM
Last updated on January 17 2019 12:01AM
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