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Re: Preliminary Comments on ADNI - LONI

From: Alan Ruttenberg <alanruttenberg@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 15 Oct 2007 01:16:12 -0400
Message-Id: <63D77F83-1E6A-41E2-920B-687049F667BE@gmail.com>
Cc: public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org
To: Matt Williams <matthew.williams@cancer.org.uk>

Did you go through the application for access to get this  
information? Looks like the terms of use would prohibit our  
publishing any of the content in a demo. Is that your read too?
-Alan

On Oct 5, 2007, at 4:22 AM, Matt Williams wrote:

>
> Dear All,
>
> This is to try an sketch the outlines of the data that seem to be  
> available in ADNI/ LONI, and so solict requests for additional info.
>
> The Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (ADNI) maintains an  
> image database (LONI) of imaging of patients, phantoms and volunteers.
>
> Image types include MRI, fMRI, SPECT, PET, CT and MRA. Some types  
> appear to have no instances (e.g. fMRI, CT, SPECT).
>
> Each individual is described by an ID number, a type of subject  
> (Patient/ Volunteer/ Phantom), Sex, Age (as a decimal e.g. 87.4)  
> and Weight.
>
> However, the age of a patient can change; this is presumably to  
> allow for different scans at different times
>
> Images are described according to type of imaging; Each subject  
> (typically) has multiple images. Some choices are given below.
>
> MRI:
> Weighting (T1, T2)
> Thickness (in mm)
> Acquisition Plane (Axial, Coronal, Sagittal)
> Field Strength (1 - 6)
> Coil (8HRBRAIN, BODY, etc.)
>
> PET:
> Frames
> Manufacturer (Philips, GE, etc.)
>
>
> There is then the facility to download images to view (although you  
> need more permission than I have to do this).
>
> Please let me know if this helps fill in some of the details, and  
> what else you would like to know.
>
> Matt
>
>
>
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