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Spinoza Centre for Neuroimaging

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Spinoza Centre for Neuroimaging

Meibergdreef 75, 1105 BK, Amsterdam


Prof. Dr. Serge Dumoulin

+31 20 5661932

Hotel Description

The Spinoza Centre for Neuroimaging is a joint initiative of the Amsterdam academic institute to create an advanced MRI infrastructure. We welcome the use of the Centre’s facilities, in particular 3 and 7 Tesla MRI. The mission of the Spinoza Centre is to add value to the neuroscience community engaged in the study of the living human brain by offering easy access to state-of-the-art MRI equipment. The Centre offers support and expertise in experimental design, data acquisition and analysis in the fields of basic and clinical neuroscience.

  • Biomedical & health
  • Ultra-high field MRI imaging
  • Neuroscience

Expertise and Track Record

The research of the Spinoza Centre on healthy and diseased brains is focused on:

  • Cognition (research into the brain’s information processing)
  • Emotion (research into the the neural basis of emotion)
  • Clinical neuroscience (research into clinical disorders)
  • Methods and statistics (development of data acquisition and analyses techniques)

Example references on research carried out by Spinoza Centre researchers:

  • Ultra-high field MRI: Advancing systems neuroscience towards mesoscopic human brain function. Neuroimage 2017 (in press). Dumoulin S.O., Fracasso A., van der Zwaag W., Siero J.C.W., Petridou N.
  • Comparing functional MRI protocols for small, iron-rich basal ganglia nuclei such as the subthalamic nucleus at 7 T and 3 T. Hum Brain Mapp. 2017 Jun 38(6):3226-3248. de Hollander G., Keuken M.C., van der Zwaag W., Forstmann B.U., Trampel R.
  • Oculomotor Remapping of Visual Information to Foveal Retinotopic Cortex. Front Syst Neurosci. 2016 Jun 21:10-54. Knapen T., Swisher J.D., Tong F., Cavanagh P.
  • Hyperresponsiveness of the Neural Fear Network During Fear Conditioning and Extinction Learning in Male Cocaine Users. Am J Psychiatry. 2016 Oct 1:173(10):1033-1042. Kaag A.M., Levar N., Woutersen K., Homberg J., van den Brink W., Reneman L., van Wingen G.

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