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Neuroinformatics

, Volume 7, Issue 1, pp 55–56 | Cite as

Neuroimaging Informatics Tools and Resources Clearinghouse (NITRC) Resource Announcement

  • Xiao-zhong James LuoEmail author
  • David N. Kennedy
  • Zohara Cohen
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Introduction

In an effort to promote the enhancement, adoption, distribution, and evolution of neuroimaging informatics tools and resources, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Blueprint for Neuroscience Research has launched the Neuroimaging Informatics Tools and Resources Clearinghouse (NITRC) available at http://www.nitrc.org/. The NIH Blueprint for Neuroscience Research is a cooperative effort among the NIH Office of the Director and 15 NIH Institutes and Centers that support neuroscience research.

“The goal of the NIH Blueprint for Neuroscience Research is to provide scientists with new tools, resources, and training opportunities through collaborations and pooled resources,” said NIH Director Elias A. Zerhouni, M.D. in the initial press release for NITRC. “By building upon significant investments already made in the informatics area, the Neuroimaging Informatics Tools and Resources Clearinghouse will provide a coordinated, coherent resource for the neuroimaging research...

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© Humana Press Inc. 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  • Xiao-zhong James Luo
    • 1
    Email author
  • David N. Kennedy
    • 2
    • 3
  • Zohara Cohen
    • 1
  1. 1.National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and BioengineeringNational Institutes of HealthBethesdaUSA
  2. 2.Department of NeurologyHarvard Medical SchoolBostonUSA
  3. 3.Department of RadiologyHarvard Medical SchoolBostonUSA

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