Birkan Tunç, PhD

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Research Assistant Professor of Computational Science & Engineering in Psychiatry
Department: Psychiatry

Contact information
Roberts Center for Pediatric Research, 2716 South Street, 5th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19146
Office: 2674250410
Education:
BSc (Industrial Engineering)
Istanbul Technical University, 2003.
MSc (Computational Science & Engineering)
Istanbul Technical University, 2005.
PhD (Computational Science & Engineering)
Istanbul Technical University, 2012.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Autism

Description of Research Expertise

Machine Learning, Brain Connectivity, Diffusion Imaging

Selected Publications

Baum Graham L, Roalf David R, Cook Philip A, Ciric Rastko, Rosen Adon F G, Xia Cedric, Elliott Mark A, Ruparel Kosha, Verma Ragini, Tunç Birkan, Gur Ruben C, Gur Raquel E, Bassett Danielle S, Satterthwaite Theodore D: The impact of in-scanner head motion on structural connectivity derived from diffusion MRI. NeuroImage 173: 275-286, Jun 2018.

Davatzikos Christos, Rathore Saima, Bakas Spyridon, Pati Sarthak, Bergman Mark, Kalarot Ratheesh, Sridharan Patmaa, Gastounioti Aimilia, Jahani Nariman, Cohen Eric, Akbari Hamed, Tunc Birkan, Doshi Jimit, Parker Drew, Hsieh Michael, Sotiras Aristeidis, Li Hongming, Ou Yangming, Doot Robert K, Bilello Michel, Fan Yong, Shinohara Russell T, Yushkevich Paul, Verma Ragini, Kontos Despina: Cancer imaging phenomics toolkit: quantitative imaging analytics for precision diagnostics and predictive modeling of clinical outcome. Journal of medical imaging (Bellingham, Wash.) 5(1): 011018, Jan 2018.

Rathore Saima, Bakas Spyridon, Pati Sarthak, Akbari Hamed, Kalarot Ratheesh, Sridharan Patmaa, Rozycki Martin, Bergman Mark, Tunc Birkan, Verma Ragini, Bilello Michel, Davatzikos Christos: Brain Cancer Imaging Phenomics Toolkit (brain-CaPTk): An Interactive Platform for Quantitative Analysis of Glioblastoma. Brainlesion : glioma, multiple sclerosis, stroke and traumatic brain injuries : third International Workshop, BrainLes 2017, held in conjunction with MICCAI 2017, Quebec City, QC, Canada, September 14, 2017, Revised selected papers. Bra... 10670: 133-145, 2018.

Zhang Fan, Savadjiev Peter, Cai Weidong, Song Yang, Rathi Yogesh, Tunç Birkan, Parker Drew, Kapur Tina, Schultz Robert T, Makris Nikos, Verma Ragini, O'Donnell Lauren J: Whole brain white matter connectivity analysis using machine learning: An application to autism. NeuroImage Oct 2017.

Honnorat Nicolas, Parker Drew, Tunç Birkan, Davatzikos Christos, Verma Ragini: Subject-Specific Structural Parcellations Based on Randomized AB-divergences. Medical image computing and computer-assisted intervention : MICCAI ... International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention 10433: 407-415, Sep 2017.

Fortin Jean-Philippe, Parker Drew, Tunç Birkan, Watanabe Takanori, Elliott Mark A, Ruparel Kosha, Roalf David R, Satterthwaite Theodore D, Gur Ruben C, Gur Raquel E, Schultz Robert T, Verma Ragini, Shinohara Russell T: Harmonization of multi-site diffusion tensor imaging data. NeuroImage 161: 149-170, Aug 2017.

Solmaz Berkan, Tunç Birkan, Parker Drew, Whyte John, Hart Tessa, Rabinowitz Amanda, Rohrbach Morgan, Kim Junghoon, Verma Ragini: Assessing connectivity related injury burden in diffuse traumatic brain injury. Human brain mapping 38(6): 2913-2922, Jun 2017.

Ghanbari Yasser, Bloy Luke, Tunc Birkan, Shankar Varsha, Roberts Timothy P L, Edgar J Christopher, Schultz Robert T, Verma Ragini: On characterizing population commonalities and subject variations in brain networks. Medical image analysis 38: 215-229, May 2017.

T. Watanabe, B. Tunç, D. Parker, J. P. Fortin, R. Verma: Normalization of inter-site Structural Connectivity Data for Regression analysis. Joint Annual Meeting ISMRM-ESMRMB 2017.

B. Tunç, D. Parker, J. Pandey, R. Verma, R. T. Schultz: Categorical Meets Dimensional: A Fuzzy Categorical Conception of Autism Spectrum. International Meeting for Autism Research 2017.

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Last updated: 05/16/2018
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