Birkan Tunç, PhD

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Research Assistant Professor of Computational Science & Engineering in Psychiatry
Research Scientist, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Psychiatry

Contact information
Roberts Center for Pediatric Research
2716 South Street, 5th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19146
Office: 2674250410
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


Description of Research Expertise

Machine Learning, Computer Vision, Computational Behavior Analysis, Brain Connectivity

Selected Publications

Tunç, B., Parker, W.A., Ingalhalikar, M., Verma, R.: Automated tract extraction via atlas based Adaptive Clustering. NeuroImage 102 Pt 2: 596-607, Nov 2014 Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2014.08.021. Epub 2014 Aug 15.

Tunç B, Ghanbari Y, Smith A R, Pandey J, Browne A, Schultz R T, Verma R: PUNCH: Population Characterization of Heterogeneity. NeuroImage 98: 50-60, Sep 2014 Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2014.04.068. Epub 2014 May 2.

Tunç, B., Solmaz, B., Parker, D., Satterthwaite, T.D., Elliott, M.A., Calkins, M.E., Ruparel, K., Gur, R.E., Gur, R.C., Verma, R.: Establishing a link between sex-related differences in the structural connectome and behaviour. Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences 371(1688): 20150111, Feb 2016.

Solmaz, B., Tunç, B., Parker, D., Whyte, J., Hart, T., Rabinowitz, A., Rohrbach, M., Kim, J., Verma, R.: Assessing connectivity related injury burden in diffuse traumatic brain injury. Human brain mapping 38(6): 2913-2922, Jun 2017 Notes: doi: 10.1002/hbm.23561. Epub 2017 Mar 15.

Tunç, B., Ingalhalikar, M., Parker, D., Lecoeur, J., Singh, N., Wolf, R.L., Macyszyn, L., Brem, S., Verma, R.: Individualized Map of White Matter Pathways: Connectivity-Based Paradigm for Neurosurgical Planning. Neurosurgery 79(4): 568-77, Oct 2016 Notes: doi: 10.1227/NEU.0000000000001183.

Tunç, B., Verma, R.: Unifying Inference of Meso-Scale Structures in Networks. PloS one 10(11): e0143133, November 2015 Notes: Online only. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0143133.

Tunç, B., Dagli, V., Gökmen, M.: Class dependent factor analysis and its application to face recognition. Pattern Recognition 45(12): 4092-4102, June 2012 Notes:

Yerys B E, Tunç B, Satterthwaite T D, Antezana L, Mosner M G, Bertollo Jennifer R, Guy L, Schultz R T, Herrington J D: Functional Connectivity of Frontoparietal and Salience/Ventral Attention Networks Have Independent Associations With Co-occurring Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Symptoms in Children With Autism. Biological psychiatry. Cognitive neuroscience and neuroimaging 4(4): 343-351, April 2019.

Osmanlioglu Y, Tunç B, Parker D, Elliott Mark A, Baum G L, Ciric R, Satterthwaite T D, Gur R E, Gur R C, Verma R: System-level matching of structural and functional connectomes in the human brain. NeuroImage 199: 93-104, Oct 2019.

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