D. Louis Collins

Associate Member

Medical Physics Unit, McGill University

Other appointments:

Professor, Neurology & Neurosurgery

Professor, Biomedical Engineering

Associate Member, Centre for Intelligent Machines


Montreal Neurological Institute
3801 University Street,
Montreal, QC
H3A 2B4


514 398 4227


louis.collins [at] mcgill.ca



Research focus:

Imagine processing, registration, segmentation, MRI, image guided neurosurgery, multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, epilepsy.

Key Publications:

P. Coupé, S.F. Eskildsen, J.V. Manjon, V.S. Fonov, J.C. Pruessner, M. Allard, D.L. Collins, Scoring by nonlocal image patch estimator for early detection of Alzheimer's disease, NeuroImage: Clinical 1(1), 141–152 (2012).

D.L. Collins, J.C. Pruessner, Towards accurate, automatic segmentation of the hippocampus and amygdala from MRI by augmenting ANIMAL with a template library and label fusion, Neuroimage 52(4), 1355-66 (2010).

L. Mercier, D. Araujo, C. Haegelen, R.F. Del Maestro, K. Petrecca, D.L. Collins, Registering pre- and post-resection 3D ultrasound for improved residual brain tumor localization, Ultrasound Med Biol 39(1), 16-29 (2013).

D.L. Collins, A.P. Zijdenbos, V. Kollokian, J. Sled, N.J. Kabani, C.J. Holmes, A.C. Evans, Design and construction of a realistic digital brain phantom, IEEE Trans Med Imag 17(3), 463-468 (1998).

D.L. Collins, C.J. Holmes, T.M. Peters, A.C. Evans, Automatic 3D model-based neuroanatomical segmentation, Human Brain Mapping 3(3), 190-208 (1995).

D.L. Collins, P. Neelin, T.M. Peters, A.C. Evans, Automatic 3D inter-subject registration of MR volumetric data in standardized Talairach space, J. Comp. Assis. Tomog. 18, 192-205 (1994).


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