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3D Slicer Hits Quarter Million Download Milestone

March 14, 2017

Version 4 of the 3D Slicer application, created and supported by NAC for nearly two decades, has surpassed the 260,000 download milestone since it was released in 2011. The most recent version 4.6.2 has been downloaded at a rate of over 290 downloads per day in the first two and a half months of 2017, with a clear trend toward steadily a steadily increasing download rate. These download statistics are evidence of the worldwide impact of the free and open source 3D Slicer software and the valuable part it plays in enabling science and clinical research across a range of applications.  In …


Open Anatomy Browser Paper Published in Frontiers in Neuroinformatic

March 8, 2017

A paper describing NAC’s Open Anatomy Browser (OABrowser for short) has just been published in Frontiers in Neuroinformatics. OABrowser is a web-based anatomy atlas viewer accessible through ordinary web browsers using WebGL. OABrowser is developed by the Atlas Infrastructure Core of NAC as a tool to explore new standards for atlas interoperability, novel techniques for collaboration, and improved methods for displaying complex anatomical models.
A provisional copy of the paper can be found here: