Garikoitz Lerma-Usabiaga

Garikoitz Lerma-Usabiaga

Postdoctoral Researcher
Marie Curie Fellowship 2018-2020

functional and structural fMRI, language production, cognitive development, neurophilosophy of science

Tel.: +34 943 309 300


  • Lerma-Usabiaga, G., Mukherjee, P., Ren, Z., Perry, M.L., & Wandell, B.A., ( In Press ) Replication and generalization in applied neuroimaging. NeuroImage. Doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2019.116048.
  • Grotheer, M., Zhen, Z., Lerma-Usabiaga, G., & Grill-Spector, K., ( 2019 ) Separate lanes for adding and reading in the white matter highways of the human brain. Nature Communications, 10, 3675. Doi: 10.1038/s41467-019-11424-1
  • Iglesias, J.E., Insausti, R., Lerma-Usabiaga, G., Bocchetta, M., Van Leemput, K., Greve, D.N., van der Kouwe, A., Fischl, B., Caballero-Gaudes, C., & Paz-Alonso, P.M., ( 2018 ) A probabilistic atlas of the human thalamic nuclei combining ex vivo MRI and histology. NeuroImage, 183, 314–326. Doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2018.08.012
  • Lerma-Usabiaga, G., Carreiras, M., & Paz-Alonso, P.M., ( 2018 ) Converging evidence for functional and structural segregation within the left ventral occipitotemporal cortex in reading. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 115(42), E9981-E9990. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1803003115
  • Paz-Alonso, P.M., Oliver, M., Lerma-Usabiaga, G., Caballero-Gaudes, C., Quiñones, I., Suárez-Coalla, P., Duñabeitia, J.A., Cuetos, F., & Carreiras, M. , ( 2018 ) Neural correlates of phonological, orthographic and semantic reading processing in dyslexia. NeuroImage:Clinical, 20, 433–447. Doi: 10.1016/j.nicl.2018.08.018
  • Iglesias, J.E., Lerma-Usabiaga, G., Garcia-Peraza-Herrera, L., Martinez, S., & Paz-Alonso, P.M., ( 2017 ) Retrospective head motion estimation in structural brain MRI with 3D CNNs. Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention, MICCAI 2017, Part II, LNCS 10434, 314-322. Doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-66185-8_36.
  • Lerma-Usabiaga, G., Iglesias, J.E., Insausti, R., Greve, D.N., & Paz-Alonso, P.M., ( 2016 ) Automated Segmentation of the Human Hippocampus Along Its Longitudinal Axis. Human Brain Mapping, 37:9, 3353–3367. Doi: 10.1002/hbm.23245
  • Iglesias, J.E., Paz-Alonso, P.M., Lerma-Usabiaga, G., Insausti, R., Miller, K., & Caballero-Gaudes, C., ( 2016 ) Simultaneous Bayesian correction of slab boundary artifacts and bias field for high resolution ex vivo MRI. IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI), 1384-1387. Doi: 10.1109/ISBI.2016.7493525
  • Lizarazu, M.*, Lallier, M.*, Molinaro, N.*, Bourguignon, M., Paz-Alonso, P.M., Lerma-Usabiaga, G., & Carreiras, M., ( 2015 ) Developmental evaluation of atypical auditory sampling in dyslexia: Functional and structural evidence. Human Brain Mapping, 36(12), 4986-5002. DOI:10.1002/hbm.22986 *Equal contribution, corresponding authors.
  • Pérez, A., García-Pentón, L., Canales-Rodríguez, E.J., Lerma-Usabiaga, G., Iturria-Medina, Y., Román, F.J., Davidson, D. J., Alemán-Gómez, Y., Acha, J., & Carreiras, M., ( 2014 ) Brain morphometry of Dravet Syndrome. Epilepsy Research, 108, 1326-1334. doi: 10.1016/j.eplepsyres.2014.06.006.