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Citing Slicer

To acknowledge 3D Slicer as a platform, please cite the Slicer web site (http://www.slicer.org) and the following publication:

Fedorov A., Beichel R., Kalpathy-Cramer J., Finet J., Fillion-Robin J-C., Pujol S., Bauer C., Jennings D., Fennessy F., Sonka M., Buatti J., Aylward S.R., Miller J.V., Pieper S., Kikinis R. 3D Slicer as an Image Computing Platform for the Quantitative Imaging Network. Magnetic Resonance Imaging. 2012 Nov;30(9):1323-41. PMID: 22770690.

Slicer is made possible through contributions from an international community of scientists from a multitude of fields, including engineering and biomedicine. The following sections give credit to some of the major contributors to the 3D Slicer core effort. Each 3D Slicer extension has a separate acknowledgements page with information specific to that extension.

Major Contributors

  • Ron Kikinis: Principal Investigator
  • Steve Pieper: Chief Architect
  • Jean-Christophe Fillion-Robin: Lead Developer
  • Nicole Aucoin
  • Stephen Aylward
  • Andrey Fedorov
  • Noby Hata
  • Hans Johnson
  • Tina Kapur
  • Andras Lasso
  • Jim Miller
  • Sonia Pujol: Director of Training
  • Junichi Tokuda
  • Lauren O'Donnell

Groups Contributing to the Core Engineering of Slicer in a Major Way

  • SPL: Ron Kikinis, Nicole Aucoin, Lauren O'Donnell, Andrey Fedorov, Isaiah Norton, Sonia Pujol, Noby Hata, Junichi Tokuda
  • Isomics: Steve Pieper, Alex Yarmarkovich
  • Kitware: Jean-Christophe Fillion-Robin, Julien Finet, Will Schroeder, Stephen Aylward
  • U Iowa: Hans Johnson
  • GE: Jim Miller
  • Perk Lab, Queen's University: Andras Lasso, Tamas Ungi, Csaba Pinter, Gabor Fichtinger

Funding Sources

Many of the activities around the Slicer effort are made possible through funding from public and private sources. The National Institutes of Health of the USA is a major contributor through a variety of competetive grants and contracts.


Project Name Grant Number and NIH Link Title (and Project Page) Grant PIs Start Date End Date
CMF 1R01DE024450 Quantification Of 3D Bony Changes In Temporomandibular Joint Osteoarthritis Cevidanes, Lucia 2013-09-10 2017-08-31
Craniosynostosis 1R41HD081712 Image-Guided Planning System For Skull Correction In Children With Craniosynostos Linguraru, Marius George 2014-09-26 2016-08-31
DiffusionMRI 2P41EB015898 Image Guided Therapy Center Tempany, Clare M 2004-04-01 2020-06-30
DiffusionMRI 1U01CA199459 Open Source Diffusion Mri Technology For Brain Cancer Research O'Donnell, Lauren Jean 2015-09-22 2018-07-31
DiffusionMRI 5P41EB015902 Neuroimaging Analysis Center (Nac) Kikinis, Ron 2013-08-01 2018-05-31
Duke Prostate Registration R41CA196565 Prostate Cancer Assessment Via Integrated 3D Arfi Elasticity Imaging And Multi-Parametric Mri Palmeri, Mark L. 2015-04-01 2015-04-01
DWI R01CA160902 Advancement And Validation Of Prostate Diffusion And Spectroscopic Mri Maier, Stephan E 2012-04-01 2018-02-28
HD_FMRI_DWI 1U01NS082083 Functional Connectivity in Premanifest Huntington’s Disease Rao, Stephen Mark 2012-09-26 2015-08-31
HD_GENETICS 1U01NS082074 Imaging and Genetics in Huntington's Disease Calhoun/Turner 2013-07-01 2016-06-30
HD_KIDS 5R01NS055903 Growth and Development of the Striatum in Huntington's Disease Nopoulos, Peggy 2009-03-01 2018-07-31
HD_PET 1U01NS083173 Brain Network Imaging: A Novel Biomarker for Preclinical Huntington’s Disease Feigin, Andrew 2013-07-01 2016-06-30
HD_PREDICT 5R01NS040068 Neurobiological Predictors of Huntington's Disease (PREDICT-HD) Paulsen, Jane 2000-08-01 2016-08-31
HD_SHAPEANALSS 1U01NS082086 4D Shape Analysis for Modeling Spatiotemporal Change Trajectories in Huntington’s Gerig, Guido 2012-09-28 2018-08-31
HD_TRAJECTORY NA Developing a Robust Segmentation Pipeline That Allows for Consistent Trajectory Estimation of HD Gene Positive Individuals Across Multiple Longitudinal MRI Sites Kim, Eun Young 2014-11-01 2016-10-31
HD_WHITEMATTER 1U01NS083223 Characterization of White Matter in Huntington’s Disease Using Diffusion MRI Westin, Carl-Fredrik 2014-01-01 2015-12-31
NIRView (Dartmouth) 5R01CA184354 Mri Fluorescence Tomography For Quantifying Tumor Receptor Concentration In Vivo Davis, Scott C. 2014-04-01 2019-02-28
OrthognathicTrac 1R43DE024334 Real-Time Image Guidance For Improved Orthognathic Surgery Enquobahrie, Andinet A. 2014-08-05 2016-07-31
PediatricRadiologicDecisionSupport 1R01EB014947 Mi2B2 Enabled Pediatric Radiological Decision Support Murphy, Shawn N 2012-08-01 2016-07-31
PET-CT guided needle biopsy 3R42CA153488 Improving Liver Lesion Biopsy In The Ct Suite Through Fusion With Pet Images Cleary, Kevin R. 2012-09-01 2016-08-01
PET/CT Calibration Phantom 2R42CA167907 Calibrated Methods For Quantitative Pet/Ct Imaging Phase Ii Kinahan, Paul E 2012-05-01 2017-07-31
PET/CT Calibration Phantom R42CA167907 Calibrated Methods For Quantitative Pet/Ct Imaging Phase Ii Kinahan, Paul E. 2012-05-01 2017-07-01
ProstateBRP 5R01CA111288 Enabling Technologies For Mri-Guided Prostate Interventions Tempany, Clare M. 2004-12-01 2016-07-01
ProstateQIN 5U01CA151261 Quantitative Mri Of Prostate Cancer As A Biomarker And Guide For Treatment Fennessy, Fiona 2010-09-01 2016-07-01
QIICR U24 CA180918 Quantitative Image Informatics for Cancer Research (QIICR) Ron Kikinis, Andrey Fedorov 2013-09-04 2018-08-31
Slicer-Radiomics-U01 1U01CA190234 Genotype And Imaging Phenotype Biomarkers In Lung Cancer Aerts, Hugo 2015-01-01 2019-12-01
Slicer-Radiomics-U24 U24CA194354 Quantitative Radiomics System Decoding the Tumor Phenotype Aerts, Hugo 2015-04-01 2020-03-31
Slicer-RT NA Cancer Care Ontario Applied Cancer Research Unit, Canada Gabor Fichtinger, PerkLab, Queen's University 2011-01-01 2016-12-31
Slicer-RT NA Ontario Consortium for Adaptive Interventions in Radiation Oncology, Canada David Jaffray, Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto 2011-01-01 2016-12-31
Slicer-RT NA Cancer Care Ontario Research Chair, Canada Gabor Fichtinger, PerkLab, Queen's University 2010-01-01 2015-12-31
TubeTK 1R01CA170665 Micro-Tumor Detection By Quantifying Tumor-Induced Vascular Abnormalities Dayton, Paul A. 2012-09-01 2016-06-01
TubeTK 1R43EB016621 In-Field Fast Procedure Support And Automation Aylward, Stephen R. 2013-05-01 2015-04-01
TubeTK 1R41NS081792 Multimodality Image-Based Assessment System For Traumatic Brain Injury Aylward, Stephen R. 2013-01-01 2014-12-01

For more information on how this table was created, see this page.

Commercial Partners

  • Ebatinca SL is an international technology company in Las Palmas, Spain focused on technology for sustainable development.
  • Isomics uses 3D Slicer in a variety of academic and commercial research partnerships in fields such as planning and guidance for neurosurgery, quantitative imaging for clinical trials, clinical image informatics.
  • Kitware Integral to continuing to support the 3D Slicer community, Kitware is also offering consulting services in response to the rapidly growing demand for the development of proprietary applications and commercial products based on 3D Slicer. Kitware has used 3D Slicer to rapidly prototype solutions in nearly every aspect of medical imaging and is also collaborating on the development of commercial pre-clinical and clinical products based on 3D Slicer.
  • Pixel Medical builds on and contributes to 3D Slicer to develop innovative medical software from idea to clinical prototype to finished product, and to support academic research projects. Areas of expertise include radiation therapy, image guided therapy, virtual & augmented reality, hardware & device support, and machine learning & artificial intelligence.

Listed in alphabetical order.

Slicer Based Products and Product Prototypes

Many companies prefer not to disclose what software components they use in their products, therefore here we can only list a few commercial products that are based on 3D Slicer:

  • Allen Institute for Brain Science: Cell Locator, Desktop application for manually aligning specimens to annotated 3D spaces.
  • Radiopharmaceutical Imaging and Dosimetry: RPTDose, a 3D Slicer-based application that streamlines and integrates quantitative imaging analysis and dose estimation techniques to guide and optimize the use of radiopharmaceutical therapy agents in clinical trials. See more information on Kitware blog.
  • SonoVol is developing a whole-body ultrasound imaging system for small animals. This start-up company arose from research in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. See more information on Kitware blog.
  • Xoran Technologies: Image-guided Platform for Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery 1. See more information on Kitware blog.
  • Xstrahl is developing a Small Animal Radiation Research Platform (SARRP) that uses 3D Slicer as its front-end application for radiation therapy beam placement and system control. See more information on Kitware blog.

Listed in alphabetical order.