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Department of Neurology

Department of Neurology

Faculty | Professors


Specialty Clinical Services: 



Owen Carmichael, Ph.D.

Owen Carmichael, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Specialty: Neurology

Center for Neuroscience
1544 Newton Court
Davis CA  95618
(530) 754-9657


Clinical & Research Interests

Owen Carmichael's lab develops novel computational methods for processing and analyzing neuroimaging data, and uses the methods to elucidate the biological course of late-life cognitive decline.


Carnegie Mellon University
 Ph.D. 2003


University of California, Berkeley
 B.S. 1997
Electrical Engineering, Computer Science


University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA
Radiology Department

Professional Memberships

Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers
American Academy of Neurology

Select Recent Publications 

P. Harris, D. A. Alcantara, N. Amenta, O. L. Lopez, G. Eiriksdottir, S. Sigurdsson, V. Gudnason, S. Madsen, P. M. Thompson, L. J. Launer, O. T. Carmichael. Localized Measures of Callosal Atrophy Are Associated with Late-Life Hypertension: AGES-Reykjavik Study. Neuroimage 43 (2008), pp. 489-496.


O. T. Carmichael, L. H. Kuller, O. L. Lopez, P. M. Thompson, R. A. Dutton, A. Lu, S. E. Lee, J. Y. Lee, H. J. Aizenstein, C. C. Meltzer, Y. Liu, A. W. Toga, J. T. Becker. Acceleration of cerebral ventricular expansion in the Cardiovascular Health Study. Neurobiology of Aging, September 2007; 28 (9): pp. 1316-1321.


O. T. Carmichael, H. J. Aizenstein, S. W. Davis, J. T. Becker, P. M. Thompson, C. C. Meltzer, Y. Liu. Atlas-Based Hippocampus Segmentation In Alzheimer's Disease and Mild Cognitive Impairment. NeuroImage, 27 (4), October 2005, pp 979-990.


W. T. Freeman, E.C. Pasztor, O. T. Carmichael. Learning Low-Level Vision. International Journal Of Computer Vision, V. 40 (1), October 2000, pp 25-47.


J. Xie, D. A. Alcantara, N. Amenta, E. Fletcher, O. Martinez, M. Persianinova, C. DeCarli, and O. T. Carmichael. Spatially-Localized Hippocampal Shape Analysis in Late-Life Cognitive Decline. Proceedings MICCAI Workshop on Computational Anatomy and Physiology of the Hippocampus (CAPH), September 6, 2008.