Eric Smith


University of Calgary


[email protected]

Research Keywords

MRI imaging of small vessel disease and vascular cognitive impairment in human subjects, neuroimaging of Alzheimer's Disease and other causes of dementia in human subjects, MRI DTI network analysis

Additional Information

Lab Methodologies
  • MRI software analysis (volumetrics, resting state fMRI, white matter hyperintensity segmentation, and visual review for infarcts, microbleeds, and perivascular spaces)


  • Software, including Freesurfer, FSL, Cerebra WMH, Cerebra Lesion Extraction Tool, Cerebra QSM
  • Collaborations with the Seaman Family MR Research Centre and the Calgary Image Processing and Analysis Center

Most Cited Publications

Smith EE, Schneider JA, Wardlaw JM, Greenberg SM, "Cerebral microinfarcts: the invisible lesions." The Lancet. Neurology 11,3 (2012 Mar): 272-82
Fonarow GC, Zhao X, Smith EE, Saver JL, Reeves MJ, Bhatt DL, Xian Y, Hernandez AF, Peterson ED, Schwamm LH, "Door-to-needle times for tissue plasminogen activator administration and clinical outcomes in acute ischemic stroke before and after a quality improvement initiative." JAMA 311,16 (2014 Apr 23-30): 1632-40
Smith EE, Greenberg SM, "Beta-amyloid, blood vessels, and brain function." Stroke 40,7 (2009 Jul): 2601-6