SuMS specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_27480
Name SuMS
Alternative name Surface Management System
Restrictions to use None
Community driven No
Data access File download, Browse
User data submission Not allowed
Maintained Yes


  • person_outline David Van Essen

Publication for Surface Management System

SuMS citations


Meta analytic methods for neuroimaging data explained

PMCID: 3384225
PMID: 22737993
DOI: 10.1186/2045-5380-2-6

[…] ox (, the Brede Database ( [], the Internet Brain Volume Database ( and the Surface Management System Database ( recent and promising online development called NeuroSynth ( [] deserves mentioning. NeuroS […]


The Brain Atlas Concordance Problem: Quantitative Comparison of Anatomical Parcellations

PLoS One
PMCID: 2748707
PMID: 19787067
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0007200

[…] nable mapping between them. Significant progress has been made to enable registration and visualization of different data sets and partitioning schemes across atlases, individuals, and species in the Surface Management System Database (SumsDB; , . The ability to “overlay” different partitions upon one another, as enabled by SumsDB and other tools, is critical for maki […]

SuMS institution(s)
Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
SuMS funding source(s)
Supported by The National Partnership for Advanced Computational Infrastructure (NPACI) and by a Human Brain Project/Neuroinformatics research grant funded jointly by the US National Institute of Mental Health, National Science Foundation, National Cancer Institute, National Library of Medicine and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (R01 MH60974-06).

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