Douglas Greve, PhD, has a passion for delivering cutting-edge tools to the neuroscience community. He joined the FreeSurfer team 20 years ago and has been developing neuroimaging software ever since. His career has offered him an exciting mixture of engineering, physics, software development and neuroscience. He understands the biophysics of many brain imaging modalities (e.g., MRI structural, fMRI, DTI, MRS, as well as PET). He has especially enjoyed collaborating with experts from neurology, psychiatry and psychology — they know what tools they need to study their diseases, and he knows how to realize those tools through technology.


PhD in Cognitive and Neural Systems, Boston University


1. Greve DN, Fischl B. False positive rates in surface-based anatomical analysis. Neuroimage. 2018 May 1;171:6-14.

2. Greve DN, Salat DH, Bowen SL, Izquierdo-Garcia D, Schultz AP, Catana C, Becker JA, Svarer C, Knudsen GM, Sperling RA, Johnson KA. Different partial volume correction methods lead to different conclusions: An (18)F-FDG-PET study of aging. Neuroimage. 2016 May 15;132:334-343.

3. Greve DN, Fischl B. Accurate and robust brain image alignment using boundary-based registration. Neuroimage. 2009 Oct 15;48(1):63-72.


  • FreeSurfer software development
  • Group statistics for neuroimaging
  • Multi-modal neuroimaging integration
  • PET partial volume correction
  • Surface-based kinetic modeling


Laboratory for Computational Neuroimaging