Anyone interested in how to map and model brain networks can check out Alex’s textbook, Fundamentals of Brain Network Analysis, co-authored with Andrew Zalesky and Edward Bullmore.


Selected publications

Deco, G*., Kringelbach, M*., Arnatkeviciute, A., Oldham, S., Sabaroedin, K., Rogasch, N. R., Aquno, K. M.#, Fornito, A.# (2021). Dynamical consequences of regional heterogeneity in the brain’s transcriptional landscape. Science Advances, 7: eabf4752.
*# Equal author contributions

Chopra, S., Francey, S. M., O’Donoghue, B., Sabaroedin, K., Arnatkeviciute, A., Cropley, V., Nelson, B., Graham, J., Baldwin, L., Tahtalian, S., Yuen, H. P., Allott, K., Alvarez-Jimenez, M., Harrigan, S. L., Pantelis, C., Wood, S. J., McGorry, P., Fornito, A. (2021). Longitudinal changes in functional connectivity in antipsychotic-treated and antipsychotic-naïve first episode psychosis patients with low-risk of self-harm or aggression: A secondary analysis of a randomized clinical trial. JAMA Psychiatry, e211422.

Arnatkeviciute, A., Fulcher, B. D., Oldham, S., Tiego, J., Paquola, C., Gerring, Z., Aquino, K., Hawi, Z., Johnson, B., Ball, G., Klein, M., Deco, G., Franke, B., Bellgrove, M., Fornito, A. (2021). Genetic influences on hub connectivity of the human connectome. Nature Communications, 12:4237.

Fulcher, B. D., Arnatkeviciute, A., Fornito, A. (2021). Overcoming false-positive gene-category enrichment in the analysis of spatially resolved transcriptomic brain atlas data. Nature Communications, 12:2669.

Oldham, S., Arnatkeviciute, A., Smith, R. E., Jeggan, T., Bellgrove, M. A., Fornito, A. (2020). The efficacy of different preprocessing steps in reducing motion-related confounds in diffusion MRI connectomics. NeuroImage, 117252.

Aquino, K. M., Fulcher, B. D., Parkes, L., Sabaroedin, K., Fornito, A. (2020). Identifying and removing widespread signal deflections from fMRI data: Rethinking the global signal regression problem. NeuroImage, 212: 116614.

Arnatkeviciute, A., Fulcher, B., Fornito, A. (2019). A practical guide to linking brain-wide gene expression and neuroimaging data. NeuroImage, 189: 353-367.

Fornito, A., Arnatkevicuite, A., Fulcher, B. D. (2019). Bridging the gap between the brain’s transcriptome and connectome. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 23(1): 34-50.

Sabaroedin, K., Tiego, J., Parkes, L., Sforazzini, F., Finlay, A., Johnson, B., Pinar, A., Cropley, V., Harrison, B. J., Zalesky, A., Pantelis, C., Bellgrove, M., Fornito, A. (2019). Functional connectivity of corticostriatal circuitry and psychosis-like experiences in the general community. Biological Psychiatry, 86: 16-24.

Arnatkeviciute, A.*, Fulcher, B.*, Pocock, R., Fornito, A. (2018). Hub connectivity, neuronal diversity, and gene expression in the C. elegans connectome. PLoS Computational Biology, 14(2): e1005989.
*authors contributed equally to the work

Parkes, L., Fulcher, B., Yücel, M., Fornito, A. (2018). An evaluation of the efficacy, reliability, and sensitivity of motion correction strategies for resting-state functional MRI. NeuroImage, 171: 415-436.

Fulcher, B. D., Fornito, A. (2016). A transcriptional signature of hub connectivity in the mouse connectome. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 113(5): 1435-1440.

Baker, S. T. E., Lubman, D. I., Yücel, M., Allen, N. B., Whittle, S., Fulcher, B., Zalesky, A., Fornito, A. (2015). Developmental changes in brain network hub connectivity in late adolescence. Journal of Neuroscience, 35: 9078-9087.

Fornito, A., Zalesky, A., Breakspear, M. J. (2015). The connectomics of brain disorders. Nature Reviews Neuroscience, 16: 159-172.

Dwyer, D. B., Harrison, B. J., Yücel, M., Whittle, S., Zalesky, A., Pantelis, C., Allen, N. B., Fornito, A. (2014). Large-scale brain network dynamics supporting adolescent cognitive control. Journal of Neuroscience, 34(42): 14096-14107.

Zalesky, A., Fornito, A., Cocchi, L., Gollo, L. L., Breakspear, M. (2014). Time-resolved functional brain networks: Dynamics of human brain connectivity at rest. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 111(28): 10341-10346.

Fornito, A., Harrison, B. J., Goodby, E., Dean, A., Ooi, C., Nathan, P. J., Lennox, B. R., Jones, P., Suckling, J., Bullmore, E. T. (2013). Functional dysconnectivity of cortico-striatal circuitry as a risk phenotype for psychosis. JAMA Psychiatry, 70:1143-1151.

Fornito, A., Zalesky, A., Breakspear, M. (2013). Graph analysis of the human connectome: Promise, progress, and pitfalls. NeuroImage, 80: 426-444.

Fornito, A., Harrison, B., Zalesky, A., Simons, J. S. (2012). Competitive and cooperative dynamics of large-scale functional brain networks supporting recollection. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 109(31): 12788-12793.

Fornito, A., Zalesky, A., Pantelis, C., Bullmore, E. T. (2012). Schizophrenia, neuroimaging and connectomics. NeuroImage, 62: 2296-2314.

Zalesky, A., Fornito, A., Bullmore, E. (2012). On the use of correlation as a measure of network connectivity. NeuroImage, 60: 2096-2106.

Fornito, A., Yoon, J., Zalesky, A., Bullmore, E. T., Carter, C. S. (2011). General and specific functional connectivity disturbances in first episode schizophrenia during cognitive control performance. Biological Psychiatry, 70:64-72.

Fornito, A., Zalesky, A., Bassett, D. S., Meunier, D., Ellison-Wright, I., Yücel, M., Wood, S. J., Shaw, K., O’Connor, J., Nertney, D., Mowry, B. J., Pantelis, C., Bullmore, E. T. (2011). Genetic influences on cost-efficient organization of human cortical functional networks. Journal of Neuroscience, 31(9): 3261-3270.

Zalesky, A., Fornito, A., Bullmore, E. T. (2010). Network-based statistic: Identifying differences in brain networks. NeuroImage, 53: 1197-1207.

Zalesky, A., Fornito, A., Harding, I. H., Cocchi, L., Yücel, M., Pantelis, C., Bullmore, E. T. (2010). Whole-brain anatomical networks: does the choice of nodes matter? NeuroImage, 50: 970-983.

Additional publications

A list of NSB preprints can be found here:

A list of NSB Lab publications can be found on PubMed