Additional Resources


  • Neuroscience Tutorial
    Diana Weedman Molavi, Washington University School of Medicine. Excellent illustrated guide from first-year medical student course.
  • Allen Brain Atlas
    An interactive, genome-wide image database of gene expression in the mouse brain. Funded by the Allen Institute for Brain Science, in collaboration with Nature magazine.
  • Brain Maps
    Brain atlases of mammalian brains, including primate brains.
  • Vesalius
    Gary Wind. Detailed anatomic drawings of brain and vascular anatomy. Also includes circulation quizzes, a tutorial on stroke, and an illustrated guide to carotid endarterectomy.
  • Digital Anatomist: Interactive Atlas
    John W. Sundsten, University of Washington. 2-D and 3-D views of the brain from cadaver sections, MRI scans, and computer reconstructions.
  • Neuro Anatomy
    John K. Harting, University of Wisconsin Medical School. Neuro-anatomy guides to spinal cord, brainstem, cerebellum, thalamus.
  • Scientific Visualization
    Arthur W. Toga, Emily M. Santori, Ron Hazani, Karen Ambach, UCLA Laboratory of Neuro Imaging. Too many sets of images to list here. Includes high resolution images and 3D models.
  • Brain Biodiversity Bank
    Fabulous resource with a large database of brain images and the anatomical differences between them. A joint project of Michigan State University, the University of Wisconsin, and the National Museum of Health and Medicine.
  • Grey’s Anatomy
    From, this is a great web edition of the 1918 classic by John Gray.
  • Cranial Nerves
    Thackery Gray, Loyola University of Chicago. Annotated gross images of the cranial nerves.
  • Salamon Neuroanatomy and Neurovascular Web-Atlas
    Noriko Salamon, UCLA. Excellent tutorials and quizes in brain anatomy, pathology, and imaging.




  • Fast Stats A to Z
    From the National Center for Health Statistics. Comprehensive data on cerebrovascular disease. (Most files are in PDF format.)