Our in-house script for better brain extractions is now “official”!
If you do brain extractions in any population other than healthy volunteers this tool might be of great use. It’s free and takes only a 1-liner to work: sh optiBET.sh -i <input_image> -options
You download the script, find a link to the paper, and a full description of the tool here: http://montilab.psych.ucla.edu/fmri-wiki/optibet
Here is the visual summary of the 4-step process that makes optiBET capable of brain extractions even in the presence of large pathology