The Scalable Brain Atlas is developed by Rembrandt Bakker, initially under supervision of the late Prof. Rolf Kötter at the Donders Institute, Radboud University and Medical Center Nijmegen. It started out as a web-based alternative to the "CoCoMac-Paxinos-3D Viewer" by Gleb Bezgin, Andrew T. Reid, and Rolf Kötter (2009).


The following people contributed to the services, plugins and templates (abbreviations) that constitute the SBA:

Financial support

The Scalable Brain Atlas is developed with joint financial support from various sources.


  1. Bezgin G1, Reid AT, Schubert D, Kötter R. (2009) "Matching spatial with ontological brain regions using Java tools for visualization, database access, and integrated data analysis." Neuroinformatics 7(1):7-22. doi: 10.1007/s12021-008-9039-5.