NIPY is a Python package for neuroimaging.
It is avaialable from
It is developed by the Neuroimaging in Python team with Matthew Brett, Bertrand Thirion, Jonathan Taylor and Jean-Baptiste Poline among others.
NIPY requires, apart from Python, Numpy, Scipy, Sympy and Nibabel.
 Load and show a volume file
from nipy.testing import anatfile
from nipy import load_image
import matplotlib.pyplot as plt
img = load_image(anatfile)
plt.matshow(img[:, :, 10])
- K. Jarrod Millman, Matthew Brett (2007). "Analysis of functional magnetic resonance imaging in Python". Computing in Science and Engineering 9(3): 52-55. .
- BrainPy: an open source environment for the analysis and visualization of human brain data
- Matthew Brett, Jonathan Taylor, C. Burns, K. J. Millman (2009). NIPY: an open library and development framework for FMRI data analysis SPLtrak. 15th Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping
- Nipype: a flexible, lightweight and extensible neuroimaging data processing framework in Python
 Related software
- BrainVISA, neuroimaging package also written in Python.
- dipy, Diffusion imaging
- Nipype, pipelining and interfaces. It has interfaces for nipy.
- NiBabel, neuroimaging file reading and writing.
- nitime, timeseries
- pbrain, EEG and ECoG