Pradeep Reddy Ramana

PhD Student, Medical Image Analysis Lab

B.S Physics, Mathematics and Computer Science, Sri Venkateswara University, India. 2003
M.S Physics, Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai, 2005
Project Associate, Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai, Jun 05-Jan 06.
Research Assistant, Aalborg University, Denmark. Feb 06 - 2007.
Ph.D Student / Research Assistant,
@ Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada, starting May 2008.

TASC 1: 9400



Research Interests

  • Medical Image Analysis
  • Early Detection of Alzheimer's Dementia
  • Computer Aided Diagnosis
  • Statistical Learning
  • Pattern Recognition & Prediction


Current Funding

Alzheiher Society Canada
Pacific Alzheimer Research Foundation
Simon Fraser University
Westak International

Research Projects

Shape denoising via Template Injection using Binary LDDMM

Selected Publications

Pradeep Reddy Raamana, Faisal Beg, Wei Wen, Lei Wang et. al, Novel Combiner Approach for Early Detection of Alzheimer's, In Preparation.

Lei Wang, Pradeep Reddy Raamana, Howard Rosen, Bruce Miller, Mike Weiner, Mirza Faisal Beg, Discrimination Between Fronto-temporal Dementia and Alzheimer's Dementia using Hippocampal Shape Invariant Features, 7th Intl. Conf. On Fronto-temporal Dementias, Indianapolis, Oct 2010.

Comparison of four shape features for detecting hippocampal shape changes in early Alzheimerís
May 25, 2012
Mirza Faisal Beg, Pradeep Reddy Raamana, Sebastiano Barbieri, Lei Wang, "Comparison of four shape features for detecting hippocampal shape changes in early Alzheimerís", Statistical Methods in Medical Research, 2012. DOI: 10.1177/0962280212448975

Xiaohua Chen, Wei Wen, Julian Trollor, Faisal Beg, Pradeep Reddy, Ali Khan, Nicole Kochan, Henry Brodaty, Perminder Sachdev, Subcortical nuclei shrinkage in mild cognitive impairment: a volumetric study, Poster Presentation Org. Human Brain Mapping, Barcelona, 2010.

Pradeep Kumar, Daniel Grest, Volker Krueger, Human Action Recognition in Table-top Scenarios : An HMM-based Analysis to Optimize the Performance, 12th International Conference on Computer Analysis of Images and Patterns, Vienna, 2007.

Lavkesh L, Schwethang P, Pradeep Kumar, Atashi Bid, Govindarajan J, Pulse Thermography and Pulse Phase Thermography techniques for evaluation of different materials, NDE 2004, Pune, India

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