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MIAL participates in SFU Open house 2012

May 25, 2012

 

Several students from the Medical Image Analysis Lab will be participating in the Simon Fraser University's Open House 2012.

Some of the demos/presentations that they will be doing


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Dr. Chris McIntosh receives the CIPPRS Doctoral Dissertation Award Honourable Mention 2011

April 24, 2012

 

Chris McIntosh, former PhD student of Ghassan Hamarneh at MIAL, has just received the CIPPRS Doctoral


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Congrats to Shawn for his successful depth exam

April 19, 2012

Congratulations to Shawn for his successful depth exam today! Further details below.

 

Title: UNCERTAINTY IN MEDICAL IMAGE SEGMENTATION: SOURCES, QUANTIFICATION, AND IMPORTNACE


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Congrats to Hengameh for her successful depth exam

April 16, 2012

Congratulations to Hengameh for her successful depth exam today! Further details below.

Title: FUNDAMENTALS OF GRAPH BASED APPROACHES FOR SKIN IMAGE ANALYSIS
 
Abstract: Malignant melanoma (MM) is one of the fastest


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Brian Booth wins Lougheed Award of Distinction

March 26, 2012

Brian Booth (PhD student with Ghassan Hamarneh) was granted the Sir James Lougheed Award of Distinction.

Congratulations, Brian!

More info about Brian and his research


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Congrats to Yonas for his successful PhD thesis defense

March 22, 2012

Congratulations to Yonas Weldeselassie for his successful thesis defense! Details of his thesis below.

 

Title: TENSOR BASED ANALYSIS OF DIFFUSION WEIGHTED MAGNETIC RESONANCE


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Brian Booth wins IODE War Memorial Scholarship

March 19, 2012

 

Congratulations to Brian Booth for winning the IODE War Memorial Scholarship. He is one of only 6 PhD students out of 111 students across Canada to win this award


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Two papers accepted into ISBI 2012

February 15, 2012

 
 
ISBI 2012 
 
The following papers

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Congratulations to Andrew for his very successful MSc thesis defence!

January 25, 2012

Congratulations to Andrew for his very successful MSc thesis defence! 

Defence details are listed below.  You can visit turtleseg.org for a software


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Congrats to Oliver for his very successful PhD thesis defense

November 30, 2011

Congratulations to Oliver for successfully defending his doctoral thesis:

Title: MATCHING DISSIMILAR SHAPES

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In this thesis, we address the


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Jingyun successfully defended his PhD defense today!

November 28, 2011

Congratulations to Jingyun Chen for his successful doctoral defense!

 


Congratulations to Ahmed, Brian, Daniel, Fahime, and Hengameh for their MMBIA 2012 Papers

November 9, 2011

2012 IEEE Workshop on Mathematical Methods in Biomedical Image Analysis

Congratulations to MIAL member for their accepted


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Congratulations to Chris McIntosh for his very successful doctoral defense

November 1, 2011


Title: ENERGY FUNCTIONALS: CHOICES AND CONSEQUENCES FOR MEDICAL IMAGE SEGMENTATION

Abstract: Medical imaging continues to permeate the practice of medicine, but automated yet accurate segmentation and labeling of anatomical


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Geometry for Anatomy Workshop at Banff International Research Station

August 28, 2011

 

The Geometry for Anatomy workshop was held from August 28th to September 2nd, 2011 at BIRS. Researchers


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Medical research captures 3D images during surgery

August 2, 2011

  Associate Professor Ghassan Hamarneh from SFU Computing Science is leading a research project to benefit surgeons and their


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HISB 2011 Best Paper Award

July 28, 2011

 IEEE HISB 2011

Congratulations to Brian Booth and Ghassan Hamarneh for winning the best


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Shawn Andrews granted a NeuroDevNet Graduate fellowship!

July 20, 2011

 

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Congratulations to Ahmed for passing his depth exam today

June 15, 2011

Details of his PhD Depth Examination:

TitleA SURVEY OF SEGMENTATION TECHNIQUES FOR DYNAMIC EMISSION TOMOGRAPHY IMAGES

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In this


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Congrats to Lisa for passing her depth exam!

June 9, 2011

Details of her PhD Depth Examination:

Title: MEDICAL IMAGE REGISTRATION: REVIEW OF FUNDAMENTALS AND RECENT TOPICS

Abstract: Image registration, the task of bringing two images into spatial correspondence, is an important


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Congrats to Paul Wighton for his successful doctoral defense!

June 2, 2011

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Congrats to MIAL members for their MICCAI 2011 conference and workshop papers

May 20, 2011

 Andrew Top presenting Active Learning for Interactive 3D Medical Image Segmentation 


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Congratulations to Brian and Chris for their HISB 2011 papers

May 17, 2011

Brian Booth and


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Ali Khan defended his doctoral thesis

April 14, 2011

Congratulations to Ali Khan for his successful doctoral defense!

For details on his thesis, please click here.


MIAL alumni Dr. Aaron Ward is now assistant professor at University of Western Ontario

March 22, 2011

Aaron Ward, former PhD student of Ghassan Hamarneh at MIAL, has been appointed as an assistant professor at University of Western Ontario, in the Medical


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Congratulations to Daniel Baboiu for his successful MSc thesis defense

March 3, 2011

Congratulations to Daniel for successfully defending his Master of Science thesis, entitled


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TurtleSeg: Interactive 3D Image Segmentation Software

February 8, 2011

 We are pleased to announce TurtleSeg, our new interactive 3D image segmentation software.

 
TurtleSeg

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Brian Booth ISBI 2011 Paper

January 25, 2011

Congratulations to Brian Booth for his accepted ISBI 2011 paper (podium presentation):

Brian Booth and Ghassan Hamarneh.


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Ghassan Hamarneh promoted to senior IEEE and ACM member

August 10, 2010

In January 2010, Ghassan Hamarneh


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MIAL papers at MICCAI 2010

August 1, 2010

Members of MIAL will be presenting the following papers at MICCAI 2010 in Beijing, China.

  • Shawn

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Neda Changizi Successfully Defends Her MSc Thesis

April 29, 2010

Congratulations to Neda Changizi  on successfully defending her MSc thesis, entitled:


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Brian Booth and Lisa Tang Awarded NSERC scholarships

April 29, 2010

Congratulations to Brian Booth and Lisa Tang (both PhD students working with Ghassan Hamarneh) on their


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Two new papers on Registration by Lisa Tang

April 29, 2010

 

 Congratulations to Lisa Tang for two new papers accepted to the IEEE MMBIA and the WBIR


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Eli Gibson defended his MSc thesis

December 14, 2009

Congratulations to Eli for his MSc thesis defense! Details on Eli's work can be found here.


Nhi Nguyen made a successful MSc defense

October 26, 2009

Congrats to Nhi Nguyen for her defense!


Title: A Hybrid Approach to Segmenting Hair in Dermoscopic Images Using a Universal Kernel

Abstract

Hair occlusion often causes automated melanoma


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Yan Tan successfully defended his M.Sc. thesis

September 15, 2009

Congratulations to Yan Tan on his successful defense today!

Title: Improving mouse pointing with eye-gaze targeting: application in radiology

Abstract

In current


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New papers to be presented at MICCAI 2009

September 2, 2009

MIAL will be presenting the following papers at MICCAI this year:

Conference

1. A combined Surface and VOlumetric registration (SAVOR) framework to study cortical biomarkers and functional


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MIAL presents at ISVC 2009

September 2, 2009


Three papers will be presented at the Optimization for Vision Graphics and Medical Imaging track of the International


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Hengameh Mirzaalian awarded studentships and scholarship

August 19, 2009

Congratulations to Hengameh Mirzaalian (PhD student of Prof. Ghassan Hamarneh and Dr. Tim Lee) on receiving the BCCA/MSFHR Infrastructure grant supported studentships and the CIHR Skin Research Training


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William Ma made a successful MSc defense

July 15, 2009

William Ma made a successful MSc defense today. Congratulations!

Thesis title: Motion estimation for functional medical imaging studies using a stereo video head pose tracking system

Abstract

Patient motion


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Dr. Aaron Ward receives the Dean of Graduate Studies Convocation Medal

May 7, 2009

Congratulations to Dr. Aaron Ward (former PhD student of Prof. Ghassan Hamarneh) for winning the Dean of Graduate Studies Convocation Medal! Information on his dissertation


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Geoff Tien successfully defended his MSc Thesis

March 23, 2009

Congratulations to Geoff Tien for his successful thesis defense today.

Thesis Title: Building Interactive Eyegaze Menus for Surgery

Abstract

A real-time


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Aaron Ward successfully defended his PhD Thesis

October 21, 2008

Congratulations to Aaron Ward who made a successful PhD defense today.

Thesis Title: Computational Intelligence Supporting Anatomical Shape Analysis and Computer-Aided Diagnosis

Abstract:

Medical


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Maclean's Classroom Visit at MICA

October 9, 2008

MICA members presented eye-catching demos to Simon Hayter


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MICCAI 2008 Workshop - Exploration and Analysis of Functional and Time-Varying Medical Imaging Data

September 10, 2008

A workshop on the Exploration and Analysis of Functional and Time-Varying Medical Imaging Data was organized in conjunction with MICCAI 2008 in New York. The workshop was co-organized by Dr. Ghassan Hamarneh


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MIAL and Vivarium Featured in FAS Applied Thinking

August 16, 2008
MIAL and Vivarium research featured in the June 2008 issue of FAS Applied Thinking. Read more details here or go to directly to the PDF
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Aaron Ward and Ghassan Hamarneh Featured in 'Technology for Doctors'

August 15, 2008

PhD student Aaron Ward and supervisor and co-director of the Medical Image Analysis Lab at SFU, Dr. Ghassan Hamarneh were featured in the article "Research
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Dr. Faisal Beg received MSFHR's Career Investigator Award

August 5, 2008


Dr. Faisal Beg has been awarded the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research's Career Investigator Award.
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Dr. Ghassan Hamarneh received CVPR Outstanding Reviewer Award

June 24, 2008
The IEEE Computer Society presented Dr. Ghassan Hamarneh with an Outstanding Reviewer Award at the Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition
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Paul Wighton Awarded CIHR Scholarship

June 3, 2008

Congratulations to Paul Wighton for being awarded a CIHR Skin research training scholarship.  Paul is a


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Chris McIntosh profiled in the Interactions

June 1, 2008

See the full story here.


MIAL Members highlighted in latest Brain Research Center's e-newsletter

May 27, 2008
The May 2008 Brain Research Centre newsletter is now available, profiling award recipients who are affiliated with the labs of Brain Research Centre, including Chris McIntosh, Aaron Ward, and Lisa Tang. Click here
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MIAL participates in MICCAI 2008

May 27, 2008
MICCAI 2008

Two papers from MIAL will be presented at the Medical Image Computing
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Jen Fernquist and Dr. Stella Atkins receive a featured presentation in Journal of Digital Imaging

May 1, 2008

Congratulations to Jen Fernquist and Dr. Stella atkins for their feature presentation in the May 2008 issue of the Journal of Digital Imaging.  Their work also received follow-up publicity in the well-kown Aunt


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Chris McIntosh Recieves MSFHR Studentship

March 29, 2008
Congratulations to Chris McIntosh, PhD student under the supervision supervision of Ghassan Hamarneh, for receiving a Michael Smith Foundation Health Research Senior Graduate
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Rehabilitation Aimed at Muscle Performance awarded MSFHR funding

March 29, 2008
Michael Smith Foundation Health Research has awarded Prof. Darlene Reid, Prof. Ghassan Hamarneh, and other researchers the Team and Research Development Plan funding for research on "Rehabilitation Aimed at
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Aaron Ward awarded NSERC PDF

March 26, 2008
Congratulations to Aaron Ward for being awarded the prestigious NSERC Canada Postdoctoral Fellowhsip (PDF). Aaron is currently a PhD candidate under the supervision of Dr. Ghassan Hamarneh,
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Chris McIntosh awarded NSERC CGS-D

March 26, 2008
Congratulations to Chris McIntosh! He has been awarded the prestigious NSERC Canada Graduate Scholarships - Doctoral (CGS-D). Under the supervision of Dr. Ghassan Hamarneh, Chris is a PhD student
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Behrang Makouei successfully defended his MSc Thesis

March 25, 2008
Behrang Nosrat Makouei successfully defended his MSc Thesis today (Monday Mar. 25th, 2008). Congratulations!

Senior Supervisor: Mirza Faisal Beg
Supervisory Committee: Lei
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IEEE CVPR 2008 "SMRFI" paper on shape matching

March 10, 2008
Lisa Tang and Ghassan Hamarneh's paper titled Shape Matching via Registration of Vector Valued Image (SMRFI) will be presented at the IEEE CVPR 2008 conference in Alaska. The paper can be downloaded here.


Vinay Kotamraju successfully defended his MSc thesis

March 6, 2008
Congratulations to Vinay Kotamraju. He successfully defended his MSc Thesis today (Thursday, Mar. 6th, 2008).

Senior Supervisor: Mirza Faisal
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Paul Wighton Awarded MITACS ACCELERATE BC Internship

February 6, 2008

Congratulations to Paul Wighton for being awarded MITACS ACCELERATE BC Internship.  Paul is a MSc candidate under the supervision of Dr. Stella Atkins. Paul will collaborate with the BC Cancer Research Agency and


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Paul Wighton: finalist for best student paper at SPIE Medical Imaging 2008

January 22, 2008

Congratulations to Paul Wighton for being nominated as a finalist for best Student paper at SPIE Medical Imaging 2008. Paul is a MSc candidate under the supervision of Dr. Stella Atkins. His paper studied


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Omer Ishaq Successfully Defended His MSc Thesis

January 8, 2008

Congratulations to Omer Ishaq, who successfully defended his MSc Thesis today!


Thesis Title: Algorithms for image analysis of corpus callosum degeneration for multiple sclerosis


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Lisa Tang Awarded NSERC/MITACS IPS Scholarship

January 7, 2008
Congratulations to Lisa Tang (MSc student with Prof. Ghassan Hamarneh) for her NSERC/MITACS
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Zhe Fang Successfully Defended His MSc Thesis

December 12, 2007
Congratulations to Zhe Fang who successfully defended his MSc Thesis (in December 2007) (Senior co-Supervisors: Ghassan Hamarneh and Torsten Moller). The title
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Dylan Tisdal successfully defended his PhD Thesis

December 7, 2007

Congratulations to Dylan Tisdal who successfully defended his PhD thesis today. His thesis is titled "Development and validation of algorithms for signal component estimation".  (Senior Supervisor:


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Seminar: Shape Analysis Using Overcomplete Wavelets of the Sphere

December 3, 2007

Polina Golland
Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Dec. 3rd, 2007 at 15:30 in TASC 9204.

Abstract:
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Seminar: The Complexity of Video Visualization

November 19, 2007
VIVARIUM Seminar Series presents...

Min Chen
Swansea University, UK
Location: TASC 9204 West
Date:


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World's experts on Medical Image Analysis meet at BIRS

November 5, 2007

Some of the best known medical image analysis researchers in the world met at The Banff


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Medial Profiles: Among Top Accessed IJSM Papers

October 31, 2007

IJSM Written by Dr. Ghassan Hamarneh, Dr. Rafeef Abugharbieh, and Dr. Tim McInerney, the journal article Medial Profiles for Modeling Deformation and Statistical Analysis
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BIRS Mathematical Methods for Medical Image Analysis Worskshop

October 19, 2007


Dr. Faisal Beg Invited to Speak at the PARF organised satellite meeting at the 4th Canadian Conference on Dementia

October 18, 2007
Dr. Faisal Beg presented a talk: "Improving the sensitivity of the Early Detection of Alzheimer's Dementia via Multidimensional Analysis of Longitudinal MR scans" at the The Pacific Alzheimer Research Foundation (PARF) sponsored satellite conference at the
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Paul Wighton and Dylan Tisdal win MIPS Student scholarships

August 13, 2007

Congratulations to Paul Wighton and Dylan Tisdal for being awarded MIPS (Medical Imaging Perception Society) student scholarships.  Paul (MSc) and Dylan (PhD) are both students of Dr. Stella Atkins.


Dr. Faisal Beg nominated as founding fellow of Institute of Mental Health at UBC

June 28, 2007
Dr. Faisal Beg was recently nominated as a founding fellow of the institute of mental health at UBC. In nominating Dr. Beg, the co-director of the Institute of Mental
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LDDMM launches on BIRN

June 19, 2007
The large deformation diffeomorphic metric mapping (for volumetric images) tool developed by Dr. Faisal Beg is now a part of the Bioinformatics Research Network. Ali Khan, graduate student in ENSC at MIAL continues
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MIAL participates in MICCAI 2007

June 16, 2007

MICCAI 2007

Four papers from MIAL will be presented at this year's Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted


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MIAL showcased projects to Professor Dr. Cohen-Or

June 14, 2007

MIAL members showcased medical image analysis reseach projects to Dr. Cohen-Or, professor at Tel Aviv University, who later presented his work at the SFU


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Aaron Ward received Honourable Mention at CIHR National Student Research Poster Competition

June 13, 2007

Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Aaron Ward, PhD student at the Medical Image Analysis Lab under the supervision of Dr. Ghassan Hamarneh, received


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Engineering a simpler computer

June 12, 2007

Vincent Chu

Making computers simpler to use is part of Vincent Chu’s grand plan. The Governor General’s Silver Medal recipient


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Aaron Ward wins Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research Trainee Award

June 7, 2007

Michael Smith Foundation Webpage

Aaron Ward, under the supervision of Dr. Ghassan Hamarneh, has won the Michael


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I-DO developed at MIAL as new Insight Journal contribution

May 7, 2007

The ITK Deformable Organisms framework (I-DO)developed at MIAL by Chris McIntosh and Ghassan Hamarneh has been selected as one of the Insight Journal contributions to be included in the new version 3.4


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MIAL presented at "What can YOUTH Do?"

May 4, 2007

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Toward More Intelligent Health Care

April 19, 2007

IEEE News: Towards more intelligent health care

Getting a quicker, smarter look at


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MIAL funded for developing multi-dimensional brain image analysis tools to study Alzheimer's disease

March 30, 2007
Dr. Faisal Beg has been awarded an $80,000/ year grant for three years from the Pacific Alzheimer Research Foundation titled: "Improving Sensitivity of Early Detection of AD via Multidimensional Analysis of Longitudinal
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MIAL contributes papers to the 2007 IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging

February 4, 2007

IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging

 

 

 

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Dylan Tisdal: finalist for best student paper at SPIE Medical Imaging 2007

January 20, 2007

Congratulations to Dylan Tisdal for being nominated as a finalist for best Student paper at SPIE Medical Imaging 2007.  Dylan is a PhD candidate under the supervision of Dr. Stella Atkins.


MIAL will present 5 papers at SPIE Medical Imaging 2007

November 7, 2006

SPIE

MIAL members will be presenting the following five papers in the SPIE


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Intelligent Crawler Featured on Sun

November 6, 2006

Click to read the article.

The work of Dr. Ghassan Hamarneh and MSc student Chris McIntosh


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Creeping crawlers win award

October 18, 2006
From SFU News:


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MIAL participates in Open House

October 17, 2006

Dr. Hamarneh introduces the group to the audience.

Several lab members made presentations


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From Medical Images to Computer Games

October 4, 2006

Vincent Chu at Electronic Arts, Burnaby BC.

As a computing science


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Image Crawlers

September 10, 2006


MIAL's papers in MICCAI 2006

September 10, 2006
MICCAI
- Spinal Crawlers: Deformable Organisms for Spinal Cord Segmentation and Analysis

MICCAI Joint Disease Workshop
- 3D Shape Analysis of the

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Chris McIntosh wins CIHR Award

August 30, 2006


Chris McIntosh Awarded CIHR CGS

August 16, 2006
On behalf of the Graduate Program in the School of Computing Science, I
would like to congratulate Mr. Chris McIntosh, under the supervision of
Dr. Ghassan Hamarneh, as a successful recipient to the Canadian Institute
of Health Research's
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ISSPIT accepted 4 MIAL papers

June 5, 2006

Four papers by our MIAL members were accepted by the 6th IEEE International Symposium on Signal Processing and Information Technology (ISSPIT ). Accepted papers will be published in the Proceedings


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MIAL participates in the SFU open house

June 3, 2006


Second lab social

May 15, 2006
Our second MIAL social event held on March 24th. We all had a great time and look forward to the third social gathering!


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Aaron Ward 2nd place winner in FAS graduate research conference

March 10, 2006
Three-way tie on second place including Aaron Ward's "3D Shape Description of the Bicipital Groove of the Proximal Humerous"

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SPIE Medical Imaging

January 1, 2006
MIAL had three contributions accepted to the 2006 SPIE Medical Imaging conference


Lab Social

November 19, 2005
Our first ever MIAL social! It was an evening of great fun, good discussions, as well as delicious pizzas.


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CCSMI Presentation by Chris McIntosh

October 18, 2005
Centre for Computational Sciences in Medical Imaging. Artificial-Life Models for Medical Image Analysis Tuesday, October 18, 2005, 3:30pm to 4:20pm, in the PIMS lecture room at SFU, EAA 1100
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Faisal and Andy win ICORD Best Photo and Best Poster

October 17, 2005
Congratulations to Faisal Beg (Engineering Science) and Andy Hoffer (Kinesiology) for winning both the Best Poster and Best Photo awards when they presented a poster on "Quantitative Imaging of Peripheral Nerves" at the ICORD Annual Research Meeting
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BCKDF funding for MIAL

September 24, 2005
BCKDF funding for MIAL has been awarded to Drs. Beg and Hamarneh. Congratulations to all members of MIAL!


CFI Funding for MIAL

June 24, 2005
A CFI New Opportunities Fund has been awarded to the Medical Image Analysis Lab. Congratulations to Drs. Hamarneh and Beg and all members of MIAL!


Dr. Beg featured in the Learning and Instructional Development Centre "in touch" newsletter

May 20, 2005
Technology, particularly laptop computers in the classroom, has had a significant impact on lecturing. It is now common for instructors to present lecture ... [more]


Best paper award

May 12, 2005
Congratulations to Xiaoxing Li and Ghassan Hamarneh who have received the best paper award for the Candian Conference on Computer and Robot Vision 2005. Their paper is titled "Modeling Prior Shape and Appearance Knowledge in Watershed Segmentation".


MIAL featured in the "Spotlight on Health Research News at Simon Fraser University"

February 23, 2005
“Biomedical Image Computing at SFU: A Training Ground for Health Researchersâ€
Dr. Ghassan Hamarneh from the School of Computing Science and Dr. Faisal Beg from the School of Engineering Science have established a state of the art Medical Image
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SCIRF Opening

February 6, 2005
Faisal Beg and Arash Jamshidi demo the extraction of tag planes from MR images


New course: CMPT419: Biomedical Image Computing

November 19, 2004


Student Project Opening

October 27, 2004
The Medical Image Analysis Lab is actively recruiting M.Sc. and Ph.D. students interested in doing their masters or PhD thesis in Medical Image Analysis and Computational Anatomy. The students will work with advanced medical computing algorithms and visualization
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Weekly meeting

September 17, 2004
The MIAL weekly meeting will take place at MTF 209-conference room every Friday 1:30-2:30.


New website

September 15, 2004
The Medical Image Analysis lab welcomes you to our new website.


Research Seminar: From Medical Imaging to Virtual Treatment Planning and Training.

September 23, 2011
Location: TASC 9204
Presenter: Dr. Pierre Boulanger, Professor and iCORE/TRLabs Industrial Chair Dept. of Computing Science and Dept. of Radiology & Diagnostic Imaging, University of Alberta

Abstract

In the past years, imaging procedures


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CS Seminar: Use of 3D Ultrasound Imaging in Diagnosis, Treatment and Research.

August 4, 2011
Location: IRMACS 10900
Presenter: Prof. Aaron Fenster, Scientist and Director of the Imaging Research Laboratories, Robarts Research Institute (Ontario)

Abstract

The last two decades have witnessed unprecedented developments of new imaging systems making use of 3D visualization.  These new technologies have revolutionized


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CS Seminar: Image Registration Tricks .

July 21, 2011
Location: TASC1 9204W
Presenter: Dr. Jeff Orchard, Waterloo University



Abstract

Image registration


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Special Colloquium: Advances in Dose Calculations, Image Processing and Dose Measurements in Radiation Therapy.

March 4, 2009
Location: IRMACS Theatre (ASB 10900)
Presenter: Luc Beaulieu, Departement de Physique, de Genie Physique et d'Optique Universite Laval

My research program aims at improving radiation therapy cancer treatments following four major themes: 1) dose optimization, including biological information via image fusion, 2) image processing, 3)


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VIVARIUM Seminar: Cortical Thickness Analysis in Humans and Primates.

October 21, 2008
Location: TASC 9204 West
Presenter: Martin Styner, PhD. Eng., ETH, Neuro Image Analysis Laboratory, UNC

Abstract

Measurements of cerebral topographical cortical properties such as thickness, surface area and curvature are of great interest for quantitative normal and clinical investigations


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VIVARIUM Seminar: 3D Geometry Reconstruction from Image Data and Biomedical Applications.

July 31, 2008
Location: T9204 West
Presenter: Hans-Christian Hege, Head of Visualization and Data Analysis Department, Zuse Institute Berlin (ZIB), Germany

Abstract

A major source of input data in many biomedical applications are 2D, 3D and 4D image data. For quantitative analysis often a geometric reconstruction of the


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VIVARIUM Seminar: Some Recent Advances in Visual Computing.

July 24, 2008
Location: TASC 9404 West
Presenter: Daniel Cohen-Or, School of Computer Science, Tel-Aviv University

Abstract

Research in Computer Graphics and Visual Computing is quite diverse, and so does my talk. I will cover a number of topics, showing some recent advances in three parts. In the


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VIVARIUM Seminar: Polyharmonic wavelets---from isotropy to steerability.

July 11, 2008
Location: TASC 9204 West
Presenter: Dimitri Van De Ville, Radiology Department, CIBM Signal Processing Core, University Hospital Geneva

Abstract

The aim of this presentation is to show the tight link between wavelets, some classical image processing operators and David Marr's theory of early vision. We start by illustrating


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VIVARIUM Seminar - Finding Objects with Dynamically Deformable Models.

January 24, 2008
Location: TASC I - 9204
Time: 9:30am
Presenter: Klaus D. Toennies

Dynamically deformable models represent expected object shape or expected object shape
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Vivariam Seminar: Image Analysis Projects at the Computer Sciences Department of University Paris Descartes bio-imaging, satellite imaging, document analysis....

November 23, 2007

Presenter
: Nicolas Lomenie, Assistant Professor, Université Paris 5
Date: Friday, November the 23rd
Time:

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Open house event co-organized by the VIVARIUM Labs.

October 23, 2007
Location: TASC 9204
We had an Open House event co-organized by the VIVARIUM labs at SFU: the Medical Image and Computing Analysis (MICA) labs, the Autonomy labs, the Graphics, Usability, and Visualization (GRuVi) labs, and
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MICA Information Session .

September 4, 2007
Location: ASB 9896

On Sep. 4th, 2007, the Medical Image Analysis and Medical Computing Labs held an information session.  Undergraduate students from Computing Science, Engineering, Mathematics, and Kinesiology attended


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Image Registration Seminar: Dynamical systems and group-wise image registration.

August 15, 2007
Location: ASB 10908
Presenter: Dr. Stephen Marsland

Time: 1:00 pm

Abstract

Methods of computing image registrations have been a research topic for 15-20 years now, and have found uses in fields as diverse


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Talk By Jeffrey D. Peterson- VisEn Medical: Applied Molecular Imaging from Small Animals to the Clinic.

February 7, 2007
Location: IRMACS Theatre, Simon Fraser University
Presenter: Jeffrey D. Peterson, Ph.D., Director of Applied Biology, VisEn Medical

Abstract

Over the past decade, breakthrough advances in genomics and proteomics have driven a fundamental evolution in our understanding of the molecular basis of disease.


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Talk by Prof. Klaus Toennies: Dynamically deformable models for shape representation.

January 22, 2007
Location: TASC 9204 West, SFU
Presenter: Prof. Klaus Toennies (Medical Image Analysis)

Abstract
Dynamically deformable models (DDMs) have been used for shape synthesis in order to carry out simple shape based analysis tasks. A DDM represents an average 2-d or 3-d
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FAS Mini-Sympodium: Behavioural Neuroscience and Functional Imaging.

November 14, 2006
Location: IRMACS 10900

This is a mini-symposium sponsored by the FAS Schools of Computing Science, Engineering Science, and Kinesiology; the FASS Department of Psychology and Faculty of Eduction at SFU.

This symposium


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CSC/PIMS Distinguished Speaker Series: Image and Video Special Effects based on Geometry and Partial.

October 6, 2006
Location: IRMACS Theatre
Presenter: Professor Guillermo Sapiro, Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Minnesota
Abstract:  In this talk I will show how fundamental problems in image and video editing can be efficiently addressed with fundamental mathematics. After a brief introduction to the
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Seminar on Ultrasound-guided Computer-assisted Orthopaedic Surgery.

June 5, 2006
Location: TASC 9400
Presenter: Purang Abolmaesumi, PhD, PEng, Assistant Professor, School of Computing

Abstract
In recent years, computer-assisted surgery has evolved and developed due to the need to integrate the information derived from different sensory inputs in the operating room and


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Activation Analysis in Functional Magnetic Resonance.

April 2, 2006
Location: PIMS lecture room at SFU, EAA 1100.
Presenter: Rafeef Abugharbieh, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, UBC
Abstract

This talk will present some of our recent work on spatial characterization of activation patterns in functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) of the brain. Exploiting techniques


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Non-invasive evaluation of tumour microenvironment using PET and MRI in animal models for cancer.

March 14, 2006
Location: Vancouver Hospital, Div. Nuclear Medicine - Library G607
Presenter: Donald T. Yapp, Research Scienitist

Molecular analysis of tumour samples has highlighted pathways that are implicated in cancer progression. However, less is known about how activation of these pathways are manifested in the tumour microenvironment.


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Level set regularization for highly ill-posed distributed parameter.

February 28, 2006
Location: SFU, ASB 9705
Presenter: Dr. Kees van den Doel

The recovery of a distributed parameter surface with discontinuities from inverse problems with elliptic forward PDEs is fraught with theoretical and practical difficulties. Better results


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Selective Photon Counting Technology for Medical Imaging Applications.

February 14, 2006
Location: Vancouver Hospital, Div. Nuclear Medicine - Library G607
Presenter: Dr. Karim Karim, Assistant Professor of School of Engineering, SFU

An alternative approach to traditional semiconductor based digital photon integration pixel arrays is photon counting where the value of each image pixel is equal to the number of photons that interact


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Computation of an Average Atlas using LDDMM and Geodesic Shooting.

January 31, 2006
Location: SFU, EAA 1100
Presenter: Dr. Faisel Beg, Assistant Professor of School of Engineering Science, SFU

Average 3D digital atlases are important in various aspects of Computational Anatomy (CA). Typical applications of digital atlases include their use in providing a template anatomy for registration


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Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Spectroscopy in animal models of human diseases.

January 17, 2006
Location: Vancouver Hospital, Div. Nuclear Medicine - Library G607
Presenter: Piotr Kozlowski, Assist. Professor, Department of Radiology/Surgery,

The talk will provide a brief introduction into Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) and Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Spectroscopy (MRI/MRS) techniques. This will be followed by various examples of


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Magnetic Drug Targeting.

November 29, 2005
Location: Nuclear Medicine Library at VGHJim Pattison Pavilion, 855 West 12th Avenue, Vancouver
Presenter: Dr. Urs Hfeli, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, UBC

Magnetic targeting, the delivery of drugs or radioactivity by means of magnetically responsive drug carriers that can be injected into the blood supply of a patient and then directed with


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MIAL Participation in the Graduate Research Day.

November 17, 2005
Location: TASC 8002
Presenter: Chris McIntosh
Two focused graduate research talks (by Chris Jennings from GrUVi and Chris McIntosh from MIAL) and the opportunity to socialize and network with members of other labs. The Talk by Chris from MIAL will
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Imaging in Nuclear Medicine -- Is Chemistry Important?.

November 15, 2005
Location: PIMS lecture room at SFU, EAA 1100
Presenter: Dr Don Lyster, Department of Radiology, Vancouver Hospital & HealthSciences Centre and UBC

This seminar will examine how changes in the chemical state or structure of a molecule can have significant changes in the kinetics and biodistribution of the radiopharmaceutical. These


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Cardiac CT, Promise and Problems.

November 1, 2005
Location: Nuclear MedicineLibrary at Vancouver Hospital,Jim Pattison Pavilion, 855 West 12th Avenue, Vancouver
Presenter: Dr John Mayo, Head of Cardiac Imaging DivisionDepartment of Radiology, Vancouver Hospital & Health Sciences Centre andUBC

This talk will provide an overview of the developments in multidetector row CT scanners that have enabled the emerging field of Multidetector Row Cardiac CT. The implications of this new


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Molecular Imaging with Glucose Derivatives.

October 4, 2005
Location: Nuclear Medicine Library at VGHJim Pattison Pavilion, 855 West 12th Avenue, Vancouver
Presenter: Cara Fisher, University of British Columbia Chemistry Department & PETGroup of TRIUMF

Glucose, a simple sugar, is a basic energy source in the body. The molecular imaging of glucose metabolism using 2-18F-Fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose (FDG) and positron emission


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A Framework for SPECT Image Reconstruction Using Graphics Hardware and Software.

September 20, 2005
Location: PIMS lecture room at SFU, EAA 1100
Presenter: Steven Bergner and Eric Dagenais, Computing Science, SFU

In this talk we cast the problem of tomography in the realm of computer graphics. By using PBRT (physically based rendering toolkit) we create a scripting environment that simplifies


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MIAL participation in the Computing Science Open House.


Location: ASB10000
Presenter: MIAL members


Image and Video Special Effects based on Geometry and Partial.


Location: IRMACS Theatre
Presenter: Professor Guillermo Sapiro, Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Minnesota
Abstract: In this talk I will show how fundamental problems in image and video editing can be efficiently addressed with fundamental mathematics. After a brief introduction to the area of image inpainting,
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Seminar: The Complexity of Video Visualization.


Location: TASC 9204
Presenter: Min Chen
VIVARIUM Seminar Series presents...

Min Chen
Swansea University, UK
Location: TASC 9204


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Seminar: The Complexity of Video Visualization.


Location: TASC 9204 West
Presenter: Dr. Min Chen
VIVARIUM Seminar Series presents...

Min Chen
Swansea University,


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