Marriott Marquis Houston
Houston, Texas, United States
10 - 15 February 2018
Plenary Events
Awards and Plenary Session
Date: Monday 12 February 2018
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

4:00 pm - Welcome and new SPIE Fellows Acknowledgements

4:10 pm - Best Student Paper Awards and the Grand Challenge winner Announcements

The first place winner and runner up of the Robert F. Wagner All-Conference Student Paper Award will be announced.

The Grand Challenge winner and runner up will be announced.

4:30 pm - Plenary Presentation

Multidisciplinary and Computational Anatomy: Concept and Clinical Application

Makoto Hazhizume
Graduate School of Medical Sciences
Kyushu Univ. (Japan)

Abstract: A new project, Multidisciplinary Computational Anatomy (MCA) has started in Japan in 2014. It is funded by MEXT Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Innovative Areas. The project aims at understanding the dynamic, living human anatomy by integration of multidisciplinary information with medical images from different kinds of modalities. Emphasis is set to a theory establishment and base construction of the mathematical study foundation, and to expand the range of the new clinical application system for making a correct decision in diagnosis and treatment. MCA-based medicine is one of the ideal solutions in the future medicine.

Biography: Dr. Makoto Hashizume graduated after Kyushu University School of Medicine in 1979. He is currently the director of Centre for Advanced Medical Innovation, and Chairman Professor, Department of Advanced Medical Initiatives, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University. He was given the title of distinguished professor, Kyushu University in 2014.
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