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2016 Award Recipients

Robert F. Wagner Best Student Paper Awards
Congratulations to the 2016 Robert F. Wagner Best Student Paper Award Winners and Conference Finalists

1st Place

Sureerat Reaungamornrat, Johns Hopkins Univ. (USA)
MIND Demons for MR-to-CT deformable image registration in image-guided spine surgery [9786-16]

Runner Up

Justin Solomon, Carl E. Ravin Advanced Imaging Labs., Duke Univ. (USA)
Design, fabrication, and implementation of voxel-based 3D printed textured phantoms for task-based image quality assessment in CT [9783-76]

Conference Finalists:

Physics of Medical Imaging (9783)
Rayleigh imaging in spectral mammography [9783-7]
Student Author: Karl Berggren, KTH Royal Institute of Technology (Sweden) and Philips Healthcare (Sweden)

Image Processing (9784)
Contour tracking and probabilistic segmentation of tissue phase mapping MRI [9784-3]
Student Author: Teodora Chitiboi, Fraunhofe MEVIS (Germany) and Jacobs Univ. Bremen (Germany)

Combined registration and motion correction of longitudinal retinal OCT data [9784-32]
Student Author: Andrew Lang, Johns Hopkins Univ. (USA)

Computer-Aided Diagnosis (9785)
Deep convolutional neural networks for automatic coronary calcium scoring in a screening study with low-dose chest CT [9785-36]
Student Author: Nikolas Lessmann, Univ. Medical Ctr. Utrecht (Netherlands)

Radiomics versus physician assessment for the early prediction of local cancer recurrence after stereotactic radiotherapy for lung cancer [9785-50]
Student Author:  Sarah Mattonen, Western Univ. (Canada) and Baines Imaging Research Lab., London Regional Cancer Program (Canada)

Image-Guided Procedures, Robotic Interventions, and Modeling (9786)
Image-guided preoperative prediction of pyramidal tract side effect in deep brain stimulation [9786-29]
Student Author: Clément Baumgarten, INSERM (France) and Univ. of Rennes 1 (France)

Image Perception, Observer Performance, and Technology Assessment (9787)
The classification of normal screening mammograms [9787-15]
Student Author: Zoey Ang, The Univ. of Sydney (Australia)

Biomedical Applications in Molecular, Structural, and Functional Imaging (9788)
Modeling the brain morphology distribution in the general aging population [9788-17]
Student Author: Wyke Huizinga, Erasmus MC (Netherlands)

A semi-automatic framework of measuring pulmonary arterial metrics at anatomic airway locations using CT imaging  [9788-41]
Student Author: Dakai Jin, Univ. of Iowa, (USA)

PACS and Imaging Informatics: Next Generation and Innovations (9789)
A handheld computer-aided diagnosis system and simulated analysis [9789-23]
Student Author: Ming Jian Su, Guangxi Univ. (China)

Ultrasonic Imaging and Tomography (9790)
Development and evaluation of a novel VEGFR2-targeted nanoscale ultrasound contrast agents
[9790-28]
Student Author: Houqiang Yu, Huazhong Univ. of Science and Technology (China)

Dynamic programing on a tree for ultrasound elastography [9790-50]
Student Author: Roozbeh Shams, Concordia Univ. (Canada)

Digital Pathology (9791)
Evaluating stability of histomorphometric features across scanner and staining variations: predicting biochemical recurrence from prostate cancer whole slide images [9791-25]
Student Author: Patrick Leo, Case Western Reserve Univ. (USA)

Cell nuclei attributed relational graphs for efficient representation and classification of gastric cancer in digital histopathology [9791-31]
Student Author: Harshita Sharma, Technische Univ. Berlin (Germany)




Physics of Medical Imaging Paper Awardssponsored by Carestream

1st Place
Justin Solomon, Carl E. Ravin, Advanced Imaging Labs., Duke Univ
Design, fabrication, and implementation of voxel-based 3D printed texturedphantoms for task-based image quality assessment in CT [9783-76]

2nd Place
Karl Berggen, KTH Royal Institute of Technology and Philips Healthcare
A Rayleigh imaging in spectral mammography” [9783-7]

3rd Place
James Scheuermann, Stony Brook Univ.
Solid-state flat panel imager with avalanche amorphous selenium” [9783-40]




Image-Guided Procedures Young Scientist Awardssponsored by Siemens

1st Place
Sureerat Reaungamornrat, Johns Hopkins Univ. (USA)
MIND Demons for MR-to-CT deformable image registration in image-guided spine surgery [9786-16]


Runner Up
Clément Baumgarten, INSERM (France) and Univ. of Rennes 1 (France)
Image-guided preoperative prediction of pyramidal tract side effect in deep brain stimulation [9786-29]


Runner Up
Neal Dillon, Vanderbilt Univ. (USA)
Increasing safety of a robotic system for inner ear surgery using probabilistic error modeling near vital anatomy [9786-51]


Congratulations to the 2016 Poster Award Winners

Physics of Medical Imaging (Conference 9783)
Sponsored by: Carestream

1st place
SWAD: inherent photon counting performance of amorphous selenium multi-well avalanche detector
Paper 9783-131
Author(s): Jann Stavro, Wei Zhao, Amir H. Goldan, Stony Brook Univ. (United States)

Runner Up
Eigenbreasts for statistical breast phantoms
Paper 9783-82
Author(s): Gregory M. Sturgeon, Duke Univ. (United States); Daniel J. Tward, Johns Hopkins Univ. (United States); Subok Park, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (United States); W. Paul Segars,
Joseph Y. Lo, Duke Univ. (United States)

Honorable Mention
Optimal exposure techniques for iodinated contrast-enhanced breast CT
Paper 9783-83
Author(s): Stephen J. Glick, Andrey V. Makeev, Ctr. for Devices and Radiological Health, U.S. Food
and Drug Administration (United States)

Honorable Mention
Resolution-enhancing hybrid, spectral CT reconstruction
Paper 9783-154
Author(s): Darin P. Clark, Cristian T. Badea, Duke Univ. (United States)

Honorable Mention
In vivo small animal lung speckle imaging with a benchtop in-line XPC system
Paper 9783-177
Author(s):  Alfred B. Garson III, Sean Gunsten, Huifeng Guan, Runze Han, Washington Univ. in St. Louis (United States); Sunil Vasireddi, MetroHealth Medical Ctr., Case Western Reserve Univ. (United States); Steven L. Brody, Washington Univ. School of Medicine in St. Louis (United States); Mark A. Anastasio, Washington Univ. in St. Louis (United States)

Honorable Mention
Synthesis of realistic lung nodule texture using a clustered lumpy background
Paper 9783-213
Author(s): Yuese Zheng, Duke Univ. (United States) and Carl E. Ravin Advanced Imaging Institute (United States); Justin B. Solomon, Duke Univ. (United States) and Carl E. Ravin Advanced Imaging Labs. (United States); Daniele Marin M.D., Duke Univ. School of Medicine (United States); Ehsan Samei, Carl E. Ravin Advanced Imaging Labs. (United States) and Duke Univ. (United States)

Honorable Mention
Second-generation anthropomorphic physical phantom for mammography and DBT: incorporating voxelized 3D printing and inkjet printing of iodinated lesion inserts
Paper 9783-214
Author(s): Dhiraj Sikaria, Stephanie Musinsky, Duke Univ. (United States); Gregory M. Sturgeon, Justin B. Solomon, Duke Univ. School of Medicine (United States); Andrew Diao, Duke Univ. School of Medicine (United States) and Duke Univ. (United States); Michael E. Gehm, Duke Univ. (United States); Ehsan Samei, Duke Univ. School of Medicine (United States); Stephen J. Glick, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (United States); Joseph Y. Lo, Duke Univ. School of Medicine (United States)

Honorable Mention
Optical geometry calibration method for free form digital tomosynthesis systems
Paper 9783-222
Pavel A. Chtcheprov, Allison Hartman, Jing Shan, Otto Zhou, Jianping Lu, The Univ. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (United States)

Image Processing (Conference 9784)
NOTE: Only student papers are considered for the award in this conference.

Cum Laude
A bayesian framework for early risk prediction in traumatic brain injury
Paper 9784-73
Author(s): Andrew J. Plassard, Vanderbilt Univ. (United States); Laura Wilson, Miya A. Smith, Mayur B. Patel, Vanderbilt Univ. Medical Ctr. (United States); Bennett A. Landman, Vanderbilt Univ. (United States)

Honorable Mention
Multi-level approach for statistical appearance models with probabilistic correspondences
Paper 9784-110
Author(s): Julia Krüger, Jan Ehrhardt, Heinz Handels, Univ. zu Lübeck (Germany)

Honorable Mention
Calibration free beam hardening correction for cardiac CT perfusion imaging
Paper 9784-135
Author(s): Jacob Levi, Rachid Fahmi, Brendan L. Eck, Case Western Reserve Univ. (United States); Anas Fares M.D., Univ. Hospitals of Cleveland (United States); Hao Wu, Case Western Reserve Univ. (United States); Amar C. Dhanantwari, Mani Vembar, Philips Healthcare (United States); Hiram G. Bezerra, Univ. Hospitals of Cleveland (United States); David L. Wilson, Case Western Reserve Univ. (United States)

Honorable Mention
Improved registration of DCE-MR images of the liver by adding prior information into autocorrelation of local image structure (ALOST)
Paper 9784-148
Author(s): Tian Zhang, Technische Univ. Delft (Netherlands); Zhang Li, National Univ. of Defense Technology (China); Jurgen H. Runge, Cristina Lavini, Academisch Medisch Centrum (Netherlands); Lucas J. van Vliet, Technische Univ. Delft (Netherlands); Frans M. Vos, Technische Univ. Delft (Netherlands) and Cademisch Medisch Centrum (Netherlands)

Computer-Aided Diagnosis (Conference 9785)

Cum Laude
Deep transfer learning of virtual endoluminal views for the detection of polyps in CT colonography
Paper 9785-82
Author(s): Janne J. Näppi, Toru Hironaka, Massachusetts General Hospital (United States); Daniele Regge, Institute for Cancer Research and Treatment (Italy); Hiroyuki Yoshida, Massachusetts General Hospital (United States)

Honorable Mention
Automated detection of retinal nerve fiber layer defects on fundus images: false positive reduction based on vessel likelihood
Paper 9785-93
Author(s): Chisako Muramatsu, Kyoko Ishida, Akira Sawada, Gifu Univ. School of Medicine (Japan); Yuji Hatanaka, Univ. of Shiga Prefecture (Japan); Tetsuya Yamamoto, Hiroshi Fujita, Gifu Univ. School of Medicine (Japan)

Honorable Mention
Computer-aided detection of bladder mass within non-contrast-enhanced region of CT Urography (CTU)
Paper 9785-141
Kenny H. Cha, Lubomir M. Hadjiiski, Heang-Ping Chan, Elaine M. Caoili, Richard H. Cohan M.D., Chuan Zhou, Univ. of Michigan Health System (United States)

Image-Guided Procedures, Robotic Interventions, and Modeling (Conference 9786)
Sponsored by: NDI

Winner
Patch-based label fusion for automatic multi-atlas-based prostate segmentation in MR images
Paper 9786-72
Author(s): Xiaofeng Yang, Emory Univ. (United States)
Co-Author(s): Peter J. Rossi, Ashesh B. Jani, Hui Mao, Walter J. Curran, Tian Liu, Emory Univ. (United States)

Honorable Mention
Visual design and verification tool for collision-free dexterous patient specific neurosurgical instruments
Paper 9786-57
Author(s): Margaret A. Hess, Lab. for Percutaneous Surgery (Canada)
Co-Author(s):  Kyle W. Eastwood, Univ. of Toronto (Canada); Bence Linder, Queen’s Univ. (Canada); Vivek Bodani, Univ. of Toronto (Canada); Andras Lasso, Queens Univ. (Canada); Thomas Looi, The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) (Canada); Gabor Fichtinger, Queen’s Univ. (Canada); James Drake, The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) (Canada)

Honorable Mention
Estimation of line-based target registration error
Paper 9786-77
Author(s): Burton Ma, York Univ. (Canada);
Co-Autor(s): Elvis C. S. Chen, Robarts Research Institute (Canada); Terry M. Peters, Robarts Research Institute (Canada)

Image Perception, Observer Performance, and Technology Assessment (Conference 9787)

Cum Laude
Changes in frequency of recall recommendations of examinations depicting cancer with the availability
of either priors or digital breast tomosynthesis
Paper 9787-46
Author(s): Christiane M. Hakim, Magee-Womens Hospital (United States); Andriy I. Bandos, Univ. of Pittsburgh (United States); Marie A. Ganott, Victor J. Catullo, Denise M. Chough, Amy E. Kelly,
Dilip D. Shinde, Magee-Womens Hospital (United States); Jules H. Sumkin, Magee-Womens Hospital (United States) and Univ. of Pittsburgh (United States); Luisa P. Wallace, Magee-Womens Hospital (United States); Robert M. Nishikawa, David Gur, Univ. of Pittsburgh (United States)

Honorable Mention
Development and application of a channelized Hotelling observer for digital breast tomosynthesis optimization on structured background test images with mass simulating targets
Paper 9787-57
Author(s): Dimitar Petrov, UZ Leuven (Belgium); Koen Michielsen, KU Leuven (Belgium); Lesley Cockmartin, Gouzhi Zhang, UZ Leuven (Belgium); Kenneth C. Young, The Royal Surrey County Hospital
NHS Trust (United Kingdom); Nicholas W. Marshall, Hilde Bosmans, UZ Leuven (Belgium)


Biomedical Applications in Molecular, Structural, and Functional Imaging (Conference 9788)

Cum Laude
Application of probabilistic fibertracking method of MR imaging to measure impact of cranial irradiation on structural brain connectivity in children treated for medulloblastoma
Paper 9788-98
Author(s): Elizabeth Duncan, Wilburn E. Reddick, John O. Glass, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (United States)

Honorable Mention
Regional placental BOLD changes with gestational age in normally developing pregnancies using long duration R2* mapping in utero
Paper 9788-52
Author(s): Manjiri Dighe, Yun Jung Kim, Sharmishtaa Seshamani, Ania Blazejewska, Susan McKown, Jason Caucutt, Christopher Gatenby, Colin Studholme, Univ. of Washington (United States)

Honorable Mention
Comparison of quantitative myocardial perfusion imaging CT to fluorescent microsphere-based flow from highresolution cryo-images
Paper 9788-86
Author(s): Brendan L. Eck, Rachid Fahmi, Jacob Levi, Case Western Reserve Univ. (United States);
Anas Fares M.D., Univ. Hospitals of Cleveland (United States);  Hao Wu, Yuemeng Li, Case Western Reserve Univ. (United States); Mani Vembar, Amar C. Dhanantwari, Philips Healthcare (United Staes); Hiram G. Bezerra, Univ. Hospitals Case Medical Ctr. (United States); David L. Wilson, Case Western Reserve Univ. (United States)

Honorable Mention
3D registration of intravascular optical coherence tomography and cryo-image volumes for microscopic-resolution validation
Paper 9788-104
Author(s): David Prabhu, Case Western Reserve Univ. (United States); Emile Mehanna, Univ. Hospitals Case Medical Ctr. (United States); Madhusudhana Gargesha, Case Western Reserve Univ. (United States); Eric Brandt, Nienke van Ditzhuijzen, Daniel Chamie, Yamamoto Hirosada, Yusuke Fujino,
Ali Farmazilian, Univ. Hospitals Case Medical Ctr. (United States);  Jaymin Patel, Case Western Reserve Univ. (United States); Marco Costa M.D., Hiram G. Bezerra, Univ. Hospitals Case Medical Ctr. (United States); David L. Wilson, Case Western Reserve Univ. (United States)


PACS and Imaging Informatics: Next Generation and Innovations (Conference 9789)

Cum Laude
Development of a web-based informatics system utilizing quantitative imaging features for predicting
outcomes in stroke rehabilitation clinical trials
Paper 9789-31
Author(s): Ximing Wang, Jeffrey Tse, Brent J. Liu, The Univ. of Southern California (United States)

Honorable Mention
Association between dynamic features of breast DCE-MR imaging and clinical response of neoadjuvant chemotherapy: a preliminary analysis
Paper 9789-33
Author(s): Lijuan Huang, Ming Fan, Hangzhou,  Lihua Li, Hangzhou Dianzi Univ. (China); Juan Zhang, Guoliang Shao, Zhejiang Cancer Hospital (China); Bin Zheng, Hangzhou Dianzi Univ. (China) and Univ. of Oklahoma (United States)

Ultrasonic Imaging and Tomography (Conference 9790)

Cum Laude
Endocavity ultrasound, fiber-guided photoacoustic, and quasi-static elasticity imaging
Paper 9790-59
Author(s): Yan Yan, Sirisha Kondle, Vishal N. Srivastava, Bhargava Saripalli, Jinjun Xia,
Edgar A. Hernandez, Mohammad Mehrmohammadi, Wayne State Univ. (United States)

Honorable Mention
Image based temporal alignment of echocardiographic sequences
Paper 9790-51
Author(s): Adriyana Danudibroto, KU Leuven (Belgium) and GE Vingmed Ultrasound (Norway);
Jørn Bersvendsen, GE Vingmed Ultrasound (Norway) and Univ. I Oslo (Norway); Oana Mirea, KU Leuven (Belgium); Olivier Gerard, GE Vingmed Ultrasound (Norway); Jan D’hooge, KU Leuven (Belgium);
Eigil Samset, GE Vingmed Ultrasound (Norway) and Univ. I Oslo (Norway)


Digital Pathology (Conference 9791)
 
Cum Laude
Cell nuclei attributed relational graphs for efficient representation and classification of gastric cancer in
digital histopathology
Paper 9791-31
Author(s): Harshita Sharma, Technische Univ. Berlin (Germany); Norman Zerbe, Daniel Heim, Stephan Wienert, Sebastian Lohmann, Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin (Germany); Olaf Hellwich, Technische Univ. Berlin (Germany); Peter Hufnagl, Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin (Germany)

Honorable Mention
Deep learning-based gland quantification in digitized tissue samples from patients with colorectal
cancer: associations with clinical data and outcome
Paper 9791-39
Author(s): Dmitrii Bychkov, Riku Turkki, Univ. of Helsinki (Finland); Nina Linder, Johan Lundin, Univ. of Helsinki (Finland) and Karolinska Institute (Sweden)
 

Important Dates

Abstracts Due
22 July 2016

Midnight - All time zones

Author Notification
10 October 2016

Manuscripts Due
16 January 2017

Midnight - All time zones


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