Town and Country Resort & Convention Center
San Diego, California, United States
16 - 21 February 2019
Conference 10953
Biomedical Applications in Molecular, Structural, and Functional Imaging
Tuesday - Thursday 19 - 21 February 2019
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Conference Chairs
  • Barjor Gimi, Cooper Medical School, Rowan Univ. (United States)
  • Andrzej Krol, SUNY Upstate Medical Univ. (United States)

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Tuesday 19 February Show All Abstracts
Session 1:
Novel Imaging Techniques and Applications I
Tuesday 19 February 2019
8:00 AM - 9:40 AM
Session Chairs:
Andrzej Krol, SUNY Upstate Medical Univ. (United States) ;
Armando Manduca, Mayo Clinic (United States)
Rapid cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) using an ultra-high frame rate imaging photon counting detector (PCD) with 100 µm resolution
Paper 10953-1
Author(s): Alok Shankar, Canon Stroke and Vascular Research Ctr. (United States), Univ. at Buffalo (United States); Jordan M. Krebs, Alexander R. Podgorsak, Ciprian N. Ionita, Daniel R. Bednarek, Stephen Rudin, Canon Stroke and Vascular Research Ctr. (United States)
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Towards 50 ps TOF-PET for brain imaging
Paper 10953-2
Author(s): Eric S. Harmon, LightSpin Technologies, Inc. (United States); Michael O. Thompson, Cornell Univ. (United States); C. Ross Schmidtlein, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Ctr. (United States); James N. Turner, Binghamton Univ. (United States); Andrzej Krol, SUNY Upstate Medical Univ. (United States)
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Design, fabrication and evaluation of non-imaging, label-free pre-screening tool using quantified bio-electrical tissue profile
Paper 10953-3
Author(s): Ali Zarafshani, Seyedehnafiseh Mirniaharikandehei, Faranak Aghaei, Morteza Heidari, Yunzhi Wang, Bin Zheng, The Univ. of Oklahoma (United States)
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Radiologic-pathologic validation of transmission ultrasound tomography using microscopy with UV surface excitation (MUSE)
Paper 10953-4
Author(s): Bilal H. Malik, QT Ultrasound LLC (United States); Austin Todd, UC Davis Medical Ctr. (United States); Alyson Terry, QT Ultrasound LLC (United States); Farzad Fereidouni, UC Davis Medical Ctr. (United States); Rajni Natesan, John Klock, QT Ultrasound LLC (United States); Richard M. Levenson, UC Davis Medical Ctr. (United States)
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Investigation of Pockels effect in optical property modulation-based radiation detection method for positron emission tomography
Paper 10953-5
Author(s): Yuli Wang, Huazhong Univ. of Science and Technology (China)
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Session 2:
Keynote and Optical/Vascular I
Tuesday 19 February 2019
10:10 AM - 12:10 PM
Session Chairs:
Barjor Gimi, Rowan Univ. (United States) ;
Andrzej Krol, SUNY Upstate Medical Univ. (United States)
Keynote Presentation (Keynote Presentation)
Paper 10953-6
Author(s): Christopher Filippi, North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System (United States), Columbia Univ. (United States)
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Deep learning based approach for fully automated segmentation of hard exudate from retinal images
Paper 10953-7
Author(s): Fatemeh Zabihollahy, Aidan Lochbihler, Eranga Ukwatta, Carleton Univ. (Canada)
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Deep convolutional network based on rank learning for OCT retinal images quality assessment
Paper 10953-8
Author(s): Lei Zhang, Jia Yang Wang, Min Zhang, Jun Feng, Northwest Univ. (China)
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Rapid sequence angiography with a 3D printed aneurysm phantom and an ultra-high frame rate imaging photon counting detector (PCD)
Paper 10953-83
Author(s): Alok Shankar, Canon Stroke and Vascular Research Ctr., Univ. at Buffalo (United States); Jordan M. Krebs, Daniel R. Bednarek, Stephen Rudin, Canon Stroke and Vascular Research Ctr. (United States)
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Tuesday/Wednesday Poster Viewing
Tuesday 19 February 2019
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Posters will be on display Tuesday and Wednesday with extended viewing until 9:00 pm on Tuesday. The poster session with authors in attendance will be Wednesday evening from 5:30 to 7:00 pm. Award winners will be identified with ribbons during the reception. Award announcement times are listed in the conference schedule.
Lunch Break 12:10 PM - 1:20 PM
Session 3:
Neurological Imaging I
Tuesday 19 February 2019
1:20 PM - 3:00 PM
Session Chairs:
Axel Wismüller, Univ. of Rochester Medical Ctr. (United States) ;
Vikram D. Kodibagkar, Arizona State Univ. (United States)
Investigating a quantitative radiomics approach for brain tumor classification
Paper 10953-9
Author(s): Anas Z. Abidin, Irfaan Dar, Adora M. DSouza, Univ. of Rochester (United States); Edward Lin, Axel Wismüller, Univ. of Rochester Medical Ctr. (United States)
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Progressive degeneration of white matter functional connectivity in Alzheimer’s disease
Paper 10953-10
Author(s): Yurui Gao, Vanderbilt Univ. (United States); Muwei Li, Zhongliang Zu, Baxter P. Rogers, Vanderbilt Univ. Medical Ctr. (United States); Adam W. Anderson, Zhaohua Ding, Vanderbilt Univ. (United States); John C. Gore, Vanderbilt Univ. Medical Ctr. (United States)
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Phase fMRI reveals more sparseness and balance of rest brain functional connectivity than magnitude fMRI
Paper 10953-11
Author(s): Zikuan Chen, The Mind Research Network (United States), Yunnan Univ. (China); Qing Zhou, Yunnan Univ. (China); Vince D. Calhoun, The Mind Research Network (United States)
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Estimation of axonal conduction speed and the inter-hemispheric transfer time using connectivity informed maximum entropy on the mean
Paper 10953-12
Author(s): Samuel Deslauriers-Gauthier, Institut National de Recherche en Informatique et en Automatique (France), Univ. Côte d'Azur (France); Rachid Deriche, Institut National de Recherche en Informatique et en Automatique (France)
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Quantitative assessment of dMRI-based dentate-rubro-thalamic tractography in squirrel monkey
Paper 10953-13
Author(s): Yurui Gao, Vanderbilt Univ. (United States); Kurt G. Schilling, Vanderbilt Univ. Medical Ctr. (United States); Iwona Stepniewska, Vanderbilt Univ. (United States); Guozhen Luo, Vanderbilt Univ. Medical Ctr. (United States); Bennett Landman, Vanderbilt Univ. (United States); Hong Yu, Daniel Claassen, Vanderbilt Univ. Medical Ctr. (United States); Benoit Dawant, Adam W. Anderson, Vanderbilt Univ. (United States)
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Session 4:
Pulmonary
Tuesday 19 February 2019
3:30 PM - 4:50 PM
Session Chairs:
Andrzej Krol, SUNY Upstate Medical Univ. (United States) ;
Armando Manduca, Mayo Clinic (United States)
Pulmonary blood vessels extraction from dual-energy CT images using a synchrotron radiation micro-CT
Paper 10953-14
Author(s): Kurumi Saito, Satoru Ohnishi , Shota Fuketa, Yoshiki Kawata, Noboru Niki, Tokushima Univ. (Japan); Keiji Umetani, Japan Synchrotron Radiation Research Institute (JASRI) (Japan); Hiroaki Sakai, Hyogo Prefectural Amagasaki General Medical Ctr. (Japan); Yasutaka Nakano, Shiga Univ. of Medical Science (Japan); Toshihiro Okamoto, Heart & Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic (United States); Harumi Itoh, Univ. of Fukui (Japan)
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Texture Analysis of Thoracic CT to Predict Hyperpolarized Gas MRI Lung Function
Paper 10953-15
Author(s): Andrew R. Westcott, Robarts Research Institute, Western Univ. (Canada); Dante P.I. Capaldi, Stanford University School of Medicine (United States); David G. McCormack, Western Univ. (Canada); Grace Parraga, Robarts Research Institute, Western Univ. (Canada); Aaron Fenster, Robarts Research Institute, Western University (Canada)
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Micro-computed tomography imaging of cigarette smoke-exposed mice to model early chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
Paper 10953-16
Author(s): Nancy L. Ford, Ian Lee, Anthony Tam, Don D. Sin, The Univ. of British Columbia (Canada)
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Development and evaluation of pulmonary imaging multi-parametric response maps for deep phenotyping of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Paper 10953-17
Author(s): Jonathan L. MacNeil, Robarts Research Institute, Western Univ. (Canada); Dante P. I. Capaldi, Stanford Univ. (United States); Rachel L. Eddy, Andrew R. Westcott, Alexander M. Matheson, Andrea L. Barker, Robarts Research Institute, Western Univ. (Canada); David G. McCormack, Western Univ. (Canada); Grace Parraga, Robarts Research Institute, Western Univ. (Canada)
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Wednesday 20 February Show All Abstracts
Session 5:
Innovations in Image Processing I
Wednesday 20 February 2019
8:00 AM - 9:40 AM
Session Chairs:
Vikram D. Kodibagkar, Arizona State Univ. (United States) ;
Nicholas J. Tustison, Univ. of Virginia (United States)
Multiseg pipeline: automatic tissue segmentation of brain MR images with subject-specific atlases
Paper 10953-18
Author(s): Kevin Pham, The Univ. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (United States); Xiao Yang, Marc Niethammer, Juan Carlos Prieto, Martin A. Styner, The Univ. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (United States)
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Unsupervised segmentation of micro-CT images based on a hybrid of variational inference and adversarial learning
Paper 10953-19
Author(s): Takayasu Moriya, Holger R. Roth, Shota Nakamura, Hirohisa Oda, Masahiro Oda, Nagoya Univ. (Japan); Kensaku Mori, Nagoya Univ. (Japan), National Institute of Informatics (Japan)
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Developing a computer-aided image analysis and visualization tool to predict region-specific brain tissue “at risk” for developing acute ischemic stroke
Paper 10953-20
Author(s): Gopichandh Danala, Morteza Heidari, Faranak Aghaei, The Univ. of Oklahoma (United States); Bappaditya Ray, The Univ. of Oklahoma Health Sciences Ctr. (United States); Bin Zheng, The Univ. of Oklahoma (United States)
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Large-scale parcellation of the ventricular system using convolutional neural networks
Paper 10953-21
Author(s): Hans E. Atlason, Univ. of Iceland (Iceland); Muhan Shao, Johns Hopkins Univ. (United States); Vidar Robertsson, Univ. of Iceland (Iceland); Sigurdur Sigurdsson, Icelandic Heart Association (Iceland); Vilmundur Gudnason, Icelandic Heart Association (Iceland), Univ. of Iceland (Iceland); Jerry L. Prince, Johns Hopkins Univ. (United States); Lotta M. Ellingsen, Univ. of Iceland (Iceland), Johns Hopkins Univ. (United States)
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Effective 3D scapula extraction method using low-contrast and high-shape-variability MR data for initial shoulder preoperative diagnosis
Paper 10953-22
Author(s): Xiaoxiao He, Chaowei Tan, Yuting Qiao, Dimitris Metaxas, Kang Li, Rutgers, The State Univ. of New Jersey (United States)
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Session 6:
Innovations in Image Processing II
Wednesday 20 February 2019
10:10 AM - 12:10 PM
Session Chairs:
Vikram D. Kodibagkar, Arizona State Univ. (United States) ;
Nicholas J. Tustison, Univ. of Virginia (United States)
Coupled active shape models for automated segmentation and landmark localization in high-resolution CT of the foot and ankle
Paper 10953-23
Author(s): Michael Brehler, Asef Islam, Johns Hopkins Univ. (United States); Levon O. Vogelsang, Dong Yang, William J. Sehnert, Carestream Health, Inc. (United States); Delaram Shakoor, Shadpour Demehri, Jeffrey H. Siewerdsen, Wojciech Zbijewski, Johns Hopkins Univ. (United States)
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Skin lesion boundary segmentation with fully automated deep extreme cut methods
Paper 10953-24
Author(s): Manu Goyal, Manchester Metropolitan Univ. (United Kingdom); Jiahua Ng, The Univ. of Sheffield (United Kingdom); Amanda Oakley, DermNet (Western Sahara); Moi Hoon Yap, Manchester Metropolitan Univ. (United Kingdom)
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The effect of color constancy algorithms on semantic segmentation of skin lesions
Paper 10953-25
Author(s): Jiahua Ng, The Univ. of Sheffield (United Kingdom); Manu Goyal, Manchester Metropolitan Univ. (United Kingdom); Brett Hewitt, CSols Ltd. (United Kingdom); Moi Hoon Yap, Manchester Metropolitan Univ. (United Kingdom)
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Using deep machine learning to detect esophageal lesions in PET-CT scans
Paper 10953-26
Author(s): Ian Ackerley, Univ. of Surrey (United Kingdom); Rhodri L. Smith, Univ. Hospital of Wales (United Kingdom); James W. Scuffham, Emma Lewis, Mark D. Halling-Brown, The Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Trust (United Kingdom); Kevin Wells, Ctr. for Vision Speech & Signal Processing, Univ. of Surrey (United Kingdom); Emilio Spezi, Cardiff Univ. (United Kingdom)
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A web-based system for statistical shape analysis in temporomandibular joint osteoarthritis
Paper 10953-27
Author(s): Loic Michoud, Univ. of Michigan (United States); Chao Huang, The Univ. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (United States); Marilia S. Yatabe, Antonio Carlos O. Ruellas, Marcos Ioshida, Univ. of Michigan (United States); Beatriz Paniagua, Kitware, Inc. (United States); Martin A. Styner, The Univ. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (United States); Lucia Cevidanes, Univ. of Michigan (United States); Juan Carlos Prieto, The Univ. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (United States)
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Measuring hippocampal neuroanatomical asymmetry to better diagnose Alzheimer's disease
Paper 10953-28
Author(s): Antonio Martinez-Torteya, Félix Rodriguez-Cantu, Monica Rivera-Davila, Univ. de Monterrey (Mexico); José M. Celaya-Padilla, Univ. Autónoma de Zacatecas (Mexico); José G. Tamez-Peña, Tecnológico de Monterrey (Mexico)
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Lunch Break 12:10 PM - 1:20 PM
Session 7:
Neurological Imaging II
Wednesday 20 February 2019
1:20 PM - 3:00 PM
Session Chairs:
Axel Wismüller, Univ. of Rochester Medical Ctr. (United States) ;
Nicholas J. Tustison, Univ. of Virginia (United States)
Improving estimates of brain metabolite concentrations in MR spectroscopic imaging (H-MRSI) through MRI content
Paper 10953-29
Author(s): Juliana Fontolan, Danilo R. Pereira, Univ. Estadual de Campinas (Brazil); Roberto M. Souza, Univ. of Calgary (Canada); Simone Appenzeller, Letícia Rittner, Univ. Estadual de Campinas (Brazil)
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Electrical impedance mapping for localizing evolving traumatic brain injury
Paper 10953-30
Author(s): Alicia Everitt, Dartmouth College (United States); Brandon K. Root, David F. Bauer, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Ctr. (United States); Ryan J. Halter, Dartmouth College (United States)
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Integration of imaging and epigenetics using multi-task collaborative regression
Paper 10953-31
Author(s): Yuntong Bai, Zille Pascal, Tulane Univ. (United States); Vince D. Calhoun, The Mind Research Network (United States); Yu-Ping Wang, Tulane Univ. (United States)
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Substantia nigra segmentation
Paper 10953-32
Author(s): Touseef Ahmad Qureshi, Zhaoyang Fan, Lynch Cody, Debiao Li, Elliot Hogg, Michele Tagliati, Cedars-Sinai Medical Ctr. (United States)
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Pseudo-CT image generation from mDixon MRI images using fully convolutional neural networks
Paper 10953-33
Author(s): Joël V. Stadelmann, Philips Research Skolkovo (Russian Federation); Heinrich Schulz, Philips GmbH (Germany); Uulke A. van der Heide, The Netherlands Cancer Institute (Netherlands); Steffen Renisch, Philips GmbH (Germany)
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Session 8:
Optical/Vascular II
Wednesday 20 February 2019
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Session Chairs:
Xavier Intes, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (United States) ;
Ciprian N. Ionita, Canon Stroke and Vascular Research Ctr. (United States)
Imaging inhibitory effect of fissure sealants on demineralization of adjacent enamel with cross polarization OCT
Paper 10953-34
Author(s): Alaa Turkistani, King Abdulaziz Univ. (Saudi Arabia)
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Spatial arrangement of leakage patterns in Diabetic Macular Edema is associated with tolerance of aflibercept treatment interval length: preliminary findings
Paper 10953-35
Author(s): Prateek Prasanna, Case Western Reserve Univ. (United States); Justis Ehlers, Cleveland Clinic (United States); Vishal Bobba, Case Western Reserve Univ. (United States); Natalia Figueredo, Cleveland Clinic (United States); Cheng Lu, Case Western Reserve Univ. (United States); Sumit Sharma, Sunil Srivastava, Cleveland Clinic (United States); Anant Madabhushi, Case Western Reserve Univ. (United States)
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Morphology of vascular network in eyes with Diabetic Macular Edema varies based on tolerance of aflibercept treatment interval length: preliminary findings
Paper 10953-36
Author(s): Prateek Prasanna, Case Western Reserve Univ. (United States); Justis Ehlers, Cleveland Clinic (United States); Nathaniel Braman, Case Western Reserve Univ. (United States); Natalia Figueredo, Cleveland Clinic (United States); Vishal Bobba, Case Western Reserve Univ. (United States); Sumit Sharma, Sunil Srivastava, Cleveland Clinic (United States); Anant Madabhushi, Case Western Reserve Univ. (United States)
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Imaging of murine melanoma tumors using fluorescent gold nanoparticles
Paper 10953-37
Author(s): Nancy L. Ford, Steve Kozomara, The Univ. of British Columbia (Canada)
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Initial assessment of neuro pressure gradients in carotid stenosis using 3D printed patient-specific phantoms
Paper 10953-38
Author(s): Lauren M. Shepard, Univ. at Buffalo (United States), Canon Stroke and Vascular Research Ctr. (United States); Adnan H. Siddiqui, Kenneth V. Snyder, Elad I. Levy, Jason M. Davies, Canon Stroke and Vascular Research Ctr. (United States), Univ. at Buffalo (United States); Ciprian N. Ionita, Univ. at Buffalo (United States), Canon Stroke and Vascular Research Ctr. (United States)
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Toward an automatic segmentation of mitral valve chordae
Paper 10953-39
Author(s): Daryna Panicheva, Pierre-Frederic Villard, Marie-Odile Berger, Lab. Lorrain de Recherche en Informatique et ses Applications (France), Institut National de Recherche en Informatique et en Automatique (France)
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Wednesday Poster Session
Wednesday 20 February 2019
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Session PS1:
Posters: Cardiovascular Imaging
Wednesday 20 February 2019
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
An MR compatible aortic arch phantom with calcific polymeric valves
Paper 10953-55
Author(s): Alexander Henn, Sean Callahan, Michael Kendrick, Univ. of Louisville (United States); Arash Kheradvar, Univ. of California, Irvine (United States); Amir A. Amini, Univ. of Louisville (United States)
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A learning-based automatic segmentation and quantification method on left ventricle in gated myocardial perfusion SPECT imaging
Paper 10953-56
Author(s): Tonghe Wang, Yang Lei, Emory Univ. (United States); Haipeng Tang, The Univ. of Southern Mississippi (United States); Joseph M. Harms, Emory Univ. (United States); Cheng Wang, Nanjing Medical Univ. (China); Tian Liu, Walter J. Curran, Emory Univ. (United States); Weihua Zhou, The Univ. of Southern Mississippi (United States); Jianfu Li, Nanjing Medical Univ. (China); Xiaofeng Yang, Emory Univ. (United States)
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Using FDG and NaF PET/CT imaging to investigate the relationship between inflammation and microcalcification in the aorta
Paper 10953-57
Author(s): Thomas M. Auslander, Sofia Miguez, Olivia Sorci, Alexandra Batzdorf, Marie Lim, Brandon C. Jones, Michael Mayer, Chamith S. Rajapakse, Univ. of Pennsylvania (United States)
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Improved reproducibility of calcium mass score using deconvolution and partial volume correction
Paper 10953-58
Author(s): Yingnan Song, Brendan L. Eck, Jacob Levi, David L. Wilson, Case Western Reserve Univ. (United States)
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Comparison of benchtop pressure gradient measurements in 3D printed patient specific cardiac phantoms with CT-FFR and computational fluid dynamic simulations
Paper 10953-59
Author(s): Kelsey N. Sommer, Lauren M. Shepard, Vijay Iyer, Univ. at Buffalo (United States); Erin Angel, Canon Medical Systems USA, Inc. (United States); Michael F. Wilson, Univ. at Buffalo (United States); Frank J. Rybicki, The Ottawa Hospital (Canada); Dimitrios Mitsouras, Brigham and Women's Hospital (United States); Stephen Rudin, Ciprian N. Ionita, Univ. at Buffalo (United States)
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Session PS2:
Posters: Optical and Ocular Imaging
Wednesday 20 February 2019
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Effect of silver nitrate on interfacial gap detection under polymeric dental restoration in CP-OCT imaging
Paper 10953-60
Author(s): Turki A. Bakhsh, King Abdulaziz Univ. (Saudi Arabia)
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High definition diffusion tensor imaging and optical nanoimaging for optic nerve fiber tracking and inflammation monitoring: translational implications for whole eye transplantation
Paper 10953-61
Author(s): Vijay Gorantla, Wake Forest Univ. School of Medicine (United States); Vasil Ercüment Erbaş , Medical Park Gaziantep Hospital (Turkey); Huseyin Sahin, Private Cagsu Hospital (Turkey); Liwei Dong, Xijing Hospital (China); Yijen Wu, Michael B. Steketee, Sudhir Pathak, Univ. of Pittsburgh (United States); Fatih Zor, Wake Forest Univ. School of Medicine (United States); Jelena M. Janjic, Duquesne Univ. (United States); Walter Schneider, Univ. of Pittsburgh (United States)
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Dynamic focusing method for in vivo retinal assessments in clinical trials
Paper 10953-62
Author(s): Ruchire Eranga H. Wijesinghe, Kyungil Univ. (Korea, Republic of); Mansik Jeon, Pilun Kim, Jeehyun Kim, Sangyeob Han, Naresh Kumar Ravichandran, Jaeyul Lee, Deokmin Jeon, Byeonggyu Jeon, Sangbong Lee, Junsoo Lee, Kyungpook National Univ. (Korea, Republic of)
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Session PS3:
Posters: Image Processing
Wednesday 20 February 2019
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
A comparative study of graph search algorithms for segmenting coronary arteries from cine angiography
Paper 10953-63
Author(s): Benjamin Veasey, Shahab Ghafghazi, Amir A. Amini, Univ. of Louisville (United States)
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2D pattern matching of frontal plane radiograph to 3D model identifies structural and functional deficiencies of spinal pelvic system in consideration of mechanical spine pain
Paper 10953-64
Author(s): Raymond Wiegand, Spine Rehabilitation Institute of Missouri (United States)
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Toward employing the full potential of magnetic particle imaging: exploring visualization techniques and clinical use cases for real-time 3D vascular imaging
Paper 10953-65
Author(s): René Werner, Dominik Weller, Johannes M. Salamon, Universitätsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf (Germany); Martin Möddel, Tobias Knopp, Universitätsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf (Germany), Technische Univ. Hamburg-Harburg (Germany)
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Brain MRI classification based on machine learning framework with auto-context model
Paper 10953-66
Author(s): Yang Lei, Yingzi Liu, Tonghe Wang, Sibo Tian, Xue Dong, Xiaojun Jiang, Tian Liu, Hui Mao, Walter J. Curran, Hui-Kuo Shu, Xiaofeng Yang, Emory Univ. (United States)
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Learning 3D non-rigid deformation based on an unsupervised deep learning for PET/CT image registration
Paper 10953-67
Author(s): Hengjian Yu, Northeastern Univ. (China); Xiangrong Zhou, Gifu Univ. (Japan); Huiyan Jiang, Hongjian Kang, Northeastern Univ. (China); Zhiguo Wang, General Hospital of Shenyang Military (China); Takeshi Hara, Hiroshi Fujita, Gifu Univ. (Japan)
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A combined deep-learning approach to fully automatic left ventricle segmentation in cardiac magnetic resonance imaging
Paper 10953-68
Author(s): Marco A. Gutierrez, Ramon A. Moreno, Marina F. S. de Sá Rebelo, Talles Carvalho, Antonildes N. Assunção, Roberto N. Dantas, Renata do Val, Instituto do Coração do Hospital das Clínicas (Brazil); Adriano Bordignom, Angela S. Marin, Canon Medical Systems do Brasil (Brazil); Cesar H. Nomura, Instituto do Coração do Hospital das Clínicas (Brazil)
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XNet: a convolutional neural network implementation for medical X-ray image segmentation suitable for small datasets
Paper 10953-69
Author(s): Joseph Bullock, Carolina Cuesta-Lazaro, Arnau Quera-Bofarull, Durham Univ. (United Kingdom)
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Automatic pressure ulcer measurement using RGB-D data
Paper 10953-70
Author(s): Chih-Yun Pai, Hunter Morera, Sudeep Sarkar, Univ. of South Florida (United States); Kimberly S. Hall, Linda J. Cowan, James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital (United States); Matthew J. Peterson, James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital (United States), Univ. of South Florida (United States); Dmitry B. Goldgof, Univ. of South Florida (United States)
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Automatic delineation of anterior and posterior cruciate ligaments by combining deep learning and deformable atlas based segmentation
Paper 10953-71
Author(s): Yogish Mallya, Vijayananda J., Philips India Ltd. (India); Vidur Mahajan, Vasantha Kumar Venugopal, Mahajan Imaging (India)
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Computerized assessment of glaucoma severity based on color fundus images
Paper 10953-72
Author(s): Lei Wang, Jiantao Pu, Han Liu, Univ. of Pittsburgh (United States)
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Visualization of hyperspectral fluorescent data with spectrally encoded enhanced representations
Paper 10953-73
Author(s): Wen Shi, Daniel E. S. Koo, Masahiro Kitano, Hsiao Ju Chiang, Le A. Trinh, Gianluca Turcatel, The Univ. of Southern California (United States); Benjamin Steventon, Univ. of Cambridge (United Kingdom); Cosimo Arnesano, David Warburton, Scott E. Fraser, Francesco Cutrale, The Univ. of Southern California (United States)
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Segmentation of dermal-epidermal junction in optical coherence tomography images using a fully convolutional neural network approach
Paper 10953-74
Author(s): Ting An Kuo, National Taiwan Univ. (Taiwan)
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Cascaded convolutional neural networks for spine chordoma tumor segmentation from MRI
Paper 10953-75
Author(s): Syed M. S. Reza, Old Dominion Univ. (United States), Ctr. for Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine, Henry M. Jackson Foundation (United States); Snehashis Roy, Ctr. for Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine, Henry M. Jackson Foundation (United States); Deric M. Park, National Institutes of Health (United States); Dzung L. Pham, Ctr. for Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine, Henry M. Jackson Foundation (United States); John A. Butman, Ctr. for Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine, National Institute of Health (United States)
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Session PS4:
Posters: Pulmonary Imaging
Wednesday 20 February 2019
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Session PS5:
Posters: Neurological Imaging
Wednesday 20 February 2019
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Conformal initialization for shape analysis applications in SlicerSALT
Paper 10953-77
Author(s): Zhengyang Fang, Mahmoud Mostapha, Juan Carlos Prieto, Martin A. Styner, The Univ. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (United States)
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Preliminary result of a prototype small animal PET system with an adjustable gantry
Paper 10953-78
Author(s): Yong Hyun Chung, Hankyeol Song, Chanwoo Park, In Soo Kang, Min Kyu Baek, Kyu Bom Kim, Yonsei Univ. (Korea, Republic of)
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Evaluation of anti-cancer effect using molecular image of 131I-rituximab by atorvastatin-regulated in lymphoma model
Paper 10953-79
Author(s): A-Ram Yu, Min Kyoung Kang, Sang Woo Kim, Osong Medical Innovation Foundation (Korea, Republic of); Jin Su Kim, Korea Institute of Radiological & Medical Sciences (Korea, Republic of); Jae Jun Lee, Osong Medical Innovation Foundation (Korea, Republic of)
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Machine-learning based classification of glioblastoma using dynamic susceptibility enhanced MR image derived delta-radiomic features
Paper 10953-80
Author(s): Jason Jeong, Bing Ji, Yang Lei, Liya Wang, Tian Liu, Arif N. Ali, Walter J. Curran, Hui Mao, Xiaofeng Yang, Emory Univ. (United States)
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Session PS6:
Posters: Novel Imaging Techniques and Applications
Wednesday 20 February 2019
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Investigation of necessary conditions for imaging cell analysis using EIT
Paper 10953-81
Author(s): Christian Gibas, Birgyl Kruezi, Gregor Schulte, Rainer Brück, Holger Schönherr, Univ. Siegen (Germany)
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Study of separation between ex vivo malignant and benign prostatic tissue using magnetic resonance-electrical property tomography
Paper 10953-82
Author(s): Ethan Murphy, Dartmouth College (United States); Elias S. Hyams, Jason Pettus, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Ctr. (United States), Dartmouth College (United States); Ryan J. Halter, Dartmouth College (United States)
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Thursday 21 February Show All Abstracts
Session 9:
Bone
Thursday 21 February 2019
8:00 AM - 9:40 AM
Session Chairs:
Andrzej Krol, SUNY Upstate Medical Univ. (United States) ;
Baohong Yuan, The Univ. of Texas at Arlington (United States)
Methods for quantitative characterization of bone injury from computed-tomography images
Paper 10953-40
Author(s): Pablo Hernandez-Cerdan, Beatriz Paniagua, Kitware, Inc. (United States); Jack Prothero, James S. Marron, Eric Livingston, Ted Bateman, The Univ. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (United States); Matthew M. McCormick, Kitware, Inc. (United States)
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Quantitative evaluation of bone microstructure using high-resolution extremity cone-beam CT with a CMOS detector
Paper 10953-41
Author(s): Shalini Subramanian, Michael Brehler, Qian Cao, Johns Hopkins Univ. (United States); Fernando J. Quevedo-González, Ryan E. Breighner, John A. Carrino, Timothy Wright, Hospital for Special Surgery (United States); John I. Yorkston, Carestream Health, Inc. (United States); Jeffrey H. Siewerdsen, Wojciech Zbijewski, Johns Hopkins Univ. (United States)
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Advanced statistical analysis to classify high dimensionality textural probability-distribution matrices
Paper 10953-42
Author(s): Jack Prothero, The Univ. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (United States); Jean-Baptiste Vimort, Kitware, Inc. (United States); Antonio Carlos O. Ruellas, Univ. of Michigan (United States); James S. Marron, The Univ. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (United States); Matthew M. McCormick, Kitware, Inc. (United States); Lucia Cevidanes, Erika Benavides, Univ. of Michigan (United States); Beatriz Paniagua, Kitware, Inc. (United States)
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Assessment of metal implant induced artefacts using photon counting spectral CT
Paper 10953-43
Author(s): Maya Rajeswari Amma, Kenzie Baer, Seamus Tredinnick, Tim Woodfield, Univ. of Otago, Christchurch (New Zealand); Peter Walker, Univ. of Otago (New Zealand); Benjamin Bamford, Aamir Y. Raja, Univ. of Otago, Christchurch (New Zealand); Anthony Butler, Univ. of Otago, Christchurch (New Zealand), MARS Bioimaging Ltd. (New Zealand), Univ. of Canterbury (New Zealand); Sikiru A. Adebileje, Univ. of Otago, Christchurch (New Zealand), Human Interface Technology Lab. (New Zealand); Steven D. Alexander, Univ. of Canterbury (New Zealand); Nigel G. Anderson, Univ. of Otago, Christchurch (New Zealand); Marzieh Anjomrouz, MARS Bioimaging Ltd. (New Zealand); Fatemeh Asghariomabad, Univ. of Otago, Christchurch (New Zealand); Ali Atharifard, Stephen T. Bell, MARS Bioimaging Ltd. (New Zealand); Srinidhi Bheesette, Pierre Carbonez, Univ. of Otago, Christchurch (New Zealand), CERN (Switzerland); Alexander I. Chernoglazov, MARS Bioimaging Ltd. (New Zealand), Human Interface Technology Lab. (New Zealand); Shishir Dahal, Univ. of Otago, Christchurch (New Zealand), Ministry of Health and Population (Nepal), National Academy of Medical Sciences (Nepal); Tara Dalefield, Univ. of Canterbury (New Zealand); Jérôme Damet, Univ. of Otago, Christchurch (New Zealand), CERN (Switzerland), Institute of Radiation Physics, Lausanne Univ. Hospital (Switzerland); Neils J. A. de Ruiter, MARS Bioimaging Ltd. (New Zealand), Univ. of Canterbury (New Zealand), Human Interface Technology Lab. (New Zealand); Robert M. N. Doesburg, MARS Bioimaging Ltd. (New Zealand); Neryda Duncan, Univ. of Canterbury (New Zealand); Steven P. Gieseg, Univ. of Canterbury (New Zealand), Univ. of Otago, Christchurch (New Zealand); Brian P. Goulter, MARS Bioimaging Ltd. (New Zealand); Sam Gurney, Univ. of Otago, Christchurch (New Zealand); Joseph L. Healy, MARS Bioimaging Ltd. (New Zealand), Univ. of Canterbury (New Zealand); Peter J. Hilton, Univ. of Otago, Christchurch (New Zealand), Univ. of Canterbury (New Zealand); Preveenkumar Kanithi, Univ. of Canterbury (New Zealand), Human Interface Technology Lab. (New Zealand); Tracy E. Kirkbride, Ara Institute of Canterbury (New Zealand); Stuart P. Lansley, MARS Bioimaging Ltd. (New Zealand); Chiara Lowe, Univ. of Otago, Christchurch (New Zealand); V. B. H. Mandalika, MARS Bioimaging Ltd. (New Zealand), Univ. of Canterbury (New Zealand), Human Interface Technology Lab. (New Zealand); Emmanuel Marfo, Aysouda Matanaghi, Univ. of Otago, Christchurch (New Zealand); Mahdieh Moghiseh, MARS Bioimaging Ltd. (New Zealand), Univ. of Otago, Christchurch (New Zealand); David Palmer, Lincoln Univ. (New Zealand); Raj K. Panta, MARS Bioimaging Ltd. (New Zealand), Univ. of Otago, Christchurch (New Zealand); Hannah M. Prebble, MARS Bioimaging Ltd. (New Zealand), Univ. of Canterbury (New Zealand); Mohsen Ramyar, Univ. of Otago, Christchurch (New Zealand); Peter Renaud, Univ. of Canterbury (New Zealand), Univ. of Otago, Christchurch (New Zealand); Nanette Schleich, Univ. of Otago, Christchurch (New Zealand); Emily Searle, Univ. of Canterbury (New Zealand); Muhammed Shamshad, MARS Bioimaging Ltd. (New Zealand); Jereena S. Sheeja, Univ. of Otago, Christchurch (New Zealand); Rayhan Uddin, Lieza V. Broeke, Univ. of Canterbury (New Zealand); Vivek V. S., Michael F. Walsh, MARS Bioimaging Ltd. (New Zealand); Manoj Wijesooriya, Univ. of Canterbury (New Zealand); Philip H. Butler, MARS Bioimaging Ltd. (New Zealand), Univ. of Canterbury (New Zealand), Univ. of Otago, Christchurch (New Zealand)
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Quantitative cartilage imaging using spectral photon-counting detector based computed tomography
Paper 10953-44
Author(s): Kishore Rajendran, Shengzhen Tao, Shuai Leng, Cynthia H. McCollough, Mayo Clinic (United States)
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Award Announcements
Thursday 21 February 2019
9:40 AM - 9:45 AM

The Biomedical Applications in Molecular, Structural, and Functional Imaging conference RFW runners up and poster award recipients will be recognized and certificates distributed.
Session 10:
MRI and fMRI
Thursday 21 February 2019
10:10 AM - 11:50 AM
Session Chairs:
Amir A. Amini, Univ. of Louisville (United States) ;
Vikram D. Kodibagkar, Arizona State Univ. (United States)
Auto-labeling of respiratory time points in free-breathing thoracic dynamic MR image acquisitions for 4D image construction
Paper 10953-45
Author(s): Changjian Sun, Jilin Univ. (China), Univ. of Pennsylvania (United States); Yubing Tong, Jayaram K. Udupa, Caiyun Wu, Univ. of Pennsylvania (United States); Shuxu Guo, Jilin Univ. (China); Joseph M. McDonough, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (United States); Drew A. Torigian, Univ. of Pennsylvania (United States); Robert M. Campbell, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (United States)
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Semi-automatic myocardial segmentation of T1-mapping cardiovascular magnetic resonance images using deformable non-rigid registration from CINE images
Paper 10953-46
Author(s): Nadia A. Farrag, Carleton Univ. (Canada); James A. White, Univ. of Calgary (Canada); Eranga Ukwatta, Univ. of Guelph (Canada)
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Classification of autism spectrum disorder from resting-state fMRI with mutual connectivity analysis
Paper 10953-47
Author(s): Adora M. DSouza, Univ. of Rochester (United States); Anas Z. Abidin, Axel Wismüller, Univ. of Rochester Medical Ctr. (United States)
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Automated signal drift and global fluctuation removal from 4D fMRI data based on principal component analysis as a major preprocessing step for fMRI data analysis
Paper 10953-48
Author(s): Harshit S. Parmar, Brian Nutter, Sunanda D. Mitra, Texas Tech Univ. (United States); Rodney Long, Sameer K. Antani, National Institutes of Health (United States)
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High-resolution MRI of the mouse cerebral vasculature to study hemodynamic-induced vascular remodeling
Paper 10953-49
Author(s): Hamidreza Rajabzadeh-Oghaz, Anusha Ramesh Chandra, Liza Gutierrez, Ferdinand Schweser, Ciprian N. Ionita, Adnan H. Siddiqui, Vincent Tutino, Univ. at Buffalo (United States)
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Lunch Break 12:10 PM - 1:20 PM
Session 11:
Novel Imaging Techniques and Applications II
Thursday 21 February 2019
1:20 PM - 3:00 PM
Session Chairs:
Baohong Yuan, The Univ. of Texas at Arlington (United States) ;
Ciprian N. Ionita, Canon Stroke and Vascular Research Ctr. (United States)
Tomosynthesis method for depth resolution of beta emitters
Paper 10953-50
Author(s): Thomy Mertzanidou, Nick Calvert, Univ. College London (United Kingdom); David S. Tuch, Lightpoint Medical, Ltd. (United Kingdom); Danail Stoyanov, Simon R. Arridge, Univ. College London (United Kingdom)
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To gate or not to gate: an evaluation of respiratory gating techniques to improve volume measurement of murine lung tumors in micro-CT imaging
Paper 10953-51
Author(s): Stephanie Blocker, Ctr. for In Vivo Microscopy, Duke Univ. Medical Ctr. (United States); Matthew Holbrook, Ctr. for In Vivo Microscopy (United States); Yvonne M. Mowery, Duke Cancer Institute (United States); Cristian T. Badea, Ctr. for In Vivo Microscopy (United States)
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Scanning, registration, and fiber estimation of rabbit hearts using micro-focus and refraction-contrast X-ray CT
Paper 10953-52
Author(s): Hirohisa Oda, Holger R. Roth, Takaaki Sugino, Naoki Sunaguchi, Noriko Usami, Masahiro Oda, Nagoya Univ. (Japan); Daisuke Shimao, Hokkaido Univ. of Science (Japan); Shu Ichihara, Nagoya Medical Ctr. (Japan); Tetsuya Yuasa, Yamagata Univ. (Japan); Masami Ando, Tokyo Univ. of Science (Japan); Toshiaki Akita, Yuji Narita, Kensaku Mori, Nagoya Univ. (Japan)
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Demonstration of improved image resolution for larger focal spot sizes by decreasing anode angles in clinical settings
Paper 10953-53
Author(s): Harini Nishankar, Alok Shankar, Swetadri Vasan Setlur Nagesh, Daniel R. Bednarek, Stephen Rudin, Univ. at Buffalo (United States)
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Novel measurement of LV twist using 4DCT: quantifying accuracy as a function of image noise
Paper 10953-54
Author(s): Gabrielle Colvert, Ashish Manohar, Brendan Colvert, Andrew Schluchter, Francisco Contijoch, Elliot R. McVeigh, Univ. of California, San Diego (United States)
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