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Advances in Medical Imaging

Advances in Medical Imaging

Thursday, April 19, 2007 - Friday, April 20, 2007

The New York Academy of Sciences

Presented By

Presented by Center for Advanced Information Management (a New York State Center for Advanced Technology at Columbia University) and the Imaging Discussion Group


A short course for clinicians, healthcare managers, industry specialists, equipment manufacturers, and anyone seeking an update and insight into state-of-the-art methods presented by medical imaging leaders. Seasoned lecturers from academia and industry will present concise overviews of various medical imaging methods and techniques.

Speakers: Andrew Laine, Columbia University; Truman Brown, Columbia University; Daniel Elgort, Philips Research; Gareth Funka-Lea, Siemens Corporation; Donald Harrington, SUNY at Stony Brook; John Kender, Columbia University; Elisa Konofagou, Columbia University; Jason Koutcher, MSKCC; Michael Lee, Philips Research; Amy Lerner, University of Rochester; John Pile-Spellman, Columbia University; Paul Sajda, Columbia University


April 19, 2007: 8:30 AM-4:00 PM
April 20, 2007: 9:00 AM-12:30 PM


Advances in Quantitative Medical Image Analysis: New Metrics in 3D Cardiology Ultrasound
Andrew F. Laine, DSc, Columbia University [Course Director]

Extending fMRI with Arterial Spin Labeling and EEG
Truman Brown, PhD, Columbia University

Image Guidance for Minimally Invasive Cardiac Interventions
Daniel R. Elgort, PhD, Philips Research USA

The Role and Outlook For Automated Region-Of-Interest Extraction From Medical Volumes
Gareth Funka-Lea, PhD, Siemens Corporation

Imaging Biomarkers: The Meeting of Images and Informatics
Donald Harrington, MD, SUNY Stony Brook

Feature Selection in Massive Databases and Organ Boundary Detection
John Kender, PhD, Columbia University

Ultrasound-Based Elasticity Imaging and Ultrasound Therapy
Elisa Konofagou, PhD, Columbia University

Uses of Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy in Cancer
Jason Koutcher, MD, PhD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Clinical Decision Support Systems for Medical Imaging
Michael Lee, PhD, Philips Research USA

Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Quantitative Assessment of Musculoskeletal Disease
Amy Lerner, PhD, University of Rochester

Interventional Neuroradiology: Cold the New Hot!!
John Pile-Spellman, MD, Columbia University

Machine Learning for the Detection and Diagnosis of Disease
Paul Sajda, PhD, Columbia University

Sponsored by

Center for Advanced Information Management, a New York State Center for Advanced Technology at Columbia University

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