Research Day 2013

Welcome to the BRIC-Radiology Research Day 2013!

Thursday, March 21st

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Poster Presentations 12:00PM-1:30PM at the North Carolina Cancer Hospital

Oral Presentations: 2:00PM-4:45PM at North Carolina Cancer Hospital Conference Room 1

Keynote Speaker: 5:00-6:00PM at Bondurant G100

Poster_Icon.jpg 12:00PM-1:30PM:  Poster Presentations and Lunch

We welcome you to view each of the poster presentations, speak with the authors, and enjoy lunch provided by the BRIC and Radiology departments!  Posters will be on display at the North Carolina Cancer Hospital Lobby.  Lunch will be available in Conference Room 1.



Speaker.jpg 2:00PM-4:45PM:  Oral presentations:

2:00 Fernando Boschini from Radiology presenting:

"Comparison of gold seeds, tight embolization coils, and loose embolization coils used as fiducial markers for dynamic tracking using CyberKnife."

2:10 Allen Grady from Radiology presenting:

"Documentation of Intravenous Contrast Extravasation Events: Impact of Various Interventional Processes"

2:20 Felipe Espinoza from Radiology presenting:

"Imaging Surrogates of Increased Intracranial Pressure Are Associated with Spontaneous CSF Leaks"

2:30 Jill Kao from BRIC and Neurology presenting:

"Dynamic MRI of peri-infarct spreading depolarization"

2:40 Casey Sams from Radiology:

"Intracranial Hemorrhage in Asymptomatic Neonates: MR and Developmental Findings at 1 and 2 Years"

2:50 Andrew Tucker from Biomedical Engineering presenting:

"Comparison of the diagnostic accuracy of stationary digital breast tomosynthesis to 2D digital mammography with respect to lesion characterization in breast tissue biopsy specimens"

3:00 Aditya Gupta from Psychiatry presenting:

"Fiber feature map based landmark initialization for DTI registration of subjects with enlarged lateral ventricles"

3:10 Ketan Mane from the Renaissance Computer Institute presenting:

"Evaluate Implications to use Visual Approaches for Clinical Data"

3:20 Meher Juttukonda from BRIC and Biomedical Engineering presenting:

"Attenuation Correction in PET/MR Brain Studies"

3:30 Mihye Ahn from Biostatistics presenting:

"A Sparse Reduced Rank Framework for Group-wise Functional Connectivity Analysis"

3:40 Cao Tian from Computer Science presenting:

"Multi-modal Dictionary Learning-based Registration for Correlative Microscopy"

3:50 Mariko Weber from Neurobiology presenting:

"Neural Correlates of Cognitive Rehabilitation in Veterans with PTSD and TBI"

4:00 Arnav Bhavsar from BRIC presenting:

"Non-Local Means Resolution Enhancement of Lung 4D-CT Data"

4:10 Seth Miller from Radiation Oncology presenting: "PET/MRI as a Predictor for Response to Preoperative Radiation Therapy and Chemotherapy in Resectable Rectal Cancer:  a Pilot Study"

4:20 Jesse Conyers from Pulmonology presenting:

"Idiopathic Bronchiectasis and Dural Ectasia:  Is there a Correlation?"

4:30 Tomasz Czernuszewicz from Biomedical Engineering presenting:

"Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse (ARFI) Ultrasound for Noninvasive Characterization of Carotid Atherosclerotic Plaque, In vivo"



Keynote_icon.jpg 5:00PM-6:00PM  Keynote Speaker, Zahi A. Fayad, Phd., FACC, FAHA.

Bleeding Edge Imaging & Therapy in Cardiovascular Disease


This talk will be held in Bondurant G100

Dr. Fayad is Director of the Translational and Molecular Imaging Institute, a Professor of Radiology, and a Professor of Cardiology at Mount Sinai.  He is a world leader in the development and use of multimodality cardiovascular imaging (CMR, CT, PET) and molecular imaging to study cardiovascular disease