Skip to main content

News Category

Synthesized b0 for diffusion distortion correction (Synb0-DisCo).

Dec. 16, 2019—Kurt G Schilling, Yuankai Huo, Allen Newton, Colin Hansen, Vishwesh Nath, Andrea T. Shafer, Owen Williams, Susan M. Resnick, Baxter Rogers, Adam W Anderson, Bennett A Landman. “Synthesized b0 for diffusion distortion correction (Synb0-DisCo).” Magnetic Resonance Imaging. 2019 May 7. pii: S0730-725X(18)30617-9. doi: 10.1016/j.mri.2019.05.008 Full text: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Synthesized+b0+for+diffusion+distortion+correction+(Synb0-DisCo). Abstract Diffusion magnetic resonance images typically suffer from spatial...

Read more


Improving Human Cortical Sulcal Curve Labeling in Large Scale Cross-Sectional MRI using Deep Neural Networks

Nov. 11, 2019—Prasanna Parvathaneni, Vishwesh Nath, Maureen McHugo, Yuankai Huo, Susan Resnick, Neil Woodward, Bennett Landman, Ilwoo Lyu. “Improving Human Cortical Sulcal Curve Labeling in Large Scale Cross-Sectional MRI using Deep Neural Networks”. Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 324, 108311, 2019. [Full text] Abstract BACKGROUND: Human cortical primary sulci are relatively stable landmarks and commonly observed across the population....

Read more


Hierarchical Spherical Deformation for Cortical Surface Registration

Nov. 11, 2019—Ilwoo Lyu, Hakmook Kang, Neil D. Woodward, Martin A. Styner and Bennett A. Landman. “Hierarchical Spherical Deformation for Cortical Surface Registration”. Medical Image Analysis, 57, pp. 72-88, 2019. [Full text][Code][Docker] Abstract We present hierarchical spherical deformation for a group-wise shape correspondence to address template selection bias and to minimize registration distortion. In this work, we...

Read more


Cortical Surface Parcellation using Spherical Convolutional Neural Networks

Jun. 6, 2019—*Prasanna Parvathaneni, *Shunxing Bao, Vishwesh Nath, David H. Zald, Neil D. Woodward, Daniel O. Claassen, Carissa Cascio, Yuankai Huo, Bennett A. Landman, Ilwoo Lyu, “Cortical Surface Parcellation using Spherical Convolutional Neural Networks”, MICCAI 2019, LNCS11766, 501-509. Abstract We present cortical surface parcellation using spherical deep convolutional neural networks. Traditional multi-atlas cortical surface parcellation requires inter-subject surface registration using geometric features with high processing...

Read more


A fiber coherence index for quality control of B-table orientation in diffusion MRI scans.

May. 16, 2019—Kurt G Schilling, Fang-Cheng Yeh, Vishwesh Nath, Colin Hansen, Owen Williams, Susan Resnick, Adam W. Anderson, Bennett A. Landman. “A fiber coherence index for quality control of B-table orientation in diffusion MRI scans”. Magnetic Resonance Imaging. 2019. doi: 10.1016/j.mri.2019.01.018 Full text: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=fiber+coherence+b-table Abstract Purpose The diffusion MRI “b-vector” table describing the diffusion sensitization direction can be flipped and...

Read more


Compensation of Gradient Field Nonlinearity and Signal Drift in Diffusion Weighted MRI

Apr. 1, 2019—Colin B. Hansen, Vishwesh Nath, Kurt G. Schilling, Justin A. Blaber, Baxter P. Rogers, Bennett A. Landman, “Compensation of Gradient Field Nonlinearity and Signal Drift in Diffusion Weighted MRI.” ISBI, Venice, Italy, 2019 Diffusion weighted magnetic resonance imaging (DW-MRI) represents an important method of studying local brain tissue microarchitecture and structural connectivity. Interpretation of DW-MRI is challenging...

Read more


Consideration of Cerebrospinal Fluid Intensity Variation in Diffusion Weighted MRI

Feb. 7, 2019—Colin B. Hansen, Vishwesh Nath, Allison E. Hainline, Kurt G. Schilling, Prasanna Parvathaneni, Roza G. Bayrak, Justin A. Blaber, Owen Williams,  Susan  Resnick,  Lori  Beason-Held, Okan Irfanoglu, Carlo Pierpaoli, Adam W. Anderson, Baxter P. Rogers, Bennett A. Landman, “Consideration of Cerebrospinal Fluid Intensity Variation in Diffusion Weighted MRI.” SPIE Medical Imaging, San Diego, CA, 2019 Abstract Diffusion weighted MRI (DW-MRI) depends on...

Read more


Imaging Biomarkers in Thyroid Eye Disease and their Clinical Associations

Dec. 18, 2018—Shikha Chaganti, Katrina Nelson, Kevin Mundy, Robert Harrigan, Robert Galloway, Louise A. Mawn, Bennett Landman, “Imaging biomarkers in thyroid eye disease and their clinical associations,” Journal of Medical Imaging. (2018), doi: 10.1117/1.JMI.5.4.044001. Abstract Purpose: The purpose of this study is to understand the phenotypes of thyroid eye disease (TED) through data derived from a multi-atlas...

Read more


Electronic Medical Record Context Signatures Improve Diagnostic Classification using Medical Image Computing

Dec. 17, 2018—Shikha Chaganti, Louise A. Mawn, Hakmook Kang, Josephine Egan, Susan M. Resnick, Lori L. Beason-Held, Bennett A. Landman, Thomas A. Lasko. “Electronic Medical Record Context Signatures Improve Diagnostic Classification using Medical Image Computing”. IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics. (In Press) Abstract Composite models that combine medical imaging with electronic medical records (EMR) improve...

Read more


Confirmation of a Gyral Bias in Diffusion MRI Fiber Tractography

Dec. 15, 2018—Kurt G Schilling, Yurui Gao, Iwona Stepniewska, Bennett A. Landman, and Adam W Anderson. “Confirmation of a Gyral Bias in Diffusion MRI Fiber Tractography”. Human Brain Mapping. 2018 Mar;39(3):1449-1466. doi: 10.1002/hbm.23936. Full text: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Confirmation+of+a+Gyral+Bias+in+Diffusion+MRI+Fiber+Tractography Abstract Diffusion MRI fiber tractography has been increasingly used to map the structural connectivity of the human brain. However, this technique...

Read more