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Diffusion MRI microstructural models in the cervical spinal cord – application, normative values, and correlations with histological analysis

Dec. 16, 2019—Kurt G. Schilling, Samantha By, Haley Feiler, Bailey Box, Kristin P. O’Grady, Atlee Witt, Bennett A. Landman, Seth A. Smith. “Diffusion MRI microstructural models in the cervical spinal cord – application, normative values, and correlations with histological analysis”. NeuroImage. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2019.116026. 2019. Full text: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31326569 Abstract Multi-compartment tissue modeling using diffusion magnetic resonance imaging has proven...

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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...

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MRI correlates of chronic symptoms in mild traumatic brain injury

Dec. 6, 2019—Kerley, C. I., Schilling, K. G., Blaber, J., Miller, B., Newton, A., Anderson, A. W., Landman, B. A., Rex, T. S. “MRI correlates of chronic symptoms in mild traumatic brain injury.” In SPIE Medical Imaging, International Society for Optics and Photonics, 2020.  (Accepted) Full text: NIHMSID, arXiv Abstract Some veterans with a history of mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) have reported...

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Using deep learning for a diffusion-based segmentation of the dentate nucleus and its benefits over atlas-based methods

Dec. 6, 2019—Noguera, C. B., Bao, S., Petersen, K. J., Lopez, A. M., Reid, J., Plassard, A. J., … & Landman, B. A. (2019). Using deep learning for a diffusion-based segmentation of the dentate nucleus and its benefits over atlas-based methods. Journal of Medical Imaging, 6(4), 044007. Full Text: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31824980 Abstract The dentate nucleus (DN) is a...

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Internal-transfer Weighting of Multi-task Learning for Lung Cancer Detection

Dec. 5, 2019—Yiyuan Yang, Riqiang Gao*, Yucheng Tang, Sanja L. Antic, Steve Deppen, Yuankai Huo, Kim L. Sandler, Pierre P. Massion, Bennett A. Landman, “Internal-transfer Weighting of Multi-task Learning for Lung Cancer Detection,” SPIE MI:IP 2020. Houston, TX. [full text] Abstract Deep learning has achieved many successes in medical imaging, including lung nodule segmentation and lung cancer prediction on...

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Deep Multi-task Prediction of Lung Cancer and Cancer-free Progression from Censored Heterogenous Clinical Imaging

Dec. 5, 2019—Riqiang Gao, Lingfeng Li, Yucheng Tang, Sanja L. Antic, Alexis B. Paulson, Yuankai Huo, Kim L. Sandler, Pierre P. Massion, Bennett A. Landman, “Deep Multi- task Prediction of Lung Cancer and Cancer-free Progression from Censored Heterogenous Clinical Imaging,” SPIE MI:IP 2020. Houston, TX. [full text] Abstract Annual low dose computed tomography (CT) lung screening is currently advised for individuals...

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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....

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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...

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Distanced LSTM: Time-Distanced Gates in Long Short-Term Memory Models for Lung Cancer Detection

Oct. 13, 2019—Gao, R., Huo, Y., Bao, S., Tang, Y., Antic, S.L., Epstein, E.S., Balar, A.B., Deppen, S., Paulson, A.B., Sandler, K.L. and Massion, P.P., 2019, October. Distanced LSTM: Time-Distanced Gates in Long Short-Term Memory Models for Lung Cancer Detection. In International Workshop on Machine Learning in Medical Imaging (pp. 310-318). Springer, Cham. [Full Text] Abstract The field of...

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Generalizing Deep Whole Brain Segmentation for Pediatric and Post-Contrast MRI with Augmented Transfer Learning

Aug. 13, 2019—Bermudez, C., Blaber, J., Remedios, S.W., Reynolds, J.E., Lebel, C., McHugo, M., Heckers, S., Huo, Y., Landman, B.A. Generalizing Deep Whole Brain Segmentation for Pediatric and Post-Constrast MRI with Augmented Transfer Learning. SPIE Medical Imaging: Image Processing 2020. Houston, TX. Full Text: NIHMSID Abstract Generalizability is an important problem in deep neural networks, especially in...

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