by Amber L. Simpson, PhD
SPIE Medical Imaging was held in beautiful San Diego, California February 27-March 3, 2016. The Image-Guided Procedures, Robotic Interventions, and Modeling Conference was a success with many great presentations. These were the award winners with prizes provided by Northern Digital, presented by Andrew Wiles.
Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Patch-based label fusion for automatic multi-atlas-based prostate
segmentation in MR images
Young Scientist Award
The I-STAR Lab
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
MIND Demons for MR-to-CT deformable image registration in image-guided spine surgery
*Note that the winner of the young scientist award also won the Robert F. Wagner all-conference best student paper award.
Laboratoire Traitement du Signal et de l’Image
Université de Rennes 1, France
Image-guided preoperative prediction of pyramidal tract side effect in deep brain stimulation
Medical Engineering and Discovery Lab
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Increasing safety of a robotic system for inner ear surgery using probabilistic error modeling near vital anatomy