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Flexible robot for surgery will save more lives

Mar. 19, 2019—Brain cancer is one of the deadliest cancers. The surgery to remove the tumor is often very invasive. But now engineers at Vanderbilt University have designed a device that can make surgery easier for both doctor and patient, and the same technology also holds promise for lung cancer diagnosis.

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VISE affiliate awarded 2019 AHA Predoctoral Fellowship

Jan. 16, 2019—A biomedical engineering graduate student who is participating in the Medical Scientist Training Program has received a two-year fellowship aimed at improving global cardiovascular health. Camilo Bermudez Noguera, a VISE affiliate in the MASI Lab, received the 2019 Predoctoral Fellowship from the American Heart Association. “I am incredibly excited for this opportunity. I believe this...

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VISE affiliates honored at the February 2018 SPIE Medical Imaging Conference

Mar. 5, 2018—Four VISE affiliates were recognized for their outstanding work this year at the annual SPIE Medical Imaging meeting. Meg Bobo, a sophomore in electrical engineering, won the Cum Laude Poster Award in the Image Processing conference for her poster, “Fully convolutational neural networks improve abdominal organ segmentation.” Posters are reviewed by conference committees and chosen...

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Highlighting SPIE 2018 student presentations – Cam Bermudez

Mar. 2, 2018—Cam Bermudez, an MD/PhD student in the Medical-image Analysis and Statistical Interpretation (MASI) Lab, attended SPIE Medical Imaging meeting once before but 2018 was a different experience entirely. Bermudez went as a speaker. As lead author, Bermudez presented the paper titled, “Learning implicit brain MRI manifolds with deep learning.” The lab, part of the Vanderbilt...

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Highlighting SPIE 2018 student presentations – Winona Richey

Mar. 2, 2018—Winona Richey is a first-year biomedical engineering graduate student whose area of research includes image guidance for breast cancer surgery. Richey, who is in the Biomedical Modeling Lab (BML), a Vanderbilt Institute of Surgery and Engineering (VISE) lab, was among the VISE students who presented work at the 2018 SPIE Medical Imaging meeting. As lead...

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