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$2.3 million NIH grant allows collaborators to focus on advancing liver cancer surgical care

Oct. 10, 2019—A multi-year collective effort between engineers, surgeons and scientists has resulted in a $2.3 million, four-year grant awarded by the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering of the National Institutes of Health to improve laparoscopic liver surgery and liver cancer ablation therapy. The grant, “Deformation Corrected Image Guided Laparoscopic Liver Surgery,” supports a next-generation...

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VISE Spring Seminar – Workshop with three guest speakers

Jan. 7, 2019—VISE Spring Seminar to be led by Todd Peterson, PhD, Director of Nuclear Imaging, Associate Professor of Radiology & Radiological Sciences, VUIIS, and Anna Fisher, CNMT, PET Technologist, VUIIS and Michael I. Miga, PhD, Harvie Branscomb Professor, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, VU Date: Thursday, January 10, 2019 Time: 12:25pm start, 12:15pm lunch Place:  Stevenson Center...

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VISE takes SPIE Medical Imaging 2018 by storm

Mar. 2, 2018—Research is a huge component of involvement with Vanderbilt Institute for Surgery and Engineering (VISE) but affiliation also comes with sharing that research and meeting like-minded scientists to make significant impacts in healthcare. Each year VISE participates in the SPIE Medical Imaging meeting, which is internationally recognized as the premier forum for relating state-of-the-art research...

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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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