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Two VISE affiliates named 2019 NSF Graduate Fellows

Apr. 22, 2019—Two biomedical engineering graduate students who participate in the Vanderbilt Institute for Surgery and Engineering have received three-year fellowships from the National Science Foundation. The prestigious awards aim to identify individuals who will contribute significantly to scientific innovation and teaching. Sarah Goodale, a VISE affiliate in the Chang Lab, said she is extremely honored to...

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Women of VISE engage Whitsitt Elementary students in optics and ultrasound basics

Feb. 25, 2019—Gummy bears, laser pointers, slinky toys and gooey, stretchy hands illustrated basics in optics, wave propagation and tumor registration to more than 100 Nashville public elementary students by biomedical engineering graduate students who took E-Week on the road.

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Brett Byram makes waves in the science community with NSF grant

Jun. 29, 2018—Scroll to page four. From Bishinik: Brett Byram, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, received a $550,000 grant for the development of a brain machine interface. Byram is quoted.

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Yuankai Huo, MASI Lab quoted in Nvidia article “Making Ultrasound Ultra-Speedy with Deep Learning”

Jun. 19, 2018—Abdominal ultrasound tests for organ abnormalities haven’t changed much in the past decade, with a doctor moving a wand over the patient’s abdomen to gaze at blurry images. But the process could get accelerated by a thousand times with improved accuracy, based on deep learning work by U.S. researchers.

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VISE and Siemen’s researchers develop AI system that automatically examines abdominal ultrasounds

Jun. 5, 2018—Sixty to seventy million people in the U.S. suffer from gastrointestinal diseases and the best way to clinically diagnose the exact problem is to perform an abdominal ultrasound. However, the process is labor intensive and sometimes inefficient. To help solve the issue, researchers from Siemens and Vanderbilt University developed a deep learning-based system that can automatically interpret...

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Brett Byram talks to UPI about his new National Science Foundation grant

May. 21, 2018—Ultrasound helmet to help scientists image the brain, tap into neural networks

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Brett Byram leads team to develop ultrasound technology for the brain that could mean real-time images during surgery

May. 8, 2018—Ultrasound technology for the brain could mean real-time images during surgery, a better idea of which areas get stimulated by certain feelings or actions and, ultimately, an effective way for people to control software and robotics by thinking about it.

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Brett Byram receives NSF career development award

Apr. 12, 2018—Brett Byram, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, has received a National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development grant. The five-year, $549,995 grant – Ultrasound Brain-Computer Interface – begins May 1, 2018. The award funds the development of a next-generation ultrasound device to enable real-time ultrasonic visualization, without the use of contrast agents, of brain perfusion...

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Nature technology feature on ultrasound for the brain features work of VISE affiliates

Nov. 10, 2017—Ultrasonic energy can be harnessed to alter brain activity and treat disease — but first, scientists need to learn how it works.

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VISE Fall Seminar – Stephen Aylward, PhD

Oct. 31, 2017—VISE Fall Seminar to be led by Stephen Aylward, PhD Senior Director of Strategic Initiatives, Kitware Inc.           Date: Thursday, November 2, 2017 Location: Stevenson Center 5326 Time: 12:10 p.m. start, Noon lunch Title:  Open Science and Computer-Augmented Point-of-Care Ultrasound Abstract: Open science is a bridge between academia and industry, and it is a way...

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