VISE Summer Instructional Seminar Series – Brooks Lindsey, PhD 6.9.22
VISE Summer Seminar to be led by
Brooks Lindsey, PhD
Assistant Professor, Wallace H. Coulter Dept. of Biomedical Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University
Date: Thursday, June 9, 2022
Time: 11:45 am Room Admittance, noon start
Location: MCN C-2209
Guiding cardiovascular intervention with integrated ultrasound imaging
Approximately 19 million people in the U.S. suffer from coronary artery disease. Minimally-invasive procedures in coronary arteries are currently guided by imaging techniques that expose patients and physicians to ionizing radiation while providing only 2D images of complex 3D anatomy. Three novel systems developed in our lab for imaging in different stages of the diagnostic process will be presented. First, a combined CT-ultrasound system for non-invasive, low radiation imaging of coronary artery structure using a CT-compatible ultrasound transducer with an integrated acoustic metamaterial will be presented. Next, development of a forward-viewing, catheter-based ultrasound system for characterizing the coronary mechanical environment within the cardiac catheterization lab will be demonstrated, including in vivo results in a pig model. Finally, a sub-millimeter robotic guidewire-based imaging system will be demonstrated for the >20% of cases with chronic occlusions, in which even the guidewire cannot be routed to the symptomatic lesion.
Brooks Lindsey is an Assistant Professor in the Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University, with a secondary appointment in Electrical and Computer Engineering. Dr. Lindsey holds a B.S. in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Illinois, a Ph.D. in biomedical engineering from Duke University, and completed postdoctoral training at the University of North Carolina and North Carolina State University. He has twice co-authored the best paper at the IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium (2016, 2021), and his work has been named to the list of highly cited articles in IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control three times. In 2022, he received the New Investigator Award from the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine. Dr. Lindsey is an active member of the IEEE Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control Society and the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine.