Image analysis

Recent News

10/2013: Our JUM paper that employed the developed image processing techniques was chosen as a featured paper on MDLinx.com

Brief description

Our research group is developing tools for image segmentation and image registration of anatomical images such as those from CT and MRI. A specific emphasis is on quasi-rigid registration where rigid bodies such as bones are registered rigidly while soft tissue components are made to warp in a non-rigid manner.  resolution PET/CT scanner for imaging human extremities. We are using the registration techniques to derive imaging biomarkers such as contrast enhancement or change in tumor size, and for quantifying fat content and metabolism of muscle.

Research team

UC Davis: Abhijit J. Chaudhari, Ph.D., Robert D. Boutin, M. D., Robert J. Canter, M. D., Michael H. Buonocore, M. D., Ph. D., Sue C. Bodine, Ph. D.

USC: Anand A. Joshi, Ph.D., Richard M. Leahy, Ph.D.

UWash: Wayne L. Monsky, M. D., Ph. D.

Research Support

National Institutes of Health grant R03EB015099 to Chaudhari

Relevant publications

M. Lam, A. J. Chaudhari, Y. Sun, F. Zhou, A. Dobbie, R. F. Gandour-Edwards, S. L. Tinling, D. G. Farwell, W. L. Monsky, K. Kirk Shung and L. Marcu, Ultrasound backscatter microscopy for imaging of oral carcinoma, Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine, 32(10), pp 1789-1797 (2013)

Interested in knowing more

Please contact Dr Chaudhari at ajchaudhari AT ucdavis DOT edu

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