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New upcoming presentations at the IEEE MIC meeting

Five submissions from our lab and our collaborations were accepted to the annual IEEE Medical Imaging Conference, taking place in Seoul this year. The first three (as listed below) were accepted as oral presentations, and the other two as posters. Looking forward to expanding these works and to the simulating discussions:

  1. N. A. Karakatsanis, Y. Zhou, M. A. Lodge, M. Casey, R. L. Wahl, and A. Rahmim
    Quantitative whole-body parametric PET imaging incorporating a generalized Patlak model
  2. J. Tang, T. Doan, W. Geng, L. Lu, and A. Rahmim
    MRI guided myocardial perfusion PET image reconstruction
  3. A. J. Reader, A. Rahmim, S. H. Keller, S. Blinder, M. Sibomana, and J. -P. Soucy
    Multi-Centre assessment of HRRT image uniformity via Ge-68 and F-18 cylindrical and anthropomorphic phantoms
  4. L. Lu, N. Karakatsanis, , J. Ma, Z. Bian, Y. Han, J. Tang, A. Rahmim, and W. Chen
    Performance evaluation of the Inveon PET scanner using GATE based on the NEMA NU-4 Standard
  5. H. Ghadiri, M. B. Shiran, H. R. Soltanian-Zadeh, A. Rahmim, and M. R. Ay
    A fast and hardware mimicking analytic CT simulator
Interesting links/news

Continuous bed motion PET/CT

Beyond stop and go: Siemens introduces continuous FlowMotion PET/CT

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Our presentations at the SNMMI 2013 meeting in Vancouver

Looking forward to the always excellent annual meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine & Molecular Imaging (SNMMI), held in Vancouver this year (June 8-12, 2013). We will have five presentations from our lab and our collaborations. The abstracts are as follows:



Interesting links/news

Moving beyond the journal impact factor

The San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA)

Interesting new development by a very diverse gathering promoting caution against assessment of quality of work purely by the journal impact factor, and warning against its limitations.


“An expert is …

“An expert is someone who knows more and more about less and less until he knows absolutely everything about absolutely nothing.”
Nicholas Murray Butler

New publication

Review of resolution modeling in PET

Our comprehensive review of resolution modeling in PET has been published:

A. Rahmim, J. Qi, and V. Sossi
Resolution modeling in PET imaging: theory, practice, benefits, and pitfalls
Med. Phys., vol. 40, pp. 064301, 2013.

I learnt more in the process of writing this than I could have imagined! It’s already generating very interesting discussions, and we’re in talks with various individuals, including at Siemens, about interesting future directions.


New piece


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