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Congrats to BIDSLab Graduate Fan!

Aug 2022. Hearty congratulations to Fan for successfully defending her PhD thesis!

Congrats to BIDSLab Graduates Tzu-An and Aida!

May 2022. Hearty congratulations to Tzu-An (PhD) and Aida (MS) who graduated from BIDSLab. We wish you all the best for your next ventures!

SNMMI 2022

Apr 2022. Vibha's abstract titled "Graph neural networks for predicting tau spread in the aging brain" was selected for an oral presentation at the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) 2022 Annual Meeting in Vancouver, Canada. Congrats, Vibha!

Outstanding Graduate Student Award

Apr 2022. We are excited to announce that Tzu-An received the Outstanding Graduate Student Award in Computer Engineering at UMass Lowell. Congrats, Tzu-An!

Bradley-Alavi Student Fellowship

Mar 2022. Vibha was awarded the Bradley-Alavi Student Fellowship by the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI). Congrats, Vibha!

JNM Paper

Nov 2021. Our SNMMI AI Task Force's report titled "Nuclear medicine and artificial intelligence: Best practices for algorithm development" has been published in the Journal of Nuclear Medicine.

PMB Paper

Oct 2021. Tzu-An's paper titled "Noise2Void: Unsupervised denoising of PET images" has been accepted for publication in the Physics in Medicine and Biology journal's Early Career Focus Collection. Congrats, Tzu-An!

NIH R01 Grant

Sep 2021. Prof. Dutta was awarded an NIH/NIA R01 grant titled "Longitudinal predictive modeling for tau in Alzheimer's disease."

PET Clinics Paper

Sep 2021. Our review article titled "Artificial intelligence-based image enhancement in PET imaging" was accepted for publication in the PET Clinics journal's Special Issue on Artificial Intelligence and PET Imaging.

NeuroImage Paper

Apr 2021. Fan's paper titled "Longitudinal predictive modeling of tau progression along the structural connectome" was accepted for publication in the NeuroImage journal's Special Issue on Longitudinal Neuroimaging. Congrats, Fan!

PMB PET Roadmap Article

Jan 2021. Our PMB paper "Quantitative PET in the 2020s" co-authored with over 30 leading researchers in the field is now online.

NIH R03 Grant

Jan 2021. Some more funding news! We were awarded an NIH/NIA R03 grant titled "Super-resolution tau PET imaging for Alzheimer’s disease."

NIH R21 Grant

Jul 2020. Exciting news! We were awarded an NIH/NIA R21 grant titled "Sleep metrics from machine learning for Alzheimer's disease diagnostics."

IEEE NSS MIC 2020

Jul 2020. Tzu-An's paper titled "Noise2Void denoising of PET images" was selected for an oral presentation at the 2020 IEEE NSS MIC conference in Boston, MA. Congrats, Tzu-An!

MICCAI 2020

Jun 2020. Tzu-An and Samadrita's paper titled "A physics-informed geometric learning model for pathological tau spread in Alzheimer's disease" was selected for presentation at the 2020 Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI) conference in Lima, Peru. Congrats, Tzu-An and Samadrita!

AAUW Postdoctoral Fellowship

Apr 2020. Samadrita was awarded a postdoctoral fellowship by the American Association of University Women (AAUW). The fellowship starts in July 2020. Congrats, Samadrita!

SNMMI 2020

Apr 2020. Fan's abstract titled "Predictive modeling of tau aggregation and propagation using PET and DTI" was selected for an oral presentation at the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) 2020 Annual Meeting in New Orleans, LA. Congrats, Fan!

Neural Networks Paper

Jan 2020. Tzu-An and Samadrita's paper titled "PET image super-resolution using generative adversarial networks" has been accepted for publication in the journal Neural Networks. Congrats, Tzu-An and Samadrita!

IEEE TCI Paper

Dec 2019. Tzu-An's paper titled "Super-resolution PET imaging using convolutional neural networks" has been accepted for publication in the journal IEEE Transactions on Computational Imaging. Congrats, Tzu-An!

Dreem Jury's Prize

Sep 2019. Prof. Dutta was awarded the Dreem Jury's Prize Research Grant from Dreem

2019 IEEE NSS MIC Trainee Grant

Jul 2019. Tzu-An Song was awarded a Conference Trainee Grant for the 2019 IEEE NSS MIC conference in Manchester, UK. Congrats, Tzu-An!

IEEE NSS MIC 2019

Jul 2019. Tzu-An Song's paper titled "Self-supervised super-resolution PET using generative adversarial networks" was selected for an oral presentation at the 2019 IEEE NSS MIC conference in Manchester, UK. Congrats, Tzu-An!

arXiv Preprint

Jun 2019. Our preprint titled “Super-resolution PET imaging using convolutional neural networks” is now online on arXiv.

SPIE JMI Paper

May 2019. Samadrita’s paper titled “Higher-order singular value decomposition-based lung parcellation for breathing motion management” has been published in the SPIE Journal of Medical Imaging. Congrats, Samadrita!

IEEE TCI Paper

Apr 2019. Tzu-An's paper titled "PET image deblurring and super-resolution with an MR-based joint entropy prior" has been accepted for publication in the journal IEEE Transactions on Computational Imaging. Congrats, Tzu-An!

SNMMI 2019

Apr 2019. Tzu-An's abstract titled "Super-resolution PET imaging using a generative adversarial network" was selected for an oral presentation at the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) 2019 Annual Meeting in Anaheim, CA. Congrats, Tzu-An!

ISBI 2019

Mar 2019. Tzu-An's paper titled "Graph convolutional neural networks for Alzheimer's disease classification" was selected for a poster presentation at the 2019 IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI) in Venice, Italy. Congrats, Tzu-An!

IPMI 2019

Feb 2019. Fan's paper titled "A longitudinal model for tau aggregation in Alzheimer's disease based on structural connectivity" was selected for a poster presentation at the 2019 Information Processing in Medical Imaging conference (IPMI) in Hong Kong. Congrats, Tzu-An!

2018 IEEE NSS MIC Trainee Grant

Aug 2018. Tzu-An Song was awarded a Conference Trainee Grant for the 2018 IEEE NSS MIC conference in Sydney, Australia. Congrats, Tzu-An!

IEEE NSS MIC 2018

Jul 2018. Tzu-An Song's paper titled "Super-resolution PET using a very deep convolutional neural network" was selected for an oral presentation at the 2018 IEEE NSS MIC conference in Sydney, Australia. Congrats, Tzu-An!

IEEE TMI Paper

May 2018. Our paper titled "Penalized PET reconstruction using deep learning prior and local linear fitting" has been published in IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging.

SNMMI 2018

Apr 2018. Fan's abstract titled "Association between partial volume corrected longitudinal tau measures and cognitive decline" was selected for an oral presentation at the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) 2018 Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, PA. Congrats, Fan!

AAIC 2018

Mar 2018. Fan's abstract titled "Joint deblurring of longitudinal differential PET images of tau" was selected for poster presentations at the 2018 Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) and the Alzheimer's Imaging Consortium in Chicago, IL. Congrats, Fan!

Bradley Alavi Fellowship

Dec 2017. Ruchira was awarded the Bradley Alavi Fellowship by the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI). Congrats, Ruchira!

HAI 2018

Nov 2017. Ruchira's abstract titled "Longitudinal tau quantitation with anatomically-guided PET image deblurring" was selected for a poster presentation at the 2018 Human Amyloid Imaging Meeting in Miami, FL. Congrats, Ruchira!

Scientific Reports Paper

Oct 2017. Our paper on titled "Partial volume correction for PET quantification and its impact on brain network in Alzheimer’s disease" has been published in Scientific Reports.

IEEE NPSS Newsletter Article

Sep 2017. Prof. Dutta's article titled "Partial volume correction for PET quantification and its impact on brain network in Alzheimer’s disease" has been published in the September 2017 issue of the IEEE NPSS Newsletter.

M. Hildred Blewett Fellowship

Aug 2017. Samadrita was awarded the M. Hildred Blewett Fellowship for Women in Physics by the American Physical Society. The fellowship starts in September 2017. Congrats, Samadrita!

IEEE NSS MIC 2017

Jul 2017. Samadrita's paper titled "HOSVD-based multigraph cuts for joint segmentation of multi-channel images" was selected for an oral presentation at the 2017 IEEE NSS MIC conference in Atlanta, GA. Congrats, Samadrita!

Bruce Hasegawa Young Investigator Award

Nov 2016. Prof. Dutta received the Bruce Hasegawa Young Investigator Medical Imaging Science Award. The award was presented at the IEEE Medical Imaging Conference, Strasbourg, France, Oct 29-Nov 5, 2016.

Tracy Lynn Faber Memorial Award

Jun 2016. Prof. Dutta received the Tracy Lynn Faber Memorial Award. The award was presented at the SNMMI Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, June 11-15, 2016.

NIH Career Development Award

Aug 2015. Prof. Dutta received an NIH Career Award (K01). The 5-year grant will support research on tau tangle quantitation in Alzheimer's disease with high-resolution MRI and PET.