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CAMP’s article featured by IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging

December 21, 2015

CAMP’s joint effort on the first SPECT imaging using a miniaturized drop-in gamma detector and the da Vinci surgical system has not just been accepted for publication in the IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, but is one of the currently featured articles. Find the announcement and access to the paper here. Special thanks to the authors Bernhard […]

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LCSR Director Russell H. Taylor awarded the 2015 Honda Prize

November 23, 2015

Russell H. Taylor, a Johns Hopkins professor who is widely hailed as the father of medical robotics, has been selected to receive the 2015 Honda Prize. The selection was announced Sept. 28 and awarded on Nov. 17  by the Honda Foundation, which initiated this honor in 1980 as Japan’s first international science and technology award. […]

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New Graduates From LCSR

October 27, 2015

Alican Demir recently graduated from LCSR and is currently a Senior Mechanical Engineer working in product design, development, and testing at ClearGuide Medical. His thesis was titled “Bio-Inspired Antennal Tactile Sensing”. Ryan Murphy, a Senior Professional Staff member at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, also graduated from LCSR. His thesis was titled, “Analysis and […]

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Other Recent LCSR News

October 27, 2015

Nassir Navab was awarded the 10- Year Lasting Impact Award at the 14th IEEE International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality (ISMAR 2015) held in October in Fukuoka, Japan. His valuable contributions to the field of Medical Augmented Reality led to this award. Nassir Navab directs the Computer Aided Medical Procedures laboratory in LCSR and […]

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Muyinatu Bell Receives Pathway to Independence Award

October 27, 2015

Minimally invasive endonasal transsphenoidal surgery involves grinding away sphenoidal bone in the nasal cavity to reach the pituitary tumors. The procedure carries serious risk of injury to the carotid arteries. Muyinatu Bell, a postdoctoral fellow in the LCSR, recently received the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)’s prestigious Pathway to Independence Award to […]

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CAPE System Recognized as a 2015 TechConnect Innovation Awardee

October 27, 2015

Mehran Armand was Co-PI of the team that developed the CAPE System: “Computer-Assisted Craniomaxillofacial Surgery” which was recently recognized as a 2015 TechConnect Innovation Awardee. The technology is a novel computer-assisted surgical planning and intra-operative navigation system for use in craniofacial surgery and face-jaw-teeth transplantation. This system offers many advantages, including real-time cephalometric analysis and […]

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Peter Kazanzides and Russell Taylor present at FDA Public Workshop

October 27, 2015

Russell Taylor, the John C. Malone Professor in the Department of Computer Science, and Peter Kazanzides, a research professor in that department, made presentations at the Robotically-Assisted Surgical Devices (RASD) Workshop hosted by the Food and Drug Administration in July 2015. Taylor spoke about the “Essential Performance Characteristics of RASD,” and Kazanzides discussed the issues […]

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Research Experience for Undergraduates in Computational Sensing and Medical Robotics Program 2015

October 27, 2015

The Computational Sensing and Medical Robotics Research Experience for Undergraduates program was held from late May through the end of July this year. Eleven students participated in the program and worked on challenging research projects. In addition to working closely with faculty mentors and graduate student mentors on their research, the students also learned about […]

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Russell Taylor receives EMBS Technical Achievement Award

October 14, 2015

Russell Taylor, director of the LCSR and John C. Malone Professor in the Department of Computer Science, received the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society’s Technical Field Award for his contributions and leadership in the field of medical robotics from the organization’s 37th Annual International Conference on August 26 in Milano, Italy. Taylor earned […]

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Nassir Navab of CS wins “10-Year Lasting Impact Award” at ISMAR

October 8, 2015

Nassir Navab, a professor in the Department of Computer Science, has won the “10 Years Lasting Impact Award” at the International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality. He was honored for overall contributions to augmented reality, with a particular focus on medical augmented reality.   Get the story.

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