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Gabor Fichtinger is the inaugural recipient of the Principal's Student Inquiry Teaching Award

Our lab director, Gabor Fichtinger, received the Principal's Student Inquiry Teaching Award. This award is offered to one professor at Queen's University each year, recognizing innovative instructional design which enables active student engagement in learning. This award is yet another recognition of the world class academic and research work conducted in our lab.

Surgery / PerkLab joint project on CKWS TV News

The subtitle says everything: "It’s a ground-breaking surgical technique that could revolutionize the way breast cancer patients undergo surgery." Congrats to our team, especially to Tamas Ungi, MD, PhD and Gabrielle Gauvin, MD, who are spearheading this fantastic work and they are also starring in the video. 

http://www.ckwstv.com/2015/11/27/ckws-tv-news-kingston-doctors-advance-breast-cancer-surgery

 

Vinyas Harish receives Best Poster Presentation Award at the Canadian Undergraduate Conference on Healthcare

The 11th annual Canadian Undergraduate Conference on Healthcare took place this Sunday with brilliant Perk Lab students on the big stage. 

Vinyas Harish, 3rd year Biomedical Computing undergrad, received the Best Poster Presentation Award for his project “Monitoring Electromagnetic Tracking Error in Computer Navigated Breast Cancer Surgery.”

Christina Yan, 2nd year Biomedical Computing undergrad, gave an invited podium presentation on "Comparison of portable and conventional ultrasound imaging in spinal curvature measurement".

Two new masters in the Perk Lab

Earlier today, Nisrin Abou-Seido defended her MSc thesis in Computing on "Data management workflow and architecture for simulation-based medical training" and  Kaci Carter defended her MSc thesis in ECE on "Development of Electronic Instrumentation of Computer-Assisted Surgery". Congrats to both!

 

Tamas Ungi received a Best Paper Award from the International Society for Computer Aided Surgery

Tamas Ungi received a Best Paper Award from the International Society for Computer Aided Surgery for his paper:

Ungi T., Gauvin G., Yeo C.T., Engel C.J., Rudan J., Fichtinger G., Real Time Navigation In Breast Tumor Surgery, presented at the Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery, 29th International Congress, Jun 24-27, Barcelona, Spain, 2015, and published in the International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery, volume 10, Suppl. 1, pp. 59-60, 2015.

Amélie Meyer receives Région Alsace Award for Outstanding Graduate Internship Research

Please join me in congratulating Amélie Meyer on receiving the Région Alsace Award for outstanding graduate internship research. As many of you may remember, she came to the Perk Lab for a master's internship in 2014 from the Telecom Physique Strasbourg, France. Amélie produced superb research work and added a major module to our open source platform. Her work was summed up in a paper at SPIE Medical Imaging 2015: 

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