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Laura Bartha, MSc !!!

We have a new master's student in the Perk Lab: earlier today Laura Bartha has defended her thesis on "Surface Mesh-Based Ultrasound Simulator For Spinal Interventions". Upon submitting the final copy of the thesis, Laura will take a few weeks of rest and then start an exciting new job on image-guided neurosurgery navigation system development with a company in Toronto. Well done and good luck, Laura!




New doctor from the Perk Lab: Reza Seifabadi, PhD

There is a new doctor from the Perk Lab: Reza Seifabadi, PhD. Reza defended his PhD, with flying colors, on "Teleoperated MRI‐guided prostate needle placement". Reza will soon join the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation at the Children’s National Hospital in Washington, DC, as the incumbent of the prestigious 2013-2014 Joseph E. Robert, Jr. Fellowship in Pediatric Surgical Innovation. Good luck, Reza!

Manjunath Anand receives Hamlyn Symposium 2013 Student Travel Award

Manju has received Hamlyn Symposium 2013 Student Travel Award.

Manju will present his paper on "Workspace Analysis and Calibration Method for Mobile Image Overlay System used for Image-Guided Interventions" at the at the 6th Hamlyn Symposium on Medical Robotics will be held on Sunday, 23rd and Monday, 24th of June 2013 at the Royal Academy of Engineering, in London, UK. 

Motorcycle Ride for Dad grant funding for electromagnetic catheter tracking in prostate brachytherapy

The Prostate Cancer Fight Foundation "Motorcycle Ride For Dad" awarded funding for the project Electromagnetic catheter tracking in transrectal ultrasound-guided high dose rate brachytherapy of prostate cancer. These funds were raised by the volunteers of the Kingston-Quinte chapter of the Motorcycle Ride For Dad.

Manjunath Anand wins Best Poster Award at Queen's Graduate Computing Society Conference

Manjunath Anand received the Best Poster Award at Queen's Graduate Computing Society Conference held in earlier this week. This achievement is all the more remarkable, as Manju is a mechanical engineering master's student. His research pertains to augmented reality surgical guidance with see-through image overlay technology.  On to the next one, Manju!