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Please join us on April 24th for trainee research day at CRB 2 for Debarghya’s poster on “Deep Learning-based Automated Tumor Growth Estimation for Pre-clinical Pancreatic Cancer Research


Farewell, Hamed! It is hard to say goodbye to such a great colleague. Your hard work, dedication, and positive energy have left a lasting impact among us. We also celebrate the new adventures and opportunities that await you. May success and happiness accompany you wherever you go. Hamed will remain an associate member in our lab to continue research with us!

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Congratulations to Dr. Hamed Hooshangnejad and our team for publishing their work entitled: XIOSIS: an X-ray-based intra-operative image-guided platform for oncology smart material delivery in IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging.

Congratulations to Dr. Debarghya China and our team for their work entitled: “FLEX: FLexible transducer with EXternal tracking for ultrasound imaging with patient-specific geometry estimation” being selected by the Editorial Board as a featured article, in the IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering (TBME) April Issue, 2024.


Congratulations to Ziwei Feng and our team for publishing their work entitled: Enhancing Image-Guided Radiation Therapy for Pancreatic Cancer: Utilizing Aligned Peak Response Beamforming in Flexible Array Transducers in Cancers Journal

Congratulations to our collaborator Dr. Michele Moreau and our team for publishing their work entitled: Investigating the Use of a Liquid Immunogenic Fiducial Eluter Biomaterial in Cervical Cancer Treatment in Cancers Journal

Congratulations to Dr. Debarghya China and our team for their work being selected as Featured Articles in IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering (TBME).


Congratulations to Dr. Hamed Hooshangnejad and our team for their work being selected as Editor’s Choice, which is of particular interest to readers.


Congratulation to our team for featuring their work “Flexible array transducer for photoacoustic-guided interventions: phantom and ex vivo demonstrations” in the article “Photoacoustic Imaging Gets Flexible.

Photoacoustic imaging gets flexible


Congratulations to Dr. Hamed Hooshangnejad and our team for publishing his work entitled:

in Cancers Journal

Inter-Breath-Hold Geometric and Dosimetric Variations in Organs at Risk during Pancreatic Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy: Implications for Adaptive Radiation Therapy


Congratulations to Dr. Hamed Hooshangnejad and our team for publishing his work entitled:

DAART: a Deep Learning Platform for Deeply Accelerated Adaptive Radiation Therapy for Lung Cancer

in Frontier in Oncology Journal


Congratulations to Dr. Hamed Hooshangnejad and our team for publishing his work entitled:

deepPERFECT: Novel Deep Learning CT Synthesis Method for Expeditious Pancreatic Cancer Radiotherapy

in Cancers Journal


Congratulations to Hamed Hooshangnejad for graduating from Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering at Johns Hopkins University.


Please join us on May 10th for trainee research day at CRB 2 for Debarghya’s poster on “Flexible transducer with external tracking (FLEX) for ultrasound imaging with real-time patient-specific geometry estimation for image-guided radiotherapy”


Please join us on May 10th for trainee research day at CRB 2 for Hamed’s poster on “Implementation of Precision Medicine in Spacer-enabled Robust Pancreatic Cancer Radiation Therapy”


Please join us on May 4th for Dr. Kai Ding Grand Rounds Lecture (please send us an email for request the link to the video) on “DAART: Deeply Accelerated Adaptive Radiation Therapy for Lung Cancer”


Prof. Dr. Kai Ding and Dr. Hamed Hooshangnejad have been invited as editors of the Special Issue “Radiation Therapy for Pancreatic Cancer”.
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 July 2023.


Our work on “Implementation of Precision Medicine in Spacer-Enabled Robust Pancreatic Cancer Radiation Therapy” was among top ten research in AAPM 2023 Spring Clinical Meeting and has been nominated for Early career award.
https://aapm.confex.com/aapm/2023scm/meetingapp.cgi/Session/1028


Congradulations to Hamed Hooshangnejad for defending his Biomedical Engineering PhD thesis entitled:

Precision medicine for application of hydrogel spacer in image-guided radiation therapy


Congratulations to Hamed Hooshangnejad for publishing his work entitled:

Systematic study of the iodinated rectal hydrogel spacer material discrepancy on accuracy of proton dosimetry

in Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics


Congratulations to Hamed Hooshangnejad for publishing his work entitled:

Demonstrating the benefits of corrective intraoperative feedback in improving the quality of duodenal hydrogel spacer placement

in Medical Physics Journal


Congradulations to Hamed Hooshangnejad for his conferece preceding, entitled

Feasibility of planning-CT-free rapid workflow for stereotactic body radiotherapy: removing the need for planning CT by AI-driven, intelligent prediction of body deformation

at SPIE 2022


Congratulations to Hamed Hooshangnejad for publishing his work entitled:

Finite Element-Based Personalized Simulation of Duodenal Hydrogel Spacer: Spacer Location Dependent Duodenal Sparing and a Decision Support System for Spacer-Enabled Pancreatic Cancer Radiation Therapy

in Frontiers in Oncology


Hamed Hooshangnejad’s Poster at Urology 2022


Hamed Hooshangnejad’s Poster at SPIE 2022


Hamed Hooshangnejad’s Oral Presentation at AAPM 2022

Congratulations to Dong Han for publishing his work entitled:

A Beam-Specific Optimization Target Volume for Stereotactic Proton Pencil Beam Scanning Therapy for Locally Advanced Pancreatic Cancer

in Advances in Radiation Oncology


Congratulations to Hamed Hooshangnejad for publishing his work entitled:

FEMOSSA: Patient-specific finite element simulation of the prostate–rectum spacer placement, a predictive model for prostate cancer radiotherapy

in Medical Physics Journal


Congratulations to Ziwei Feng for publishing her work entitled:

The Feasibility of Haar Feature-Based Endoscopic Ultrasound Probe Tracking for Implanting Hydrogel Spacer in Radiation Therapy for Pancreatic Cancer

in Frontiers in Oncology


Hamed Hooshangnejad’s Oral Presentation at AAPM 2021


Hamed Hooshangnejad’s poster at AAPM 2020 Spring Clinical Meeting


Hamed Hooshangnejad winning the third place in deep learning coding challenge at AAPM 2019 summer school