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October 12th, 2017

New Abdom Radiol publication – Hanson et al

By Kris Nunez knunez

From the Abdominal Radiology: Low kV versus dual-energy virtual monoenergetic CT imaging for proven liver lesions: what are the advantages and trade-offs in conspicuity and image quality? A pilot study Read more here.

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October 10th, 2017

New JMI publication – Favazza et al

By Kris Nunez knunez

From the Journal of Medical Imaging: Use of a channelized Hotelling observer to assess CT image quality and optimize dose reduction for iteratively reconstructed images. Read more here.

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October 3rd, 2017

Photon-counting work highlighted

By Kris Nunez knunez

Work done by Dr. Shuai Leng is highlighted in a recent article on medical physics web.  The article focuses on a recent paper by Dr. Leng published in Physics in Medicine and Biology, in which photon-counting CT is shown to demonstrate characteristics equivalent to or even better than energy-integrating detector systems. Read more here.

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September 29th, 2017

Welcome, Irene!

By Kris Nunez knunez

The CT CIC welcomes Irene Duba, who comes to us from the University of Lewis & Clark in Portland, OR.  Irene is doing an internship with Siemens Healthineers under the direction of the Mayo Siemens Liaison, Ahmed Halaweish.

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September 5th, 2017

New JMI Publication – Li et al

By Kris Nunez knunez

From the Journal of Medical Imaging: Estimation of signal and noise for a whole-body research photon counting CT system. Read more here.

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August 30th, 2017

New Phys Med Biol publication – Leng et al.

By Kris Nunez knunez

From Phys Med Biol: Spectral performance of a whole-body research photon counting detector CT: Quantitative accuracy in derived image sets Read more here.

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August 22nd, 2017

Editor’s Choice selection – Med Phys

By Kris Nunez knunez

Yu, L et al. Correlation between a 2D Channelized Hotelling Observer and Human Observers in a Low-contrast Detection Task with Multi-slice Reading in CT. Congratulations Dr. Yu!

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August 3rd, 2017

Welcome to Drs. Missert and Shanblatt

By Kris Nunez knunez

The CIC welcomes two new research fellows to our group, Andrew Missert, PhD and Elisabeth Shanblatt, PhD.  Both come to Mayo Clinic from the University of Colorado Boulder.

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July 26th, 2017

NIH grant award

By Kris Nunez knunez

Congratulations to Dr. Lifeng Yu!  His NIH R21 submission, entitled “Multi-Energy CT with Energy-Integrating Detector” was recently awarded for a two-year term.

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July 12th, 2017

Welcome!

By Kris Nunez knunez

We welcome two new people to our lab: Shengzhen Tao, PhD, and David J. Bartlett, MD.  Both will be completing research time with our group before moving on to residencies.

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