StStay up to date with recent news and accomplishments by INVent lab members.
Dec 2023 - Michael Kong, Brennan Flannery, Mohsen Hariri, and Leo Bao had their abstracts accepted at AACR 2024
Dec 2023 - INVent Lab co-authored manuscript accepted at Academic Radiology
Nov 2023 - INVent Lab co-authored manuscript accepted at npj Regenerative Medicine
Nov 2023 - Michael Kong/Thomas DeSilvio (oral) and Brennan Flannery (poster) had their submissions accepted at SPIE Medical Imaging 2024
Oct 2023 - New patent US17/481,625 issued to INVent Lab on structural rectal atlas deformation features for characterizing intra-wall and peri-wall chemoradiation response on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
Oct 2023 - Dr. Viswanath selected as participant for 9th National Academies Arab-American Frontiers Conference
Oct 2023 - INVent co-authored paper accepted for publication at Investigative Radiology
Aug 2023 - Charlems Alvarez-Jiminez successfully defended her PhD dissertation entitled "Pathologically driven radiomic markers for advanced characterization of disease phenotype and response on radiographic imaging"
Aug 2023 - Brennan Flannery selected for Coulter Translational Fellowship
Aug 2023 - Dr. Viswanath selected for Fulbright Specialist Award at Multimedia University and AI4DP consortium in Malaysia
Jul 2023 - Hoa Le successfully defended her MS thesis entitled "Computerized pathomic and deep learning characterization of residual tumor after chemoradiation on digitized pathology specimens in rectal cancers"
Jul 2023 - Dr. Viswanath promoted to Associate Professor, with tenure
Jun 2023 - Dr. Viswanath selected for SIIM Imaging Informatics Innovator Award
Jun 2023 - INVent Lab co-authored abstracts accepted at Society of Pediatric Urology Fall Congress Meeting, Digestive Disease Week, ECCO, and Crohn’s & Colitis Congress
May 2023 - INVent Lab paper in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases selected as Editor's Choice and featured on the front page of the journal
May 2023 - Ashley Sah and Mahi Tomar selected for CWRU Cancer-focused Summer Undergraduate Research (CanSUR) Program
May 2023 - INVent Lab collaborative project received funding from NSF for building an Interdisciplinary Research Support Community for Artificial Intelligence and Data Sciences
Apr 2023 - INVent Lab collaborative project received funding from NHLBI on cardiovascular disease featured in The Daily, WKYC, NewsWise, Crains Cleveland, Healthcare Innovation, Cardiovascular News, Mirage News
Apr 2023 - INVent lab members win multiple departmental awards including Prathyush Chirra (Outstanding BME Student in Big Data Analytics and Health Informatics), Hoa Le (Outstanding Master's Work), Thomas DeSilbio (Excellence in Mentorship), and Brennan Flannery (Excellence in Departmental Service)
Apr 2023 - Kaajal Krishnan wins 4 awards at NEOSEF
Mar 2023 - Prathyush Chirra successfully defended his PhD dissertation entitled "Developing Generalizable Radiomics Features for Risk Stratification and Pathologic Phenotyping in Crohn's Disease via Imaging"
Mar 2023 - Thomas DeSilvio had his paper accepted at Frontiers in Medicine
Feb 2023 - Thomas DeSilvio and Kaustav Bera awarded VeloSano Trainee Team Dream Experiment pilot funding.
Dec 2022 - INVent Lab co-authored paper accepted at Journal of Pediatric Urology
Nov 2022 - Hoa Le had her abstract accepted as poster presentation at ASCRS 2023
Nov 2022 - INVent Lab co-authored paper accepted in United European Gastroenterology Journal
Nov 2022 - Thomas DeSilvio/Dhruv Seth and Brennan Flannery had their papers accepted as oral presentations at SPIE 2023
Oct 2022 - Ashley Sah selected for Veale Snyder Fellows Program
Sept 2022 - INVent Lab received funding from Case-Coulter Translational Research Partnership and Ohio Third Frontier Technology Validation & Start-up Fund
Sept 2022 - Sneha Singh selected for Coulter Translational Fellowship
Sept 2022 - Prathyush Chirra had his paper accepted at Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
Sept 2022 - Prathyush Chirra and Amir Sadri selected for AIM-AHEAD DSTC Training Practicum e-Program (PRIME) Award
Aug 2022 - Dr. Viswanath selected as a Notable Immigrant Leader by Crain's Cleveland Business
Aug 2022 - Dr. Viswanath elected to Senior Member at SPIE
Jul 2022 - Amir Sadri (2 posters) and Sneha Singh (1 poster) had their abstracts accepted at the RSNA Annual Meeting
Jun 2022 - Amir Sadri (with co-authors Thomas DeSilvio, Sneha Singh, and Prathyush Chirra) had their paper accepted at MICCAI 2022
May 2022 - INVent Lab editorial published in Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Apr 2022 - Dr. Viswanath elected to Senior Member at IEEE
Apr 2022 - INVent Lab co-authored paper accepted in Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI
Apr 2022 - Prathyush Chirra wins 2022 Graduate Student Appreciation Award
Apr 2022 - Ziwei Liu wins CWRU BME Outstanding Master's Work
Apr 2022 - Sneha Singh has her abstract accepted for poster presentation at ASCO
Feb 2022 - Amir Sadri (with co-authors Thomas DeSilvio and Prathyush Chirra) wins Computer-Aided Diagnosis Best Paper Award at SPIE Medical Imaging 2023
Feb 2022 - Dr. Viswanath elected to Senior Member of National Academy of Inventors
Jan 2022 - Prathyush Chirra received NIH F31 funding for his PhD research
Jan 2022 - Jacob Antunes had his paper accepted at IEEE Journal of Biomedical Health Informatics
Nov 2021 - Ziwei Liu successfully defended Master's thesis entitled "Radiomics characterization of perirectal fat and rectal wall on MRI after chemoradiation to accurately evaluate pathologic response and outcomes in rectal cancer.”
Nov 2021 - Kaajal Krishnan and Dhruv Seth accepted into National Honor Society
Oct 2021 - Amir Sadri/Thomas DeSilvio (oral) and Avani Muchhala/Prathyush Chirra (poster) had their papers accepted at SPIE Medical Imaging 2022
Sep 2021 - INVent Lab received Idea Award funding through the DOD/CDMRP for developing a "Radiomics-Based Companion Diagnostic for Predicting and Assessing Response to Chemoradiation in Rectal Cancers"
Aug 2021 - INVent Lab co-authored educational exhibit accepted at RSNA 2021
Aug 2021 - INVend Lab co-authored paper accepted at Medical Physics
Jul 2021 - INVent Lab co-authored abstract accepted to ACG Annual Meeting 2021, wins Presidential Poster award (top 5% of all abstracts at conference)
Jun 2021 - Pavithran Giriprakash successfully defended his Master's thesis entitled "Systemic Identification of Radiomic Features Resilient to Batch Effects and Acquisition Variations for Diagnosis of Active Crohn’s Disease on CT Enterography"
Jun 2021 - Amir Sadri had his paper accepted to MICCAI 2021 (early accept, top 13% of all papers in conference)
May 2021 - Jacob Antunes wins CWRU BME Outstanding Graduate Career Award for 2020-21. Prathyush Chirra won CWRU BME Excellence in Mentorship Award as well as CWRU BME Excellence in Graduate Teaching Award for 2020-21.
Apr 2021 - Juan Garcia and Katelin Amann win Case Alumni Association Award & Fellowship.
Apr 2021 - Sophia Hall receives SOURCE CAA 2021 funding for her summer research project
April 2021 - Juan Garcia accepted into both CWRU Cancer-focused Summer Undergraduate Research (CanSUR) Program and Cleveland VA APT Internship Program
March 2021 - Prathyush Chirra had his paper accepted in Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging
March 2021 - Kaajal Krishnan and Praveen Kumar win multiple awards at the North-East Ohio Science and Engineering Fair (NEOSEF)
Feb. 2021 - RadxTools wins best tech demo award at SPIE Medical Imaging 2021.
Dec. 2020 - Zhoumengdi Wang successfully completed her MS project (with presentation) entitled "Spatial graph-based features to characterize organization of image heterogeneity on MRI: association with tumor response in rectal cancers"
Dec. 2020 - Charlems Alvarez-Jiminez had her paper accepted for publication in Cancers
Nov. 2020 - INVent Lab funded through University Hospitals Research and Education Institutes Pilot Award
Nov. 2020 - Amir Sadri had his paper accepted in Medical Physics
Oct. 2020 - Jacob Antunes wins Outstanding Reviewer award at MICCAI 2020
Oct 2020 - INVent and BrIC Lab jointly organized a tutorial on treatment response assessment in oncology at MICCAI 2020
Sept. 2020 - INVent Lab co-authored paper accepted in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
Sep 2020 - Dr. Viswanath named one of Crain's Cleveland 40 under 40 for 2020.
Sept. 2020 - Jacob Antunes successfully defended his PhD dissertation entitled "Physiologically-Inspired Radiomics of the Rectal Environment For Predicting And Evaluating Response To Chemoradiation In Rectal Cancers"
Jun 2020 - INVent and BrIC Lab jointly received funding through the NCI ITCR program for their U01 "RadxTools for assessing tumor treatment response on imaging". Featured on EurekAlert, WCPN IdeaStream, News Medical, Mirage News, and The Daily
June 2020 - Marco Rivero funded for summer research through the Case Medical Student Summer Research Program and the Dean's Summer Research Fellowship
June 2020 - Hoa Le, Katelin Amann, and Avani Muchchala receive SOURCE CAA 2020 funding for their summer research projects
May 2020 - Thomas DeSilvio accepted into both Stanford Canary Cancer Research Education Summer Training (CREST) Program and CWRU Cancer-focused Summer Undergraduate Research (CanSUR) Program
May 2020 - Charlems Alvarez-Jiminez and Jacob Antunes had their paper accepted for publication in Cancers
April 2020 - A pre-print of our paper describing MRQy to evaluate datasets from TCIA is up on ArXiv
April 2020 - INVent Lab received funding through the i-Corps@Ohio program to evaluate their technology in Crohn's Disease, EnteroQuant
Feb. 2020 - Jacob Antunes received travel funding through the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center for his presentations at SPIE Medical Imaging 2020.
Feb 2020 - Prathyush Chirra had his abstract accepted as a poster at Digestive Disease Week 2020.
Feb. 2020 - Jacob Antunes had his paper accepted for publication in Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Feb. 2020 - MRQy wins best tech demo award at SPIE Medical Imaging 2020 as well as being invited for a special talk at the conference
Dec. 2019 - Amir Sadri had his paper accepted in IEEE Signal Processing Letters
Oct. 2019 - Amrish Selvam/Jacob Antunes (oral) and Siddhartha Nanda (poster) had their submissions accepted at SPIE Medical Imaging 2020
Oct. 2019 - Jacob Antunes received MICCAI travel funding as well as the CCCC travel award
July 2019 - Charlems Alvarez-Jiminez/Jacob Antunes (oral) and Prathyush Chirra (poster) had their submissions accepted at RSNA 2019
June 2019 - Jacob Antunes and Zhouping Wei had their paper accepted as a poster presentation at MICCAI 2019
April 2019 - Amrish Selvam awarded Srinivasa Vasu P. Gutti Chairman’s Award for 2018-19 and accepted into the CWRU CanSUR Program
April 2019 - Jacob Antunes awarded NCI F31 funding for his PhD research
March 2019 - Charlems Alvarez-Jiminez had her paper accepted as a poster in IEEE EMBC 2019
Feb. 2019 - Prathyush Chirra had his paper accepted for publication in Journal of Medical Imaging
Feb. 2019 - Prathyush Chirra (oral) and Amrish Selvam/Jacob Antunes (poster) had their submissions accepted at ISMRM 2019
Jan. 2019 - Jacob Antunes (oral) and Zhouping Wei (poster) had their submissions accepted at ASCRS 2019
Jan. 2019 - INVent Lab had a paper accepted in BMC Medical Imaging
Dec. 2018 - Nitya Talasila wins 1st place in the Engineering track for her poster at CWRU SOURCE Intersections 2018
Oct. 2018 - SPIE submissions by Siddhartha Nanda, Thomas DeSilvio, and Michael Yim were accepted as poster presentations at SPIE Medical Imaging 2018
Aug. 2018 - Prathyush Chirra awarded NIBIB T32EB007509 Interdisciplinary Biomedical Imaging Training Program Fellowship, starting his PhD in Fall 2018
June 2018 - Prathyush Chirra successfully defended his MS thesis entitled "Empirical Evaluation of Cross-Site Reproducibility and Discriminability of Radiomic Features for Characterizing Tumor Appearance on Prostate MRI"
May 2018 - Nitya Talasila received SOURCE CAA 2018 Summer Research funding
May 2018 - Iulia Barbur received the Cristina A. Carmado Award for 2017-18. Jacob Antunes received the CWRU BME Excellence in Graduate Teaching Assistantship for 2017-18.
April 2018 - Nitya Talasila won 1st place for her CWRU Society for Women Engineers presentation
March 2018 - Prathyush Chirra received the CWRU Graduate School Travel Award for presenting his talk at SPIE 2018
March 2018 - Amrish Selvam received the CWRU Junior Senior Scholarship Award for 2018-19
Feb. 2018 - Jacob Antunes had an abstract accepted as an oral presentation within the SSAT track at Digestive Disease Week 2018. An additional 2 co-author abstracts from INVent Lab were accepted as poster presentations
Jan. 2018 - Iulia Barbur received the CWRU SOURCE Travel Award for presenting her oral talk at SPIE Medical Imaging 2018
Jan. 2018 - Jacob Antunes awarded NIBIB T32EB007509 Interdisciplinary Biomedical Imaging Training Program Fellowship
Dec. 2017 - Amrish Selvam received CWRU SOURCE and BMES Travel funding for presenting his poster at BMES 2018
Oct. 2017 - SPIE submissions by Iulia Barbur and Prathyush Chirra were accepted as oral presentations at SPIE Medical Imaging 2018
Oct. 2017 - INVent Lab received the 2018 DDRCC Pilot/Feasibility Award Program for for developing EnteroQuant: Radiomic Analytics to predict Treatment Outcome for Crohn's Disease using MR Enterography
Sept. 2017 - Jacob Antunes received MICCAI Travel funding for presenting his poster at MICCAI 2017
Aug. 2017 - Amrish Selvam had his submission accepted as a poster presentation at BMES 2017
Aug. 2017 - Prathyush Chirra received Terry M. Speth Service Professional Memorial Scholarship for 2017-18.
June 2017 - Jacob Antunes had his paper accepted as a poster presentation at MICCAI 2017
May 2017 - Prathyush Chirra received Jose Ricardo Alcala Memorial Award, CWRU Biomedical Engineering and the Outstanding Senior Project Award for 2016-17
May 2017 - Iulia Barbur received CSE Outstanding Sophomore Award and CWRU Biomedical Engineering Scholarship Award for 2016-17
April 2017 - INVent Lab received funding through the i-Corps@Ohio program to evaluate their technology in rectal cancers, Computational Scalpel.
April 2017 - Iulia Barbur received SOURCE CAA 2017 Summer Research funding