News & Updates

Stay up to date with recent news and accomplishments by INVent lab members.

2021

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.

2020

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 

May 2016 - INVent Lab received DOD/CDMRP funding to develop image analytic tools for rectal cancers; was featured in Eurekalert, Medical Express, and The Daily.