The Quantitative Imaging Laboratory (QIL) at the Case Western Reserve University and University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center in collaboration with Philips Healthcare and Jiangnan University were awarded a $3M dollar and 4-year Academic to Industry Grant (1R01CA196687-01). The scope of the project is develop quantitative methods for attenuation correction for commercial PET/MRI systems to be used in multi-center clinical trials.
We work at the leading edge of acquisition and analysis and have collaborative patents and publications with local and international collaborators
Acquisition: Melanie Traughber PhD (Philips, Cleveland) is the industry lead and we are collaborating with Philips Corporate Research (Hamburg, Germany).
Analysis: Pengjiang "William" Qian PhD of Jiangnan University (WuXi, China), an expert in machine learning, came to Cleveland for a one-year visiting professorship. He taught Kuan-Hao "Dylan" Su PhD and Ray machine learning methods. William and his group continues to work with us at the cutting edge of analysis.