Category Archives: MEDICAL IMAGING

National Workshop on Virtual Instrumentation at Osmania University

Department of Biomedical Engineering, University College of Engineering(A), Osmania University is organising a national workshop on virtual instrumentation.


Date of event: October 9-11,2013

Last Date for Registration: October 5, 2013

Virtual instrumentation is the use of customizable software and modular measurement hardware to design, test, measure and automate instruments virtually.

LabVIEW is a system design software with comprehensive tools needed to build any measurement or control application in dramatically less time and considered to be an ideal development environment for innovation, discovery, and accelerated results.

RA and PhD Openings at University College London

Research Associate in Medical Image Analysis
Closing date 21 Sep 2013
Details on  ref 1359047

PhD studentship on image reconstruction algorithms for improved quantification in PET/CT
Closing date 10 Nov 2013
Eligibility details at




Enhanced Cancer Diagnosis – PET and MRI merged

The blend of two different technologies PET and MRI has brought remarkable results in cancer diagnosis. The PET/MRI scan fuses anatomic images from the MRI and functional information from the PET scan to create a high-resolution diagnostic tool. Researchers at University Hospitals Case Medical Center (Cleveland, OH, USA), in collaboration with researchers from Philips Healthcare (Eindhoven,The Netherlands) examined 145 cancer patients with a double-scanning protocol of Positron Emission Tomography (PET)/ Computerized tomography (CT) followed by a PET/ Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) performed on the Philips Ingenuity TF PET/MRI system, which brings together the complementary capabilities of both to better visualize both functional and anatomical information, and to superimpose this information in a combined digital image. The relative strengths and weaknesses of the two modalities are complementary, which makes each of them compensate the limitations of the other.
This would be a new hybrid imaging modality which evolves as a synergy to better understand both the anatomical and functional details. The technology fuses the images to more precisely pinpoint cancer locations and improve the accuracy of disease staging.

Lecture notes on Engineering Principles of Radiation Imaging

50pman medical imaging

50pman medical imaging (Photo credit: Wikipedia)


About the Lectures


The effect of radiation transport and quantum noise on image quality is explored in the context of both conventional and newly developed systems. Radiation sources for imaging, mathematical descriptions of image quality, and the performance of humans as visual observers are covered. Specific systems considered include phosphor screen and direct digital radiography systems, Anger camera systems, x-ray computed tomography (CT) systems, and Positron Emission Tomography (PET) systems. Particular emphasis is given to the statistical processes important in radiographic and nuclear medicine imaging systems.


IEEE Workshop on Biomedical Engineering and Medical informatics, jaipur

Workshop on Biomedical Engineering and Medical Informatics ” at LNMIIT, Jaipur on 13th and 14th April 2013 and cordially invite you to be a part of the same.

The workshop shall focus on topics like Bio-devices and Medical Instrumentation , Health Informatics, Bioinformatics Models, Methods and Algorithms and Bio-inspired Systems and Signal Processing.
The committee is also  organizing a contest on Bio-medical Imaging, which aims at finding efficient and faster algorithms to segment the cells in Breast Cancer Images. 
Timeline for the Contest
     11th March,2013 Launch of Contest
     8th April, 2013 Last Date for Registration of Applicant
    10th April, 2013


Result Submission (Segmentation Results)

International Symposium on Medical Electronics in Bangalore

Department of Medical Electronics, B M S College of Engineering, Bangalore, India is organizing two days “INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON MEDICAL ELECTRONICS 2013” ISME’13 on  30th & 31st  JANUARY 2013  for the benefits of Faculty members, Research Scholars, PG and UG Students in Engineering Colleges /research institute to share and learn the innovative techniques to enrich their knowledge. The major resource person is from Japan and will deal with Hand-on sessions as well.

Please note that the Symposium is limited for  few participants on first come first serve basis. So hurry up and register.