ImNO2022 Award winners


Oral Session 1: Cancer Imaging - Therapy Response

Jaryd Christie, Western University

Predicting Recurrence Risk in Lung Cancer Using Multi-Modal Radiomics and Random Survival Forest

Oral Session 2: Neuro imaging

William Kim, Sunnybrook Research Institute

Physiological and Functional Brain Changes in Adults Recovering from COVID-19

Oral Session 3: MR imaging I

Miriam Hewlett, Western University

Real-Time Rigid Motion Detection for Brain MRI Using Spherical Navigators

Oral Session 4: Device, Hardware, System Development

Sydney Wilson, Western University

Design of a Radio-Ultrasound-Guided System for Breast Cancer Surgery

Oral Session 5: Machine Learning

Miriam Naim Ibrahim, University of Guelph

Automated Fatty Liver Disease Detection in Point-of-Care Ultrasound B-Mode Images

Oral Session 6: Cellular and Molecular

John Kelly, Robarts Research Institute

CRISPR Editing of Chimeric Antigen Receptor T (CAR-T) Cells Expressing Human-Derived MRI and PET Reporter Genes

Oral Session 7: Cancer Imaging

William Zabel, University Health Network

Quantification of the Tumor Microvascular Response to Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy Using Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography and Dynamic Contrast Enhanced MRI

Oral Session 8: Cardiac/Vascular Imaging

Peter Lin, University of Toronto

Imaging and Electrophysiological Biomarkers in a Novel Preclinical Pig Model of Doxorubicin-Induced Cardiotoxicity

Oral Session 9: Imaging for Musculoskeletal Analysis

Carla Du Toit, Robarts Research Institute

3D Ultrasound to Characterize Synovial Volume in First Carpometacarpal Osteoarthritis Patients

Oral Session 10: MR imaging II

Naila Rahman, Western University

Advanced Diffusion MRI Metrics Reveal Acute Sensitivity to Mild Traumatic Brain Injury in a Mouse Model

Oral Session 11: Lung Imaging

Ashutosh Thakar, McMaster University

Abnormal 129Xe Ventilation MRI and Inhaled Corticosteroid Deposition in Severe Asthma

Oral Session 12: Image-Guided Intervention and Surgery

Suzanne Wong, The Hospital for Sick Children

Impact of Real-Time Magnetic Resonance Thermometry Motion Compensation on Focused Ultrasound Controlled Hyperthermia in a Small Animal Model




Pitch Session 1: Machine Learning I

Andrea Perera-Ortega, Queen's University

Unsupervised Learning for Classification of Prostate Cancer Severity

Pitch Session 2: Neuro imaging I

Natalie Li, Western University

Investigating the Effect of Tissue Heterogeneity on NIRS Monitoring of Cerebral Oxidative Metabolism

Pitch Session 3: MR imaging

Shahnaz Taleb, Western University

Quantitative Susceptibility Mapping of Brain Regions to Assess Metal Deposition Following Total Hip Arthroplasty and Hip Resurfacing Arthroplasty

Pitch Session 4: Hardware, Software, and System Development

Claire Park, Robarts Research Institute

Feasibility of a Spatially Tracked Three-Dimensional Ultrasound (3DUS) System for Point-of-Care Whole-Breast Imaging

Pitch Session 5: Machine Learning II

Tricia Chinnery, Western University

A CT-Based Radiomics Model for Predicting Feeding Tube Insertion in Oropharyngeal Cancer

Pitch Session 6: Cardiac & Cellular and Molecular

Kyle Van Beek, Robarts Research Institute

VivoTrax+TM Improves the Sensitivity and Detection of Cancer Cells with Magnetic Particle Imaging

Pitch Session 7: Cancer Imaging

Catherine Wu, Queen's University

Visualization of the Zonal Anatomy for Transrectal Ultrasound Guided Prostate Biopsy

Pitch Session 8: Ultrasound and Optical Imaging

Nicole Kitner, Queen's University

Automated Catheter Segmentation in 3D Ultrasound Images from High-Dose-Rate Prostate Brachytherapy

Pitch Session 9: Imaging for Musculoskeletal Analysis

Nathan Orlando, Robarts Research Institute

A Deep Learning Algorithm for Automatic Cartilage Segmentation in Knee 3D Ultrasound Images

Pitch Session 10: Neuro imaging II

Dana Broberg, Western University

Neural Correlates of Connected Speech in Cerebrovascular Disease

Pitch Session 11: Lung Imaging

Fateen Basharat, Ryerson University

Optimization of Tube Voltage for Xenon-Enhanced Dual-Energy Radiography for Imaging Lung Function

Pitch Session 12: Image-Guided Intervention and Surgery

Tiana Trumpour, Robarts Research Institute

Toward Automated Three-Dimensional Ultrasound Image Guidance of Gynecological Brachytherapy Treatments




First Place

Jessica Rodgers, Leah Groves and Fatou Bintou

How does sound travel?

Second Place

Farah Kamar and Connor Haber

What is an x-ray? How do we see broken bones?

Audience Favourite

Hareem Nisar and Joeana Cambranis

Why do we see colours?