• Vanderbilt University

    Engineering doctoral student is Vanderbilt’s first recipient of Rabi Young Investigator Award

    Abitha Srinivas’ work to improve image quality in portable MRI systems with minimal passive shielding could reduce the reliance on shielded rooms and allow for truly portable and more accessible MRI. Vanderbilt engineering graduate student Sai Abitha Srinivas received the I.I. Rabi Young Investigator Award at the 2022 meeting of… Read More

    Jun. 3, 2022

  • Vanderbilt University

    Gore tapped for prestigious lecture named for MRI co-inventor Lauterbur

    The relatively brief history of medical MRI is riddled with failed predictions, according to University Professor John Gore, founding director of the Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science. Bold statements about the optimal magnetic field and the limits of magnet strength were way off. In 1982 one researcher concluded… Read More

    Jun. 1, 2021

  • Vanderbilt University

    Researchers create technique that corrects distortions in MRI images

    Perfecting MRI images with deep learning, Vanderbilt and VUMC researchers have created a technique that corrects image distortions, which provides more accurate information for researchers, radiologists and neuroscientists to better interpret brain scans. The work by Bennett Landman, professor of electrical engineering and computer science and radiology and radiological sciences,… Read More

    Nov. 11, 2020

  • Vanderbilt University

    Grissom awarded $1.4 million NIH grant to develop smaller, quieter MRI system

    Vanderbilt engineers have received a $1.4 million NIH grant to work toward a compact, silent, less expensive and potentially portable MRI device. The team, led by William Grissom, associate professor of biomedical engineering, will develop new hardware, including low-field radio frequency transmission coils and amplifiers, and software that will together… Read More

    Sep. 1, 2020

  • Vanderbilt University

    Does named Fellow of International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 

    Mark Does, professor of biomedical engineering has been selected as a Fellow of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. His research program focuses on developing and applying MRI methods to quantitatively characterize various properties and/or compositions of tissue. It includes developing models of nuclear magnetic resonance relaxation and… Read More

    Aug. 11, 2020

  • Vanderbilt University

    MASI Lab and EnvoyAI to develop abdominal segmentation algorithms

    The MASI lab is collaborating on the development of deep learning algorithms for abdomen segmentation that leverage artificial intelligence to better understand and diagnose disease. The MASI lab, affiliated with the Vanderbilt Institute for Surgery and Engineering, is working with a team from EnvoyAI, which aims to simplify access to… Read More

    Jan. 10, 2018

  • Vanderbilt University

    VISE symposium gives first look at medical technology, recap of tech unveiled this year

    A symposium out of Vanderbilt University’s newest institute will provide participants a first look at medical technology coming out of our labs and a recap of tech unveiled at conferences around the world this year. The research to be presented at the Dec. 16 Vanderbilt Institute in Surgery and Engineering… Read More

    Nov. 16, 2015

  • Vanderbilt University

    New device will allow brain surgery through cheek, helping people with epilepsy

    Ph.D. candidate David Comber, left, and Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering Eric Barth For those most severely affected, treating epilepsy can mean drilling into the skull – invasive, dangerous and with a long recovery period. But a team based at Vanderbilt University School of Engineering wondered: What… Read More

    Oct. 1, 2014

  • Will Grissom

    Will Grissom makes problem-solving nerds look cool

    Will Grissom is an assistant professor in biomedical engineering, radiology, and electrical engineering. This video was produced by Vanderbilt Center for Technology Transfer and Commercialization. “I live for the problems we get to solve,” says Will Grissom, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, radiology and electrical engineering. The problems Grissom… Read More

    Sep. 25, 2014

  • Vanderbilt University

    Landman takes Outstanding Teacher Award for ISMRM talk

    Of all the professors who spoke during a recent International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine course, the crowd appreciated Vanderbilt Engineering’s Bennett Landman the most. Bennett Landman Landman, assistant professor of electrical engineering, learned this week that he won… Read More

    Sep. 16, 2014