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1 Macleod, Robert S.Sensitivity of epicardial electrical markers to acute ischemia detectionIntroduction: We hypothesize that electrocardiographic measurements from the intramyocardial space contain more sensitive markers of ischemia than those detectable on the epicardium. The goal of this study was to evaluate different electrical markers for their potential to detect the earliest phases...2014-01-01
2 Meyer, Miriah DawnDesign activity framework for visualization designAn important aspect in visualization design is the connection between what a designer does and the decisions the designer makes. Existing design process models, however, do not explicitly link back to models for visualization design decisions. We bridge this gap by introducing the design activity fr...2014-01-01
3 Gerig, GuidoModeling longitudinal MRI changes in populations using a localized, information-theoretic measure of contrastLongitudinal MR imaging during early brain development provides important information about growth patterns and the development of neurological disorders. We propose a new framework for studying brain growth patterns within and across populations based on MRI contrast changes, measured at each time ...2013-01-01
4 Gerig, GuidoSpatiotemporal modeling of distribution-valued data applied to DTI tract evolution in infant neurodevelopmentThis paper proposes a novel method that extends spatiotemporal growth modeling to distribution-valued data. The method relaxes assumptions on the underlying noise models by considering the data to be represented by the complete probability distributions rather than a representative, single-valued su...2013-01-01
5 Solomon, Douglas KipEvaluating the use of strontium isotopes in tree rings to record the isotopic signal of dust deposited on the Wasatch MountainsDust cycling from the Great Basin to the Rocky Mountains is an important component of ecological and hydrological processes. We investigated the use of strontium (Sr) concentrations and isotope ratios (87Sr/86Sr) in tree rings as a proxy for dust deposition. We report Sr concentrations and isotope r...2014-01-01
6 Gerig, GuidoAnalyzing imaging biomarkers for traumatic brain injury using 4D modeling of longitudinal MRIQuantitative imaging biomarkers are important for assessment of impact, recovery and treatment efficacy in patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI). To our knowledge, the identification of such biomarkers characterizing disease progress and recovery has been insufficiently explored in TBI due to d...2013-01-01
7 Gerig, GuidoBuilding spatiotemporal anatomical models using joint 4-D segmentation, registration, and subject-specific atlas estimationLongitudinal analysis of anatomical changes is a vital component in many personalized-medicine applications for predicting disease onset, determining growth/atrophy patterns, evaluating disease progression, and monitoring recovery. Estimating anatomical changes in longitudinal studies, especially th...2012-01-01
8 Gerig, GuidoLongitudinal growth modeling of discrete-time functions with application to DTI tract evolution in early neurodevelopmentWe present a new framework for spatiotemporal analysis of parameterized functions attributed by properties of 4D longitudinal image data. Our driving application is the measurement of temporal change in white matter diffusivity of fiber tracts. A smooth temporal modeling of change from a discrete-ti...2012-01-01
9 Gerig, GuidoA framework for longitudinal data analysis via shape regressionTraditional longitudinal analysis begins by extracting desired clinical measurements, such as volume or head circumference, from discrete imaging data. Typically, the continuous evolution of a scalar measurement is estimated by choosing a 1D regression model, such as kernel regression or fitting a p...2012-01-01
10 Rondina, Matthew ThomasEmerging evidence for platelets as immune and inflammatory effector cellsWhile traditionally recognized for their roles in hemostatic pathways, emerging evidence demonstrates that platelets have previously unrecognized, dynamic roles that span the immune continuum. These newly recognized platelet functions, including the secretion of immune mediators, interactions with e...2014-01-01
11 Gerig, GuidoPatient-tailored connectomics visualization for the assessment of white matter atrophy in traumatic brain injuryAvailable approaches to the investigation of traumatic brain injury (TBI) are frequently hampered, to some extent, by the unsatisfactory abilities of existing methodologies to efficiently define and represent affected structural connectivity and functional mechanisms underlying TI-related pathology....2012-01-01
12 Gerig, GuidoMeasures for validation of DTI tractographyThe evaluation of analysis methods for diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) remains challenging due to the lack of gold standards and validation frameworks. Significant work remains in developing metrics for comparing fiber bundles generated from streamline tractography. We propose a set of volumetric and...2012-01-01
13 Gerig, GuidoStatistical growth modeling of longitudinal DT-MRI for regional characterization of early brain developmentA population growth model that represents the growth trajectories of individual subjects is critical to study and understand neurodevelopment. This paper presents a framework for jointly estimating and modeling individual and population growth trajectories, and determining significant regional diffe...2012-01-01
14 Gerig, GuidoAnalysis of diffusion tensor imaging for subjects with Down SyndromeAuthors: Neda Sadeghi1, Clement Vachet1, Marcel Prastawa1, Julie Korenberg1, Guido Gerig1 Institutions: 1University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT Introduction: Down syndrome (DS) is the most common chromosome abnormality in humans. It is typically associated with delayed cognitive development and phys...2013-01-01
15 Gerig, GuidoA longitudinal structural MRI study of change in regional contrast in Autism Spectrum DisorderAuthors: Avantika Vardhan1, Joseph Piven2, Marcel Prastawa3, Guido Gerig3 Institutions: 1Scientific Computing and Imaging Institute, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, United States, 2Dept of Psychiatry, UNC School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC, 3University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT Introduction: ...2013-01-01
16 Gerig, GuidoEfficient probabilistic and geometric anatomical mapping using particle mesh approximation on GPUsDeformable image registration in the presence of considerable contrast differences and large size and shape changes presents significant research challenges. First, it requires a robust registration framework that does not depend on intensity measurements and can handle large nonlinear shape variati...2011-01-01
17 Gerig, GuidoBrain volumes in psychotic youth with schizophrenia and mood disordersBackground: We sought to test the hypothesis that deficits in grey matter volume are characteristic of psychotic youth with early-onset schizophrenia-spectrum disorders (EOSS) but not of psychotic youth with early-onset mood disorders (EOMD). Methods: We used magnetic resonance imaging to examine br...2010-01-01
18 Gerig, GuidoSynergy of image analysis for animal and human neuroimaging supports translational research on drug abuseThe use of structural magnetic resonance imaging (sMRI) and diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) in animal models of neurophysiology is of increasing interest to the neuroscience community. In this work, we present our approach to create optimal translational studies that include both animal and human neu...2011-01-01
19 Gerig, GuidoQuantifying regional growth patterns through longitudinal analysis of distances between multimodal MR intensity distributionsQuantitative analysis of early brain development through imaging is critical for identifying pathological development, which may in turn affect treatment procedures. We propose a framework for analyzing spatiotemporal patterns of brain maturation by quantifying intensity changes in longitudinal MR i...2012-01-01
20 Jaskowski, Troy D.Neuronal uptake of anti-Hu antibody, but not anti-Ri antibody, leads to cell death in brain slice culturesBackground: Anti-Hu and anti-Ri antibodies are paraneoplastic immunoglobulin (Ig)G autoantibodies which recognize cytoplasmic and nuclear antigens present in all neurons. Although both antibodies produce similar immunohistological labeling, they recognize different neuronal proteins. Both antibodies...2014-01-01
21 Rosen, Paul Andrew2D vector field simplification based on robustnessVector field simplification aims to reduce the complexity of the flow by removing features in order of their relevance and importance, to reveal prominent behavior and obtain a compact representation for interpretation. Most existing simplification techniques based on the topological skeleton succes...2014-01-01
22 Kendall, KatherineQuality of life scores compared to objective measures of swallowing function after oropharyngeal chemoradiationObjectives: To compare objective measures of swallowing function with patient reports of swallowing-related Quality of Life one year after treatment of oropharyngeal cancer with chemoradiation therapy. Study Design: Patients seen for follow-up at least one year after treatment of oropharyngeal carci...2014-01-01
23 Gerig, GuidoGeodesic image regression with a sparse parameterization of diffeomorphismsImage regression allows for time-discrete imaging data to be modeled continuously, and is a crucial tool for conducting statistical analysis on longitudinal images. Geodesic models are particularly well suited for statistical analysis, as image evolution is fully characterized by a baseline image an...2013-01-01
24 Gerig, Guido4D modeling of infant brain growth in Down's Syndrome and controls from longitudinal MRIModeling of early brain growth trajectories from longitudinal MRI will provide new insight into neurodevelopmental characteristics, timing and type of changes in neurological disorders from controls. In addition to an ongoing large-scale infant autism neuroimaging study 1, we recruited 4 infants wit...2014-01-01
25 Gerig, GuidoMultivariate Modeling of longitudinal MRI in early brain development with confidence measuresThe human brain undergoes rapid organization and structuring early in life. Longitudinal imaging enables the study of these changes over a developmental period within individuals through estimation of population growth trajectory and its variability. In this paper, we focus on maturation of white an...2013-01-01
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