Jan 2020: Congrats to Joseph Kettelkamp who has been selected as a Grand Challenges Scholar. 


Jan 2020: Subin's abstract on automatic airway segmentation in dynamic speech MRI accepted at the 28th annual meeting of the ISMRM, Sydney. Congrats!



Jan 2020: Two papers accepted for presentations in IEEE-ISBI 2020. Congrats!

- Subin's work on U-net architecture based airway segmentation in speech MRI.

- Joseph's work on patient specific AIF and kinetic model driven network for rapid inference of DCE-MRI parameters



Dec 2019: Joseph features as a Dare to Discover research scholar. He is also featured in the Iowa city's downtown banner campaign. Well deserved, Joseph!





Nov 2019: US patent on a computationally inexpensive and efficient streak artifact reduction algorithm in volumetric radial MRI approved. 




Oct 2019: Paper on "Tracer Kinetic models as temporal constraints in DCE-MRI" accepted in Medical Physics. Code is available on github.



Sep 2019: Our review paper entitled "Accelerated dynamic MRI using learned representations" is accepted in IEEE Signal Processing Magazine (IEEE-SPM) in a special issue on "Computational MRI: Compressed Sensing and Beyond". 





Sep 2019: Paper entitled "Impact of k-t sampling on DCE-MRI tracer kinetic parameter estimation" is accepted in Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. 




Aug 2019: Nikhil Rajulapati's abstract on fast dynamic MRI to study swallowing has been accepted for presentation in the 2019 annual BMES meeting to be held in Philadelphia. Congrats, Nikhil!








Aug 2019: Rushdi Zahid Rusho, Subin Erattakulangara, and Wahidul Alam join the lab as PhD graduate students. Welcome to the lab Rushdi, Subin, and Wahid!













May 2019: Nikhil Rajulapati and Joseph Kettelkamp join the lab as under-graduate researchers. Welcome to the lab Nikhil, and Joseph!





April 2019: Call for papers to the IEEE-International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (IEEE-ISBI 2020) to be held in Iowa city is out. Please consider submitting.



Feb 2019: Two abstracts on enabling robust dynamic speech MRI at 3 Tesla accepted as an oral, and a digital poster presentation at the 27th annual meeting of the International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine to be held in Montreal, May 2019. 



Jan 2019: Pilot funding received from the Institue of Clinical and Translational Science (ICTS)  at Univ. of Iowa. The grant (PI: Dr. Alejandro Comellas, MD) will study the effects of electronic cigarettes in young adults using novel multi-modal imaging measures (specifically from lung CT, upper-airway MRI, cardiac MRI, hyperpolarized MRI). 



Nov 2018: Historic news for our BME department. Our department receives a significant (15 million$) support from the Roy J Carver Charitable Trust, to enhance cutting edge biomedical engineering research and education. 



Sep 2018: Article on Dynamic 3D MRI of vocal tract shaping during natural speech accepted in Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. ​​​



June 2018: Sajan Lingala returns to the University of Iowa as a tenure track faculty of Biomedical Engineering and Radiology; and sets up the Laboratory of Quantitative and Dynamic MRI. 


Jan 2018: Two abstracts in the areas of speech MRI, and DCE-MRI accepted for presentations at the annual meeting of ISMRM, Paris, 2018.

Jan 2017: Eight abstracts accepted for presentations at the annual meeting of ISMRM, Hawaii, 2017.

Dec 2016: Article on "Low latency accelerated RT-MRI of speech with spiral GRAPPA" accepted in Magnetic Resonance in Medicine.​

Dec 2016: Article on Direct estimation of kinetic parameters in under-sampled DCE-MRI is out in early view, Mag. Res. Med.

June 2016: Four papers accepted for presentations at Interspeech, San Francisco 2016.

Mar 2016: Articles on clinical evaluation of whole-brain DCE-MRI and locally low rank, sparsity constraints for improved cardiac cine MRI respectively accepted in Medical Physics, and Mag. Res. Imaging.

Feb 2016: Sajan Lingala selected as an ISMRM junior fellow.

Feb 2016: Article on  Implicit motion compensated reconstruction accepted in Mag. Res. Med.

Feb 2016: Five abstracts accepted for presentations at the annual meeting of ISMRM Singapore 2016.

Dec 2015: Article on "Blind Compressed Sensing  enables 3D Dynamic free breathing MRI of Lung Volumes and Diaphragm motion" accepted in Investigative Radiology. 

Dec 2015: Article on "GOCART: Golden Angle Cartesian encoded Randomization for Time-resolved 3D MRI"  accepted in Magnetic Resonance Imaging. 

Nov 2015: Our article on "Rapid real-time MRI for speech" has been accepted in Magnetic Resonance in Medicine.

July2015: Sajan Lingala's PhD dissertation is awarded the Rex Montgomery best dissertation prize at Univ. of Iowa. 

Jun 2015: Our review article on Recommendations for real-time speech MRI is accepted in Journal of Mag. Res. Imaging

Apr 2015: Sajan Lingala receives the USC's provost postdoctoral research grant for his proposal on Data-driven methods for 3D free breathing first pass myocardial perfusion MRI.

Mar 2015: Our manuscript on Blind Compressed Sensing applied to whole Brain T1rho, T2 mapping is accepted to Mag. Res. Med.

July 2014: Our work on deformation corrected compressed sensing dynamic MRI has been accepted atIEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging. Please see the publications page.Please see the software page for  MATLAB codes. 

Feb 2014: USC successfully hosts the Speech MRI summit, a first meeting of its kind involving speech MRI researchers across the globe. See [link] for the video recordings at the summit.