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Imaging Conference 2014

4th Annual Hopkins Imaging Conference


In order to connect imaging researchers at Johns Hopkins University and showcase local imaging research, the 4th Annual Hopkins Imaging Conference will be held on November 5th, 2014 in the Turner Auditorium and Concourse on the Johns Hopkins East Baltimore Campus.  In addition, the conference will feature lectures by distinguished imaging faculty, a Happy Hour with poster presentations, and more. The conference is open to all researchers and clinicians at every level (students, postdocs, faculty, staff, etc.). Anyone interested in imaging research is welcome to come! Please register and submit abstracts using the instructions below.

If you have any questions, please email

Information on last year's conference is archived here.

Details About the Conference

  • What: The 4th Annual Hopkins Imaging Conference
    • Organized by the Hopkins Imaging Initiative (HII)
  • Why: To showcase imaging research at Hopkins, forge collaborations, and generate new ideas
  • Who: Lectures by Faculty and Students, Posters by Hopkins Researchers 
    • Grad students, post-docs, undergrads, staff, you! -- All are welcome to attend!
  • Where: Turner Auditorium at the Johns Hopkins East Baltimore Campus
  • When: November 5th, 2014 from 10am to 4pm
  • Schedule:
    • 10:00 - 12:05: First Session
      • 10:00 - 10:05 am - Opening remarks from BME Program Director Dr. Elliot McVeigh
      • 10:05 - 10:20 am - Aaron Fisher
        Fast, Exact Bootstrap Principal Component Analysis for p>1 Million”
      • 10:20 - 10:35 am - John Muschelli
        Validated Automatic Brain Extraction of Head CT Images”
      • 10:35 - 11:05 am - Dr. Michael Miller
        “High Throughput Neuroimaging Brain Clouds”
      • 10:05 - 11:20 am - Dr. Saeedeh Mirbagheri
        MRI Vessel Wall Imaging of Web-Shaped Lesions of the Carotid Bulb”
      • 11:20 - 11:35 am - Chris Bailey

        Automated Social Media Driven Push Notifications for Radiology Correlation and Education Euring Gross Anatomy: A Pilot Experience”

      • 11:35 am - 12:05 pm - Dr. Arman Rhamim

        "State-of-the-art Tomographic Image Generation and Analysis (including the BRAIN Initiative Project)"

    • 12:05 - 2:00 pm - Lunch and Meet & Greet Session in Turner Concourse

    • 2:00 - 4:05 pm - Second Session
      • 2:00 - 2:15 pm - Xiang Xiang

        Is Multi-Model Feature Matching Better for Endoscopic Motion Estimation?

      • 2:15 - 2:30 pm - Sarah Khasawinah
        The Effect of Experience Corps on Brain Network Connectivity”
      • 2:30 - 3:00 pm - Dr. Web Stayman
        "Customizing Medical Imaging to the Patient and Diagnostic Task"
      • 3:00 - 3:15 pm - Xiang Xu
        Ultrafast CEST Imaging”
      • 3:15 - 3:30 pm - Haifeng Zeng
        The Exchange Pathways of NOE-CEST as Revealed by NMR Study”
      • 3:30 - 4:00 pm - Dr. Paul Bottomley
        "MRI Endoscopy at Microscopic Resolution: The MR-Eye”
      • 4:00 - 4:05 pm - Closing remarks

Registration Details

  • Registration is **free** for all participants.
  • All attendees must fill out the registration form.
  • If you want to submit an abstract follow the Abstract Submission instructions below.

Abstract Submission Details

  • The deadline to submit abstracts has passed.
  • Abstract submission deadline is  11:59pm on Friday September 12th, 2014.
  • Only abstracts following the format below will be accepted.
  • The authors of accepted abstracts will be eligible to present a poster at the conference.
  • The authors of the top abstracts (based on Judges' scores) will be invited to give a short talk at the conference.
  • If you have any questions, please email

Abstract Format

The Hopkins Imaging Conference Abstract Format is based on the annual ISMRM conference. Author Information will be entered into the submission form.  The pdf file will be reviewed by our judgement committee without information about the authors.  Only abstracts in this format will be accepted.
  • Guidelines
    • Do not include any identifying information in the file itself. All identifying information will be entered in the form when submitting your abstract.
    • Font size must be greater or equal to 10pt
    • Page Layout: margins must be within 0.5in (1.25cm) of the top, left, right, and bottom of the page
    • File format: PDF
      • To save as PDF in Microsoft Word 2007 or later: Click the Microsoft Office Button->Save As->PDF
      • To save as PDF in LibreOffice: File->Export as PDF
  • First (and only) Page
    • No identifying information!
    • Text formatted in one column across the page
    • Sections:
      • Title
      • Introduction
      • Subjects and Methods
      • Results and Discussion
      • Conclusion
      • References
      • Funding
    • Text wrap around equations, tables, and figures
    • An example of a second page, with an explanation for each section, can be found as an attachment at the bottom of this page.

Hopkins ImagingInitiative,
Aug 27, 2014, 10:27 AM