Curriculum Vitae

Abstracts

  1. B. Chiu, M. Egger, J.D. Spence, G. Parraga and A. Fenster, “Quantification of carotid vessel atherosclerosis.” 1st Canadian Student Conference on Biomedical Computing, Kingston, Ontario, Poster# 110. [Abstract]
  2. N.D. Nanayakkara, B. Chiu, A. Samani, J.D. Spence, J. Samarabandu and A. Fenster, “A biomechanical model based non-rigid image registration technique for 3D ultrasound carotid images,” 1st Canadian Student Conference on Biomedical Computing, Kingston, Ontario, Poster# 104. [Abstract]
  3. M. Egger, B. Chiu, J.D. Spence, A. Fenster, G. Parraga “A novel non-invasive 3D ultrasound imaging phenotype of carotid atherosclerosis.” London Imaging Discovery Forum (LID). London Convention Centre, London, Ontario: June 17, 2006.
  4. N.D. Nanayakkara, B. Chiu, A. Samani, J.D. Spence, J. Samarabandu, A. Fenster “Non-rigid registration of 3D ultrasound carotid images using a “Twisting and Bending” model.” Proceedings of the Imaging Network Ontario 5th Annual Imaging Symposium (ImNO). p. 142. Toronto, ON: Apr. 3-4, 2006.
  5. B. Chiu, M. Egger, J.D. Spence, G. Parraga and A. Fenster, “Validation of a novel quantification method for carotid atherosclerosis.” Margaret P.Moffat Graduate Research Day, Great Hall, Somerville House, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario: May 9, 2006, Poster# 78.
  6. M. Egger, B. Chiu, J. D. Spence, A. Fenster and G. Parraga, “A Novel Non-Invasive 3D Ultrasound Imaging Phenotype of Carotid Atherosclerosis.” The 52nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Canadian Organization of Medical Physicists. Delta Bessborough Hotel, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Med. Phys. 33(7). pp. 2663-2664. May 31-June 3, 2006. [Abstract]
  7. W. Song, B. Chiu, G. Bauman, M. Lock, G. Rodrigues, R. Ash, C. Lewis, A. Fenster, J. Battista, J. Van Dyk “Prostate contouring uncertainty in mega-voltage computed tomography (MVCT) images acquired with a helical tomotherapy unit during image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT).” American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) 48th Annual Meeting. Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL. Med. Phys. 33(6). pp. 2267-2268. July 30-August 3, 2006. [Abstract]
  8. A. Krasinski, M. Egger, B. Chiu, S.McKay, J.D. Spence, A. Fenster, G. Parraga, “3-dimensional ultrasound carotid atherosclerosis vessel wall thickness maps: localized changes after intensive statin treatment.” Robarts Research Day, Robarts Reseach Institute, London, Ontario: Feb. 7, 2007, Poster# 12.
  9. B. Chiu, M. Egger, J.D. Spence, G. Parraga and A. Fenster, “Quantification of carotid vessel atherosclerosis using 3D ultrasound images” 2nd Canadian Student Conference on Biomedical Computing, London, Ontario: Mar. 16-18, 2007, Poster# 5.
  10. A. Krasinski, M. Egger, B. Chiu, S. McKay, J.D. Spence, A. Fenster, G. Parraga, “3D ultrasound carotid atherosclerosis vessel wall thickness maps: localized changes after intensive statin treatment.” 2nd Canadian Student Conference on Biomedical Computing, London, Ontario: Mar. 16-18, 2007, Poster# 12.
  11. N.D. Nanayakkara, B. Chiu, A. Samani, J.D. Spence, J. Samarabandu and A. Fenster, “A non-rigid registration technique for 3D ultrasound images using a “twisting and bending” model to monitor carotid plaque changes.” 2nd Canadian Student Conference on Biomedical Computing, London, Ontario: Mar. 16-18, 2007, Poster# 22.
  12. N.D. Nanayakkara, B. Chiu, A. Samani, J.D. Spence, J. Samarabandu and A. Fenster, “A non-rigid registration technique for 3D ultrasound images using a “twisting and bending” model to monitor carotid plaque changes.” Margaret P. Moffat Graduate Research Day, Great Hall, Somerville House, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario: Mar. 22, 2007, Poster# 13.
  13. A. Krasinski, M. Egger, B. Chiu, S. McKay, J.D. Spence, A. Fenster, G. Parraga, “Carotid 3D ultrasound atherosclerotic plaque and vessel wall thickness maps: localized changes after intensive statin treatment.” Margaret P. Moffat Graduate Research Day, Great Hall, Somerville House, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario: Mar. 22, 2007, Poster# 21.
  14. B. Chiu, M. Egger, J.D. Spence, G. Parraga and A. Fenster, “Quantification of changes in carotid atherosclerosis by 3-Dimensional ultrasound images.” Proceedings of the Imaging Network Ontario 6th Annual Imaging Symposium (ImNO). p. 25, Toronto, ON: Mar. 28-29, 2007.
  15. A. Krasinski, M. Egger, B. Chiu, S. McKay, J.D. Spence, A. Fenster, G. Parraga, “Carotid atherosclerotic plaque and vessel wall thickness maps: detecting localized changes.” Proceedings of the Imaging Network Ontario 6th Annual Imaging Symposium (ImNO). p. 62. Toronto, ON: Mar. 28-29, 2007.
  16. N.D. Nanayakkara, B. Chiu, A. Samani, J.D. Spence, J. Samarabandu, A. Fenster “Non-rigid registration technique for 3D ultrasound images using a “Twisting and Bending” model to monitor carotid plaque changes.” Proceedings of the Imaging Network Ontario 6th Annual Imaging Symposium (ImNO). p. 77. Toronto, ON: Mar. 28-29, 2007.
  17. A. Krasinski, M. Egger, B. Chiu, S. McKay, J.D. Spence, A. Fenster, G. Parraga, “Carotid 3-dimensional Ultrasound Atherosclerotic Plaque and Vessel Wall Thickness Maps: Location-specific Changes After Intensive Statin Treatment.” Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology Annual Conference 2007, Chicago, Illinois:  Arterioscler. Thromb. Vasc. Biol. 27, e101-e102. Apr. 19-21, 2007, Poster# 373. [Abstract]
  18. B. Chiu, M. Egger, J.D. Spence, G. Parraga, A. Fenster, “Quantification of carotid vessel atherosclerosis using 3D ultrasound images.” London Imaging Discovery Forum (LID). London Convention Centre, London, Ontario: June 16, 2007, Poster# 6.
  19. A. Krasinski, M. Egger, B. Chiu, S. McKay, J.D. Spence, A. Fenster, G. Parraga, “Carotid 3-dimensional ultrasound atherosclerotic plaque and vessel wall thickness maps: localized changes after intensive statin treatment.” London Imaging Discovery Forum (LID). London Convention Centre, London, Ontario: June 16, 2007, Poster# 21.
  20. N.D. Nanayakkara, B. Chiu, A. Samani, J.D. Spence, J. Samarabandu, A. Fenster “A Non-Rigid registration technique for 3D ultrasound images using a ‘Twisting and Bending’ model to monitor carotid plaque changes.” London Imaging Discovery Forum (LID). London Convention Centre, London, Ontario: June 16, 2007, Poster# 29.
  21. B. Chiu, M. Egger, J.D. Spence, G. Parraga, A. Fenster, “Quantification of carotid arteries atherosclerosis using 3D ultrasound images.” Biomedical Imaging and Computer Vision (BICV) Symposium. University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario: Sep. 27, 2007. Poster# 106.
  22. N.D. Nanayakkara, B. Chiu, A. Samani, J.D. Spence, J. Samarabandu and A. Fenster, “A non-rigid registration technique for 3D ultrasound images using a ‘Twisting and Bending’ model to monitor carotid plaque changes.” Biomedical Imaging and Computer Vision (BICV) Symposium. University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario: Sep. 27, 2007. Poster# 205.
  23. B. Chiu, M. Egger, J.D. Spence, G. Parraga, A. Fenster, “Quantification of carotid vessel atherosclerosis using 3D ultrasound images,” Joint Annual Scientific Meeting, Canadian Association of Radiation Oncology & Canadian Organization of Medical Physicists (CARO & COMP), Sheraton Centre Hotel, Toronto, Ontario: Radiother. Oncol., Vol. 84, Supplement 2. p. S19. Oct. 9-13, 2007.
  24. N.D. Nanayakkara, B. Chiu, A. Samani, J.D. Spence, J. Samarabandu, A. Fenster, “Non-rigid registration of 3D ultrasound images to monitor carotid plaque changes,” Joint Annual Scientific Meeting, Canadian Association of Radiation Oncology & Canadian Organization of Medical Physicists (CARO & COMP), Sheraton Centre Hotel, Toronto, Ontario: Radiother. Oncol., Vol. 84, Supplement 2. p. S77. Oct. 9-13, 2007.
  25. B. Chiu, M. Egger, J.D. Spence, G. Parraga, A. Fenster, “Quantification of carotid vessel atherosclerosis using 3D ultrasound images,” Margaret P. Moffat Graduate Research Day, Great Hall, Somerville House, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario: Mar. 20, 2008, Poster# 31.
  26. A. Krasinski, B. Chiu, B. Rutt, A. Fenster, G. Parraga, “Comparison of 3D ultrasound and MRI carotid artery maps,” Margaret P. Moffat Graduate Research Day, Great Hall, Somerville House, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario: Mar. 20, 2008, Poster# 109.
  27. A. Krasinski, B. Chiu, T. Wade, B. Rutt, A. Fenster, G. Parraga, “Mapping carotid atherosclerosis using MRI and 3D ultrasound,” Robarts Research Day, Robarts Research Institute, London, Ontario: Mar. 27, 2008, Poster# 20.
  28. B. Chiu, M. Egger, J.D. Spence, G. Parraga, A. Fenster, “Quantification of carotid vessel atherosclerosis using 3D ultrasound images,” Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR) Institute of Circulatory and Respiratory Health (ICRH) Young Investigators Forum, Le Centre Sheraton, Montreal, Quebec: May 8-10, 2008. Poster# 76.
  29. N.D. Nanayakkara, B. Chiu, A. Samani, J.D. Spence, G. Parraga, J. Samarabandu, A. Fenster, “Nonrigid registration of 3D ultrasound and MR carotid images,” Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR) Institute of Circulatory and Respiratory Health (ICRH) Young Investigators Forum, Le Centre Sheraton, Montreal, Quebec: May 8-10, 2008. Poster# 71.
  30. B. Chiu, A. Krasinski, J.D. Spence, A. Fenster and G. Parraga, “Computational mapping of carotid atherosclerosis: Demonstration of vessel wall thickness using 3D ultrasound and MRI,” In: “Cardiac and vascular imaging”. International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery. Published online: May 17, 2008. [Abstract]
  31. B. Chiu, M. Egger, J.D. Spence, G. Parraga, A. Fenster, “Quantification of Carotid Atherosclerosis using 3D Ultrasound Images,” Proceedings of the Imaging Network Ontario, 7th Annual Imaging Symposium (ImNO). p. 14. Toronto, ON: Sep. 29 - Oct. 1, 2008.
  32. G. Canton, B. Chiu, H. Chen, L. Dong, W. S. Kerwin and C. Yuan, “Hemodynamics and vascular biology: Modeling flow effects with MRI and computational fluid dynamics,” 4th Annual South Lake Union Group poster show, University of Washington, WA, USA: May 28, 2009. Poster# 29.
  33. B. Chiu, V. Beletsky, J.D. Spence, G. Parraga and A. Fenster, “Analysis of carotid lumen surface morphology using three-dimensional ultrasound imaging,” American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM), 2010 Annual Convention, San Diego, California: Mar. 24-27, 2010. J. Ultrasound Med. 29(3) (Supplement). p. S19-20.
  34. B. Chiu, X. Zhao, J. Wang, N. Balu, C. Yuan and W.S. Kerwin, “Fast plaque burden assessment of the femoral artery using 3D black-blood MRI and automated segmentation,” ISMRM 2010, Stockholm, Sweden: May 1-7, 2010. #3731 (E-poster presentation).
  35. G. Canton, B. Chiu, T. Hatsukami, W. S. Kerwin and C. Yuan, “Wall shear stress as a stimulus for carotid atherosclerotic plaque progression: An MRI-based CFD pilot study,” 63rd Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics, Long Beach, California: Nov. 21-23, 2010.
  36. B. Chiu, V. Shamdasani, R. Entrekin, C. Yuan and W.S. Kerwin, “Characterization of carotid plaque in three-dimensional ultrasound by registration with multicontrast MRI,” Proc. of 19th Intl. Soc. Mag. Reson. Med. (ISMRM), p. 1186, Montreal, Quebec, Canada: May 7-13, 2011. [Abstract]