Doctoral student named runner up for young scientist award at medical imaging conference

Prateek Prasanna, a biomedical engineering PhD student, was named runner up for the young scientist award at Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI), a leading medical imaging conference, for his oral presentation, titled “Co-occurrence of Local Anisotropic Gradient Orientations (CoLlAGe) for tumor classification.”

The paper was jointly authored by Pallavi Tiwari, research assistant professor, with Anant Madabhushi, professor of biomedical engineering and director of the Center for Computational Imaging and Personalized Diagnostics, as a senior author. Both coauthors also serve as mentors for Prasanna.

Of roughly 1,000 papers submitted to the MICCAI conference, only 15 were nominated for the award.