Parvin Mousavi

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Multi-centre Temporal Ultrasound Image Analysis for Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

2018/19-2019/20 • $695,387 • PI,CO
Prostate cancer (PCa) is the most common cancer diagnosed in Canadian men, with about 25,000 new cases per year. The gold standard for PCa diagnosis and prognosis is ultrasound (US)-guided needle biopsy with pathologic grading. The biopsy procedure is not patient specific; rather, it involves...

Towards Integrative Data Analysis for Predictive Modeling in Biomedical Computing

2015/16-2019/20 • $215,000 • PI
This research is aimed at developing innovative methods to analyze medical data and understand the mechanisms of actions of complex disease, specifically prostate cancer (PCa). The new era of large-scale biology is characterized by insurmountable amounts of data including medical images, high...

An integrated spectroscopy-ultrasound surgical navigation system for residual cancer detection in breast surgery.

2019/20 • $63,900 • PI,CO,Other
Breast cancer affects 1 in 8 women during their lives and is the second-leading cause of female cancer related deaths. The ideal treatment is breast-conservation surgery , during its early stage, to remove cancer while conserving healthy tissue. Unfortunately, the current resection methods have...

An integrated spectroscopy-ultrasound surgical navigation system for residual cancer detection in breast surgery.

2019/20 • $63,900 • PI,CO
Breast cancer affects 1 in 8 women during their lives and is the second-leading cause of female cancer related deaths. The ideal treatment is breast-conservation surgery , during its early stage, to remove cancer while conserving healthy tissue.Unfortunately, the current resection methods have...

Next generation of non-destructive testing of composites using advanced ultrasound imaging

2019/20 • $20,952 • PI,CO
In recent years, there has been a surge in the application of advanced composites and a transition from legacymetallic structures to composite structures across many industries, including aerospace. This is in part fueled by the promise of superior properties of composites over their metallic...

Powering clinical trials research through a secure and integrated data management platform

2016/17-2017/18 • $166,666 • PI,CO
As the quantity of data generated in all sectors of Canadian life continues to grow exponentially, new tools are needed to amalgamate and analyze them in a secure and reliable way. This is perhaps most evident in the fields of biomedicine and health care, where there is a natural tension between...

A system for multi-parametric real-time analysis of tissue properties

2017/18 • $150,000 • PI,CO
Real-time imaging modalities, supported by computational analysis, have revolutionized disease diagnosis and surgery during the past decade. In particular, ultrasound imaging, a portable, non-ionizing and accessible modality has enabled real-time, visualization of soft tissue for the purposes of...

Ultrasound time series: a new paradigm in prostate cancer diagnosis

2015/16-2016/17 • $273,600 • PI,CO
Prostate cancer remains the most common cancer diagnosed in men in Canada, with about 25,000 new cases per year. The gold standard for diagnosing this cancer is transrectal ultrasound-guided biopsy followed by pathology. The biopsy procedure is performed by taking eight to 12 tissue samples from...

Research Platform for Medical Education Informatics

2016/17 • $149,992 • PI,CO
The equipment will support research in medical education informatics. We are witnessing revolutionary changes in medical education, where much progress has been driven by harnessing the power of modern informatics. Traditionally, medical trainees practice on real patients under the supervision...

RF Time Series Flashlight for Targeted Prostate Biopsy

2014/15-2016/17 • $126,440 • PI,CO,Other
Prostate cancer remains the most common cancer diagnosed in men in Canada, with about 25,000 new cases per year. Given the vagaries of early detection of prostate cancer (PCa) with the use of prostate specific antigen, there is an acute need to enhance detection and grading of this malignancy in...

RF Time Series Flashlight for Targeted Prostate Biopsy

2014/15-2016/17 • $126,440 • PI,CO
Prostate cancer remains the most common cancer diagnosed in men in Canada, with about 25,000 new cases per year.Given the vagaries of early detection of prostate cancer (PCa) with the use of prostate specific antigen, there is an acuteneed to enhance detection and grading of this malignancy in...

A System for Real-Time Estimation of In Vivo Soft Tissue Properties

2015/16 • $150,000 • PI,CO
<p>The requested Open-Platform Ultrasound Shear Wave Elastography system will provide a multi-disciplinary team of researchers the capability to identify and estimate the elastic properties of various soft tissues in the musculoskeletal system in real time. Unlike clinical systems, the proposed...

Spatially Navigated iKnife

2015/16 • $148,810 • PI,CO
<p>The equipment requested will support a wide range of translational science and engineering research in the theme of advanced computational surgical navigation.<br /> <br /> Computational surgical navigation systems brought major advances to many areas of surgery during the past decade....

A biofabrication and validation platform for 3D bioprinting of physiologically complex tissue phantoms for ultrasound imaging

2015/16 • $25,000 • PI
Aspect Biosystems Ltd. is a development-stage biotechnology company pioneering the advancement and commercialization of novel 3D bioprinting technology to fabricate physiologically complex tissues for broad applications in the life sciences. An important new business opportunity of this...

Real time guidance surgical navigation system for scaphoid fracture fixation

2012/13-2014/15 • $209,350 • PI,CO
Of the more than 300,000 wrist fractures that occur in North America each year, 90% include fracture of the scaphoid, a cashew-shaped small bone. The conventional treatment comprises immobilizing the wrist in a cast for several weeks, until union is detectable on X-ray images. Complications,...

Towards integrative data analysis for predictive modeling in biomedical computing

2010/11-2014/15 • $155,000 • PI
The proposed research is aimed at developing innovative methods to support our understanding of complex biological phenomena. The new era of large-scale biology is characterized by insurmountable amounts of data including high throughput genetic data, large public databases, medical images and...

Computational Guidance for Rapid Evaporative Ionization Mass Spectrometry

2014/15 • $149,480 • PI,CO
Rapid evaporative ionization mass spectrometry (REIMS) is a revolutionary technique that allows real-time characterization of human tissue and bacterial species by analysis of aerosol released during electrosurgical dissection or evaporated and ionized. This revolutionary technique still has a...

Real time guidance surgical navigation system for scaphoid fracture fixation

2012/13-2013/14 • $209,350 • PI,CO
Of the more than 300,000 wrist fractures that occur in North America each year, 90% include fracture of the scaphoid, a cashew-shaped small bone. The conventional treatment comprises immobilizing the wrist in a cast for several weeks, until union is detectable on X-ray images. Complications,...

A system for real-time, portable 3D medical imaging acquisition for interdisciplinary research

2013/14 • $126,644 • PI,CO
The requested system combines two unique portable medical imaging acquisition devices: a handheld 3D scanner for real-time scanning using structured light and a portable ultrasound (U/S) machine for real-time scanning using sound waves. Both imaging devices are portable, fast, have 3D capacity,...

Real-time imaging for ultrasound-guided prostate cancer biopsy

2010/11-2011/12 • $325,000 • PI,CO
Prostate cancer (PCa) is the most frequently diagnosed malignancy and the second leading cancer related cause of death in North American men. According to the Canadian Cancer Society and the U.S. National Cancer Institute, one in six men will be diagnosed with PCa each year (about 25,000 in...

Decision support for augmented ultrasound-guided prostate biopsy

2010/11-2011/12 • $74,200 • PI,CO
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High-Density Surface Electromyography Sensing Facility

2011/12 • $49,940 • PI,CO
With the aging population, there is an ever-increasing need for efficient assistive technologies and smart biomedical data acquisition and processing systems for rehabilitation, performance assessment and health monitoring. Over the past seven years, our research group has developed enabling...

Decision support for augmented ultrasound-guided prostate biopsy

2010/11 • $74,200 • PI
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This invention relates to a method of analyzing an ultrasound signal. The method comprises obtaining a time series of sequential data frames associat ed with an ultrasound signal reflected from and/or backscattered from a fixe d location of a material under investigation, each data frame comprising a p lurality of samples of the ultrasound signal, and subjecting to an analysis a sequence of one or more samples of the ultrasound signal, or a sequence of at least one parameter derived from one...
Applications connexes: WO2007CA00934, CA20072652742