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    5612 AZ Eindhoven


Organization profile

Introduction / mission

Developing methods and applications for medical imaging, to improve clinical care.

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Supporting clinicians with image analysis

Organisational profile

Imaging is a crucial element of all stages of medical care: from screening, diagnosis, prognosis and treatment, to the monitoring of therapy. With the increasing size and complexity of images, automated image analysis is an indispensible support for clinicians. Moreover, it opens novel ways to improve care.

We contribute to this rapidly growing field by developing new concepts for medical image analysis as well as applications that support clinicians in their decision making, ultimately aiming for safer and better care.


Our group investigates image analysis on methodological topics as registration, quantification, crowdsourcing and machine learning. In close contact with industry and hospitals, we contribute to the field of image analysis for oncology, cardiology, neurology and histopathology as well as the field of high-field MRI acquisition and RF safety.

We provide courses on the topic of Medical Image Analysis in both the Bachelor's and the Master's curriculum (both BME and ME programs). In cooperation with the University Medical Center Utrecht we offer a joint master in Medical Imaging.

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Samaneh Abbasi-Sureshjani

Person: OWP : University Teacher / Researcher

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Yasmina Al Khalil

Person: Prom. : doctoral candidate (PhD)

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Sina Amirrajab

Person: Prom. : doctoral candidate (PhD)

Research Output 1977 2019

Approximation of a pipeline of unsupervised retina image analysis methods with a CNN

Heslinga, F., Pluim, J., Dasht Bozorg, B., Berendschot, T., Houben, B., Henry, R. M. A. & Veta, M., 15 Mar 2019, Proc. SPIE 10949: Image Processing. Bellingham: SPIE, 7 p. doi: 10.1117/12.2512393

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Image analysis
Neural networks
Chemical activation

A survey of crowdsourcing in medical image analysis

Ørting, S., Doyle, A., Hirth, M., van Hilten, A., Inel, O., Madan, C. R., Mavridis, P., Spiers, H. & Cheplygina, V., 25 Feb 2019, In : arXiv. 12 p., 1902.09159

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademic

Open Access
Image analysis
Medical imaging
Learning algorithms

Benchmark on automatic 6-month-old infant brain segmentation algorithms: The iSeg-2017 Challenge

Wang, L., Nie, D., Li, G., Puybareau, E., Dolz, J., Zhang, Q., Wang, F., Xia, J., Wu, Z., Chen, J., Thung, K-H., Bui, T. D., Shin, J., Zeng, G., Zheng, G., Fonov, V. S., Doyle, A., Xu, Y., Moeskops, P., Pluim, J. P. W. & 9 othersDesrosiers, C., Ayed, I. B., Sanroma, G., Benkarim, O. M., Casamitjana, A., Vilaplana, V., Lin, W., Li, G. & Shen, D., 27 Feb 2019, In : IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Magnetic resonance
Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy
Cerebrospinal fluid


Achievement for having a profile with more information

Seb Harrevelt (Recipient), 1 Feb 2019

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Seb Harrevelt (Recipient), 1 Feb 2019

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Activities 2006 2019

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Seb Harrevelt (Recipient)
1 Feb 2019

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The European Alliance of Medical and Biological Engineering and Science (EAMBES) (External organisation)

Bart M. ter Haar Romeny (Member)

Activity: Membership typesMembership of committeeScientific

ICT Innovatieplatform Brain & Cognition (External organisation)

Bart M. ter Haar Romeny (Member)

Activity: Membership typesMembership of councilProfessional

Research areas

Brain Image Analysis

Rina van Dijck - Postma (Content manager), Amy Broeders (Content manager), Lieke van Gorp (Content manager)

Impact: Research Topic/Theme (at group level)

Cardiovascular Image Analysis

Rina van Dijck - Postma (Content manager), Amy Broeders (Content manager), Lieke van Gorp (Content manager)

Impact: Research Topic/Theme (at group level)

Crowdsourcing for Medical Image Analysis

Rina van Dijck - Postma (Administrative support), Lieke van Gorp (Content manager), Amy Broeders (Content manager)

Impact: Research Topic/Theme (at group level)

Student theses

A computational biology framework: a data analysis tool to support biomedical engineers in their research

Author: Beishuizen, T., 29 Nov 2018

Supervisor: Bosnacki, D. (Supervisor 1), Cheplygina, V. (Supervisor 2), Hilbers, P. (Supervisor 2), Fletcher, G. (Supervisor 2) & Vanschoren, J. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

Analyzing the relation between brain lesions and short association fibers using diffusion MRI

Author: Kamps, J., Jun 2017

Supervisor: Sepasian, N. (Supervisor 1), Fuster, A. (Supervisor 2) & Pluim, J. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

Automated spinous process segmentation in X-ray images using convolutional neural networks

Author: Roodhorst, S., 17 Dec 2018

Supervisor: Pluim, J. (Supervisor 1) & Walsum, van, T. (External person) (External coach)

Student thesis: Master