Medical Applications of Virtual Reality
A panel discussion on the use of virtual and augmented in medical education, diagnosis, treatment, and patient care.
Gregory DeAngelis, Ph.D, University of Rochester (moderator)
Dave Mitten, M.D., University of Rochester. Enhanced Physical Exam of the Patient and Education
Charles Duffy, M.D., University of Rochester. Helping Patients with Dementia
Benjamin Crane, M.D., University of Rochester. Treating patients with vestibular impairments
Cali Fidopiastis, Ph.D, Design Interactive, Virtual Rehabilitation.
Wednesday, 10:30 – 11:30 – Convention Center, Highland EF
Audiovisual Processing in Neurodevelopmental Disorders
A panel discussion of a major issue that is in desperate need of innovative assistive devices to ameliorate it.
John Foxe, Ph.D, University of Rochester Medical Center
Sophie Molholm, Ph.D, University of Rochester Medical Center
Wednesday 11:30 – 12:30 – Convention Center, Highland EF
Light and Sound in Medical Imaging and Therapy
Two panel sessions
Wednesday, 3:00 – 5:00 – Convention Center, Highland EF
Panel 1 – Ultrasound Technologies (3:00 – 4:00)
Prof. Diane Dalecki, University of Rochester Department of Biomedical Engineering, Ultrasound technologies for non-invasive therapies.
Prof. Kevin Parker, University of Rochester, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ultrasound Elastography
Stephen McAleavey, University of Rochester, Ultrasound Innovations–Robotics in Ultrasound
Panel 2 – Biophotonics and Optical Technologies (4:00 – 5:00)
Jay Eastman, Ph.D, Optel, (Moderator)
Cristina Canavesi, Ph.D, LighTopTech, Optical Coherence Microscopy and Optical Biopsy
Thomas Foster, University of Rochester Medical Center, Department of Imaging Sciences, Photodynamic Therapy
Craig Fitzgerald, Navitar, Miniaturizing Microscopes for Medical Diagnostics.
Harvesting the Healing Power of AI and Big Data
In this talk, we discuss two directions: first, leveraging electronic medical data including unstructured forms and videos to build robust algorithms for disease diagnosis and medical training, and second and more interestingly, utilizing social media data to detect and alter user unhealthy behaviors such as drinking, smoking, drug-use, and eating disorder.
Prof. Jiebo Luo, University of Rochester
Thursday 10:30 – 11:00 – Convention Center, Highland DG
Deep Learning in Medicine – Augmented Dermatologic Analysis
Deep learning in healthcare will augment professional decisions, and help patients take charge of their own health. In this session, we will discuss vision science in medicine, and demonstrate a new deep learning app for dermatologic diagnosis and patient triage.
Rob Phipps, VisualDx
Thursday 11:00 – 11:30 – Convention Center, Highland DG
Fighting Cancer with Video Games and Lasers
Microscopic 3-D computed imaging: saving lives with math, physics and video games
Prof. Scott Carney, University of Rochester
Thursday 11:30 – 12:00 – Convention Center, Highland DG
The Future of Vision Correction
Prof. Wayne Knox, University of Rochester
Thursday, 12:00 – 12:30 – Convention Center, Highland DG
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Reality Focus: Solutions for Visual Acuity and Aesthetic for Prescription Eyeglass Wearers When Using AR and VR Devices
We’ll take a look at the challenges and issues faced by people needing prescription eyewear correction when wearing smart devices and VR goggles.
William Fruit and Amy Ahl, Rochester Optical
Tuesday, 4:00 – 5:00 – Convention Center, Highland AK
Integrated Photonics Sensors – Building the Interface between the Digital and Real Worlds
This talk will focus on a Rochester-led effort within AIM Photonics to develop integrated photonic sensors for use in consumer, healthcare, defense, and industrial markets.
Skip Warren, Ortho Clinical Diagnostics
Wednesday 11:30-12:30 – Convention Center