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Ron Kikinis Appointed HMS B. Leonard Holman Professor of Radiology

August 14, 2020

Ron Kikinis, MD, vice chair of Biomedical Informatics Research and founding director of the Surgical Planning Laboratory in the Department of Radiology, was named the second B. Leonard Holman Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School (HMS) in honor of his outstanding contributions to the field.

This appointment honors the legacy and memory of nuclear medicine pioneer B. Leonard Holman, MD, former chair of Radiology at the Brigham and the Philip Cook Professor of Radiology at HMS, who died in 1998. Kikinis’ appointment follows that of his mentor and the position’s first...

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A Prestigious Appointment at Harvard

May 28, 2020

Change at Fraunhofer MEVIS: Ron Kikinis Assumes Professorship in the USA

Prof. Ron Kikinis, the former director of the Fraunhofer Institute for Digital Medicine MEVIS in Bremen, has accepted a renowned appointment at Harvard Medical School in the United States. Since March 1, 2020, Prof. Horst Hahn has been the sole director of the Institute – for the prior six years, both had acted in dual leadership roles. Kikinis has assumed the B. Leonard Holman Endowed Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School. This endowed chair is one of the highest academic distinctions...

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Dr. Ron Kikinis is a recipient of the 2019 A. Clifford Barger Excellence in Mentoring Award at Harvard Medical School

May 21, 2019
The Excellence in Mentoring Awards were established to recognize the value of quality mentoring relationships and the impact they have on professional development and career advancement in basic/clinical medicine, research, teaching, and administration. ... Read more about Dr. Ron Kikinis is a recipient of the 2019 A. Clifford Barger Excellence in Mentoring Award at Harvard Medical School
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3D Slicer Hits Quarter Million Download Milestone

March 14, 2017

Version 4 of the 3D Slicer application, created and supported by NAC for nearly two decades, has surpassed the 260,000 download milestone since it was released in 2011. The most recent version 4.6.2 has been downloaded at a rate of over 290 downloads per day in the first two and a half months of 2017, with a clear trend toward steadily a steadily increasing download rate. These download statistics are evidence of the worldwide impact of the free and open source 3D Slicer software and the valuable part it plays in enabling science and clinical research across a range of...

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Open Anatomy Browser Paper Published in Frontiers in Neuroinformatic

March 8, 2017

A paper describing NAC’s Open Anatomy Browser (OABrowser for short) has just been published in Frontiers in Neuroinformatics. OABrowser is a web-based anatomy atlas viewer accessible through ordinary web browsers using WebGL. OABrowser is developed by the Atlas Infrastructure Core of NAC as a tool to explore new standards for atlas interoperability, novel techniques for collaboration, and improved methods for displaying complex anatomical models.
A provisional copy of the paper can be found here:
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