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Last Update: 2005.07.18

John Pickard

VIVA Affiliation

Research Assistant
2003 - 2005


M.S. Electrical Engineering, University of Virginia
B.S. Electrical Engineering, University of Pennsylvania

Biographical Sketch

Pickard is currently working towards a PhD in the Biomedical Engineering Department at the University of Virginia under the guidance of Dr. Klaus Ley.

Research Interests

John Pickard's research with VIVA included registration and segmentation of contrast enhanced ultrasound cardiac images for perfusion analysis. His current research interests include the leukocyte adhesion cascade, the endothelial surface layer, and hemodynamic effects on leukocyte rolling and firm adhesion.  In his coursework Pickard has concentrated in biomedical imaging and automated image and signal processing.

Selected Publications

  • J. E. Pickard, R. L. Janiczek, S. T. Acton, J. Sklenar, J. A. Hossack, and S. Kaul, "Segmentation of the myocardium from myocardial contrast echocardiography," presented at Signals, Systems and Computers, 2004. Conference Record of the Thirty-Eighth Asilomar Conference on, 2004.
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