Adam Rankin, MSc, BSc


Adam Rankin Student

Program

PhD Candidate

Project

Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery Guidance

Research Interests

  • image guided intervention
  • minimally invasive cardiac surgery
  • real-time 3D ultrasound
  • augmented reality
  • head mounted displays

Education

Master of Science, The University of Western Ontario

Bachelor of Science, The University of Western Ontario

Awards

2016 - Ontario Graduate Scholarship - Queen Elizabeth II Scholarship

2015 - NSERC CREATE, CAMI, Biomedical Engineering, UWO

2009 - NSERC Canada Graduate Scholarship, Master's Program

Publications

  1. Adam Rankin ; John Moore ; Daniel Bainbridge ; Terry Peters; Improved image guidance technique for minimally invasive mitral valve repair using real-time tracked 3D ultrasound . Proc. SPIE 9786, Medical Imaging 2016: Image-Guided Procedures, Robotic Interventions, and Modeling, 978602 (March 18, 2016); doi:10.1117/12.2217836.
  2. Schumacher, M. (2015). 3D-printed surface mould applicator for high-dose-rate brachytherapy. (Lasso, A., Cumming I., Rankin A., Falkson C. B., Schreiner J., Joshi C., et al., Ed.).SPIE Medical Imaging 2015. 9415
  3. Lasso, A., Heffter T., Rankin A., Pinter C., Ungi T., & Fichtinger G. (2014). PLUS: Open-source toolkit for ultrasound-guided intervention systems. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering. 61, 2527-2537
  4. Cumming, I., Joshi C., Lasso A., Rankin A., Falkson C., Schreiner J., et al. (2014). 3D Printed Patient-Specific Surface Mould Applicators for Brachytherapy Treatment of Superficial Lesions. American Association Physicists in Medicine (AAPM). 41 (abstract in Medical Physics)(6)
  5. Soehl, M., Walsh R., Rankin A., Lasso A., & Fichtinger G. (2014). Tracked ultrasound calibration studies with a phantom made of LEGO(r) bricks. SPIE Medical Imaging 2014. 9036, 90362R
  6. Walsh, R., Soehl M., Rankin A., Lasso A., & Fichtinger G. (2014). Design of a tracked ultrasound calibration phantom made of LEGO bricks. SPIE Medical ImagingMedical Imaging 2014: Image-Guided Procedures, Robotic Interventions, and Modeling. 9036, 90362C
  7. Soehl, M., Walsh R., Rankin A., Lasso A., & Fichtinger G. (2014). Tracked ultrasound calibration studies with a phantom made of LEGO® bricks. 12th Annual Imaging Network Ontario Symposium.
  8. Ungi, T., Tokuda J., Rankin A., Lasso A., & Fichtinger G. (2013). Prototyping image-guided therapy applications using the SlicerIGT platform. 6th Image Guided Therapy Workshop. 6, 61
  9. Lasso, A., Ungi T., Pinter C., Heffter T., Rankin A., & Fichtinger G. (2013). Prototyping Clinical Applications with the Public Library for Ultrasound (PLUS) Toolkit and 3D Slicer. 6th Image Guided Therapy Workshop. 6
  10. Ungi, T., Lasso A., Pinter C., Rankin A., & Fichtinger G. (2013). SlicerIGT: Open-source platform for image-guided needle interventions. ImNO2013 - Imaging Network Ontario Symposium.
  11. Ogilvie, C., Martin C., Law T., Vandersleen P., Pinter C., Rankin A., et al. (2013). Automated Brachytherapy Calibration: System and Phantom Design. ImNO2013 - Imaging Network Ontario Symposium.

Email

arankin -AT- robarts.ca


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