Core Members

Dr. Brian Blakley, University of Manitoba

BLAKLEY, Brian, Professor
Home Dept: Otolaryngology
bblakley@exchange.hsc.mb.ca
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RESEARCH:   Otology, Ear, Hearing, Otolaryngology, Vestibular

 Dr. Rasit Eskicioglu, University of Manitoba
ESKICIOGLU, Rasit
Home Dept.:Computer Science & ECE
rasit@cs.umanitoba.ca
 

WEBSITE:      http://www.cs.umanitoba.ca/~rasit/  

RESEARCH:  Computer systems; Systems software; Operating systems; Distributed, cluster and grid computing; High speed network interconnects, Mobile networks, and Pervasive computing. I am currently looking at wireless sensor networks (WSNs) and their applications to real world problems.

FIGLEY, Chase, Assistant Professor
Home Dept: Radiology
chase.figley@umanitoba.ca
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WEBSITE:       Figley NeuroImaging Lab

RESEARCH:   Diffusion Tensor Imaging (DTI); functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI); Image Processing; Voxel Based Morphometry (VBM); Cerebral Blood Flow (CBF); Neurometabolism

FRANCA, Rodrigo, Assistant Professor
Home Dept: Restorative Dentistry
Rodrigo_Franca@umanitoba.ca
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RESEARCH:   Biomaterials, Dental Biomaterials, nano-surface characterization, biocompatibility.

GOERTZEN, Andrew, PET/CT Program Coordinator
Home Dept: Radiology
Andrew.Goertzen@med.umanitoba.ca
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WEBSITE: Biomedical Imaging Research Group

RESEARCH: Positron emission tomography (PET), Multimodality imaging including PET/MRI and PET/CT, Instrumentation for nuclear medicine imaging

Dr. Kathleen Gough, University of Manitoba

GOUGH, Kathleen
Home Dept: Chemistry
Kathleen.Gough@umanitoba.ca
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WEBSITE:       http://home.cc.umanitoba.ca/~kmgough/

RESEARCH:   Spectrochemical imaging of tissues with infrared and Raman spectroscopy, Alzheimer Disease, fungi, fungal infection of grain, stressed tendon, inflammation, wound healing.

Dr. Emmanuel Ho, University of Manitoba

HO, Emmanuel, Assistant Professor
Home Dept: College of Pharmacy/Immunology
Emmanuel.Ho@umanitoba.ca
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WEBSITE:  Laboratory for Drug Delivery & Biomaterials

RESEARCH: Nanomedicine, siRNA, medical devices, vaccines, HIV, microbicides

 

Ji Hyun Ko , Ph.D., Dept. of Human Anatomy and Cell Science, University of Manitoba

KO, Ji Hyun, Assistant Professor
Home Dept: Human Anatomy and Cell Science
Ji.Ko@med.umanitoba.ca

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WEBSITE:  http://www.kolabneuro.com/

RESEARCH INTERESTS: Brain Imaging and TMS

Brian Lithgow, University of Manitoba

LITHGOW, Brian, Adjunct Professor
Home Dept: Electrical and Computer Engineering
Brian.Lithgow@umanitoba.ca 
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WEBSITE:        Neurodiagnostic Lab

RESEARCH:    Vestibular system, Neurological disorders

 

Dr. Song Liu, University of Manitoba
LIU, Song, Associate Professor
Home Dept: Biosystems Engineering/Medical Microbiology
Song.Liu@umanitoba.ca
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RESEARCH: Development of novel surface engineering techniques for chemically inert semicrystalline polymers, Development of new biocompatible and biocidal materials, Micro- and nano-encapsulation of bioactive agents for their targeted and controlled delivery

Dr. Joe LoVetri, University of Manitoba

LoVETRI, Joe, Professor
Home Dept: Electrical and Computer Engineering
Joe.LoVetri@umanitoba.ca
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WEBSITE: Electromagnetic Imaging Laboratory
                   http://home.cc.umanitoba.ca/~lovetrij/

RESEARCH: Computational Electromagnetics, Microwave Imaging, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Electromagnetic Compatibility

LUO, Yunhua, Associate Professor
Home Dept: Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
Yunhua.Luo@umanitoba.ca
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WEBSITE:      http://home.cc.umanitoba.ca/~luoy/

RESEARCH:  Computational Biomechanics, brain injury analysis and protection, assessment of fracture risk related to osteoporosis, implant analysis and design

Dr. Melanie Martin, University of Manitoba

MARTIN, Melanie, Associate Professor
Home Dept: Physics (University of Winnipeg); Radiology (University of Manitoba)
m.martin@uwinnipeg.ca
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WEBSITE:      In Vivo Experimental Animal Magnetic Resonance Microscopy Centre

RESEARCH:  Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), MRI technique development, MRI applications to neurological disorders

Dr. Donald Miller
MILLER, Donald, Professor
Home Dept.:   Pharmacology & Therapeutics
EMAIL:          Donald.Miller@umanitoba.ca
 

WEBSITE:       http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/health_sciences/medicine/units/pharmacology/faculty_members/1908.html   

RESEARCH:   Neuropharmacology; blood-brain barrier function; drug delivery

MOUSSAVI, Zahra, Professor
Home Dept: Electrical and Computer Engineering
Zahra.Moussavi@umanitoba.ca
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WEBSITE:       Biomedical Instrumentation & Signal Analysis Lab

RESEARCH:   Respiratory and swallowing sounds analysis, sleep apnea, Alzheimer diesease early diagnosis and treatement, Balance and Postural Control, Development of Assistive Aid Technologies, Electromyographic study of skeletal muscles, Telemedicine

PISTORIUS, Stephen, Professor
Home Dept: Physics and Astronomy
Stephen.Pistorius@cancercare.mb.ca
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WEBSITE:       https://www.umanitoba.ca/institutes/manitoba_institute_cell_biology/MICB/Scientists/Pistorius.html

RESEARCH:   Biomedical Imaging, Patient and Organ Motion, Treatment Simulation, Radiation Therapy Treatment Optimization, Image Processing and Reconstruction

SHERIF, Sherif, Associate Professor
Home Dept: Electrical and Computer Engineering
Sherif.Sherif@umanitoba.ca
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RESEARCH:   Biophotonics, Optical coherence tomography (OCT), Optical & fluorescence microscopy, Tissue optics, Integrated computational imaging, Digital image restoration, Statistical signal processing, Laser spectroscopy

Dr. Bertram Unger, University of Manitoba

UNGER, Bertram, CLSF Research Director
Home Dept: Medical Education
bertram.unger@umanitoba.ca
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WEBSITE:       Laboratory for Surgical Modeling, Simulation and Robotics

RESEARCH:   Robotics, Haptics, Medical and Surgical Simulation, Virtual and Augmented Reality, Rapid-Prototyping, Critical Care Medicine

XING, Malcolm, Assistant Professor
Home Dept: Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering; Biochemistry & Medical Genetics
malcolm.xing@umanitoba.ca  
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RESEARCH: Tissue Engineering, Nanomedicine, Biocomposites for Implantation, Biointerface, Gene/Stem cell Therapy

ZHONG, Wen, Associate Professor
HOME DEPT: Medical Microbiology
wen.zhong@umanitoba.ca  
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RESEARCH: Functional nanofibers and nanoparticles for biomedical applications