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2020

July

  • We are delighted to announce that, "Unified Image and Video Saliency Modeling", published by PULSE team members, has been accepted to the European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV 2020) in August and chosen as a Spotlight paper
  • We are delighted to announce that following PULSE papers have been accepted to the 23rd International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI) 2020 in October:
  • Our PDRA Dr Yifan Cai is leaving us for a brand new job. Farewell and best of luck in your new role Yifan!

June

  • We are pleased to announce that the PULSE paper “Introduction to Artificial Intelligence in Ultrasound Imaging in Obstetrics and Gynecology” has been accepted for publication in Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Congratulations to Arijit Patra for successfully defending his engineering doctoral research thesis which was associated with the PULSE study. 

April 

  • We are proud to announce that the PULSE paper “Safety Indices of Ultrasound: Adherence to Recommendations and Awareness During Routine Obstetric Ultrasound Scanning” has been selected as an Editor’s Choice with an accompanying editorial in this month's European Journal of Ultrasound 
  • We are happy to announce that our paper "Discovering Salient Anatomical Landmarks by Predicting Human Gaze" has won 2nd runner up for best paper award at ISBI 2020!

March

  • We are sad to announce that due to the coronavirus situation we have suspended recruitment for PULSE scans for the time being
  • We are pleased to announce that the PULSE paper “Spatio-Temporal Visual Attention Modelling of Standard Biometry Plane-Finding Navigation Medical Image Analysis” has been accepted for publication in the Medical Image Analysis journal

February

  • We are pleased to announce that the PULSE paper "Hierarchical Class Incremental Learning of Anatomical Structures in Fetal Echocardiography Video" has been published in the IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics
  • We are delighted to announce that we have been awarded an ERC Proof of Concept grant for 'Perception Ultrasound for Reassuring Fetal Echo Clinical Trainees' (PURFECT). This €150,000 funding has been allocated to allow further exploration of one of the exciting innovations arising from PULSE

January

  • Clare Teng joins the PULSE project as a doctoral research engineering student. Welcome Clare!
  • Another welcome to Yifan Cai who continues on the PULSE project as a Postdoctoral Researcher. Glad you are staying Yifan!
  • We are delighted to announce that the following PULSE  abstracts have been accepted to the IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI) 2020 in Iowa, USA in April:
    • “Generating Controllable Ultrasound Images of the Fetal Head”
    • “Automatic Determination of the Fetal Cardiac Cycle in Ultrasound using Spatio-Temporal Neural Networks”
    • “Discovering Salient Anatomical Landmarks by Predicting Human Gaze”
    • “Self-supervised Representation Learning for Ultrasound Video”

 

2019

December

  • We are delighted to announce that the following two PULSE  abstracts have been accepted to the Annual Integrative Ultrasound Meeting (AIUM) 2020 in New York, USA in March:
    • “Automatic detection of anatomy structures in full-length anomaly scans using artificial intelligence”
    • “Which landmarks do sonographers look at while acquiring second- and third-trimester standard biometry planes?”

November

  • Henry Cheng Zhao joins the PULSE project as a Postdoctoral Researcher. Welcome Henry!

October

  • Congratulations to Yifan Cai for successfully defending his engineering doctoral research thesis which was associated with the PULSE study. 
  • Elizabeth Savochkina joins the PULSE project as a doctoral research engineering student. Welcome Elizabeth!

September

  • We are pleased to announce that we have recruited volunteer one thousand (1,000) of the PULSE study. Thank you so much to all the volunteers for participating in our study!

August

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March 

  • Yuan Gao joins the PULSE project as a Post Doctoral Researcher. Welcome Yuan! 

February

January 

  • We are pleased to announce that we have recruited our 500th volunteer of the PULSE study.

2018

December

September 

May  

  • We are pleased to announce that the first volunteer has been recruited to the PULSE study!