Lab News

2019

Liz joins the lab

Liz Bird, an MD-PhD student in the Bioengineering department has joined the lab. Welcome!

2018

Marzia joins the lab

Marzia Rigolli has joined the lab. She received her D.Phil in Cardiovascular Imaging from Oxford University. Welcome!

Brendan joins the lab

Brendan Colvert has joined the lab. He received his PhD in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Southern California. Welcome!

Amanda and Diana present their summer projects

Undergraduate students Amanda Craine and Diana Hernandez Hernandez each presented their sumemr projects at UC San Diego's Summer Research Confernece. Congratulations on the excellent talks and thank you for all your hard work!

Dr. Contijoch Receives NIH Research Grant

Dr. Contijoch has received a Career Development Award grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) at the NIH to pursue imaging of the right ventricle in patients with heart failure.

Summer Research Students Join the Lab

Amanda Craine, Diana Hernandez Hernandez, and Priscila Guerrero have joined the lab through the UCSD STARS, SRP and ENLACE programs, respectively.

New Graduate Students Join the Lab

Nitesh Sekhar (a CSE Master's student) and Anderson Scott (a BE PhD Student) have joined the lab.

Publication in JCCT

Work by Dr. Contijoch and collaborators has been published in the Journal of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography. More information can be found here.

Presentation at ISHLT Annual Meeting

Dr. Contijoch presented "Pre-PTE Pulmonary Artery Elastance, Right Ventricular Elastance, and RV-PA Coupling Predict Post-Operative Length of Stay and Hemodynamics" at the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) Annual Meeting in Nice, France. More details can be found here.

Publication in Magnetic Resonance in Medicine

Work by Dr. Contijoch and collaborators has been published in Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. More information can be found here.

2017

Presentation at RSNA Annual Meeting

Dr. Contijoch presented "Precise Regional RV Function Measurement in the Adult Congenital Heart with Low Radiation Dose CT and SQUEEZ Processing" at the Radiological Society of North American (RSNA) Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL, USA

Publication and accompanying editorial in International Journal of Cardiology

Work by the group has been published in International Journal of Cardiology with an accompanying editorial.. More information can be found here.

Presentation at ISMRM Workshop

Dr. Contijoch presented "Real-Time MRI of the Heart Using Smart & Autonomous Radial Sampling" at the ISMRM Workshop on Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Cardiac Function NYU Langone Medical Center, New York City, NY, USA

Publication in Medical Physics

The group has published a manuscript in Medical Physics. More information can be found here.

The Contijoch Research Lab has launched!

The Laboratory is hosted in the Departments of Bioengineering and Radiology at UC San Diego and is located in the Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute building.