rtaira@mii.ucla.edu
(310) 794-3535
Office Info

924 Westwood Blvd, Suite 420, Room A

Ricky Taira, PhD

Professor, Department of Radiological Sciences

Publications

2018

Garcia-Gathright JI, Matiasz NJ, Adame C, Sarma KV, Sauer L, Smedley NF, Spiegel ML, Strunck J, Garon EB, Taira RK, Aberle DR, Bui AAT. Evaluating Casama: Contextualized semantic maps for summarization of lung cancer studies. Comput Biol Med. 2018 Jan 1;92:55-63. DOI: 10.1016/j.compbiomed.2017.10.034. Epub 2017 Nov 3. PMID: 29149658; PMCID: PMC5762403. PDF

2017

Rios Piedra EAR, Taira RK, El-Saden S, Ellingson BM, Bui AAT, Hsu W. Assessing Variability in Brain Tumor Segmentation to Improve Volumetric Accuracy and Characterization of Change. IEEE EMBS Int Conf Biomed Health Inform. 2016 Feb;2016:380-383. DOI: 10.1109/BHI.2016.7455914. Epub 2016 Apr 21. PMID: 28670648; PMCID: PMC5489257.
Piedra EAR, Ellingson B, El-Saden S, Taira RK, Bui AAT, Hsu W. Measuring Tumor Boundary Variability to Improve Automated Segmentation of Brain Tumors Using Multimodal MRI. Poster presented at International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM). 2017.
Piedra EAR, Orosz I, Zide M, El-Saden S, Taira RK, Bui AAT, Hsu W. A Usability Study to Evaluate the Impact of a Novel Automated Brain Tumor Assessment Application. Poster presented at American Medical Informatics Association. 2017.
Piedra EAR, Ellingson B, Cloughesy T, Taira RK, El-Saden S, Bui AAT, Hsu W. Hybrid Hierarchical Model for Lung Cancer Prediction. International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI). 2017.

2016

Tong M, Hsu W, Taira RK. A visualization for clinical trial reports: A usability study. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. Chicago, IL; 2016.
Piedra EAR, Taira RK, El-Saden S, Ellingson BM, Bui AAT, Hsu W. GlioView: An application that visualizes variability in brain tumor segmentation to inform the clinical assessment of change. 2016 Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America. Chicago, IL; 2016.
Rios Piedra EAR, Taira RK, El-Saden S, Ellingson BM, Bui AAT, Hsu W. Assessing Variability in Brain Tumor Segmentation to Improve Volumetric Accuracy and Characterization of Change. IEEE EMBS Int Conf Biomed Health Inform. 2016 Feb;2016:380-383. DOI: 10.1109/BHI.2016.7455914. Epub 2016 Apr 21. PMID: 28670648; PMCID: PMC5489257.
Piedra EAR, Ho KC, Taira RK, El-Saden S, Ellingson B, Bui AAT, Hsu W. Glioblastoma Multiforme Segmentation by Variability Characterization of Tumor Boundaries. Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention Society (MICCAI), MICCAI-BRATS Conference Workshop. 2016.
Piedra EAR, Taira RK, El-Saden S, Ellingson B, Bui AAT, Hsu W. GlioView: An Application to Visualize Variability in Brain Tumor Segmentation to Inform the Clinical Assessment of Change. Applied science presentation at Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). 2016.

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