2015 Poster Presentation Winners


Best Poster by a Resident
P23. Return on Investment Using Whole Slide Imaging for Quality Initiatives to Improved Cancer Diagnosis
Mark Priebe, MT and Jared Swartz, MD, PhD 


Best Clinical Poster
P4. Fast, Flexible Whole Slide Imaging Navigation
Bryan Dangott, MD, NimbleNav


Best Education & Research Poster
P24. NDER: A Novel Web Application Using Annotated Whole Slide Images for Rapid Improvements in Human Pattern Recognition
Nicholas P. Reder, Daniel Glasser, Suzanne Dintzis, Mara Rendi, Rochelle Garcia, Jonathan Henriksen, Mark Kilgore 


Best Image Analysis Poster
P35. Machine Learning-based Prognostication of Breast Cancer Recurrence using Tissue Slide Features
David A. Knowles, Stanford University
Stanley Ho, Ventana Medical Systems, Inc, a Member of the Roche Group
Kien Nguyen, Ventana Medical Systems, Inc, a Member of the Roche Group
Don Morris, Alberta Health Services
Anthony Magliocco, Lee Moffitt Cancer Center
Anindya Sarkar, Ventana Medical Systems, Inc, a Member of the Roche Group
Daphne Koller, Stanford University
Chukka Srinivas, Ventana Medical Systems, Inc, a Member of the Roche Group
Michael Barnes, Ventana Medical Systems, Inc, a Member of the Roche Group


People's Choice
P27. Visualization of mRNA Levels in Histological Context as a Heat Map
Chandrassegar Saravanan, Preclinical Safety: Discovery & Investigative Safety
Chiara Buono, Preclinical Safety: Discovery & Investigative Safety
Arno Doelemeyer, Preclinical Safety: Discovery & Investigative Safety
Jean-Rene Galarneau, Preclinical Safety: Discovery & Investigative Safety
Bryce Suchomel, Preclinical Safety: Discovery & Investigative Safety
Keith Mansfield, Preclinical Safety: Discovery & Investigative Safety
Alex Handler, Neuroscience, Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research, Cambridge, MA

Manuela Polydoro, Neuroscience, Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research, Cambridge, MA


All 2015 Poster Presentations


P1. Digital Whole Slide Imaging Validation Following College of American Pathology Recommendation
Derek Bumgarner, MD, Ewa Borys, MD, Maria Picken, MD, PhD, Dariusz Borys, MD


P2. Digital Pathology Tumor Board Satisfaction
Derek Bumgarner, MD and Dariusz Borys, MD

 

P3. Colour Calibration in Digital Pathology: The Clinical Impact of a Novel Test Object 
Emily L. Clarke, MBBS PG Cert(HR), Department of Histopathology, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Leeds, UK
Craig Revie, MSc, FFEI Limited, Hemel Hempstead, UK
David Brettle, BSc, MSc, PhD, FIPEM, Department of Histopathology, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Leeds, UK
Robert Wilson, BSc, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
Claudia Mello-Tho MS PhD, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, Australia
Darren Treanor, MB BSc(Computing) PhD FRCPath, Department of Histopathology, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Leeds, U

 

P4. Fast, Flexible Whole Slide Image Navigation
Bryan Dangott, MD, NimbleNav


P5. Panoptiq Imaging System Compared with the Whole Slide Imaging (WSI) for Challenging Pathology Cases
Kahmil Shajihan, Intern in Computer Science, Biology and Biomedical Informatics, Department of Biomedical Informatics
Sara E. Monaco MD, Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Ishtiaque Ahmed, Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Jon Duboy, Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Liron Pantanowitz, MD, Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

 

P6. Optimal Use of Digital Slides in Cytotechnologist Training
Navid Farahani, MD, Jackie Cuda, Judy Modery, Liron Pantanowitz, MD 


P7. Utilizing Image Analysis for Quantification and Comparison of Immunohistochemical Staining Variance And Reproducibility 
Faye C. Doherty, PhD, Premier Laboratory, LLC
Roger Pearce, MS, Premier Laboratory, LLC
Christine "Charlie" Domer, HT (ASCP), LSS-BB, Dako An Agilent Technologies Company
Elizabeth A. Chlipala, BS, HTL (ASCP)QIHC, Premier Laboratory, LLC

 

P8. Automated Analysis of Chromogenic In Situ Hybridisation of Breast Tumours in Tissue Microarrays
Ali Dariush, H. Raza Ali, Silvia-Elena Glont, Suet Fueng Chin, Elena Provenzano, Nicholas Walton, Paul Pharoah, Carlos Caldas 


P9. Gross Digital Pathology Advancement
Izak Dimenstein


P10. Automated Digital Pathology Solution for Rapid and Reliable Cervical Cancer Screening 
Hubert Elie, Department of Pathology, Cherbourg Public Hospital Center, Cherbourg, France
Michel Lecluse, Department of Pathology, Cherbourg Public Hospital Center, Cherbourg, France
Boris Lesner, DATEXIM SAS, Caen, France
Abderrahim Elmoataz, GREYC CNRS UMR 6072, Caen, France
Arnaud Renouf, DATEXIM SAS, Caen, France


P11. Validation of Automated Quantification of pSTAT3 in Colonic Tissue as a Biomarker of Disease Progression and Reliable Endpoint in Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Preclinicial Murine Modeling 
Holly Raymond, Jeff Hall, Mike Harris, Tadimeti Rao


P12. Application of Network Theory in Pathology Research
Amir Momeni Boroujeni, Raavi Gupta, Elham Yousefi


P13. Three-Dimensional Evaluation and Volume Rendering from Aligned Serial Whole-Slide Images of Routine Histology Specimens
Beverly Faulkner-Jones and Charles Law


P14. Automated Alignment of Serial Whole Slide Images from Routine Histology Specimens
Charles Law PhD and Beverly Faulkner-Jones MD, PhD


P15. Remote Eye Tracking in Digital Anatomic Pathology 
Sharon E. Fox and Beverly E. Faulkner Jones


P16. 3D-Rendering Histologic Structures from Aligned Sequential Whole Slide Images
Edward Fulton, MD, Kristin Smith, MD, Beverly E. Faulkner-Jones, MD, PhD, C. Charles Law, PhD, Brian Helba, BS 


P17. Diagnostic Differentiation Between Inflammatory Dermatoses using Whole Slide Images with Emphasis on Neutrophilic Dermatoses and Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
Kristin Burns Smith, MD, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Pathology, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Edward H. Fulton, MD, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Pathology, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Jia Xu, MD, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Pathology, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Toni Peters, MD, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Pathology, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Charles Law, PhD, Kitware, Inc., Clifton Park, New York, United States
Brian Helba, BS, Kitware, Inc., Clifton Park, New York, United States
Beverly E. Faulkner-Jones, MD, PhD, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Pathology, Boston, Massachusetts, United States


P18. Development of Standardized, Codified Checklists and Predetermined Discordance Tables for the Assessment od Diagnostic Concordance
Katy Wack, Omnyx, LLC, Pittsburgh, PA
Laura Drogowski, Omnyx, LLC, Pittsburgh, PA
Murray Treloar, Dr. Murray Treloar Medicine Professional Corporation, Port Hope, ON
Anil Parwani, Department of Pathology, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
Andrew Evans, Department of Pathology, University Health Network-Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, ON
Jon Ho, Department of Dermatology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 
Michael C. Montalto, PhD, Omnyx, LLC, Pittsburgh, PA


P19. Validation of Digital Pathology-Based Prostate Core Biopsy Diagnoses Using Custom Reporting and Arbitrating Documents 
Lindsay Demblowski, Omnyx, LLC, Pittsburgh, PA
Laura Drogowski, 
Omnyx, LLC, Pittsburgh, PA

Katy Wack, PhD, Omnyx, LLC, Pittsburgh, PA
Mike Montalto, PhD, Omnyx, LLC, Pittsburgh, PA
Gaby Quiroga-Garza, Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA

Dinesh Prahan, MD, Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
Sheldon Bastacky, MD, Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
Anil Parwani, MD, PhD, Department of Pathology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH


P20. Method for Feature-Based Evaluation of Reader Performance Using Digital Region of Interest Images
Varsha Shankla, MS
Vipul Baxi, MS
Laura Drogowski, Omnyx, LLC, Pittsburgh, PA
Katy Wack. PhD, Omnyx, LLC, Pittsburgh, PA
Tyler Keay, Omnyx, LLC, Pittsburgh, PA
Lindsay Demblowski, Omnyx, LLC, Pittsburgh, PA
Billie Fyfe, MD, 
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ
Michael C. Montalto, PhD, Omnyx, LLC, Pittsburgh, PA


P21. Workflow Solutions for End to End Digital Pathology Case Management and Review
Dan Hosseinzadeh, CEO, PathCore  


P22. Gaze Tracking Reveals Patterns of Whole-Slide Viewing that Depend on Pathologist Experience
Andrei Plagov, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Mark D. Zarella, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
David E. Breen, College of Computing and Informatics, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
Fernando U. Garcia, Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Eastern Regional Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA

 

P23. Return on Investment Using Whole Slide Imagingfor Quality Inititiatives to Improved Cancer Diagnosis
Jared Schwartz, MD, PhD and Mark Priebe, MT (ASCP) SBB

 

P24. NDER: A Novel Web Application Using Annotated Whole Slide Images for Rapid Improvements in Human Pattern Recognition
Nicholas P. Reder, Daniel Glasser, Suzanne Dintzis, Mara Rendi, Rochelle Garcia, Jonathan Henriksen, Mark Kilgore 

 

P25. Implementation of Whole-Slide Imaging in the Routine Diagnosis in a Pathology Laboratory: Consequences for File Storage
Jaume Ordi, Department of Pathology, Hospital Cli­nic-University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Adela Saco, Department of Pathology, Hospital Clinic-University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Monica Hernandez, Department of Pathology, Hospital Cli­nic-University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Rosana Millan, Department of Pathology, Hospital Cli­nic-University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Margarita Mainar, Department of Pathology, Hospital Cli­nic-University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Paola Castillo, ISGlobal, Barcelona Ctr. Int. Health Res. (CRESIB), Barcelona, Spain
Natalia Rakislova, Department of Pathology, Hospital Clinic-University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Josep Ramirez, Department of Pathology, Hospital Clinic-University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain


P26. Implementation of Whole-Slide Imaging in the Routine Diagnosis in a Pathology Laboratory: Consequences for the Technician Workload
Adela Saco, Department of Pathology, Hospital Cli­nic-University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Monica Hernandez, Department of Pathology, Hospital Cli­nic-University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Natalia Rakislova, Department of Pathology, Hospital Clinic-University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Amaia Sagasta
Paola Castillo, ISGlobal, Barcelona Ctr. Int. Health Res. (CRESIB), Barcelona, Spain
Rosana Millan, Department of Pathology, Hospital Clinic-University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Margarita Mainar, Department of Pathology, Hospital Cli­nic-University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Josep Ramirez, Department of Pathology, Hospital Clinic-University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Jaume Ordi, Department of Pathology, Hospital Clinic-University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain


P27. Visualization of mRNA Levels in Histological Context as a Heat Map
Chandrassegar Saravanan, Preclinical Safety: Discovery & Investigative Safety
Chiara Buono, Preclinical Safety: Discovery & Investigative Safety
Arno Doelemeyer, Preclinical Safety: Discovery & Investigative Safety
Jean-Rene Galarneau, Preclinical Safety: Discovery & Investigative Safety
Bryce Suchomel, Preclinical Safety: Discovery & Investigative Safety
Keith Mansfield, Preclinical Safety: Discovery & Investigative Safety
Alex Handler, Neuroscience, Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research, Cambridge, MA
Manuela Polydoro, Neuroscience, Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research, Cambridge, MA


P28. A Fully Automated Method to Analyse Lung Fibrosis in Bleomycin Rat Model
Shanon Seger, Department of Translational Science, Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Allschwil, Switzerland
Manuel Stritt, Department of Information Management Drug Discovery, Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Allschwil, Switzerland
Enrico Vezzali, Department of toxicology preclinical development, Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Allschwil, Switzerland
Peter Groenen, Department of Translational Science, Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Allschwil, Switzerland
Oliver Nayler, Department of cardiovascular and fibrosis, Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Allschwil, Switzerland
Anna Stalder,  Department of Translational Science, Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Allschwil, Switzerland


P29Cost Savings through Digitizing Her2 and Special Stain Controls
Renee J. Slaw, MBA, Linda McDonald, HT(ASCP), EMSA, Amy Posch, BS, MT, Gary Vitanye, CPA, Thomas W. Bauer, MD, PhD

 

P30. Troubleshooting the Whole Slide Image Scanning Process
Nicholas C. Jones, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts

 

P31. Computerized Identification of Tumor-infiltrating Immune Cell in Hematoxylin-eosin and Stained Breast Cancer Samples
Riku Turkki, Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland (FIMM), University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
Nina Linder
Panu E. Kovanen
Johan Lundin, Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland (FIMM), University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland


P32.The Implementation and Execution of an International Telepathology Consultation Program between China and the United States
Christopher J. Kim, Jianyu Rao, Chris Khacherian, Hui-Ling Wang, Scott W. Binde, W. Dean Wallace 
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) 


P33. Quantitative Image Analysis of Immunohistochemistry to Determine Efficacious Doses of Therapeutics in Preclinical Models of Colitis
Terry Melim, Stephanie Gaudette, Candace Graff, Heather Knight, Sarah Heighton, Christine Nelson, Liz O'Connor, Karin Orsi, Annette Schwartz, Igor Mikaelia
AbbVie Bioresearch Center, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States


P34. Computer Aided Region Detection SystemTM: Machine Learning Based User Interactive Digital Pathology Solution
Abhijeet Gholap, Dr. Anagha Jadhav, Gurunath Kamble, Paarth Dave


P35. Machine Learning-based Prognostication of Breast Cancer Recurrence using Tissue Slide Features
David A. Knowles, Stanford University
Stanley Ho, Ventana Medical Systems, Inc, a Member of the Roche Group
Kien Nguyen, Ventana Medical Systems, Inc, a Member of the Roche Group
Don Morris, Alberta Health Services
Anthony Magliocco, Lee Moffitt Cancer Center
Anindya Sarkar, Ventana Medical Systems, Inc, a Member of the Roche Group
Daphne Koller, Stanford University
Chukka Srinivas, Ventana Medical Systems, Inc, a Member of the Roche Group
Michael Barnes, Ventana Medical Systems, Inc, a Member of the Roche Group

 

P36. Biologically- Inspired Group Sparsity Model for Brightfield Multiplex IHC Stain Unmixing
Ting Chen, Digital Pathology and Workflow, Ventana Medical Systems, Inc., Mountain View, CA, USA
Chukka Srinivas, Digital Pathology and Workflow, Ventana Medical Systems, Inc., Mountain View, CA, USA
Bob Ochs, Technology and Applied Research, Ventana Medical Systems Inc., Tucson, AZ, USA





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