Technical Program (Final)
Final Program
Sunday 19th August
16:00-18:00 Registration
Monday 20th August
9:00 Opening Ceremony Lynn Gladden, Cambridge University
9:10 From Terahertz to Telehealth Technologies Emma MacPherson, CUHK
9:30 My Heart Project Dr. Jörg Habetha, Philips  
10:15 Home monitoring and tele-rehabilitation Paolo Bonato, Harvard-MIT
11:00 Break
11:15 Wearable Cuff-less Blood Pressure Measuring Devices: From Principles to Standards Dr. Jens Mühlsteff , Philips and Prof. Y.T. Zhang, CUHK
12:15 A novel calibration method for noninvasive blood pressure measurement using pulse transit time YS Yan, CUHK
12:30 Lunch
13:30 The development of Terahertz Imaging Martyn Chamberlain, Durham University
14:15 THz Spectroscopy, Present and Future (TBC) John Cunningham, Leeds University
15:00 Break
15:45 Biomedical research in terahertz Peter Siegel, CalTech
16:00 Medical applications of terahertz imaging Vincent Wallace, TeraView Ltd
16:45 Contributed talks on Terahertz (1) Caroline Reid, UCL
17:00 Posters oral introduction - 1 minute per poster
17:15-18:30 Poster display
19:15 Conference Banquet
Tuesday 21st August
9:00 Body Sensor Networks Yang Guang-Zhong, Imperial College
9:45 Lasers techniques in Medicine Mark Stringer, Leeds University
10:30 Energy Efficient Medium Access Protocol for Wireless Medical Body Area Sensor Networks Dr O. C. Omeni
10:45 Micro-Magnetocardiography System with a Single-Chip SQUID Magnetometer Array for QT Analysis and Diagnosis of Myocardial Injury in Small Animals Dr Komamura Kazuo
11:00 Break
11:15 Deconvolution of skin images with multivariate curve resolution Mr E. Tkaczyk
11:30 Effects of wrist oscillations on contralateral neurological postural tremor using a new myohaptic device Dr Giuliana Grimaldi
11:45 Closed loop glucose control in critical care patients Prof W. Garcia-Gabin
12:00 Lunch
13:00 THz spectroscopy in Medicine Axel Zeitler, Cambridge
13:45 FutureTHz Devices Ian Gregory, TeraView Ltd
14:30 Posters oral introduction - 1 minute per poster
14:45 Closing ceremony Lynn Gladden/Emma MacPherson
15:00-16:00 Poster display
19:00 Punting on the Cam
Wednesday 22nd August
9:00 Lab tours of Cambridge University and TeraView Ltd
12:00 ETA Cambridge Train Station
12:15 Depart on train to London Kings Cross
13:00 Arrive at KingsX, travel to Kensington for lunch
15:00 Tour of Bioinformatics Lab, Imperial
17:00 Tour End- delegates are free to stay in London or return to Cambridge
Poster session details
17:00 [2250],Image Denoising in Curvelet Transform Domain Using Gaussian Mixture Model with Local Parameters for Distribution of Noise-Free Coefficients Hossein Rabbani
17:01 [2265],Correlation of Facial Infrared Thermograph and Carotid Stenosis Ai-Hsien Li
17:02 [2270],MR Based Polymer Gel Dosimetry (MRPD) versus Film Dosimetry using Dose Modulation Transfer Function (DMTF) nader riyahi alam
17:03 [2272],Prognostic Value of Brain Tissue Pathological Changes in Patients with Multiple Sclerosis Using Magnetization Transfer Parameters nader riyahi alam
17:04 [2273],An in Vivo Acquisition Device for Near Infrared Blood Spectra yuliang liu
17:05 [2276],Study on the Responses of Hypertensive Patients to Music Xiaofei Teng
17:06 [2278],A Novel MAC Protocol for Wireless Physiological Information Sensor Network Min Chen
17:07 [2279],Reverse Middle Ear Transfer Function Based Estimation of Transient Evoked Otoacoustic Emission yousef salimpour
17:08 [2280],Implementation of an Embedded-Link Pulse Waveform Analyzer Bin Bin Fu
17:09 [2281],Real-Time Signal Processing Method for Obtaining Charge Distribution on Aerosols Produced by Medical Inhalers Janusz Kulon
17:10 [2289],Impedometric Analysis and Characterization in the Development of an hCG-beta Biosensor Panagiotis Kassanos
17:11 [2290],On the use of a wearable electromyographic tool for neuromotor research Fernando Brunetti
17:12 [2307],Cost-Minimized E-Health Service for Identification of Mental Stress related Heart Rate Changes Jinho Kim
14:30 [2300],Medical Volume Noise Reduction Employing a Laplace Distribution with Local Variance for Modeling Contourlet Coefficients Hossein Rabbani
14:31 [2301], Analysis of quantities Electroencephalogram background activity in Autism disease patients with Lempel-Ziv complexity and Short Time Fourier Transform measure ali sheikhani
14:32 [2302],Activation of separated Na+ and K+ channels in an excitable model cell: Using stimulating step pre-pulse waveform ali sheikhani
14:33 [2308],A Hybrid Body Sensor Network for Continuous and Long-term Measurement of Arterial Blood Pressure Laurence Chan
14:34 [2310],A Noncausal IIR FB approach to PMR image reconstruction Jingxin Zhang
14:36 [2315],A Feasibility Study of Burn Wound Depth Assessment Using Terahertz Pulsed Imaging Shengyang Huang
14:37 [2318],Development of Acupuncture Manipulator and Its Application in the Animal Shock Model huayuan yang
14:38 [2324],Analysis and Study about Stimulating Parameters of Electroacupuncture on the Clustering Technique huayuan yang
14:39 [2326],Time Varying Filter Bank Approach to Parallel K-T MRI Jingxin Zhang

[2329],1V 14uW Switched-Opamp ΔΣ-ADC for Bioelectric Data Aquisition

Declan McDonagh


Topics and invited lecturers/keynote speakers:

1. Biomedical terahertz research
Dr Peter Siegel, California Institute of Technology,USA

2. The development of terahertz technology
Prof. Martyn Chamberlain, Durham University , UK

3. Clinical applications of terahertz technology
Dr Vince Wallace, TeraView Ltd, UK

4. Future terahertz devices
Dr Ian Gregory, TeraView Ltd, UK

5. Lasers techniques in medicine
Dr Mark Stringer, Leeds University , UK

6. Tele-rehabilitation
Prof. Paolo Bonato, Harvard Medical School & MIT HST , USA

7. Body sensor networks
Prof. Guang-Zhong Yang, Imperial College London , UK

8. “MyHeart” project
Dr. Jörg Habetha, Philips

Workshop on "Wearable and Cuffless Devices for the Non-invasive Monitoring of Arterial Blood Pressure"
Dr. Jens
Mühlsteff , Philips
Prof. Y.T. Zhang, The Chinese University of Hong Kong


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