Kayhan Batmanghelich

Room 531
5607 Baum Blvd
Phone: 
412-648-9037
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Research Interests: 

Medical Imaging: Imaging Genetics, Computer-aided Diagnosis using Medical Images, Joint Modeling of Medical Images and Clinical Health Records, Computational Anatomy.


Machine Learning: Graphical Models, Deep Learning, Bayesian Data Analysis, Probabilistic Programming, Scalable Inference.

Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Informatics

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Curriculum Vitae

Publications: 

Schabdach J, Wells S, Cho M, Batmanghelich N. A Likelihood-Free Approach for Characterizing Heterogeneous Diseases in Large-Scale Studies. International Conference on Information Processing in Medical Imaging (IPMI). 2017 Jun 25; 170-183. PMID:29129964. PMCID: PMC5679301  [Available on 2018-06-01]  DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-59050-9_14

Freifeld O, Haubert S, Fisher J III, Batmanghelich N, Transformations Based on Continuous Piecewise-Affine Velocity Fields. IEEE Trans Pattern Anal Mach Intell. 2017 Dec;39(12):2496-2509. Epub 2017 Jan 1 PubMed PMID: 28092517. doi: 10.1109/TPAMI.2016.2646685.

N. Batmanghelich, A. Saeedi, K. Narasimhan, S. Gershman, Nonparametric Spherical Topic Modeling with Word Embeddings. Proceedings of the 54th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), pp 537-542, 2016. arXiv:1604.00126

N. Batmanghelich, A. Dalca, G. Quon, M. Sabuncu, P. Golland, Probabilistic Modeling of Imaging, Genetics and the Diagnosis. IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging (TMI), pp 1765-1779, 2016.  PMID: 26886973 DOI: 10.1109/TMI.2016.2527784

Batmanghelich N, Saeedi A, Estepar RJ, Cho M, Wells S. Inferring Disease Status by non-Parametric Probabalistic Embedding. Medical Computer Vision and Bayesian and Graphical Models for Biomedical Imaging. 2016 Oct 21; 49-57.

Binder P, Batmanghelich N, Estepar R, Golland P. Unsupervised Discovery of Emphysema Subtypes in a Large Clinical Cohort. Machine Learning in Medical Imaging: 7th International Workshop, MLMI 2016, Held in Conjunction with MICCAI 2016, Athens, Greece, October 17, 2016, Proceedings. 2016 Oct;10019:180-187. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-47157-0_22. Epub 2016 Oct 1. PubMed PMID: 28232959. PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5317320.

N. Batmanghelich, A. Saeedi, M. Cho, R. Jose, P. Golland, Generative Method to Discover Genetically Driven Image Biomarkers. International Conference on Information Processing in Medical Imaging (IPMI), LNCS 9123, pp 30-42, 2015. PMID: 26221665 PMCID: PMC4527679

C. Wachinger, N. Batmanghelich, P. Golland, M. Reuter, BrainPrint in the Computer-Aided Diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease. Challenge on Computer-Aided Diagnosis of Dementia. International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI), 2014.

N. Batmanghelich, M. Cho, R. Jose, P. Golland, Spherical Topic Models for Imaging Phenotype Discovery in Genetic Studies. Workshop on Bayesian and Graphical Models for Biomedical imaging, International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI), LNCS 8677, pp 107-117, 2014.

N. Batmanghelich, A. Dalca, M. Sabuncu, P. Golland, Joint Modeling of Imaging and Genetics. International Conference on Information Processing in Medical Imaging (IPMI), LNCS 7917, pp 766-777, 2013. PMID: 24684016 PMCID: PMC3979537

L. Bloy, M. Ingalhalikar, N. Batmanghelich, An integrated Framework for High Angular Resolution Diffusion Imaging-Based Investigation of Structural Connectivity. Brain Connectivity, 2(2), pp 69-19, 2012. doi:  10.1089/brain.2011.0070 PMCID: PMC3380149

N. Batmanghelich, B. Taskar, C. Davatzikos, Generative-Discriminative Basis Learning for Medical Imaging. IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging (TMI), 31(1), pp 51-69, 2012. PMID: 21791408 PMCID: PMC3402718 DOI: 10.1109/TMI.2011.2162961

Y. Ghanbari, L. Bloy, N. Batmanghelich, R. Verma, Dominant Component Analysis of Electro-physiological Connectivity Network. International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI), pp 231-238, 2012. PMID: 23286135 PMCID: PMC4029114

N. Batmanghelich, D. Ye, B. Taskar, C. Davatzikos, Disease Classification and Prediction via semi-supervised Dimensionality Reduction. IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging: From Nano to Macro (ISBI), pp 1086-1090, 2011. DOI: 10.1109/ISBI.2011.5872590

C. Davatzikos, P. Bhatt, L. Shaw, N. Batmanghelich, J. Trojanowski, Prediction of MCI Conversion via MRI, CSF Biomarkers, and Pattern Classification. Neurobiology of Aging, 32(12), pp 2322.e192322.e27, 2010. PMID: 20594615 PMCID: PMC2951483 DOI: 10.1016/j.neurobiolaging.2010.05.023

N. Batmanghelich, B. Taskar, C. Davatzikos, Regularized Tensor Factorization for Multi-Modality Medical Image Classification. International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI), pp 17-24, 2011. PMID: 22003679

N. Batmanghelich, A. Gooya, B. Taskar, C. Davatzikos, Application of Trace-Norm and Low-Rank Matrix Decomposition for Computational Anatomy. IEEE Computer Society Workshop on Mathematical Methods in Biomedical Image Analysis (MMBIA), Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Workshops (CVPRW), pp 146-153, 2010. DOI: 10.1109/CVPRW.2010.5543596

N. Batmanghelich, B. Taskar, C. Davatzikos, A General and Unifying Framework for Feature Construction, in Image-Based Pattern Classification. International Conference on Information Processing in Medical Imaging (IPMI), LNCS 5636, pp 423-434, 2009. PMID: 19694282

N. Batmanghelich, R. Verma, On Non-linear Characterization of Tissue Abnormality by Constructing Disease Manifolds. IEEE Computer Society Workshop on Mathematical Methods in Biomedical Image Analysis (MMBIA), Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Workshops (CVPRW), pp 1-8, 2008. DOI: 10.1109/CVPRW.2008.4563027

Y. Fan, N. Batmanghelich, C. Clark, C. Davatzikos, Spatial Patterns of Brain Atrophy in MCI Patients, Identified via High-dimensional Pattern Classification, Predict Subsequent Cognitive Decline. NeuroImage, 39(4), pp 1731-43, 2008. PMID: 18053747 PMCID: PMC2861339 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2007.10.031

H. Shariatpanahi, N. Batmanghelich, A. Kermani, M. Ahmadabadi, H. Soltanian-Zadeh, Distributed Behavior-based Multi-agent System for Automatic Segmentation of Brain MR Images. International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN), pp 4535-4542, 2006. DOI: 10.1109/IJCNN.2006.247079

M. Karimi, N. Batmanghelich, H. Soltanian-Zadeh, C. Lucas, A 3-D Deformable Surface Method for Automatic Hippocampus-Amygdala Complex Segmentation. IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium Conference Record, 6, pp 3725-3729, 2004.DOI: 10.1109/NSSMIC.2004.1466690

N. Batmanghelich, H. Soltanian-Zadeh, B. Aarabi, Knowledge-based Segmentation: Using Simultaneous Shape Priori and Histogram Information to Segment Brain Structures. IASTED Conference on Signal and Image Processing, pp 15-17, 2005.

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