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The transformative potential of data and image analysis for eye care Apr 23, 2018 - Apr 24, 2018 — The Royal Society, Carlton House Terrace, London
Scottish Dementia Research Consortium Annual Conference 2018 Apr 23, 2018 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM — Radisson Blu, 301 Argyle St, Glasgow
British Cardiovascular Imaging 2018 May 02, 2018 - May 04, 2018 — John McIntyre Conference Centre, Edinburgh
2nd SINAPSE Psychology meeting May 08, 2018 10:30 AM - 04:00 PM — Yudowitz Seminar Room, Wolfson Medical Building, University of Glasgow
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Dr David Rodriguez Gonzalez

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Position: Postdoctoral Research Associate

Interests:

My main research activity has been lately data protection and the anonymisation of DICOM objects in particular. I am interested in the different privacy requirements for different usages and for the different stages of the data in a research project (internal use, public data access). I am also interested in the development of parallel applications, in particular in the possibility of using GP-GPUs (General Purpose Graphics Processing Unit) for data parallel applications in brain imaging. I think there is a lot of potential in this technology and it would allow having a considerable computing power available in small departments without the management burden of clusters.

Institute: Data Intensive Research Group at CISA (Informatics), SBIRC (DCN)

Department: School of Informatics


Research Themes

Data protection and privacy assurance for medical imaging, Parallel applications, Data management infrastructure for medical imaging

Key Publications
  • J. Gomes et al. (2008) “A Grid Infrastructure for Parallel and Interactive Applications” Comput. Inform. Vol 27, 2, 173-185
  • D. Rodríguez, T. Carpenter, J. van Hemert, J. Wardlaw (2010) “An Open Source Toolkit for Medical Imaging De-Identification” European Radiology 20/08 - August 2010. DOI: 10.1007/s00330-010-1745-3
  • D. Rodríguez et al. (2004) “MPICH-G2 Implementation of an Interactive Neural Network Training” 2nd European Across Grids Conference, Proceedings in LNCS vol. 3165 Springer-Verlag

Collaborators

Jano van Hemert Scotland

Fan Zhu Scotland

Trevor Carpenter Scotland

Software Expertise

Software Description Level Modality Source Platform Version Website
dcm4che2 DICOM reading and manipulation Good Any Freeware Cross-platform 2.0.18 Go
Matlab Matrix based math and programing Novice Commercial Cross-platform any Go
DICOM Confidential Previously known as PrivacyGuard. Anonymisation of DICOM data Author Any In-house Cross-platform 1.3.x & 1.5.x Go
pixelmed DICOM reading and manipulation Good Any Freeware Cross-platform 230908 Go
ImageJ general image processing Novice Any Freeware Cross-platform Go