Kathleen Vunckx

Kathleen Vunckx
Post-Doctoral Researcher
Key Personnel
Educational Details: 

2001 - Katholieke Universiteit Leuven-Baster

2004 - Katholieke Universiteit Leuven-M.A.

2008 - Katholieke Universiteit Leuven-Ph.D.

Selected Publications: 
  1. K. Vunckx, A. Atre, K. Baete, A. Reilhac, C. M. Deroose, K. Van Laere, J. Nuyts. Evaluation of three MRI-based anatomical priors for PET brain imaging. IEEE Trans. Med. Imag., 31(3):599612, 2012. Times cited: 10
  2. B. F. Hutton, B. A. Thomas, K. Erlandsson, A. Bousse, A. Reilhac-Laborde, D. Kazantsev, S. Pedemonte, K. Vunckx, S. R. Arridge, S. Ourselin. What approach to brain partial volume correction is best for PET/MRI? Nucl. Inst. & Meth. A, 702:29-33, 2013. Times cited: 1
  3. B. A. Thomas, K. Erlandsson, I. Drobnjak, S. Pedemonte, K. Vunckx, A. Bousse, A. Reilhac-Laborde, S. Ourselin, B. F. Hutton. Framework for the construction of a Monte Carlo simulated brain PET-MR image database. Nucl. Inst. & Meth. A, 734:162-165, 2014. Times cited: 0
  4. S. Staelens, K. Vunckx, J. De Beenhouwer, F. Beekman, Y. D’Asseler, J. Nuyts, and I. Lemahieu. GATE simulations for optimization of pinhole imaging. Nucl. Inst. & Meth. A, 569(2):359-363, 2006. Times cited: 7
  5. K. Vunckx, D. Bequé, M. Defrise, and J. Nuyts. Single and multipinhole collimator design evaluation method for small animal SPECT. IEEE Trans. Med. Imag., 27(1):36-46, 2008. Times cited: 41
  6. H. Fonge, K. Vunckx, H. Wang, Y. Feng, L. Mortelmans, J. Nuyts, G. Bormans, A. Verbruggen, and Y. Ni. Non-invasive detection and quantification of acute myocardial infarction in rabbits using mono-[123I] iodo- hypericin SPECT. Eur. Heart Journal, 29(2):260-269, 2008. Times cited: 25
  7. K. Vunckx, P. Suetens, and J. Nuyts. Effect of overlapping projections on reconstruction image quality in multipinhole SPECT. IEEE Trans. Med. Imag. - special issue on Fully-3D reconstruction of medical images, 27(7):972-983, 2008. Times cited: 37
  8. J. Nuyts, K. Vunckx, M. Defrise, and C. Vanhove. Small animal imaging with multi-pinhole SPECT. Methods, 48(2):83-91, 2009. Times cited: 27
  9. K. Vunckx, J. Nuyts, B. Vanbilloen, M. De Saint-Hubert, D. Vanderghinste, D. Rattat, F. M. Mottaghy and M. Defrise. Optimized multipinhole design for mouse imaging. IEEE Trans. Nucl. Sci., 56(5):2696-2705, 2009. Times cited: 12
  10. K. Vunckx, L. Zhou, S. Matej, M. Defrise, and J. Nuyts. Fisher information-based evaluation of image quality for time-of-flight PET. IEEE Trans. Med. Imag., 29(2):311-321, 2010. Times cited: 12
  11. L. Zhou, M. Defrise, K. Vunckx, J. Nuyts. Comparison between parallel hole and rotating slat collimation: Analytical noise propagation models. IEEE Trans. Med. Imag., 29(12):2038-2052, 2010. Times cited: 4
  12. L. Zhou, K. Vunckx, J. Nuyts. Multi-pinhole SPECT calibration: Influence of data noise and systematic orbit deviations. IEEE Trans. Med. Imag., 30(10):1795-1807, 2011. Times cited: 2
  13. J. George, K. Vunckx, E. Van de Casteele, S. Tejpar, C. M. Deroose, J. Nuyts, D. Loeckx, P. Suetens. SLAC: Statistical total lesion metabolic activity computation by fuzzy unsupervised learning of PET images. Machine Vision and Applications, 24(7):1341-1358, 2013. Times cited: 1
  14. L. Zhou, K. Vunckx, J. Nuyts. Parallel hole and rotating slat collimators: Comparative study using digital contrast phantoms. IEEE Trans. Nucl. Sci., 60(5):3282-3289, 2013. Times cited: 0


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Philanthropic Support

We gratefully acknowledge generous support for radiology research at NYU Langone Medical Center from:
• The Big George Foundation
• Raymond and Beverly Sackler
• Bernard and Irene Schwartz

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