Member Profile

Dr. Amoon Jamzad

Postdoctoral Fellow
School of Computing
Queen's University
Member Between April 2018-Present
Biography
Amoon Jamzad is a postdoctoral fellow at School of Computing, Queen’s University. He received his BSc in Electrical Engineering, Electronics, and MSc and PhD in Biomedical Engineering from University of Tehran, Iran in 2007, 2010 and 2015 respectively. His PhD was focused on ultrasound signal and image analysis to estimate the structural properties of kidney stones noninvasively. After his PhD, Amoon collaborated with University of Tehran as a guest lecturer and lab instructor for 3 years. He joined Med-I Lab at Queen’s in April 2019 and he is mainly involved with cancer cell detection research, particularly the use of ultrasonic and optical spectroscopic devices and analysis for margin detection in cancer treatment surgery.
Awards
  • Received “Engineering Excellence Award” in FEAS Research Symposium at Queen’s University for the poster entitled “Computer Assisted Cancer Cell Detection with Raman Spectroscopy: A multidisciplinary workflow,” 2019.
  • Received the Best Article Award in ICBME2015 for presentation of “Analysis of Backscattered Ultrasound RF Echoes from Adjacent Scan Lines for Surface Roughness Characterization: A Phantom Study,” 2015.
Publications

2021

Aghaeeaval, Mahsa; Bendahan, Nathaniel; Shivji, Zaitoon; Mcinnis, Carter; Jamzad, Amoon; Lomax, Lysa Boisse; Shukla, Garima; Mousavi, Parvin; Winston, Gavin P

Prediction of Patient Survival Following Postanoxic Coma Using EEG Data and Clinical Features Inproceedings Forthcoming

43rd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine & Biology Society (EMBC), IEEE 2021 Forthcoming.

BibTeX

Jamzad, Amoon; Santilli, Alice; Akbarifar, Faranak; Kaufmann, Martin; Logan, Kathryn; Wallis, Julie; Ren, Kevin Yi Mi; Merchant, Shaila; Engel, Jay; Varma, Sonal; Fichtinger, Gabor; Rudan, John F; Mousavi, Parvin

Graph Transformers for characterization and interpretation of surgical margins Inproceedings Forthcoming

Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Interventions (MICCAI), Forthcoming.

BibTeX

Chen, Brian; Javadi, Golara; Jamzad, Amoon; Hamilton, Alexander; Sibley, Stephanie; Maslove, David; Laird, Philip; and Mousavi, Parvin

Detecting Atrial Fibrillation in ICU Telemetry data with Weak Labels Conference Forthcoming

Machine Learning for Health Care (MLHC '21), Forthcoming.

BibTeX

Thirumal, Sindhura; Jamzad, Amoon; Cotechini, Tiziana; Hindmarch, Charles; Hardy, Celine; Graham, Charles; Berman, David; Siemens, David R; Mousavi, Parvin

Utility of High-Throughput Imaging Mass Cytometry for Cancer Research: A feasibility study Conference

IEEE-EMBC International Conference on Biomedical and Health Informatics (BHI), 2021.

BibTeX

Santilli, Alice; Jamzad, Amoon; Sedghi, Alireza; Kaufmann, Martin; Logan, Kathryn; Wallis, Julie; Ren, Kevin YM; Janssen, Natasja; Merchant, Shaila; Engel, Jay; McKay, Doug; Varma, Sonal; Wang, Ami; Fichtinger, Gabor; Rudan, John F; Mousavi, Parvin

Domain adaptation and self-supervised learning for surgical margin detection Journal Article

International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery (IPCAI), 16 (5), pp. 861–869, 2021.

BibTeX

Santilli, Alice; Jamzad, Amoon; Sedghi, Alireza; Kaufmann, Martin; Merchant, Shaila; Engel, Jay; Logan, Kathryn; Wallis, Julie; Janssen, Natasja; Varmak, Sonal; Fichtinger, Gabor; Rudan, John F; Mousavi, Parvin

Self-Supervised Learning For Detection Of Breast Cancer In Surgical Margins With Limited Data Inproceedings

2021 IEEE 18th International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI), pp. 980–984, IEEE 2021.

BibTeX

Thirumal, Sindhura; Jamzad, Amoon; Cotechini, Tiziana; Hindmarch, Charles; Graham, Charles; Mousavi, Parvin; Siemens, Rob

TITAN: A HyperionTM Imaging System Data Analysis Software Conference

The 19th Annual Symposium of the Imaging Network of Ontario (ImNO), 2021.

BibTeX

Jamzad, Amoon; Jamaspishvili, Tamara; Iseman, Rachael; Kaufmann, Martin; Berman, David; Mousavi, Parvin

Platform-Independent Management of Histopathologic Annotations in Cancer Research: Application in High-Dimensional Metabolomic Image Analysis Conference

The 19th Annual Symposium of the Imaging Network of Ontario (ImNO), 2021.

BibTeX

Akbarifar, Faranak; Jamzad, Amoon; Santilli, Alice; Kaufmann, Martin; Janssen, Natasja; Connolly, Laura; Ren, Kevin; Vanderbeck, Kaitlin; Wang, Ami; McKay, Doug; Rudan, John F; Fichtinger, Gabor; Mousavi, Parvin

Tissue Classification of Mass Spectrometry iKnife Data Using Graph Convolutional Networks Conference

The 19th Annual Symposium of the Imaging Network of Ontario (ImNO), 2021.

BibTeX

Santilli, Alice; Jamzad, Amoon; Sedghi, Alireza; Kaufmann, Martin; Logan, Kathryn; Wallis, Julie; Ren, Kevin; Janssen, Natasja; Merchant, Shaila; Engel, Jay; McKay, Doug; Varma, Sonal; Wang, Ami; Fichtinger, Gabor; Rudan, John F; Mousavi, Parvin

Domain Adaptation and Self-Supervised Learning for Surgical Margin Detection Conference

The 19th Annual Symposium of the Imaging Network of Ontario (ImNO), (BEST PITCH AWARD), 2021.

BibTeX

Akbarifar, Faranak; Jamzad, Amoon; Santilli, Alice; Kaufmann, Martin; Janssen, Natasja; Connolly, Laura; Ren, Kevin; Vanderbeck, Kaitlin; Wang, Ami; McKay, Doug; Rudan, John F; Fichtinger, Gabor; Mousavi, Parvin

Graph-based analysis of mass spectrometry data for tissue characterization with application in basal cell carcinoma surgery Inproceedings

Medical Imaging 2021: Image-Guided Procedures, Robotic Interventions, and Modeling, pp. 1159812, International Society for Optics and Photonics SPIE, 2021.

BibTeX

Jamzad, Amoon; Jamaspishvili, Tamara; Iseman, Rachael; Kaufmann, Martin; Berman, David; Mousavi, Parvin

An efficient digitized annotation platform for pathology-oriented dataset generation in AI research Conference

AACR Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Diagnosis and Imaging, 2021.

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2020

Thirumal, Sindhura; Jamzad, Amoon; Cotechini, Tiziana; Hindmarch, Charles; Mousavi, Parvin

Developing an Analysis Pipeline for Hyperion Imaging System Data Conference

CSearch Conference, 2020.

BibTeX

Jamzad, Amoon; Santilli, Alice; Sedghi, Alireza; N.Y.Janssen, Natasja; Kaufmann, Martin; Ren, Kevin Y M; Vanderbeck, Kaitlin; Wang, Ami; McKay, Doug; Rudan, John F; Fichtinger, Gabor; Mousavi, Parvin

Improved Resection Margins in Surgical Oncology Using Intraoperative Mass Spectrometry Inproceedings

International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention, pp. 44–53, MICCAI 2020.

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Gerolami, Justin; Jamzad, Amoon; Li, Si Jia; Bayat, Sharareh; Abolmaesumi, Purang; Mousavi, Parvin

Improvement of Soft Tissue Characterization with Temporal Enhanced Ultrasound through Periodic Manipulation of Point Spread Function: A Feasibility Study Inproceedings

42nd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), pp. 78–81, IEEE 2020.

BibTeX

Janssen, Natasja N Y; Kaufmann, Martin; Santilli, Alice; Jamzad, Amoon; Vanderbeck, Kaitlin; Ren, Kevin Yi Mi; Ungi, Tamas; Mousavi, Parvin; Rudan, John F; McKay, Doug; Wang, Ami; Fichtinger, Gabor

Navigated tissue characterization during skin cancer surgery Journal Article

International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery, 2020, ISSN: 1861-6429.

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Sedghi, Alireza; Mehrtash, Alireza; Jamzad, Amoon; Amalou, Amel; III, William Wells M; Kapur, Tina; Kwak, Jin Tae; Turkbey, Baris; Choyke, Peter; Pinto, Peter; Wood, Bradford; Xu, Sheng; Abolmaesumi, Purang; Mousavi, Parvin

Improving Detection of Prostate Cancer Foci via Information Fusion of MRI and Temporal Enhanced Ultrasound Journal Article

International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery, special issue of International Conference on Information Processing in Computer-Assisted Interventions (IPCAI), 15 (7), pp. 1215–1223, 2020.

BibTeX

Santilli, Alice; Jamzad, Amoon; Janssen, Natasja N Y; Kaufmann, Martin; Connolly, Laura; Vanderbeck, Kaitlin; Wang, Ami; McKay, Doug; Rudan, John F; Fichtinger, Gabor; Mousavi, Parvin

Perioperative Margin Detection In Basal Cell Carcinoma Using A Deep Learning Framework: A Feasibility Study Journal Article

International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery, special issue of International Conference on Information Processing in Computer-Assisted Interventions (IPCAI), 15 (5), pp. 887–896, 2020.

BibTeX

Gerolami, Justin; Jamzad, Amoon; Li, Si Jia; Mousavi, Parvin

The Effects of Elasticity and Scattering on Tissue Characterization Using Ultrasound Time Series Conference

The 18th Annual Symposium of the Imaging Network of Ontario (ImNO), 2020.

BibTeX

Sedghi, Alireza; Mehrtash, Alireza; Jamzad, Amoon; Amalou, Amel; Kwak, Jin Tae; Turkbey, Baris; Choyke, Peter; Pinto, Peter; Wood, Bradford; Xu, Sheng; Abolmaesumi, Purang; Mousavi, Parvin

Visualization of Clinically Significant Prostate Cancer Using Multi-stream U-Nets Conference

The 18th Annual Symposium of the Imaging Network of Ontario (ImNO), 2020.

BibTeX

Connolly, Laura; Jamzad, Amoon; Kaufmann, Martin; Rubino, Rachel; Sedghi, Alireza; Ungi, Tamas; Asselin, Mark; Yam, Scott; Rudan, John; Nicol, Christopher; Fichtinger, Gabor; Mousavi, Parvin

Classification of primary cancer and surrounding tissue in breast cancer xenograft models Conference

The 18th Annual Symposium of the Imaging Network of Ontario (ImNO), 2020.

BibTeX

Jamzad, Amoon; Rubino, Rachel; Orr, Christine; Villalobos, Dalila; Varma, Sonal; Fichtinger, Gabor; Rudan, John; Nicol, Christopher; Yam, Scott; Mousavi, Parvin

Cancer Cell Detection with Raman Spectroscopy: A Multidisciplinary Workflow Conference

The 18th Annual Symposium of the Imaging Network of Ontario (ImNO), 2020.

BibTeX

Wang, Jenny; Morse, Nicole; Jamaspishvili, Tamara; Kaufmann, Martin; Ren, Kevin; Sedghi, Alireza; Jamzad, Amoon; Mousavi, Parvin; Berman, David

Desorptive Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry Imaging (DESI-MSI) in the Application of Cancer Identification in Prostate Journal Article

The 18th Annual Symposium of the Imaging Network of Ontario (ImNO), 2020.

BibTeX

Janssen, Natasja N Y; Kaufmann, Martin; Santilli, Alice; Jamzad, Amoon; Vanderbeck, Kaitlin; Ren, Kevin; Ungi, Tamas; Mousavi, Parvin; Rudan, John F; McKay, Doug; Wang, Ami; Fichtinger, Gabor

Navigated skin cancer surgery with real-time tissue characterization Conference

The 18th Annual Symposium of the Imaging Network of Ontario (ImNO), 2020.

BibTeX

Yates, Lauren; Connolly, Laura; Jamzad, Amoon; Asselin, Mark; Rubino, Rachel; Yam, Scott; Ungi, Tamas; Lasso, Andras; Nicol, Christopher; Mousavi, Parvin; Fichtinger, Gabor

Using a biophotonic probe for robotic tissue scanning Conference

The 18th Annual Symposium of the Imaging Network of Ontario (ImNO), 2020.

BibTeX

Thirumal, Sindhura; Jamzad, Amoon; Cotechini, Tiziana; Hindmarch, Charles; Mousavi, Parvin

Developing an Analysis Pipeline for Hyperion Imaging System Data Conference

The 18th Annual Symposium of the Imaging Network of Ontario (ImNO), 2020.

BibTeX

Santilli, Alice; Jamzad, Amoon; Janssen, Natasja N Y; Kaufmann, Martin; Connolly, Laura; Vanderbeck, Kaitlin; Wang, Ami; McKay, Doug; Rudan, John F; Fichtinger, Gabor; Mousavi, Parvin

Symmetric Autoencoder for Tissue Classification of Mass Spectrometry IKnife Data Conference

The 18th Annual Symposium of the Imaging Network of Ontario (ImNO), Abstract (BEST ORAL PRESENTATION AWARD), 2020.

BibTeX

Yates, Lauren; Connolly, Laura; Jamzad, Amoon; Asselin, Mark; Rubino, Rachel; Yam, Scott; Ungi, Tamas; Lasso, Andras; Nicol, Christopher; Mousavi, Parvin; Fichtinger, Gabor

Robotic tissue scanning with biophotonic probe Inproceedings

Fei, Baowei; Linte, Cristian A (Ed.): Medical Imaging 2020: Image-Guided Procedures, Robotic Interventions, and Modeling, pp. 330 – 335, International Society for Optics and Photonics SPIE, 2020.

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Connolly, Laura; Jamzad, Amoon; Kaufmann, Martin; Rubino, Rachel; Sedghi, Alireza; Ungi, Tamas; Asselin, Mark; Yam, Scott; Rudan, John; Nicol, Christopher; Fichtinger, Gabor; Mousavi, Parvin

Classification of tumor signatures from electrosurgical vapors using mass spectrometry and machine learning: a feasibility study Inproceedings

Fei, Baowei; Linte, Cristian A (Ed.): Medical Imaging 2020: Image-Guided Procedures, Robotic Interventions, and Modeling, pp. 175 – 183, International Society for Optics and Photonics SPIE, 2020.

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2019

Jamzad, Amoon; Rudan, John; Fichtinger, Gabor; Yam, Scott; Mousavi, Parvin

Computer Assisted Cancer Cell Detection with Raman Spectroscopy: A fully multidisciplinary workflow Conference

125th Anniversary Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, Queen's University, 2019., 2019.

BibTeX

Asselin, Mark; Jamzad, Amoon; Lasso, Andras; Ungi, Tamas; Rudan, John F; Fichtinger, Gabor

Identification of the electrocautery state to enable spatially navigated intra-operative mass spectrometry tissue analysis Conference

The 12th Hamlyn Symposium on Medical Robotics on Medical Robotics, Imperial College, London, UK., 2019, ISSN: 2516-5029.

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2018

Jamzad, Amoon; Setarehdan, Seyed Kamaledin

Noninvasive Prediction of Renal Stone Surface Irregularities by Numerical Analysis of the Color Doppler Twinkling Artifact: An Ex Vivo Study Journal Article

Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine, 37 (5), pp. 1211-1224, 2018.

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2015

Jamzad, Amoon; Akbarifar, Faranak; Setarehdan, Seyed Kamaledin

Analysis of backscattered ultrasound rf echoes from adjacent scan lines for surface roughness characterization: a phantom study Conference

2015 22nd Iranian Conference on Biomedical Engineering (ICBME), 2015.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX

2014

Jamzad, Amoon; Setarehdan, Seyed Kamaledin

A Novel Approach for Quantification and Analysis of the Color Doppler Twinkling Artifact With Application in Noninvasive Surface Roughness Characterization Journal Article

Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine, 33 (4), pp. 597-610, 2014.

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2013

Akbarifar, Faranak; Jamzad, Amoon; Setarehdan, Seyed Kamaledin

Time series analysis of the Twinkling Artifact in color Doppler sonography for surface roughness differentiation: An in vitro feasibility study Conference

2013 20th Iranian Conference on Biomedical Engineering (ICBME), 2013.

BibTeX

Akbarifar, F; Jamzad, A; Setarehdan, S K

Time series analysis of the Twinkling Artifact in color Doppler sonography for surface roughness differentiation: An in vitro feasibility study Inproceedings

2013 20th Iranian Conference on Biomedical Engineering (ICBME), pp. 76-80, 2013.

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2011

Jamzad, Amoon; Setarehdan, Seyed Kamaledin

Simulation of the twinkling artifact in color flow Doppler sonography: A phase noise hypothesis validation Conference

2011 IEEE International Conference on Signal and Image Processing Applications (ICSIPA), 2011.

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