Kenneth R. Hoffmann PhD

Kenneth Hoffmann

Kenneth R. Hoffmann
PhD


Education and Training:

  • PhD, Physics, Brandeis University (1984)
  • BA, Physics, St. Louis University, Summa Cum Laude (1976)

Employment:

  • Professor, Neurosurgery, SUNY at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (1999-present)

Grants and Sponsored Research:

  • September 2003–July 2007
    Image-guided treatment planning for neuro-interventions
    NIBIB-NIH
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $1,210,912
  • May 2003–April 2007
    On Line 3D Vasculature from Biplane Angiograms
    NIHLB-NIH
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $1,245,808
  • April 1999–March 2002
    Methodology to improve radiologic colon polyp detection
    National Cancer Institute
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $300,000
  • January 2002–January 2002
    Real Time Medical Imaging Analysis and Visualization
    UB Office of Provost
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $10,000
  • February 1996–January 2001
    On-line 3D vasculature from biplane angiograms
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $954,000
  • September 1996–August 1997
    3-D reconstruction of motion of pacemaker leads
    Telectronics Pacing Systems, Inc.
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $76,860
  • June 1994–May 1997
    Research in vascular imaging
    Siemens Medical Systems Gift Fund
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $225,000
  • June 1992–May 1993
    Development of clinical analysis package for CT images
    Department of Radiology
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $25,000
  • June 1989–May 1992
    Quantitative analysis of blood flow rates from digital angiograms
    Whitaker Foundation
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $180,000

Patents:

  • Method and apparatus for three-dimensional reconstruction of coronary vesse Chen JS, Hoffmann KR, Carroll JD, Metz CE: Method and apparatus for three-dimensional reconstruction of coronary vessels from angiographic images. U.S. Patent No. 6,047,080, issued April 4, 2000. (2000)
  • Method and system for displaying medical images. Engelmann R, MacMahon H, Hoffmann KR, Doi K: Method and system for displaying medical images. U.S. Patent No. 5,987,345, issued November 16, 1999. (1999)
  • Method and system for determination and evaluation of 3D positions, motion, Hoffmann KR: Method and system for determination and evaluation of 3D positions, motion, and shape of pacemaker leads. U.S. Patent No. 5,859,922, issued January 12, 1999. (1999)
  • Method and system for determination of instantaneous and average blood flow Hoffmann KR, Doi K: Method and system for determination of instantaneous and average blood flow. U.S. Patent No. 5,150,292, issued September 22, 1992 (1992)

Journal Articles:

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Books and Book Chapters:

  • Kenneth Hoffmann, Coulden R, Lipton MJ. (1900) In: Digital imaging of the cardiovascular system.
  • Esclarin J, Kenneth Hoffmann. (1900) In: Introduccion a la imagen medica (Introduction to Medical Imaging).

Abstracts:

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Presentations:

  • "3D Structured Object Location from a Single Projection" Research Grand Rounds; State University of New York at Buffalo; Department of Neurosurgery
  • "A Method for the Determination of the 3D Orientations and Positions of Catheters from Single-Plane X-ray Images" World Congress of Medical Physics 2000, July 23-28, 2000; American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  • "Angiographic imaging applications for a new direct conversion amorphous selenium flat panel detector (FPD) and comparisons with an image intensifier" 86th Scientific Assembly of The Radiological Society of North America; he Radiological Society of North America
  • "Computers and Medicine - Together a Healthy Future" Lecture; State University of New York at Buffalo; Department of Computer Science
  • "Determination of 3D Structures from One or More Projection Views: Medical Applications" Research Grand Rounds; State University of New York at Buffalo; Department of Physiology and Biophysics
  • "Determination of Biplane Imaging Geometry from Image Data: Comparison of Two Techniques" Meeting of UNY-AAPM; Upstate New York Chapter of the American Association of Physics in Medicine
  • "Extracting 3D Data from One or More Projections" 3D Imaging and Virtual Endoscopy Conference
  • "On the Road to Better 3D, through Statistics" Meeting of the American Statistical Association; American Statistical Association
  • "Operational comparison of a new direct conversion flat panel detector (FPD) with a standard image intensifier for both dynamic and static imaging" 74th Scientific Assembly of The Radiological Society of North America; The Radiological Society of North America
  • "Quantitative 3D from one and two projections" Regional Western New York Visualization Conference; State University of New York at Buffalo
  • "Quantitative 3D from One, Two, and Multiple Projections" Lecture; State University of New York at Stony Brook; Department of Computer Science
  • "Structured Object Location from a Single Projection" World Congress of Medical Physics 2000, July 23-28, 2000; American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  • "The Physics of Quantitative Vascular Analysis" Research Grand Rounds; State University of New York at Buffalo; Department of Neurosurgery
  • "Vessel Size Measurements and the Effects of Resolution" World Congress of Medical Physics 2000, July 23-28, 2000; American Association of Medical Physics
  • "Vessel Size Measurements and the Effects of Resolution" Research Grand Rounds; State University of New York at Buffalo; Department of Neurosurgery
  • "Vessel Size Measurements and the Effects of Resolution: Radiologists results" Research Grand Rounds; State University of New York at Buffalo; Department of Neurosurgery
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Service Activities:

  • Member of Program Committee 3D Visualization and Virtual Endoscopy conferen; Other (2000–2001)
  • SMBS Faculty Council Member; Department Representative (2000–present)
  • Member of Program Committee CARS conference; Other (1999–present)
  • Reviewer for Medical Physics; Reviewer (1986–present)

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Contact Information

248 Farber Hall
3435 Main Street
Buffalo, New York 14214
Phone: 829-5411
kh9@buffalo.edu