Directors

Professor
Dept. of Biomedical Engineering
Dept. of Computer Science
Russell H. Morgan Dept. of Radiology
Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality

Johns Hopkins University
Traylor Building, Room 622
720 Rutland Avenue
Baltimore MD 21205

Phone: 443-287-6269

Dr. Jeff Siewerdsen directs the Carnegie Center and oversees activities relating to research, engineering education, and device innovation / translation. He is Professor of Biomedical Engineering and head of the I-STAR Lab with primary research interests in 3D image quality and cone-beam CT applications in diagnostic and image-guided procedures. He leads a program of interdisciplinary research spanning projects in medical imaging physics, image registration, and image-guided interventions, with a focus on advanced x-ray CT and spectral imaging modalities, the mathematics of image quality, the design of novel imaging systems, and 3D deformable image registration.   More information: Hopkins BME/~siewerdsen

Director, Neurosurgical Spine Center
Professor of Neurosurgery

The Johns Hopkins Hospital
600 N. Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD 21287

Nicholas Theodore, M.D., director of the Johns Hopkins Neurosurgical Spine Center, is a nationally recognized expert in brain and spinal cord injury, minimally invasive spine surgeries and robotics.  As an award-winning teacher and researcher, Dr. Theodore has written or co-authored 30 book chapters, over 180 peer-reviewed journal articles and is co-holder of 10 patents for medical devices and procedures. His research focuses on trauma, spinal cord injuries, robotics and developing an understanding of the genetic and molecular basis of spinal diseases. Dr. Theodore was also the founder and Chief Medical Officer of Excelsius Surgical, a company focusing on next generation image-guided robotics for use in surgery and medicine. His company was acquired by Globus Medical in January 2014.