UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

Jiantao Pu, PhD

Jiantao Pu
Associate Professor of Radiology and Bioengineering


Contact Information

Contact Information

3362 Fifth Ave, Room 127
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Phone: 412-641-2571
Email: jip13@pitt.edu
Fax: 412-641-2582

Research Keywords

Research Keywords

Computational biology; imaging; lung cancer

Research Summary

Research Summary

My research emphasis is on the development of novel computational tools for enabling non-invasive, quantitative, and accurate assessment of pathological conditions, ultimately advancing a deeper understanding of the underlying mechanism of diseases and facilitating the development of efficacious therapy methods.

Selected Publications

Selected Publications

  • Chan EG, Landreneau JR, Schuchert MJ, Odell DD, Gu S, Pu J, Luketich JD, Landreneau RJ. Preoperative (3-dimensional) computed tomography lung reconstruction before anatomic segmentectomy or lobectomy for stage I non-small cell lung cancer. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Sep;150(3):523-8. PubMed Link
  • Pu J, Jin C, Yu N, Qian Y, Wang X, Meng X, Guo Y. A "loop" shape descriptor and its application to automated segmentation of airways from CT scans. Med Phys. 2015 Jun;42(6):3076-84. PubMed Link
  • Tan M, Pu J, Cheng S, Liu H, Zheng B. Assessment of a four-view mammographic image feature based fusion model to predict near-term breast cancer risk. Ann Biomed Eng. 2015 Oct;43(10):2416-28. PubMed Link
  • Tan M, Pu J, Zheng B. Optimization of network topology in computer-aided detection schemes using phased searching with NEAT in a time-scaled framework. Cancer Inform. 2014 Oct 13;13(Suppl 1):17-27. PubMed Link
  • Tan M, Pu J, Zheng B. A new and fast image feature selection method for developing an optimal mammographic mass detection scheme. Med Phys. 2014 Aug;41(8):081906. PubMed Link
  • Pu J, Wang Z, Gu S, Fuhrman C, Leader JK, Meng X, Tedrow J, Sciurba FC. Pulmonary fissure integrity and collateral ventilation in COPD patients. PLoS One. 2014 May 6;9(5):e96631. PubMed Link
  • Gu S, Leader J, Zheng B, Chen Q, Sciurba F, Kminski N, Gur D, Pu J. Direct assessment of lung function in COPD using CT densitometric measures. Physiol Meas. 2014 May;35(5):833-45. PubMed Link
  • Tan M, Pu J, Zheng B. Optimization of breast mass classification using sequential forward floating selection (SFFS) and a support vector machine (SVM) model. Int J Comput Assist Radiol Surg. 2014 Nov;9(6):1005-20. PubMed Link
  • Gu S, Meng X, Sciurba FC, Ma H, Leader J, Kaminski N, Gur D, Pu J. Bidirectional elastic image registration using B-spline affine transformation. Comput Med Imaging Graph. 2014 Jun;38(4):306-14. PubMed Link
  • Kundu S, Gu S, Leader JK, Tedrow JR, Sciurba FC, Gur D, Kaminski N, Pu J. Assessment of lung volume collapsibility in chronic obstructive lung disease patients using CT. Eur Radiol. 2013 Jun;23(6):1564-72. PubMed Link

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