Chair for Computer Aided Medical Procedures & Augmented Reality
Lehrstuhl für Informatikanwendungen in der Medizin & Augmented Reality

Dr. Guillaume Zahnd


Interdisziplinäres Forschungslabor (IFL)
Klinikum Rechts der Isar
Ismaninger Straße 22
81675 München, Germany
Phone: +49 (89) 4140-6457
Room: 501 - 01.3a-c

Chair for Computer Aided Medical Procedures & Augmented Reality (CAMP)
Fakultät für Informatik
Technische Universität München
Boltzmannstraße 3
85748 Garching bei München, Germany
Phone: +49 (89) 289-17081
Room: 03.13.053

Guillaume Zahnd

Sweet stuff

• (September 2018) Cognitive Cell Manipulation Lab kick-off
• (July 2018) Selected for the finals of the KUKA Innovation Award


• Ultrasound
• Interventional Imaging
• Optical Coherence Tomography
• Image-Guided Robotics
• Ophthalmology
• Cardiovascular

Open positions

• Bachelor's & Master's thesis
• Image-guided robotics
• Ultrasound deep learning


• 2017 – present: Senior research scientist, Chair for Computer Aided Medical Procedures & Augmented Reality, Technische Universität München, Germany
• 2016 – 2017: Post Doc (JSPS fellow), Imaging-based Computational Biomedicine Lab, Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan
• 2013 – 2016: Post Doc, Biomedical Imaging Group Rotterdam, Erasmus MC, The Netherlands
• 2009 – 2012: Doctorate, CREATIS, University of Lyon, France


Computer Aided Medical Procedures I
Computer Aided Medical Procedures II


Full publication record
• Selected publications:

D. Stoyanov, R. Taylor, S. Balocco, R. Sznitman, A. Martel, L. Maier-Hein, L. Duong, G. Zahnd, S. Demirci, S. Albarqouni, J. Lee, S. Moriconi, V. Cheplygina, D. Mateus, E. Trucco, E. Granger, P. Jannin
Intravascular Imaging and Computer Assisted Stenting and Large-Scale Annotation of Biomedical Data and Expert Label Synthesis
MICCAI 2018 Workshops (bib)
G. Zahnd, K. Saito, K. Nagatsuka, Y. Otake, Y. Sato
Dynamic Block Matching to assess the longitudinal component of the dense motion field of the carotid artery wall in B-mode ultrasound sequences - Association with coronary artery disease
Medical Physics (bib)
J. Cardoso, T. Arbel, J. Lee, V. Cheplygina, S. Balocco, D. Mateus, G. Zahnd, L. Maier-Hein, S. Demirci, E. Granger, L. Duong, M. A. Carbonneau, S. Albarqouni, G. Carneiro
Intravascular imaging and computer assisted stenting, and large-scale annotation of biomedical data and expert label synthesis
MICCAI 2017 Workshops (bib)
S. Balocco, M. Zuluaga, G. Zahnd, S. L. Lee, S. Demirci
Computing and visualization for intravascular imaging and computer-assisted stenting
ELSEVIER Academic Press (bib)
G. Zahnd, A. Hoogendoorn, N. Combaret, A. Karanasos, E. Péry, L. Sarry, P. Motreff, W. Niessen, E. Regar, G. van Soest, F. Gijsen, T. van Walsum
Contour segmentation of the intima, media, and adventitia layers in intracoronary OCT images: application to fully automatic detection of healthy wall regions
International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery (bib)
S. Qorchi, G. Zahnd, D. Galbrun, A. Sérusclat, P. Moulin, D. Vray, M. Orkisz
Kalman-based carotid-artery longitudinal-kinetics estimation and pattern recognition
Innovation and Research in Biomedical Engineering (bib)
G. Zahnd, K. Kapellas, M. van Hattem, A. van Dijk, A. Sérusclat, P. Moulin, A. van der Lugt, M. Skilton, M. Orkisz
A fully-automatic method to segment the carotid artery layers in ultrasound imaging: application to quantify the compression-decompression pattern of the intima-media complex during the cardiac cycle
Ultrasound in Medicine & Biology (bib)
G. Zahnd, J. Schrauwen, A. Karanasos, E. Regar, W. Niessen, T. van Walsum, F. Gijsen
Fusion of fibrous cap thickness and wall shear stress to assess plaque vulnerability in coronary arteries: a pilot study
International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery (bib)
A. Hoogendoorn, M. Gnanadesigan, G. Zahnd, N. van Ditzhuijzen, J. Schuurbiers, G. van Soest, E. Regar, J. Wentzel
OCT-measured plaque free wall angle is indicative for plaque burden: overcoming the main limitation of OCT?
The International Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging (bib)
G. Zahnd, S. Salles, A. Sérusclat, P. Moulin, H. Liebgott, D. Vray
Real-time ultrasound-tagging to track the 2D motion of the common carotid artery wall in vivo
Medical Physics (bib)
G. Zahnd, A. Karanasos, G. van Soest, E. Regar, W. Niessen, F. Gijsen, T. van Walsum
Quantification of fibrous cap thickness in intracoronary optical coherence tomography with a contour segmentation method based on dynamic programming
International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery (bib)
G. Zahnd, S. Balocco, A. Sérusclat, P. Moulin, M. Orkisz, D. Vray
Progressive attenuation of the longitudinal kinetics in the common carotid artery: preliminary in vivo assessment
Ultrasound in Medicine & Biology (bib)
G. Zahnd, A. Karanasos, G. van Soest, E. Regar, W. Niessen, F. Gijsen, T. van Walsum
Semi-automated Quantification of Fibrous Cap Thickness in Intracoronary Optical Coherence Tomography
International Conference on Information Processing in Computer-Assisted Interventions (bib)
G. Zahnd, M. Orkisz, A. Sérusclat, P. Moulin, D. Vray
Simultaneous extraction of carotid artery intima-media interfaces in ultrasound images: assessment of wall thickness temporal variation during the cardiac cycle
International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery (bib)
G. Zahnd, M. Orkisz, A. Sérusclat, P. Moulin, D. Vray
Evaluation of a Kalman-based block matching method to assess the bi-dimensional motion of the carotid artery wall in B-mode ultrasound sequences
Medical Image Analysis (bib)
G. Zahnd, D. Vray, A. Sérusclat, D. Alibay, M. Bartold, A. Brown, M. Durand, L. Jamieson, K. Kapellas, L. Maple-Brown, K. O'Dea, P. Moulin, D. Celermajer, M. Skilton
Longitudinal displacement of the carotid wall and cardiovascular risk factors: associations with aging, adiposity, blood pressure and periodontal disease independent of cross-sectional distensibility and intima-media thickness
Ultrasound in Medecine & Biology (bib)
G. Zahnd, L. Boussel, A. Marion, M. Durand, P. Moulin, A. Sérusclat, D. Vray
Measurement of two-dimensional movement parameters of the carotid artery wall for early detection of arteriosclerosis: a preliminary clinical study
Ultrasound in Medicine & Biology (bib)

Title: Dr.
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Firstname: Guillaume
Lastname: Zahnd
Birthday: 06/06/1984
Nationality: Cosmopolitan
Languages: English, French, Japanese
Groups: Segmentation, Medical Imaging, Computer-Aided Surgery, IFL, Ultrasound
Expertise: Medical Imaging
Position: Scientific Staff
Status: Active
Emailbefore: g.zahnd
Room: MI 03.13.053
Telephone: +49 (89) 289-17081

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