Kayhan Batmanghelich, PhD

Research Interests: 

Medical Imaging: Imaging Genetics, Computer-aided Diagnosis using Medical Images, Joint Modeling of Medical Images and Clinical Health Records, Computational Anatomy.

Machine Learning: Graphical Models, Deep Learning, Bayesian Data Analysis, Probabilistic Programming, Scalable Inference.

Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Informatics

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Curriculum Vitae


Singla S, Gong M, Ravanbakhsh S, Sciurba F, Poszos B, Batmanghelich KN. Subject2Vec: Generative-Discriminative Approach from a Set of Image Patches to a Vector. International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention (MICCAI). 2018: 502-510. doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-00928-1_57. PubMed PMID: 30895278. PMCID: PMC6422035.

Huisman, SMH, Mahfouz A, Batmanghelich NK, Lelieveldt BPF, Reinders MJT on behalf of for the Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative. A structural equation model for imaging genetics using spatial transcriptomics. Brain Inf. (2018) 5:13. PMID: 30390165. doi: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40708-018-0091-0.

Schabdach J, Wells S, Cho M, Batmanghelich N. A Likelihood-Free Approach for Characterizing Heterogeneous Diseases in Large-Scale Studies. International Conference on Information Processing in Medical Imaging (IPMI). 2017 Jun 25; 170-183. PMID:29129964. PMCID: PMC5679301. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-59050-9_14

Freifeld O, Haubert S, Fisher J III, Batmanghelich N, Transformations Based on Continuous Piecewise-Affine Velocity Fields. IEEE Trans Pattern Anal Mach Intell. 2017 Dec;39(12):2496-2509. Epub 2017 Jan 1. doi: 10.1109/TPAMI.2016.2646685. PubMed PMID: 28092517. PMCID: PMC5889303.

Batmanghelich N, Saeedi A, Narasimhan K, Gershman S. Nonparametric Spherical Topic Modeling with Word Embeddings. Proc Conf Assoc Comput Linguist Meet. 2016 Aug; 2016: 537-542. pp 537-542, 2016. doi: 10.18653/v1/P16-2087. PMID: 30636838. PMCID: PMC6327958

Batmanghelich N, Dalca A, Quon G, Sabuncu M, Golland P. Probabilistic Modeling of Imaging, Genetics and the Diagnosis. IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging (TMI), pp 1765-1779, 2016.  doi: 10.1109/TMI.2016.2527784. PMID: 26886973. PMCID: PMC5364030.

Batmanghelich N, Saeedi A, Estepar RJ, Cho M, Wells S. Inferring Disease Status by non-Parametric Probabalistic Embedding. Medical Computer Vision and Bayesian and Graphical Models for Biomedical Imaging. 2016 Oct 21; 49-57.

Binder P, Batmanghelich N, Estepar R, Golland P. Unsupervised Discovery of Emphysema Subtypes in a Large Clinical Cohort. Machine Learning in Medical Imaging: 7th International Workshop, MLMI 2016, Held in Conjunction with MICCAI 2016, Athens, Greece, October 17, 2016, Proceedings. 2016 Oct;10019:180-187. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-47157-0_22. Epub 2016 Oct 1. PubMed PMID: 28232959. PMCID: PMC5317320.

Batmanghelich N, Saeedi A, Cho M, Jose R, Golland P. Generative Method to Discover Genetically Driven Image Biomarkers. International Conference on Information Processing in Medical Imaging (IPMI), LNCS 9123, pp 30-42, 2015. PMID: 26221665. PMCID: PMC4527679.

Wachinger C, Batmanghelich N, Golland P, Reuter M. BrainPrint in the Computer-Aided Diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease. Challenge on Computer-Aided Diagnosis of Dementia. International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI), 2014.

Bloy L, Ingalhalikar M, Batmanghelich N. An integrated Framework for High Angular Resolution Diffusion Imaging-Based Investigation of Structural Connectivity. Brain Connectivity, 2(2), pp 69-19, 2012. doi:  10.1089/brain.2011.0070 PMCID: PMC3380149.

Batmanghelich N, Taskar B, Davatzikos C. Generative-Discriminative Basis Learning for Medical Imaging. IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging (TMI), 31(1), pp 51-69, 2012. doi: 10.1109/TMI.2011.2162961. PMID: 21791408. PMCID: PMC3402718.

Batmanghelich N, Ye D, Taskar B, Davatzikos C. Disease Classification and Prediction via semi-supervised Dimensionality Reduction. IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging: From Nano to Macro (ISBI), pp 1086-1090, 2011. doi: 10.1109/ISBI.2011.5872590

Davatzikos C, Bhatt P, Shaw L, Batmanghelich N, Trojanowski J. Prediction of MCI Conversion via MRI, CSF Biomarkers, and Pattern Classification. Neurobiology of Aging, 32(12), pp 2322.e192322.e27, 2010. PMID: 20594615 PMCID: PMC2951483 DOI: 10.1016/j.neurobiolaging.2010.05.023

Batmanghelich N, Gooya A, Taskar B, Davatzikos C. Application of Trace-Norm and Low-Rank Matrix Decomposition for Computational Anatomy. IEEE Computer Society Workshop on Mathematical Methods in Biomedical Image Analysis (MMBIA), Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Workshops (CVPRW), pp 146-153, 2010. doi: 10.1109/CVPRW.2010.5543596

Batmanghelich N, Verma R. On Non-linear Characterization of Tissue Abnormality by Constructing Disease Manifolds. IEEE Computer Society Workshop on Mathematical Methods in Biomedical Image Analysis (MMBIA), Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Workshops (CVPRW), pp 1-8, 2008. doi: 10.1109/CVPRW.2008.4563027

Fan Y, Batmanghelich N, Clark C, Davatzikos C. Spatial Patterns of Brain Atrophy in MCI Patients, Identified via High-dimensional Pattern Classification, Predict Subsequent Cognitive Decline. NeuroImage, 39(4), pp 1731-43, 2008. PMID: 18053747 PMCID: PMC2861339 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2007.10.031

Shariatpanahi H, Batmanghelich N, Kermani A, Ahmadabadi M, Soltanian-Zadeh H. Distributed Behavior-based Multi-agent System for Automatic Segmentation of Brain MR Images. International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN), pp 4535-4542, 2006. doi: 10.1109/IJCNN.2006.247079

Karimi M, Batmanghelich N, Soltanian-Zadeh H, Lucas C. A 3-D Deformable Surface Method for Automatic Hippocampus-Amygdala Complex Segmentation. IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium Conference Record, 6, pp 3725-3729, 2004. doi: 10.1109/NSSMIC.2004.1466690