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APPENDIX B – FY 2005 OSEL Presentations

January 1, 2005 – December 31, 2005

Badano A. Display technologies. Update course - Advances in digital radiography: digital radiographic display considerations. Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Chicago, IL, November 28-December 1, 2005.

Beer JZ , Tadokoro T, Yamaguchi Y, Batzer J, Coelho S, Zmudzka BZ, Miller SA, Wolber R, Hearing V. UV-induced redistribution of epidermal melanin in different races - a defensive response? 66th Annual Meeting of the Society of Investigative Dermatology, St. Louis, MO, May 4-7, 2005.

Beer JZ, Zmudzka BZ, Bushar HF, Miller SA, Yamaguchi Y, Tadokoro T, Coelho SG, Hearing VJ. Melanin, race and UV responses. 19th International Pigment Cell Conference, Satellite Meeting on the Photobiology of Melanocytes and Melanoma, Reston, VA, September 2005.

Bhat S, Paquerault SO, Petrick N. Graphical user interface (GUI) for mammography review and CAD development. FDA Science Forum, Washington, DC, April 27-28, 2005 (poster).

Brown R , Goering P. Animal models of compromised health and improved biomarkers of toxicity for biocompatibility and risk assessment. ODE-DGRND Clinical Rounds, Rockville, MD, November 30, 2005.

Brown RP . Animal models of compromised health: sepsis. OSEL Science Review, Rockville, MD, February 22, 2005.

Brown RP . Use of animal models of disease for preclinical evaluation of safety and efficacy. 2005 FDA Science Forum, Washington, DC, April 27, 2005.

Brown R , Wray-Cahen D, Stratmeyer M. Acute hemodynamic and hemolytic effects of intravenously administered ethylene glycol in the pig: Implications for ethylene oxide sterilization residues standard (ISO 10993-7). FDA Science Forum, Washington, DC, April 27-28, 2005 .

Brown RP . Iatrogenic CJD risk from reprocessed neurosurgical instruments. General Hospital and Personal Use Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee, Gaithersburg, MD, September 27, 2005.

Brown RP, Goering PL . Risk assessment for compounds released from medical device materials. ODE-DGRND Clinical Rounds, Rockville, MD, November 9, 2005.

Chen ET , Richardson DC. In vitro clustering of microvacuoles in foldable intraocular lenses. FDA Science Forum, Washington, DC, April 27-28, 2005.

Chiesa OA , Heller D, Smith M, Karanian JW, Pritchard WF, von Bredow J. Development and application of serial endoscopic tissue sampling techniques for pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic studies in large animal models of disease and intervention. 2 nd Annual Scientific Meeting Veterinary Endoscopy Society, Keystone, CO, March 13-16, 2005.

Coelho SG , Miller SA, Beer JZ. Quantification of UV-based erythema and pigmentation using computer assisted digital image evaluation (CADIE). 19th International Pigment Cell Conference, Reston, VA, September 2005.

Cohen ED . New designs for visual prostheses. Interdisciplinary Club for Biomaterials and Regenerative Medicine, Rockville, MD, April 15, 2005.

Dair BJ , Patwardhan DV, Saylor DM, Schroeder LW, Richardson DC. Observations on the morphology and growth of microvacuoles in foldable intraocular lenses. FDA Science Forum, April 27-28, 2005.

Desta AB , Ettore Majorana Foundation and Centre for Scientific Culture International School of Biolelectromagnetics 2nd course on “Electromagnetic Fields and Genotoxicity,” Gene Toxicity Studies funded through a CRADA between FDA and CTIA, Erice, Italy, October 9, 2005.

Desta AB , Science Prioritization Process lecture: Electromagnetic Field Research, Rockville, MD, October 25, 2005.

Desta AB . U.S. FDA efforts to better understand risks associated with the use of wireless devices. International Workshop on Mobile Telephony and Health, Seoul, Korea, November 7, 2005.

Elespuru RK . OSEL Project Updates: Prioritizing sources of variability in genomic profiling data (OSHC). FDA Center for Devices and Radiological Health, Rockville, MD, February 22, 2005.

Elespuru RK . Cancer projects at CDRH. National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, June 23, 2005.

Elespuru RK . Integrating new technologies into the assessment of heritable genetic effects.

International Conference on Environmental Mutagens, San Francisco, CA, September 6, 2005.

Elespuru RK . Prioritizing sources of variability in genomic profiling data for standards and guidance development: OSHC project implementation. National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, September 20, 2005.

Eloff BC . Use of ECG databases in device evaluation. Cardiac Safety and the Critical Path Initiative Think Tank, Bethesda, MD, October 11, 2005.

Fitzgerald BJ.  FDA cybersecurity guidance. American College of Clinical Engineering, Tampa, FL, May 12, 2005.

Fitzgerald BJ. FDA cybersecurity guidance. Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation, Tampa, FL, May 16, 2005.

Gallas BD. One-shot estimate of MRMC variance. MIPS XI, Medical Imaging Perception Society, Windermere, UK, September 27-30, 2005.

Gavrielides MA. Algorithms for automated analysis in microscopy imaging: applications to immunohistochemistry and fluorescence in situ hybridization. FDA/CDRH/OIVD Staff College: Lecture on Computer-Assisted Image Analysis, Rockville, MD, July 11, 2005.

Godar DE, Lucas AD. UVA1-mediated receptor and cytokine changes of transformed lymphocytes. 11 th Annual FDA Science Forum, Washington, DC, April 27-28, 2005.

Goering P. A career in Health Sciences at the Food and Drug Administration lecture for freshman level course at Purdue University School of Health Sciences. West Lafayette, Indiana, September 20, 2005.

Goering P. Development of an improved animal model of renal failure and improved biomarkers of nephrotoxicity. Seminar for graduate students and faculty, Purdue University School of Health Sciences, West Lafayette, Indiana, September 20, 2005.

Goering P. Mechanisms of metal toxicity. American Chemical Society continuing education course lecture, Philadelphia, PA, October 20-21, 2005.

Goering PL, Madden EF, Brown RP, Rosenzweig BA, Thompson KL. A subclinical renal injury model in rats for detection of nephrotoxic compounds. FDA Science Forum, Washington, DC, April 27-28, 2005.

Goering PL. Animal models of compromised health – research update on a renal injury model in rats. OSEL/DB Research Update series, Rockville, MD, March 1, 2005.

Ilev IK . Modern nanophotonics technologies. CEATEC' 2005, Tokyo, Japan, October 7, 2005.

Ilev IK . Novel biophontonics delivery, nanosensing and nanoimaging techniques. The Institute of Physical and Chemical Research (RIKEN), Tokyo, Japan, October 3, 2005.

Ilev IK . Precise confocal laser method for intraocular lens power measurement. ICBRO 2005, FDA/CDRH/ODE-OSEL, Rockville, MD, April 15, 2005.

Ilev IK . Ultrahigh-resolution confocal nanbioimaging and sensing beyond the diffraction barrier in the nanoscale range. Tokyo Tamagawa University, Tokyo, Japan, October 8, 2005 .

Ilev IK. Confocal fiber-optic nanobiosensing and imaging beyond diffraction barrier. National Institute of Health/ NIH Functional and Molecular Optical Imaging Seminar, Bethesda, MD, July 13, 2005.

Ilev I. Confocal nanoscopy and nanobiosensing. George Washington University/Institute of Biomedical Engineering Seminar, Washington DC, November 18, 2005.

Jones PL.  Software risk management purpose and scope. AAMI 15th Annual Standards Conference AAMI TIR32:2005, McLean, VA, March 23, 2005.  

Kainz W , Christ A, Chen J. Current and future needs for computational methods for medical applications. URSIGA 2005, General Assembly of International Union of Radio Science, New Delhi, India, October 23-29, 2005.

Kainz W , Christ A, Kellom T, Seidman S, Nikoloski N, Beard BB, Kuster N. The specific anthropomorphic mannequin (SAM) compared to 14 anatomical head models using a novel definition for the mobile phone positioning (conference poster). BioEM 2005, the Bioelectromagnetics Society (BEMS), Dublin, Ireland, June 19-24, 2005.

Kainz W , Kellom T, Qiang R, Chen J. Development of pregnant woman models for nine gestational ages and calculation of fetus heating during magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). BioEM 2005, the Bioelectromagnetics Society (BEMS) Dublin, Ireland, June 19-24, 2005.

Kainz W , Seidman S, Qiang R, Bassen HI. The future of anatomical models - anatomical CAD models for numerical dosimetry and implant evaluations (conference poster). BioEM 2005, the Bioelectromagnetics Society (BEMS), Dublin, Ireland, June 19-24, 2005.

Kalb SS . Biomedical Engineering Seminar I Guest Lecture: Biomedical Engineers at FDA/CDRH. Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, George Washington University, November 11, 2005.

Karanian JW , Pritchard WF. Emerging interventional therapeutics to treat vascular disease and cancer: bench to bedside. (Invited) CAFDAS seminar, Office of the Commissioner, FDA, Rockville, MD, November 19, 2004.

Keith EI, Woods TO. An FDA perspective: GMP requirements and cleanliness of newly machined implants. ASTM Symposium on Cleanliness of Implants, Reno, NV, May 18, 2005.

Kessler LG . Guidance and standards: two sides of the same coin. AdvaMed, February 2005.

Kessler LG . CDRH current challenges. University of Minnesota, February 2005.

Kessler LG . Developing FDA guideline for medical devices. AAMI, March 2005.

Kessler LG . Using risk management principles at the Center for Medical Devices. Risk Management Conference, Lubeck, Germany, June 2005.

Kessler LG . Hearing aid compatibility with cell phones: role for FDA Center for Medical Devices. FCC, Washington, DC. July 2005.

Kessler LG . E&P Lab Progress: Tungus Tour, OSEL Laboratories, Rockville, MD, September 2005.

Kessler LG . Science prioritization process – how it works and what are some results? Science Board, Rockville, MD, September 2005.

Kessler LG . What is a device? Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, October 2005.

Kyprianou IS , Gallas BD, Myers KJ. A model observer detectability which incorporates scatter and geometric unsharpness: evaluation with a 2AFC experiment. Annual Mid-Atlantic Chapter Meeting of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine, Flintstone, MD, June 3-4, 2005.

Kyprianou IS . Improved x-ray imaging in women for cardiovascular disease. National Institute for Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering, Bethesda, MD, December 8, 2005.

Kyprianou IS . Improved x-ray imaging in women for cardiovascular disease. University of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, December 13, 2005.

Kyprianou IS , Jennings RJ, Gagne RM, Petrick N, Gallas BD, Myers KJ. Designing and building a laboratory-based, high-resolution, high-frame-rate imaging system with extended dynamic range for cone-beam computed tomography and dynamic imaging applications. 2005 FDA Science Forum, Washington, DC, April 27-28, 2005 (poster).

Landry RJ . Method for characterizing IOL glare. Interdisciplinary Club for Biomaterials and Regenerative Medicine in Ophthalmology 2005 Meeting, Rockville, MD, April 15, 2005.

Lucas A, Brown R. Release of the plasticizer di-2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) into normal saline stored in heated and nonheated PVC bags, 11 th Annual FDA Science Forum, Washington, DC, April 27-28, 2005.

Luu HMD , Isayeva IS, Vorvolakos K, Patwardhan DV, Das SS. Materials issues in the post-market evaluation of bioresorbable iron cross-linked hyaluronic acid based adhesion prevention solution (Fe-HA). Abstract and poster presentation at the FDA Science Forum, Washington, DC, April 27-28, 2005.

Madden EF, Brown R, Goering PL. Utility of a subclinical renal injury model in rats for detection of increased sensitivity to site-specific nephrotoxic metals. Society of Toxicology, 44th Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD, March 6-10, 2005.

Mahoney C, McDermott MK. Characterization of drug-eluting stent (DES) materials with cluster secondary ion mass spectrometry (SIMS). The 15th International Conference on Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry (SIMS XV), Manchester, United Kingdom, September 12-16, 2005.

Malinauskas RA . Blood damage evaluation of medical devices: A biomedical engineering perspective of the Food and Drug Administration. State University of New York at Stony Brook, Department of Biomedical Engineering, September 14, 2005.

 Matviyenko AV, Lewis M, Sergeev NV, Bockstahler KE, Rasooly A, Herold KE. Development of high speed nano-scale PCR for detection and identification of FDA relevant pathogens. 11th Annual FDA Science Forum, April 27-28, 2005, Washington, DC.

Matviyenko AV, Sergeev NV, Rasooly A. Development of miniature point-of-care microfluidic biosensor for simultaneous rapid detection of multiple microbial toxins. 11th Annual FDA Science Forum, April 27-28, 2005, Washington, DC.

Mendoza GG . Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) of wireless personal digital assistants (PDAs) with active medical devices (MEDs). Catholic University of America, Washington, DC, November 29, 2004.

Midgette WH. Medical device risk management principles and practices. ASQ Biomedical Division Medical Device Risk Management Meeting, Boston, MA, December 4, 2004.

Midgette WH. Case studies in medical device risk management. ASQ Biomedical Division Risk Management Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, April 4, 2005.

Midgette WH. An FDA perspective on medical device risk management. AAMI Risk Management for Medical Device Manufacturers Course, Washington, DC, May 2-4, 2005.

Midgette WH. A perspective on medical device risk management. Heart Rhythm Society Policy Conference, Washington, DC, September 16, 2005.

Midgette WH. Medical device risk management and quality systems. AAMI Integration of Risk Management into the Quality System Course, San Francisco, CA, November 6-9, 2005.

Miller SA, Coelho SG, Zmudzka BZ, Bushar HF, Beer JZ. Recommended exposure schedules for indoor tanning: explorations to improve current FDA guidance. 11th Annual FDA Science Forum, Washington DC, April 2005.

Miller SA , Zmudzka BZ, Coelho S, Beer JZ. Comparison of different UV exposure regimens for cosmetic tanning. 66th Annual Meeting of the Society for Investigative Dermatology, St. Louis, MO, May 4-7, 2005.

Myers KJ. Image acquisition issues in quantitation tasks. Sixth Annual Forum on Biomedical Imaging in Oncology, Bethesda, MD, April 2005. (Invited presentation)

Myers KJ, Badano A, Gagne RM, Gallas BD, Kyprianou IS. Non-Fourier concepts in image quality. 47 th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine, Seattle WA, July 27, 2005. (Invited presentation)

Myers KJ. Task-based assessment of imaging systems: background and current activities at the NIBIB/CDRH Laboratory for the Assessment of Medical Imaging Systems. Department of Radiology, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, November 1, 2005. (Invited presentation)

 Myers KJ. Unique issues in the assessment of medical imaging systems. Staff College Lecture Series on Statistics for Diagnostic Devices, Rockville, MD, November 21, 2005.

O'Hara MD. Science Prioritization Oversight Committee lecture: The relative biological effectiveness of low energy X-rays on MCF-7 breast cancer cells. Rockville, MD, March 21, 2005.

O'Hara MD. Lecture to the Radiation Oncology Residents at Thomas Jefferson University: Acute Radiation Syndromes, April 14, 2005.

O'Hara MD. Division of Biology Payday Seminar: A new review for an old radiobiology concept: relative biological effectiveness, May 31, 2005.

O'Hara MD. Science Prioritization Process lecture: Sensitization to thermoradiotherapy in human melanoma xenografts, Rockville, MD, October 25, 2005.

O'Hara MD, Desta AB, Cox AB. Science Prioritization Process lecture: The relative biological effectiveness of low energy x-rays for tumor treatment, October 25, 2005.

Petrick N, Wagner RF, Myers KJ. The FDA experience with LIDC: assessment of software tools in CT and image databases. Lung Cancer Workshop sponsored by the Cancer Research and Prevention Foundation, Annapolis, MD, April 28-29, 2005. (Invited Presentation)

Petrick N, Haider M, Summers RM, Iuliano E, Brown L, Pickhardt P. An observer performance study: computed tomographic colonography and computer-aided detection as a second reader. Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America, Chicago IL, November 28-December 1, 2005.

Pritchard WF. FDA regulation of medical devices: bench to bedside to market. (Invited). Annual NIBIB Grantees Meeting/Workshop on Entrepreneurship, Washington, DC, August 8-9, 2005.

Quinn JB, Regnault WF, Antonucci JM, Skrtic D. Fractographic analysis of amorphous calcium phosphate/urethane composites. 83rd General Session of the International Association for Dental Research, Baltimore, MD, March 9-12, 2005.

Regnault WF, Antonucci JM, Skrtic D, Quinn JB. Environmental effects on the mechanical strength of amorphous calcium phosphate polymeric composites. 83rd General Session of the International Association for Dental Research, Baltimore, MD, USA, March 9-12, 2005.              

Regnault WF. A workshop on evaluating AIMDS reliability: Measurement methods for evaluation of active implantable medical devices. Joint FDA/NIST Workshop, Gaithersburg, MD, October 3-4, 2005.

Rinaldi JE, Chen E, Berman MR. Pediatric circulatory support: An FDA perspective. The First International Conference on Pediatric Mechanical Circulatory Support Systems and Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Perfusion in Hershey, PA, May 21, 2005.

Robinson RA, Ilev IK. Fiber optic coupling methods for high peak-power laser delivery.  2005 SPIE Conference, San Jose, CA, January 2005.

Samuelson FW, Wagner RF. Comparison of parametric and nonparametric approaches to MRMC confidence intervals. MIPS XI, Medical Imaging Perception Society, Bowness on Windermere, United Kingdom, September 27-30, 2005.

Saylor DM. Materials science aspects of controlled drug delivery systems. FDA Science Forum, Washington, DC, April 27-28, 2005.

Saylor DM, Warren J, Wanner T. Pattern classification in controlled drug delivery systems. SIAM Conference on Applications of Dynamical Systems, Snowbird, UT, May 2005.

Saylor DM, Warren J, T. Wanner T. Structure evolution and release behavior in controlled drug delivery systems. Materials Science and Technology, Pittsburgh, PA, Sept. 2005.

Sergeev NV, Nandanie AD, Volokhov D, Jacobson A, Ranamukhaarachchi D. Oligonucleotide microarray based detection of bacterial pathogens relevant to food and reused medical devices. 11th Annual FDA Science Forum, April 27-28, 2005, Washington, DC.

Sergeev NV, Rasooly A. Comparison of whole genome amplification strategies for microarray-based analysis of bacterial pathogens. 11th Annual FDA Science Forum, April 27-28, 2005, Washington, DC, April 27-28, 2005.

Seidman S, Larrow J. Experimental wireless testing. 1073 Wireless EMC Task Group, FDA, Rockville, MD, March 22, 2005.

Shope TB. FDA activities to reduce risk from radiology. Annual Conference of the American College of Medical Physics, Orlando, FL, May 24, 2005.

Shope TB. Operator privileging for use of fluoroscopic equipment: FDA perspective. Melvin P. Judkins Cardiac Imaging Symposium, Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions, Pomte Vedra Beach, FL, May 4, 2005.

Shope TB. What's new at the FDA/CDRH. Annual Mid-Atlantic Chapter Meeting of the American Association of Physicist in Medicine, Flintstone, MD, June 3-4, 2005.

Shope TB. Refocusing of the Radiological Health Program at the FDA and the 2005 Amendments to the Performance Standard for Diagnostic X-ray Systems. Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine, Seattle, WA, July 27, 2005.

Silberberg JL for Witters DM. Wireless technology in and around medical devices: addressing electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) and data integrity. AAMI 2005 Conference and Expo, Tampa, FL, May 14-17, 2005.

Spees WS, Jones PL. Adding flight data recording technology to medical device systems. 12th International Conference on Biomedical Engineering, Singapore, Malaysia, December 7-10, 2005.

Takahashi K, Yamaguchi Y, Hoashi, T, Zmudzka BZ, Miller SA, Beer JZ, Hearing VJ. Effects of ultraviolet radiation on signaling proteins of the melanogenic system. 19th International Pigment Cell Conference, Reston, VA, September 2005.

Tang X, Baeva L, Morris SL, Langone JJ, Bockstahler LE. A universal DNA microarray for detection of gene sequence changes. 2005 FDA Forum, 2005 CHI "Biomarker Meeting,” Philadelphia, PA, 2005.

Tang X, Baeva L, Morris S, Langone J, Bockstahler L. A universal DNA microarray for detection of gene sequence changes - applications to the detection of mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) mutant genes associated with antibiotic drug-resistance and of pathogens contaminating medical devices. 2005 FDA Science Forum, Washington, DC, April 27-28, 2005 (poster (J-38)).

Taylor AR. Medical device risk management - common myths and misconceptions. Irvine, CA, May 2, 2005.

Taylor AR. Cybersecurity in healthcare networks. AdvaMed Software Conference, Washington, DC, November 3, 2005.

Taylor AR, Henderson JA. The operating room of the future plug-and-play program: exploring regulatory issues and approaches to medical device integration (poster). Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society 2005 Annual Conference, Baltimore, MD, October 19, 2005.

Tirat-Gefen, Pimentel YGCG, Vince F. Design verification of multi-million gate ASICs. Brazilian Symposium on Conception of Integrated Circuits, Florianopolis, Brazil, September 2005.

Tomazic-Jezic VJ, Umbreit TH, Stratmeyer ME. Methods for evaluation of the immunotoxicological responses to nanoparticles in mice. FDA Science Forum, Washington, DC, April 27-28, 2005.

Wagner RF. Some issues for the problem of missing truth: past, present, and future. The International Society for Optical Engineering (SPIE), San Diego, CA, February 2005. (Invited presentation)

Wagner RF. An introduction to assessment methods for diagnostic tests, diagnostic imaging, and computer-assist modalities. FDA/CDRH Staff College Lecture, Rockville, MD, June 2, 2005. (Webcast available on http://www.cdrh.fda.gov/Staffcol/webcasts.htm)

Wagner RF. Selected topics in ROC analysis of contemporary interest at CDRH:

plus--statistical decision theory and the ROC curve in medical imaging. FDA/CDRH Staff College Lecture, Rockville, MD, June 9, 2005. (Webcast available on http://www.cdrh.fda.gov/Staffcol/webcasts.htm)

Wear KA. Ultrasound and the diagnosis of osteoporosis. National Institute for Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering, Bethesda, MD, June 8, 2005.

Weininger S. System validation. AdvaMed software conference. Washington, DC, November 23, 2005.

Weininger S, Shang A. Using the raw plethysmogram for assessing performance of pulse oximeters (poster). Society for Technology in Anesthesia, Miami, FL, January 12, 2005.

Weininger S, Shang A, Goldman J. Using the raw plethysmogram for assessing performance of pulse oximeters (poster). World Conference on Anesthesia, Paris, FRANCE, January 20, 2005.

Weininger S. Pulse oximetry – theory and challenges. NIST technical presentation, Gaithersburg, MD, May 2005.

Weininger S. Developing a plug and play standard - system validation issues. Third Meeting of the ORF PnP Standardization Program, Boston, MA, June 5-6, 2005.

Weininger S. Assessing the performance of pulse oximeters under conditions of motion. Labview User’s Group meeting, Rockville, MD, September 14, 2005.

Wray-Cahen D. Differential cardiovascular effects of stress or medical device residues in a large animal model. White Oak Reseach Seminar, Silver Spring, MD, October 13, 2005.

Wood SC, Bushar G, Tesfamariam B. Mechanistic insights into stent-mediated thrombosis and adverse events by stent-delivered drugs sirolimus and taxol. (Posters) 2005 FDA Science Forum, Washington, DC, April 27-28, 2005.

Wood SC, Brown RP, Chen J, Gordon EA, Harris GR, Hitchins VM, Maruvada S, Mtungwa AR, Stratmeyer ME. Bioeffects of ultrasound and ultrasound microcontrast agent on three mammalian cell lines. Seminar, Division of Biology/OSEL, White Oak, Silver Spring, MD, July 2005.

Woods TO. Fatigue testing of PMMA bone cement using ASTM F2118. ElectroForce Technology: Testing Biomedical Materials and Devices, Baltimore, MD, September 27, 2005.

Woods TO. Standards for MR safety: testing, terminology, and the FDA role. (Invited). ECRI Audio Conference on MRI Safety and Medical Devices, September 21, 2005.

Woods TO. ASTM standards for MRI: present and future,” (Invited). ISMRM Workshop on MRI Safety: Update, Practical Information, Future Implications, McLean, VA, November 6, 2005.

Woods TO. Standards for MR safety: current status and future directions. (Invited) RSNA Refresher Course: Optimize Your Body MR Practice – From Safety to Protocol Design: MR Imaging Safety for Implants and Devices, RSNA 91 st Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, November 27, 2005.

Wu D, Qiang R, Chen J, Kainz W, Seidman S. Safety evaluation of walk-through metal detectors. International Symposium on Electromagnetic Compatibility 2005, Chicago, IL, August 8-12, 2005.

Yamaguchi Y, Takahashi K, Zmudzka BZ, Kornhauser A, Miller SA, Tadokoro T, Berens W, Itamid S, Katayama I, Beer JZ, Hearing V. Pigment in the upper epidermis protects against DNA damage in the lower epidermis and facilitates apoptosis in response to low doses of UV. 66th Annual Meeting of the Society for Investigative Dermatology, St. Louis, MO, May 4-7, 2005.

Yamaguchi Y, Takashi K, Tadokoro T, Zmudzka BZ, KornhauserA, Miller SA, Berens W, Beer JZ, Hearing VJ. Human skin responses to UV radiation: pigment in the upper epidermis protects against dna damage in the lower epidermis and facilitates apoptosis. 19th International Pigment Cell Conference, Reston, VA, September 2005.

Yousef WA, Wagner RF, Loew MH. Performance assessment of classifiers or model observers trained and tested on finite samples: estimation of mean and variance of area and partial area under the ROC. MIPS XI, Medical Imaging Perception Society, Bowness on Windermere, United Kingdom, September 27-30, 2005.

Yousef WA, Wagner RF, Loew MH. Comparison of nonparametric methods for assessing classifier performance in terms of ROC parameters. Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Alexandria, VA, December 9, 2005.

Yousef WA , Wagner RF, Loew MH. Estimating the uncertainty in the estimated mean area under the ROC curve of a multi-feature classifier. 2005 FDA Science Forum, Washington, DC, April 27-28, 2005 (poster).