Important Notes:

CARS thanks all attendees for their contribution towards a successful CARS 2014 in Fukuoka!

Editors-in-Chief

Michael W. Vannier, MD
University of Chicago Medical Center (USA)

Heinz U. Lemke, PhD
Technical University of Berlin (D)

Themes and Deputy Editors

Medical Imaging
Davide Caramella, MD
University of Pisa (I)

Picture Archiving and Communication Systems
H.K. Huang, DSc, FRCR (Hon.)
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA (USA)

Neurosurgery
Rudolf Fahlbusch, MD
International Neuroscience Institute Hannover (D)

Head and Neck, and ENT Surgery
Gero Strauss
, MD
University Hospital Leipzig (D)

Orthopaedic Surgery
Leo Joskowicz, PhD
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (IL)

Cardiovascular Imaging and Surgery
Osman M. Ratib, MD, PhD
University Hospital of Geneva (CH)

Thoraco-Abdominal Imaging and Surgery
Makoto Hashizume, MD, PhD, FACS
Kyushu University, Fukuoka (J)

Computed Maxillofacial Imaging and Surgery
Allan G. Farman, PhD, DSc
University of Louisville Health Sciences Center (USA)

Computer Aided Diagnosis
Kunio Doi, PhD
University of Chicago Hospitals (USA)

Image Processing and Display
Ramin Shahidi, PhD
Stanford University Medical Center (USA)

Surgical Simulation and Navigation
Takeyoshi Dohi, PhD
The University of Tokyo (J)

Verification, Validation and Evaluation
Pierre Jannin, PhD
University of Rennes (F)

Digital Operating Room
Seong K. Mun, PhD
Virginia Tech Northern Virginia Center, Falls Church, VA (USA)

Image Guided Radiation Therapy
Kiyonari Inamura, PhD
Kansai University of International Studies, Hyogo (J)

Impact of CARS Innovation on Patient and Society
Leonard Berliner, MD
New York Methodist Hospital, Brooklyn, NY (USA)

IJCARS Editorial Board

Garth Hadden Ballantyne, MD
Hackensack University Medical Center (USA)

Leonard Berliner, MD
New York Methodist Hospital, Brooklyn, NY (USA)

Dirk Beyersdorff, MD
Charité - University Medicine Berlin (D)

Dewinder S. Bhachu, MSc
Nuance, Wembley (UK)

Silvio Diego Bianchi, MD
University of Torino (I)

Ulrich Bick, MD
Charité - University Medicine Berlin (D)

Oliver Burgert, PhD
University of Leipzig (D)

Marco Caversaccio, MD
University Hospital, Berne (CH)

Kin Yin Cheung, PhD
Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong (CHN)

Kevin Cleary, PhD
Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC (USA)

Harald Eufinger, MD, DDS
Knappschaftskrankenhaus Recklinghausen (D)

Rolf Ewers, MD, DMD, PhD
Vienna General Hospital (A)

Volkmar Falk, MD, PhD
University Hospital Zurich (CH)

Taeko T. Farman, PhD, DMD, RT
University of Louisville (USA)

Wolfgang Freysinger, PhD
Medical University Innsbruck (A)

Bernard Gibaud, PhD
University of Rennes (F)

Maryellen L. Giger, PhD
The University of Chicago (USA)

Stephen Golding, FRCR, MD
University of Oxford, Headington (UK)

Cornelis A. Grimbergen, MSc, PhD
Technical University Delft (NL)

Lixu Gu, PhD
Shanghai Jiaotong University (CHN)

Stefan Haßfeld, MD, MDS
University Hospital Dortmund (D)

Yoshihiko Hayakawa, PhD, MSc
Kitami Institue of Technology, Hokkaido (J)

Kenneth R. Hoffmann, PhD
State University of New York at Buffalo (USA)

Steven C. Horii, MD
Hospital of the Univ. of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA (USA)

Alexander Horsch, PhD
University of Munich (D)

Walter Hruby, MD
Sozialmedizinisches Zentrum Ost, Vienna (A)

Branislav Jaramaz, PhD
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA (USA)

Ron Kikinis, MD
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA (USA)

Torsten Kuwert, MD
University Erlangen-Nürnberg (D)

J. Thomas Lambrecht, MD, DMD, PhD
University of Basle (CH)

Tim C. Lüth, PhD
Technical University Munich, Garching (D)

Jacques Marescaux, MD
University Hospital of Strasbourg (F)

Calvin R. Maurer, Jr., PhD
Stanford University (USA)

Jürgen Meixensberger, MD
University Hospital Leipzig (D)

Xavier Morandi, MD
University of Rennes (F)

Kensaku Mori, PhD
Nagoya University (J)

Wolfgang Niederlag, PhD
Hospital Dresden-Friedrichstadt (D)

Wieslaw L. Nowinski, PhD
Biomedical Imaging Lab, Singapore (SGP)

Heinz-Otto Peitgen, PhD
Fraunhofer MEVIS, Bremen (D)

Roger Phillips, BSc, PhD, CEng MBCS
The University of Hull (UK)

Andrea Pietrabissa, MD
University of Pisa (I)

Andreas Pommert, PhD
University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf (D)

Christian Raftopoulos, MD, PhD
Université Catholique de Louvain, Brussels (B)

Johan H.C. Reiber, PhD
Leiden University Medical Center (NL)

Richard A. Robb, PhD
Mayo Foundation, Rochester, MN (USA)

Hans Roehrig, PhD
University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ (USA)

Ichiro Sakuma, PhD
The University of Tokyo Graduate School of Frontier Sciences (J)

Warren S. Sandberg, MD, PhD
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA (USA)

Yoshinobu Sato, PhD
Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine (J)

Jörg Schipper, MD
University Hospital Düsseldorf (D)

Wolfgang Schlegel, PhD
German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg (D)

Rainer Schubert, MD
University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology, Hall (A)

Achim Schweikard, PhD
University of Lübeck (D)

Robert Sigal, MD, PhD
GE Healthcare, Buc (F)

Carl H. Snyderman, MD
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (USA)

Ulrich Stöckle, MD
Klinikum rechts der Isar, München (D)

Geert J. Streekstra, PhD
Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam (NL)

Nobuhiko Sugano, MD
Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine (J)

Naoki Suzuki, MD, PhD
The Jikei University School of Medicine, Tokyo (J)

Gabor Székely, PhD
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (CH)

Shin-ichi Tamura, PhD
NBL Co., Ltd., Osaka (J)

Andrew E. Todd-Pokropek, PhD
University College of London (UK)

Max A. Viergever, PhD
University of Utrecht (NL)

Andreas Wahle, PhD
The University of Iowa (USA)

Hiro Yoshida, PhD
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA (USA)