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Marquette biomedical engineering professor receives Way Klingler Sabbatical Award

This award will allow her to spend one academic year as a visiting researcher in the Advanced Ocular Imaging Program at the Eye Institute of the Medical College of Wisconsin.

By - Aug 9th, 2016 08:46 am
Taly Gilat-Schmidt. Photo courtesy of Marquette University.

Taly Gilat-Schmidt. Photo courtesy of Marquette University.

MILWAUKEE — Dr. Taly Gilat-Schmidt, associate professor of biomedical engineering, is the recipient of this year’s Way Klingler Sabbatical Award.

Gilat-Schmidt has been at Marquette since 2006 and has spent her career researching and improving imaging technologies, specifically computed tomography.

This award will allow Gilat-Schmidt to spend one academic year as a visiting researcher in the Advanced Ocular Imaging Program at the Eye Institute of the Medical College of Wisconsin.

While at the AOIP, she will focus on developing algorithms to identify and analyze blood vessels in the retina and developing algorithms to statistically differentiate between photoreceptors and other image structures.

“This sabbatical will provide me the opportunity to understand the clinical and technological problem space and to research new image processing solutions,” Gilat-Schmidt said.

The Way Klingler Sabbatical Award is nominated annually by the Sabbatical Review Committee.The recipient receives his or her full salary, plus two additional months of summer pay and $10,000 to fund travel and expenses related to research conducted during the year-long sabbatical.

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