Derek Merck

Derek Merck, Ph.D.

Research Associate Professor

Department: MD-RADIOLOGY-ADMINISTRATION
Business Phone: (352) 265-5911

Research Profile

Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)

0000-0003-3242-517X

Areas of Interest
  • 3D Printing and Biomaterials
  • Computed tomography
  • computer vision
  • radiology informatics

Publications

2021
Computer-Assisted Measurement of Traumatic Brain Hemorrhage Volume Is More Predictive of Functional Outcome and Mortality than Standard ABC/2 Method: An Analysis of Computed Tomography Imaging Data from the Progesterone for Traumatic Brain Injury Experimental Clinical Treatment Phase-III Trial.
Journal of neurotrauma. 38(5):604-615 [DOI] 10.1089/neu.2020.7209. [PMID] 33191851.
2020
Objective Indirect Assessment of Transverse Ligament Competence Using Quantitative Analysis of 3-Dimensional Segmented Flexion-Extension Computed Tomography Scan.
World neurosurgery. 136:e223-e233 [DOI] 10.1016/j.wneu.2019.12.123. [PMID] 31899395.
2020
Rethinking Greulich and Pyle: A Deep Learning Approach to Pediatric Bone Age Assessment Using Pediatric Trauma Hand Radiographs
Radiology: Artificial Intelligence. 2(4) [DOI] 10.1148/ryai.2020190198. [PMID] 33937834.
2020
Thyroid Nodule Malignancy Risk Stratification Using a Convolutional Neural Network.
Ultrasound quarterly. 36(2):164-172 [DOI] 10.1097/RUQ.0000000000000501. [PMID] 32511208.
2020
Towards Placental Surface Vasculature Exploration in Virtual Reality.
IEEE computer graphics and applications. 40(1):28-39 [DOI] 10.1109/MCG.2018.2881985. [PMID] 30582530.
2019
Development and Deployment of an Open, Modular, Near-Real-Time Patient Monitor Datastream Conduit Toolkit to Enable Healthcare Multimodal Data Fusion in a Live Emergency Department Setting for Experimental Bedside Clinical Informatics Research
IEEE Sensors Letters. 3(1):1-4 [DOI] 10.1109/lsens.2018.2880140.
2019
Efficacy of Computed Tomography Utilization in the Assessment of Acute Traumatic Brain Injury in Adult and Pediatric Emergency Department Patients.
Rhode Island medical journal (2013). 102(9):33-35 [PMID] 31675785.
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2019
Generalizable Inter-Institutional Classification of Abnormal Chest Radiographs Using Efficient Convolutional Neural Networks.
Journal of digital imaging. 32(5):888-896 [DOI] 10.1007/s10278-019-00180-9. [PMID] 30838482.
2019
Longitudinal MRI findings in patient with SLC25A12 pathogenic variants inform disease progression and classification.
American journal of medical genetics. Part A. 179(11):2284-2291 [DOI] 10.1002/ajmg.a.61322. [PMID] 31403263.
2018
Exploratory Application of Augmented Reality/Mixed Reality Devices for Acute Care Procedure Training.
The western journal of emergency medicine. 19(1):158-164 [DOI] 10.5811/westjem.2017.10.35026. [PMID] 29383074.
2017
Development and Application of a Clinical Microsystem Simulation Methodology for Human Factors-Based Research of Alarm Fatigue.
HERD. 10(4):91-104 [DOI] 10.1177/1937586716673829. [PMID] 27815527.
2017
Experimental measurement of microwave ablation heating pattern and comparison to computer simulations.
International journal of hyperthermia : the official journal of European Society for Hyperthermic Oncology, North American Hyperthermia Group. 33(1):74-82 [DOI] 10.1080/02656736.2016.1206630. [PMID] 27431040.
2016
Physical modeling of microwave ablation zone clinical margin variance.
Medical physics. 43(4) [DOI] 10.1118/1.4942980. [PMID] 27036574.
2016
Quantitative analysis of ultrasound images for computer-aided diagnosis.
Journal of medical imaging (Bellingham, Wash.). 3(1) [DOI] 10.1117/1.JMI.3.1.014501. [PMID] 26835502.
2016
Simulation-based Randomized Comparative Assessment of Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Resuscitation Bundle Completion by Emergency Medical Service Teams Using Standard Life Support or an Experimental Automation-assisted Approach.
Simulation in healthcare : journal of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare. 11(6):365-375 [PMID] 27509064.
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2015
Interactive Instrument-Driven Image Display in Laparoscopic Surgery.
Journal of laparoendoscopic & advanced surgical techniques. Part A. 25(6):531-5 [DOI] 10.1089/lap.2014.0261. [PMID] 25942694.
2015
The uncertainty of predicting intact anterior cruciate ligament degeneration in terms of structural properties using T(2)(*) relaxometry in a human cadaveric model.
Journal of biomechanics. 48(6):1188-92 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2015.02.021. [PMID] 25746575.

Grants

Jul 2019 – Jun 2020
Johns Hopkins-Tufts Trial Innovation Center
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY via NATL INST OF HLTH NCATS

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 265-5911