The Surgical Planning Laboratory is a research laboratory in the Department of Radiology of Brigham and Women's Hospital. The Core Mission of the SPL is the extraction of medically relevant information from diagnostic imaging data and to concepts of computation and image analysis to new field of biomedical research. The lab collaborates with groups within Brigham and Women's Hospital, with other researchers at the Harvard Medical School, with local universities such as Harvard and MIT, and with clinicians, researchers, and engineers throughout the world.
Project Week is a hands on activity - programming using the NA-MIC Kit, algorithm design, and clinical application - that was initiated by NA-MIC in 2005. The main goal of these events is to move forward the deliverables of NA-MIC. NA-MIC participants, as well as active and potential collaborators are typical attendees at these events. These events are setup to maximize informal interaction between participants. The 18th Project Event will be held on January 6-10, 2014 in Salt Lake City, UT.