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.
The 17th International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention, will be held on September 14-18, 2014 at MIT, in Cambridge, MA. MICCAI attracts annually world leading scientists, engineers and clinicians from a wide range of disciplines associated with medical imaging and computer assisted surgery.