Surgical Planning Laboratory - Brigham & Women's Hospital - Boston, Massachusetts USA - a teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School

Surgical Planning Laboratory

Nobuhiko Hata Ph.D.

Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School

The teams I belong to

Image Guided Therapy Program, Brigham and Women's Hospital: A multi-disciplinary team of clinicians and scientists I work closely with.
Surgical Navigation and Robotics Laboratory: The lab I direct and enjoy working in everyday.

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  • Activities: Computer-Assisted Image Processing, Equipment Design, Software, Computer Systems, Computer-Assisted Surgery, Interventional Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Computer-Assisted Image Interpretation
  • Anatomy: Prostate, Skull Base, Brain, Lung, Liver
  • Disorders: Prostatic Neoplasms, Brain Neoplasms, Liver Neoplasms

Current Projects

  • Core Technology Development in Magnetic Resonance (MR)-Therapy Program at Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Computer-Assisted and MR-Guided Prostate Therapy
  • Computer-Assisted Monitoring of MR Laser Ablation Therapy of Brain Tumors
  • Surgical Navigation in Endoluminal Therapy
  • Active Steering in Capsule Endoscope
  • Capsule Endoscope

Contact Information

Mailing address:
Department of Radiology
Brigham and Women's Hospital
75 Francis St.
Boston, MA 02115

E-mail: hata at


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