Kilian M. Pohl, PhD

Associate Professor
Stanford University

401 Quarry Road
Stanford, CA 94305-5717
 Research Interests 
  My research is founded on computational science aimed at identifying biomedical phenotypes improving and accelerating the mechanistic understanding, diagnosis, and treatment of neuropsychiatric disorders.
 Principal Investigator  [more..]  
 NIH U01  National Consortium on Alcohol & Neurodevelopment in Adolescence (NCANDA): Data Analysis
 NIH R01  Machine Learning to Distinguish HAND from Alzheimer's Disease in HIV over Age 60
 NIH R01  Innovative MRI-based Characterization of Cardiac Dyssynchrony
 Highlights [more..]  

Highlights in 2017

December Dongjin Kwon, Kilian Pohl: Co-authored article "Enduring Cortical Compromise in Alcoholism: Accelerated by Aging and Compounded by Drug Dependence and Hepatitis C Comorbidity" accepted for publication at JAMA Psychiatry
November Kilian Pohl: Co-authored article "Adolescent Executive Dysfunction in Daily Life: Relationships to Risks, Brain Structure and Substance Use" published at Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience
October Dongjin Kwon, Sanghyun Park, Kilian Pohl: Co-authored article "Altered Brain Developmental Trajectories in Adolescents After Initiating Drinking" published at The American Journal of Psychiatry
September Kilian Pohl: Serves on the Biomedical Imaging Technology - A, June, The Surgical Sciences, Biomedical Imaging, and Bioengineering IRG (BMIT-A)
Dongjin Kwon, Kilian Pohl: Co-authored article "The mediating role of cortical thickness and gray matter volume on sleep slow-wave activity during adolescence" published at Brain Structure and Function
August Kilian Pohl: Presenting "Computational Science for Identifying Biomedical Phenotypes" at the 2017 Intelligence in Medicine Summit, Stanford
July Qingyu Zhao: Expert in medical image analysis joins our group
Kilian Pohl: Co-authored article "Active Mean Fields for Probabilistic Image Segmentation: Connections with Chan-Vese and Rudin-Osher-Fatemi Models" published at SIAM Journal on Imaging Sciences
Kilian Pohl: Together with Dr. Pfefferbaum (SRI) receives U24 entitled "NCANDA: Data Analysis Resource" and funded by NIH NIAAA
June Elena Bernardis, Yong Zhang, Kilian Pohl: "eCurves: A Temporal Shape Encoding" is in press at IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering
Kilian Pohl: Serves on the Biomedical Imaging Technology - A, June, The Surgical Sciences, Biomedical Imaging, and Bioengineering IRG (BMIT-A)
Kilian Pohl: Presenting "Public Access to the National Consortium on Alcohol & Neurodevelopment in Adolescence (NCANDA) Data" at the 40th Annual Research Society on Alcoholism Scientific Meeting, Denver, Colorado
May Kilian Pohl: Together with Dr. Valcour (UCSF) received R01 entitled "Machine learning to distinguish HAND from Alzheimer's disease in HIV over age 60" and funded by NIH NIMH
April Ehsanmi Adeli: Expert in medical vision joins our group
March Michael Hasak: Senior software developer joins our group
February Kilian Pohl: Serves on the Analytical Tools and Approaches for (Multidimensional) Scholarly Research Assessment and Decision Support in the Biomedical Enterprise (ZDA1 GXM-A(33)) and the Biodata Management and Analysis Study Section Bioengineering Sciences and Technologies IRG (BDMA)
January Eva Muller-Oehring, Dongjin Kwon, Kilian Pohl: Influences of age, sex, and moderate alcohol drinking on the intrinsic functional architecture of adolescent brains, accepted to Cerebral Cortex

Highlights in 2016

December Kilian Pohl: Serves as Associate Editor for the journal IEEE Transaction of Medical Imaging
November Kilian Pohl: Serves on The Bioengineering Sciences and Technologies member conflict Special Emphasis Panel (ZRG1 BST-T 03)
October Edith V. Sullivan et al.:Structural brain anomalies in healthy adolescents in the NCANDA cohort: Relation to neuropsychological test performance, sex, and ethnicity, accepted at Brain Imaging and Behavior
September Kilian Pohl:Promoted to Program Director of Biomedical Computing at SRI
August Sara Benito: Full stack engineer joins our group
July Yong Zhang: "Computing Group Cardinality Constraint Solutions for Logistic Regression Problems" in press at Medical Image Analysis with public release of corresponding software
June Kilian M Pohl: Presenting “Classifying MRIs based on Group Cardinality Constrained Solutions” at the Workshop on Medical Computer Vision at the 29th IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR)
May Yong Zhang & Sanghyun Park: "Joint Data Harmonization and Group Cardinality Constrained Classification" accepted to MICCAI 2016
April Nolan Nichols: Launches SIBIS website
March Sanghyun Park: Expert in medical image analysis joins our group
February Kilian Pohl:Presents "SIBIS: Scalable Informatics for Biomedical Imaging Studies" at the Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston
January Edith V. Sullivan, Kilian Pohl:"Harmonizing DTI Measurements across Scanners to Examine the Development of White Matter Microstructure in 803 Adolescents of the NCANDA Study" in press at NeuroImage

Highlights in 2015

December Dongjin Kwon, Nolan Nichols, Kilian Pohl:Released Scalable Informatics for Biomedical Imaging Studies (SIBIS)
November Kilian Pohl & Adolf Pfefferbaum: Received subcontract from ABCD Data Analysis Center
Nolan Nichols: Wins 'Early Career Investigator Competition' at the BD2K All-Hands Grantee Meeting
October Kilian Pohl: Promoted to Consulting Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University
September Nolan Nichols, Kilian Pohl:Received supplement to U01 NCANDA: Data Analysis in support of Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) initiative and funded by NIH OD, NIAAA, and NABIB
August Dongjin Kwon: 13th most downloaded paper of IEEE Transactions on Medical Image Analysis in July 2015
Nolan Nichols:Received NIH Clinical Loan Repayment Program funded by NIH NIAAA
Nolan Nichols: Presented "The National Consortium on Alcohol and Neurodevelopment in Adolescence (NCANDA): A Framework Supporting Neuroimaging Data Integration and Analysis" at the "Investigator Presentations" Session, Neuroinformatics 2015
July Nolan Nichols: "Neuroinformatics Software Applications Supporting Electronic Data Capture, Management, and Sharing for the Neuroimaging Community", in press at Neuropsychology Review
June Nolan Nichols: Organized the 2015 Hackathon and the course Brain Hacking 101 and Hackathon Project Outcomes at OHBM
Kilian Pohl: Presented "Age-Related Differences in Adolescent Brain Microstructure: Initial Findings from National Consortium on Alcohol & Neurodevelopment in Adolescence" at the 38th Annual Research Society on Alcoholism Scientific Meeting
May Yong Zhang:Submission Solving Logistic Regression with Group Cardinality Constraints for Time Series Analysis and 3 co-authored papers were accepted to MICCAI 2015
Kilian Pohl:Collaborater in "Geometric Statistics in Computational Anatomy: Non-linear Subspace Learning Beyond the Riemannian Structure" funded by INRIA
Dongjin Kwon: joins group to enhance NCANDA with his expertise in medical image analysis
Yong Zhang:"Sparse approximation in medical imaging applications," Ye’s Group Meeting, Department of Management Science and Engineering, Stanford
Dimitri Metaxas, Leon Axel, Kilian Pohl: Awarded NIH R01 "Innovative MRI-based Characterization of Cardiac Dyssynchrony"
Kilian Pohl: Released sviewer - a simple 3D and 4D MRI viewer.
Nolan Nichols: joins group to enhance NCANDA with his expertise in neuroinformatics.
 Our group is currently hiring. Please contact me if you are looking for a position in neuroinformatics or medical image analysis.