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Taira Ricky

Title(s)Member, CTSI
Phone310-794-3535
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    Title(s)Professor, Radiology


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    Predicting Diabetic Retinopathy from Risk Factor Data and Digital Retinal Images
    NIH/NLM R01LM012309Sep 30, 2016 - Sep 29, 2020
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator
    Data Structuring and Visualization System for Neuro-oncology
    NIH/NLM R01LM009961Jul 1, 2009 - Jun 30, 2013
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Garcia-Gathright JI, Matiasz NJ, Adame C, Sarma KV, Sauer L, Smedley NF, Spiegel ML, Strunck J, Garon EB, Taira RK, Aberle DR, Bui AAT. Evaluating Casama: Contextualized semantic maps for summarization of lung cancer studies. Comput Biol Med. 2018 01 01; 92:55-63. PMID: 29149658.
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    2. Tong M, Hsu W, Taira RK. Evaluating a Novel Summary Visualization for Clinical Trial Reports: A Usability Study. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2016; 2016:2007-2015. PMID: 28269960.
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    3. Morioka C, Meng F, Taira R, Sayre J, Zimmerman P, Ishimitsu D, Huang J, Shen L, El-Saden S. Automatic Classification of Ultrasound Screening Examinations of the Abdominal Aorta. J Digit Imaging. 2016 12; 29(6):742-748. PMID: 27400914.
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    4. Rios Piedra EA, Taira RK, El-Saden S, Ellingson BM, Bui AAT, Hsu W. Assessing Variability in Brain Tumor Segmentation to Improve Volumetric Accuracy and Characterization of Change. IEEE EMBS Int Conf Biomed Health Inform. 2016 Feb; 2016:380-383. PMID: 28670648.
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    5. Garcia-Gathright JI, Matiasz NJ, Garon EB, Aberle DR, Taira RK, Bui AAT. Toward patient-tailored summarization of lung cancer literature. IEEE EMBS Int Conf Biomed Health Inform. 2016 Feb; 2016:449-452. PMID: 28721401.
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    6. Hsu W, El-Saden S, Taira RK. Medical Imaging Informatics. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2016; 939:167-224. PMID: 27807748.
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    7. Bui AA, Hsu W, Arnold C, El-Saden S, Aberle DR, Taira RK. Imaging-based observational databases for clinical problem solving: the role of informatics. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2013 Nov-Dec; 20(6):1053-8. PMID: 23775172; PMCID: PMC3822107.
    8. Arnold CW, McNamara M, El-Saden S, Chen S, Taira RK, Bui AA. Imaging informatics for consumer health: towards a radiology patient portal. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2013 Nov-Dec; 20(6):1028-36. PMID: 23739614; PMCID: PMC3822110.
    9. Tong M, Hsu W, Taira RK. A formal representation for numerical data presented in published clinical trial reports. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2013; 192:856-60. PMID: 23920679; PMCID: PMC5025869.
    10. Taira RK, Arnold CW. Hierarchical semantic structures for medical NLP. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2013; 192:1194. PMID: 23920968.
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    11. Hsu W, Speier W, Taira RK. Automated extraction of reported statistical analyses: towards a logical representation of clinical trial literature. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2012; 2012:350-9. PMID: 23304305; PMCID: PMC3540551.
    12. Tong M, Taira RK. Improving the accuracy of therapy descriptions in clinical trials using a bottom-up approach. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2012; 2012:1393-402. PMID: 23304419; PMCID: PMC3540541.
    13. Hsu W, Taira RK, El-Saden S, Kangarloo H, Bui AA. Context-based electronic health record: toward patient specific healthcare. IEEE Trans Inf Technol Biomed. 2012 Mar; 16(2):228-34. PMID: 22395637.
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    14. Speier W, Arnold C, Lu J, Taira RK, Pouratian N. Natural language processing with dynamic classification improves P300 speller accuracy and bit rate. J Neural Eng. 2012 Feb; 9(1):016004. PMID: 22156110; PMCID: PMC3360927.
    15. Hsu W, Taira RK, Viñuela F, Bui AA. A Case-based Retrieval System using Natural Language Processing and Population-based Visualization. Proc IEEE Int Conf Healthc Inform Imaging Syst Biol. 2011 Jul; 2011:221-228. PMID: 27570833.
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    16. Arnold CW, El-Saden SM, Bui AA, Taira R. Clinical Case-based Retrieval Using Latent Topic Analysis. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2010 Nov 13; 2010:26-30. PMID: 21346934; PMCID: PMC3041464.
    17. Hsu W, Taira RK. Tools for improving the characterization and visualization of changes in neuro-oncology patients. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2010 Nov 13; 2010:316-20. PMID: 21346992; PMCID: PMC3041412.
    18. Hsu W, Arnold CW, Taira RK. A Neuro-Oncology Workstation for Structuring, Modeling, and Visualizing Patient Records. IHI. 2010 Nov; 2010:837-840. PMID: 27583308.
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    19. Bashyam V, Hsu W, Watt E, Bui AA, Kangarloo H, Taira RK. Problem-centric organization and visualization of patient imaging and clinical data. Radiographics. 2009 Mar-Apr; 29(2):331-43. PMID: 19168763; PMCID: PMC2678554.
    20. Taira RK, Taira R, Bui A, Bui AA, Hsu W, Bashyam V, Dube S, Watt E, Andrada L, El-Saden S, Cloughesy T, Kangarloo H. A tool for improving the longitudinal imaging characterization for neuro-oncology cases. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2008 Nov 06; 712-6. PMID: 18999139; PMCID: PMC2656085.
    21. Son RY, Taira RK, Kangarloo H, Cárdenas AF. Context-sensitive correlation of implicitly related data: an episode creation methodology. IEEE Trans Inf Technol Biomed. 2008 Sep; 12(5):549-60. PMID: 18779069.
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    22. Taira RK, Bashyam V, Kangarloo H. A field theoretical approach to medical natural language processing. IEEE Trans Inf Technol Biomed. 2007 Jul; 11(4):364-75. PMID: 17674619.
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    23. Bashyam V, Divita G, Bennett DB, Browne AC, Taira RK. A normalized lexical lookup approach to identifying UMLS concepts in free text. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2007; 129(Pt 1):545-9. PMID: 17911776.
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    24. Bui AA, Morioka C, Dionisio JD, Johnson DB, Sinha U, Ardekani S, Taira RK, Aberle DR, El-Saden S, Kangarloo H. OpenSourcePACS: an extensible infrastructure for medical image management. IEEE Trans Inf Technol Biomed. 2007 Jan; 11(1):94-109. PMID: 17249408.
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    25. Meng F, Taira RK, Bui AA, Kangarloo H, Churchill BM. Automatic generation of repeated patient information for tailoring clinical notes. Int J Med Inform. 2005 Aug; 74(7-8):663-73. PMID: 16043089.
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    26. Cho PS, Taira RK, Kangarloo H. Syntactic parsing of medical reports using evolutionary optimization. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2005; 920. PMID: 16779207; PMCID: PMC1560622.
    27. Bashyam V, Taira RK. Indexing anatomical phrases in neuro-radiology reports to the UMLS 2005AA. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2005; 26-30. PMID: 16778995; PMCID: PMC1560562.
    28. Meng F, D'Avolio LW, Chen AA, Taira RK, Kangarloo H. Generating models of surgical procedures using UMLS concepts and multiple sequence alignment. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2005; 520-4. PMID: 16779094; PMCID: PMC1560888.
    29. Bashyam V, Taira RK. A study of lexical behaviour of sentences in chest radiology reports. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2005; 891. PMID: 16779178; PMCID: PMC1560599.
    30. Bui AA, Taira RK, El-Saden S, Dordoni A, Aberle DR. Automated medical problem list generation: towards a patient timeline. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2004; 107(Pt 1):587-91. PMID: 15360880.
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    31. Meng F, Taira RK, Bui AA, Kangarloo H, Churchill BM. Automatic generation of repeated patient information for tailoring clinical notes. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2004; 107(Pt 1):653-7. PMID: 15360894.
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    32. Son RY, Taira RK, Kangarloo H. Inter-document coreference resolution of abnormal findings in radiology documents. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2004; 107(Pt 2):1388-92. PMID: 15361043.
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    33. Bui AA, Taira RK, Goldman D, Dionisio JD, Aberle DR, El-Saden S, Sayre J, Rice T, Kangarloo H. Effect of an imaging-based streamlined electronic healthcare process on quality and costs. Acad Radiol. 2004 Jan; 11(1):13-20. PMID: 14746397.
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    34. Cho PS, Taira RK, Kangarloo H. Automatic section segmentation of medical reports. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2003; 155-9. PMID: 14728153; PMCID: PMC1479978.
    35. Sinha U, Bui A, Taira R, Dionisio J, Morioka C, Johnson D, Kangarloo H. A review of medical imaging informatics. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2002 Dec; 980:168-97. PMID: 12594089.
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    36. Morioka CA, Sinha U, Taira R, el-Saden S, Duckwiler G, Kangarloo H. Structured reporting in neuroradiology. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2002 Dec; 980:259-66. PMID: 12594095.
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    37. Bui AA, Taira RK, Churchill B, Kangarloo H. Integrated visualization of problemcentric urologic patient records. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2002 Dec; 980:267-77. PMID: 12594096.
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    38. Bui AA, Taira RK, Dionisio JD, Aberle DR, El-Saden S, Kangarloo H. Evidence-based radiology: requirements for electronic access. Acad Radiol. 2002 Jun; 9(6):662-9. PMID: 12061740.
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    39. Bui AA, Dionisio JD, Morioka CA, Sinha U, Taira RK, Kangarloo H. DataServer: an infrastructure to support evidence-based radiology. Acad Radiol. 2002 Jun; 9(6):670-8. PMID: 12061741.
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    40. Son RY, Taira RK, Bui AA, Kangarloo H, Cardenas AF. A context-sensitive methodology for automatic episode creation. Proc AMIA Symp. 2002; 707-11. PMID: 12463916; PMCID: PMC2244249.
    41. Taira RK, Bui AA, Kangarloo H. Identification of patient name references within medical documents using semantic selectional restrictions. Proc AMIA Symp. 2002; 757-61. PMID: 12463926; PMCID: PMC2244274.