Targeting accuracy evaluation setup in the 3T clinical MRI scanner, showing the motorized needle guide template.
The Surgical Navigation and Robotics Laboratory focuses on development of novel computer and engineering methods for image-guided therapy.
Our unique approach, where imaging, computing and robotics are integrated into one unit to enhance the capability of image-guided therapy, aims to advance a minimally invasive therapy and ultimately develop new treatment methods.
Being part of a clinical research program in a Harvard affiliated hospital, we stress actual clinical applications of the developed methods. We do science, engineering, and applications. The laboratory is under the direction of Dr. Nobuhiko Hata.