Joseph E. Burns

Associate Professor of Clinical Radiology
School of Medicine

M.D., McGill University


Ph.D., University of California, San Diego, physics (theoretical physics - condensed matter)


M.S., University of California, San Diego, physics

Phone: (714) 456-2843
Email: jburns@uci.edu

University of California, Irvine
101 The City Drive South, Rt. 140
Bldg 56
Mail Code: 5005
Orange, CA 92868

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Research
Interests
Medical physics, advanced medical imaging development, quantitative image analysis and diagnostic metrics, translational bioinformatics, biomechanics, musculoskeletal radiology
   
Appointments Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Biomedical Imaging Sciences
National Institutes of Health, Bethesda

Clinical Fellow, Musculoskeletal Radiology
University of Iowa College of Medicine/University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

Resident Physician, Radiological Sciences
University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine/UC Irvine Medical Center

Resident Physician, Surgery
Yale University School of Medicine/Yale-New Haven Hospital
   
Research
Abstract
CURRENT RESEARCH:

See publication list below.

PRIOR RESEARCH WORK:

Aspects of Nonlinear Dynamical Processes in Pattern Forming Magnetic Systems—A Spin Chain Paradigm. Doctoral Dissertation, Department of Physics, University of California, San Diego.

Front Propagation into an Unstable Ferromagnetic State. Europhysics Letters, 1993. 22(6): p. 399-404. Elmer FJ, Burns J, Suhl H.

Lyman-Alpha Emission from Disk Absorption Systems in QSOs - Star Formation in Young Galaxy Disks. IAU Symposia, 1989(134): p. 557-559. Smith HE, Cohen RD, Burns JE, Moore DJ, Uchida BA.

Ly-Alpha-Emission from Disk Absorption Systems at High Redshift - Star Formation in Young Galaxy Disks. Astrophysical Journal, 1989. 347(1): p. 87-+ Smith HE, Cohen RD, Burns JE, Moore DJ, Uchida BA.
   
Publications BOOK CHAPTERS
   
  Modalities of Musculoskeletal Radiology, (Chapter 1 of Basic Musculoskeletal Radiology). Burns JE. 2013. Tehranzadeh J, Editor. McGraw-Hill Medical. ISBN-13: 9780071787024
   
  Volumetric Medical Imaging, (chapter 43, Handbook of Digital Imaging). Yao J and Burns JE. 2015. Kriss M, editor. John Wiley & Sons Ltd. ISBN-13: 978-0-470-51059-9. DOI: 10.1002/9781118798706.hdi047
   
  Radiological Imaging Modalities. (Chapter 1, Spinal Imaging and Image Analysis). pp. 3-30. doi 10.1007/978-3-319-12508-4_1 Burns JE. 2015. Li S and Yao J, editors. Springer
   
  Computer-Aided Detection of Bone Metastases in the Thoracolumbar Spine. (Chapter 4, Spinal Imaging and Image Analysis). pp. 97-130. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-12508-4_4. Yao J, Burns JE, Summers RM. 2015. Li S and Yao J, editors. Springer
   
  SELECTED RECENT PUBLICATIONS:
   
  Vertebral Body Compression Fractures and Bone Density: Automated Detection and Classification on CT Images. Radiology. 2017 Sep;284(3):788-797. doi: 10.1148/radiol.2017162100. Epub 2017 Mar 16. Burns JE, Yao J, Summers RM.
   
  Mixed Spine Metastasis Detection through Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography
Synthesis and Multi-classifier. Yao J, Burns JE, Sanoria V, Summers RM. J. Med. Imag. 4 (2), 024504 (June 05, 2017); doi: 10.1117/1.JMI.4.2.024504
   
  Giant cell tumor of the bone: aggressive case initially treated with denosumab and intralesional surgery. von Borstel D, Taguibao RA, Strle NA, Burns JE. Skeletal Radiol. 2017 Apr;46(4):571-578. doi:
10.1007/s00256-017-2588-7. Epub 2017 Feb 11.
   
  Improving Vertebra Segmentation through Joint Vertebra-Rib Atlases. Proceedings of the SPIE, Medical Imaging: Computer-Aided Diagnosis. 9785(2016): pp. 97853-97856. doi:10.1117/12.2217118. Published online arXiv, Cornell University, preprint arXiv:1602.00585 [Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition], Feb 2016. Wang Y, Yao J, Roth HR, Burns JE, Summers RM.
   
  Osteoporotic and Neoplastic Compression Fracture Classification on Longitudinal CT. Accepted. Biomedical Imaging (ISBI), 2016 13th IEEE International Symposium on. Published online arXiv, Cornell University, preprint arXiv:1601.07533 [Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition], Jan 2016. Wang Y, Yao J, Burns JE, Summers RM
   
  Deep convolutional networks for automated detection of posterior-element fractures on spine CT. Accepted. Proceedings of the SPIE, Medical Imaging: Computer-Aided Diagnosis. Published online arXiv, Cornell University, preprint arXiv:1602.00020 [Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition], Jan 2016. Roth HR, Wang Y, Yao J, Le L, Burns JE, Summers RM
   
  Multi-Atlas Segmentation with Joint Label Fusion of Osteoporotic Vertebral Compression Fractures on CT. In press. Computational Methods and Clinical Applications for Spine Imaging (MICCAI-CSI2015), Lecture Notes in Computer Science. Published online arXiv, Cornell University, preprint arXiv:1601.003375 [Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition], Jan 2016. Wang Y, Yao J, Roth HR, Burns JE, Summers RM
   
  A Multi-center Milestone Study of Clinical Vertebral CT Segmentation. 2016. Published online January 2016. Computerized Medical Imaging and Graphics. doi:10.1016/j.compmedimag. 2015.12.006. Yao J, Burns JE, Forsberg D, Seitel A, Rasoulian A, Abolmaesumi P, Hammernik K, Urschler M, Ibragimov B, Korez R, Vrtovec T, CastroMateos I, Pozo JM, Frangi AF, Summers RM, Li S
   
  Automated Detection, Localization, and Classification of Traumatic Vertebral Body Fractures in the Thoracic and Lumbar Spine on Computed Tomography. Published online 2015. Radiology. 2016 Jan. 278(1): pp. 64-73. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1148/radiol.2015142346. Burns JE, Yao J, Munoz HE, Summers RM
   
  Dynamic cortex stripping for vertebra evaluation. 2015. Proceedings of the SPIE, Medical Imaging: Computer-Aided Diagnosis. 2015 Mar. 94143: pp 94143D1- 94143D8. doi:10.1117/12.2082434. Stieger J, Burns JE, Yao J, Summers RM
   
  Detection of Sclerotic Spine Metastases via Random Aggregation of Deep Convolutional Neural Network Classifications. 2015 Feb. Recent Advances in Computational Methods and Clinical Applications for Spine Imaging, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 20: pp. 3-12. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319- 14148-0_1. Roth HR, Yao J, Lu L, Stieger J, Burns J, Summers RM
   
  Automated extraction of anatomic landmarks on vertebrae based on anatomic knowledge and geometrical constraints. 2014. Biomedical Imaging (ISBI), 11th IEEE International Symposium on. pp. 397-400. doi: 10.1109/ISBI.2014.6867892. Yao J, Burns JE, Getty S, Stieger J, Summers RM
   
  Cortical shell unwrapping for vertebral body abnormality detection on computed tomography. Computational Medical Imaging and Graphics. 2014 Apr 13. pii: S0895-6111(14)00041-X. doi: 10.1016/j.compmedimag.2014.04.001. Yao J, Burns JE, Muñoz H, Summers RM
   
  Vertebral degenerative disc disease severity evaluation using random forest classification. 2014. Proceedings of the SPIE - Medical Imaging: Computer-Aided Diagnosis. 2014 Mar. 90353: pp. 90353A1-90353A8. doi:10.1117/12.2042793. Munoz HE, Yao J, Burns JE, Pham Y, Stieger J, Summers RM
   
  Computer Aided Detection of Spinal Degenerative Osteophytes on Sodium Fluoride PET/CT. 2014 Jan. In Computational Methods and Clinical Applications for Spine Imaging, Lecture Notes in Computational Vision and Biomechanics, Vol 17: pp. 51-60. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-07269-2_5. Yao J, Munoz H, Burns JE, Lu L, Summers RM
   
  Detection of Vertebral Degenerative Disc Disease based on Cortical Shell Unwrapping. Proceedings of the SPIE - Medical Imaging: Computer-Aided Diagnosis. 2013. 8670: pp. 86700C1-86700C7. doi:10.1117/12.2008063. Munoz HE, Yao J, Burns JE, Summers RM
   
  Extracolonic Findings on CT Colonography: Does the Benefit Outweigh the Cost? Academic Radiology. 2013 Jun; 20(6): pp. 665-6. doi: 10.1016/j.acra.2013.03.005. Yao J, Burns JE
   
  Automated Detection of Sclerotic Bone Metastasis in the Thoracolumbar Spine on Computed Tomography. 2013. Radiology. 268(1): pp. 69-78. doi: 10.1148/radiol.13121351. Burns JE, Yao J, Wiese TS, Munoz HE, Jones EC, and Summers RM
   
  Strategies for Improved Interpretation of Computer-Aided Detections for CT Colonography Utilizing Distributed Human Intelligence. Medical Image Analysis. 2012 Aug; 16(6): pp. 1280-1292. DOI: 10.1016/j.media.2012.04.007. McKenna M, Wang S, Nguyen T, Burns JE, Petrick N, Summers RM
   
  Detection of Vertebral Body Fractures Based on Cortical Shell Unwrapping. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2012, Volume 7512/2012, pp. 509-516. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-33454-2_63. Yao J, Burns JE, Munoz H, and Summers RM
   
  Seeing Is Believing: Video Classification for Computed Tomographic Colonography Using Multiple-Instance Learning. IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging. 2012 May; 31(5): pp. 1141-1153. DOI: 10.1109/TMI.2012.2187304. Wang S, McKenna M, Nguyen T, Burns J, Petrick N, Sahiner B, Summers RM
   
  Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Triangular Fibrocartilage. Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging. 2012 Apr; 35(4): pp. 764-78. DOI: 10.1002/jmri.22840. Yoshioka H, Burns JE
   
  Quantitative vertebral compression fracture evaluation using a height compass. Proceedings of the SPIE - Medical Imaging: Computer-Aided Diagnosis, 2012. 8315: 8315-68. doi: 10.1117/12.911703. Yao J, Burns J, Wiese T, Summers RM
   
  Automated detection of pelvic fractures from volumetric CT images. Biomedical Imaging (ISBI), 2012 9th IEEE International Symposium on. pp. 1687 - 1690. doi: 10.1109/ISBI.2012.6235903. Chowdhury A, Burns JE, Mukherjee A, Sen B, Yao J, Summers RM
   
  Sclerotic rib metastases detection on routine CT images. Biomedical Imaging (ISBI), 2012 9th IEEE International Symposium on. pp. 1767-1770. doi: 10.1109/ISBI.2012.6235923. Yao J, Burns JE, Summers RM
   
  Distributed Human Intelligence for Colonic Polyp Classification in Computer-aided Detection in CT Colonography. Radiology, 2012. 262(3): p. 824-33. Nguyen T, Wang S, Anugu V, Rose N, McKenna M, Petrick N, Burns J, Summers RM
   
  Detection of sclerotic bone metastases in the spine using watershed algorithm and graph cut. Proceedings of the SPIE - Medical Imaging: Computer-Aided Diagnosis, 2012. 8315: 8315-37. Wiese T, Yao J, Burns J, Summers RM
   
  Computer vision approach to detect colonic polyps in computed tomographic colonography. Proceedings of the SPIE - Medical Imaging: Computer-Aided Diagnosis, 2012. 8315: 8315-63. McKenna MT, Wang S, Nguyen TB, Burns JE, Petrick N, Sahiner B, Summers RM
   
  Pitfalls That May Mimic Injuries of the Triangular Fibrocartilage and Proximal Intrinsic Wrist Ligaments at MR Imaging. Radiographics, 2011. 31(1): p. 63-78. Burns J, Tanaka T, Ueno T, Nakamura T, Yoshioka H
   
  Detection of Pelvic Fractures using Graph Cuts and Curvatures. Proceedings – IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, ICIP 2011, art. no.1569406615. Chowdhury A, Burns J, Sen B, Mukherjee A, Yao J, Summers RM
   
  Fusion of Machine Intelligence and Human Intelligence for Colonic Polyp Detection in CT Colonography. 2011 8th IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging: From Nano to Macro, ISBI 2011 - Proceedings, art. no. 1566. Wang S, Anugu V, Nguyen T, Rose N, Burns J, McKenna M, Petrick N, Summers RM
   
  Computer-Aided Detection of Sclerotic Bone Metastases in the Spine using Watershed Algorithm and Support Vector Machines. 2011 8th IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging: From Nano to Macro, ISBI 2011 - Proceedings, art. no.1181. Wiese T, Burns J, Yao J, and Summers RM
   
  Enhanced MR imaging of the shoulder, and sternoclavicular and acromioclavicular joint arthritis in primary hemochromatosis. Rheumatology International, 2009. 31(3): p. 395-398. Farpour F, Phan S, Burns J, Tehranzadeh J
   
Professional
Societies
American College of Radiology (ACR)
Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)
American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS)
Association of University Radiologists (AUR)
Society of Skeletal Radiology (SSR)
California Radiological Society (CRS)
   
   
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Last updated 09/08/2017