Sarah Frisken, PhD
Sarah's work at BWH focuses on developing new methods and technologies to improve precision in image-guided neurosurgery. Her current work includes the measurement and compensation of brain shift during tumor resection, the development of a neurosurgical planning systems for robotic needle insertion along a 3D curved trajectory and investigating low cost neuronavigation for developing countries.
Sarah joined Dr. Golby’s lab after successfully selling her software startup company, 61 Solutions, Inc., which created drawing software for professional artists. Prior to founding 61 Solutions, Dr. Frisken was a consultant to Disney Research and Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratory (MERL), a Professor in Computer Science at Tufts University and a Distinguished Research Scientist and Advisor to Management at MERL. Dr. Frisken held postdoctoral positions at MIT and CMU, has a PhD in Electrical Engineering from CMU, an MSc in Biomedical Engineering from U. Wisconsin, Madison, and a BSc in Mathematics and Engineering from Queen's University, Canada.
She is a member of TRD2 in AT-NCIGT.
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