Kalina Polet Slavkova


Physicist | Computational Oncology and Deep Learning for MRI | Seeking Opportunities Intersecting Physics & Biology

Welcome to my personal website!


I am a PhD student in Physics at the University of Texas at Austin.

My research involves the implementation of deep learning techniques to accelerate the acquisition of dynamic images from magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) with a high spatio-temporal resolution for quantitative imaging.

Additionally, I analyze dynamic contrast-enhanced (DCE) MRI data from breast imaging using perfusion models to extract quantitative tissue information that may inform screening and mathematical modeling efforts.

I am formally advised by Thomas Yankeelov, Ph.D. in the Center for Computational Oncology and informally advised by Jonathan Tamir, Ph.D. in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at UT Austin.

Please feel free to explore my research and other information across this website! I am more than happy to answer questions and have discussions

Publications


Characterizing Errors in Pharmacokinetic Parameters from Analyzing Quantitative Abbreviated DCE-MRI Data in Breast Cancer


Kalina P. Slavkova, Julie C. DiCarlo, Anum S. Kazerouni, John Virostko, Anna G. Sorace, Debra Patt, Boone Goodgame, Thomas E. Yankeelov


Tomography, vol. 7(3), 2021, pp. 253-267


Implementing ConvDecoder with physics-based regularization to reconstruct under-sampled variable-flip angle MRI data of the breast


Kalina P. Slavkova, Julie C. DiCarlo, Viraj Wadhwa, Jingfei Ma, Gaiane M. Rauch, Zijian Zhou, Thomas E. Yankeelov, Jonathan I. Tamir


Proc. Intl. Soc. Mag. Reson. Med., Abstract 1448, 2021


Implementing compressed sensing with deep image prior to reconstruct undersampled dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI data of the breast


Kalina P. Slavkova, Julie C. DiCarlo, David M. Van Veen, Anum K. Syed, Ajil Jalal, John Virostko, Anna G. Sorace, Alexandros G. Dimakis, Thomas E. Yankeelov


Proc. Intl. Soc. Mag. Reson. Med., Abstract 2317, 2020


Investigating the feasibility of performing quantitative DCE-MRI in an abbreviated breast examination


Kalina P. Slavkova, Julie C. DiCarlo, Anum K. Syed, John Virostko, Anna G. Sorace, Thomas E. Yankeelov


Proc. Intl. Soc. Mag. Reson. Med., Abstract 4103, 2019


Modeling cell line-specific recruitment of signaling proteins to the insulin-like growth factor 1 receptor


Keesha E. Erickson, Oleksii S. Rukhlenko, Md Shahinuzzaman, Kalina P. Slavkova, Yen Ting Lin, Ryan Suderman, Edward C. Stites, Marian Anghel, Richard G. Posner, Dipak Barua, Boris N. Kholodenko, William S. Hlavacek


PLoS Computational Biology, vol. 15(1), 2019, pp. e1006706

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About


I am a PhD student in Physics exploring the intersection of Physics and Biology.


Contact


Kalina Polet Slavkova


PhD Candidate in Physics


kslav@utexas.edu

(512) 471-1153

Department of Physics


The University of Texas at Austin


2515 Speedway
C1600
Austin, TX 78712-1192