The word is spreading far and wide. A listing of lectureships, manuscripts and patents.

International Lectureships

The following are international lectures given by the NeuroArm team.

  1. University of Manitoba. Joseph Doupe Memorial Lecture. From Human to Robotic Hand. Winnipeg, Manitoba, August 27, 2004.
  2. Congress of Neurological Sciences 54th Annual Meeting. Developing Technology for Neurosurgery. San Francisco, California, October 20, 2004.
  3. Congress of Neurological Sciences 54th Annual Meeting. Developing a Neurosurgical Robot. San Francisco, California, October 20, 2004.
  4. University of British Columbia. Department of Engineering Physics Project Fair. Keynote Address: Project neuroArm: Advancing Surgical Robotics. Vancouver, British Columbia, March 3, 2005.
  5. University of Calgary. Virtual Reality Symposium. Project neuroArm. Calgary, Alberta, March 22, 2005.
  6. Israel Biomedical Technologies. Bio-Tech Israel Conference and Exhibition 2005. Project neuroArm: Advancing Surgical Technologies. Tel Aviv, Israel, May 24, 2005.
  7. Peking University, Third Hospital, Department of Neurosurgery. From intraoperative MRI to Robotics. Beijing, China, May 27, 2005.
  8. Canadian Congress of Neurological Sciences Annual Meeting. Towards Robotics in Neurosurgery. Ottawa, Ontario, June 15, 2005.
  9. Canadian Science Writers Association 34th Annual Conference. Project neuroArm. Jasper, Alberta, June 20, 2005.
  10. Congress of Neurological Surgeons 55th Annual Meeting. Practical Course Intraoperative Imaging. Intraoperative MRI Based on a Moveable 1.5T Magnet. Boston, Massachusetts, October 8, 2005.
  11. University of British Columbia. Department of Surgery. Advancing Intraoperative MRI and Surgical Robotics. Vancouver, British Columbia, November 23, 2005.
  12. UC Irvine School of Medicine. Pacific Rim Robotics Symposium. MR Compatible Robotics in Neurosurgery: Current Status and Future Trends. Garden Grove, California. January 6, 2006.
  13. University of Calgary. Department of Clinical Neurosciences. Robot in Evolution. Calgary, Alberta. March 24 2006.
  14. University of Calgary. Research in Action Community Showcase. Advancing Healthcare through Imaging and Robotics. Calgary, Alberta. April 20, 2006.
  15. University of Western Ontario. CNS Grand Rounds. Intraoperative MRI and Robotics: Surgery on a Moving Platform. London, Ontario. May 9, 2006.
  16. University of Calgary. TESS: Telehealth / E-Health Seminar Series. Project neuroArm. Calgary, Alberta. May 11, 2006.
  17. ICRA / IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation. MRI / fMRI Compatible Robot Technology Workshop: A Critical Tool for Neuroscience and Image Guided Intervention. Lake Buena Vista, Florida. May 15, 2006.
  18. Southern Alberta Nurses Association Annual Meeting. New Frontiers in Neurosurgery. Calgary, Alberta. June 6 2006.
  19. Fourth Annual Nanomedicine Meeting. Intraoperative MRI and Robotics. Edmonton, Alberta. June 19 2006.
  20. Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists Annual Conference. Intraoperative MRI and Surgical Robotics. Calgary, Alberta. June 23 2006.
  21. University of Calgary. Seminars in Biomedical Engineering Teleconference. Integration of Robotics with intraoperative MRI. Calgary, Alberta. September 12, 2006.
  22. University of Virginia. Intraoperative MRI Clinical Experience and neuroArm. Richmond, Virginia. November 15, 2006.
  23. NRC Industrial Materials Institute. Project neuroArm. Montreal, Quebec. Feb 26, 2007.
  24. Alberta Ingenuity Board of Directors.  Image-guided therapy. Edmonton, Alberta. March 26, 2007.
  25. Cambridge University, Department of Neurosurgery.  Intraoperative MRI and neuroArm. Cambridge, England. June 14, 2007.
  26. International Robotic Surgery Symposium 2007. Perspectives on the Importance of Multidisciplinary Collaboration in Developing and Implementing Medical Robotics. Hong Kong, China. June 22, 2007.
  27. The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Department of Neurosurgery. Intraoperative MRI and Robotics. Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong, China. June 22, 2007.
  28. International Robotic Surgery Symposium 2007. neuroArm: an MR compatible image-guided robotic system for microsurgery andstereotaxy. Hong Kong, China. June 23, 2007.
  29. ASAN Medical Center, Department of Neurosurgery. Intraoperative MRI and Robotics. Seoul, Korea.  June 26, 2007.
  30. Xiehe Hospital, Department of Neurosurgery. Intraoperative MRI and Robotics. Beijing, China. June 27, 2007.
  31. Xuanwu Hospital, Department of Neurosurgery. Intraoperative MRI and Robotics. Beijing, China.  June 27, 2007.
  32. 301 Military Hospital, Department of Neurosurgery. Intraoperative MRI and Robotics. Beijing, China. June 28, 2007.
  33. UCLA Departments of Radiology and Neurosurgery Grand Rounds. Intraoperative MRI and Robotics. Los Angeles, California. August 23, 2007.
  34. Canadian Embassy, US-Canadian Trade Relations. Project neuroArm. Washington, DC.  September 19, 2007.
  35. 4th Kraków-Winnipeg Workshop on Imaging Technology. Integration of Robotic Technology with iMRI. Kraków, Poland. October 3, 2007.
  36. Mini Medical School, University of Calgary. Intraoperative MRI and Robotics. Calgary, Alberta. November 13, 2007.
  37. Biomedical Engineering Distinguished Speakers Series, University of Calgary. Integration of Robotics with MR Imaging. Calgary, Alberta. December 6, 2007.
  38. Minimally Invasive Robotic Association. NeuroArm Rome, Italy. January  26, 2008.
  39. The Korean Society of Cerebrovascular Surgery. From intraoperative MRI to Robotics. Taegu, Korea. February 23, 2008.
  40. Stroke Symposium Alberta. Hemorrhagic Stroke: Brain Aneurysms and Intracranial Bleeding. Calgary, Alberta.  March 7, 2008.
  41. Hotchkiss Brain Institute Free Science Session for Brain Awareness Week 2008. Robots and Imaging in the 21st Century Operating Room. Calgary, Alberta. March 12, 2008.
  42. Alberta Ingenuity Nanotechnology Accelerator Event. Technology Creation in Neurosurgery. Edmonton, Alberta. May 15, 2008.
  43. The Society of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting. Robotic Neurosurgery is Here! Madison, Wisconsin. May 19, 2008.
  44. 6th MAGNETOM World Summit. Surgical Imaging with a 1.5T movable MR- IMRIS Surgical Suite. Munich, Germany. May 30, 2008.
  45. Robotic Surgery: Innovation of Today, Tomorrow and the Future. NeuroArm: An Image-Guided MR Compatible Surgical Robot. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. June 12, 2008.
  46. Canadian Neurological Sciences Federation Annual Conference, Grand Opening Plenary. Intraoperative neurosurgical robotics and neuroimaging in the 21st Century. Victoria, British Columbia. June 17-20, 2008.
  47. 6th International Congress on Meningiomas and Cerebral Venous System. Robotics. Boston, Massachusetts. September 4-6, 2008.
  48. 6th International Congress on Meningiomas and Cerebral Venous System. Intraoperative Imaging. Boston, Massachusetts. September 4-6, 2008.
  49. Johns Hopkins University, Neurosurgery Grand Rounds. Intraoperative MRI and Robotics. Baltimore, Maryland. September 11, 2008.
  50. Seventh Interventional MRI Symposium. Intraoperative MR Strategies. Baltimore, Maryland. September 12-13, 2008.
  51. Adaptive Radiation Therapy Forum. Intraoperative Neurosurgical Robotics and MR Imaging. Boston, Massachusetts. September 20, 2008.
  52. The Conference Board of Canada Centre for the Advancement of Health Innovations. Health Innovation. Calgary, Alberta. September 26, 2008.
  53. Science and Technology in Society forum. What can Information and Communication Technology do for health? Kyoto, Japan. October 6, 2008.
  54. Japan External Trade Organization Boosting Science and Technology through Industrial Collaboration Symposium. Creating Technology through Industrial Collaboration. Tokyo, Japan. October 8, 2008.
  55. Operating Room Nurses Association of Alberta Provincial Conference. Magnets and Robots in the Operating Room. Red Deer, Alberta. October 23, 2008.
  56. Brain Tumor Foundation of Canada Patient Information Day. Magnets and Robots in the 21st Century Operating Room. Calgary, Alberta. November 1, 2008.
  57. University of Calgary Continuing Medical Education. New Frontiers in Neurosurgery: What the Family Doctor Needs to Know. Calgary, Alberta. November 19, 2008.
  58. NRC- Industrial Materials Instutute. Project neuroArm. Boucherville, Quebec. January 27, 2009.
  59. Minimally Invasive Robotic Association. Image guided robotics for microsurgery and stereotaxy. Quebec, Quebec. January 31, 2009.
  60. Canadian Women’s Club of Calgary. Surgery in the new era. Calgary, Alberta. March 11, 2009.
  61. Manipal Teaching Hospital. Robotic Neurosurgery. Pokhara, Nepal. April 16, 2009.
  62. Nepal National Neurosurgical Society. Intraoperative Imaging and Robotics. Kathmandu, Nepal. April 19, 2009.
  63. Canadian Medical and Biological Engineering Society. Technology Creation for Neurosurgery. Calgary, Alberta.  May 20, 2009.
  64. University of Ottawa Division of Neurosurgery. Technology Creation for Neurosurgery. Ottawa, Ontario. May 28, 2009.
  65. University of Ottawa Brian Benoit Lectureship. Intraoperative Imaging and Robotics. Ottawa, Ontario. May 29, 2009.
  66. 2nd Meeting of Intra-Operative Imaging Society. Intraoperative Robotics. Istanbul, Turkey. June 14-17, 2009.
  67. 2nd Meeting of Intra-Operative Imaging Society. 3T- the IMRIS Concept. Istanbul, Turkey. June 14-17, 2009.
  68. World Congress of Neurological Surgeons. The Promise of Robotics and Augmentation of Technical Abilities in Neurosurgery. Boston, USA. September 2, 2009.
  69. World Congress of Neurological Surgeons. Virtual Reality and Robotics in Neurosurgery. Boston, USA. September 3, 2009.
  70. Cleveland Clinic Neuro-Oncology 2009: Current Concepts. High Field Intraoperative MRI. Cleveland, USA. September 11, 2009.
  71. Advanced Biomedical Imaging Conference. From iMRI to Image-Guided Robotics. Banff, Alberta. September 16, 2009.
  72. Canadian Cardiovascular Society Annual Trainee Day. Intraoperative MRI. Edmonton, Alberta. October 24, 2009.
  73. Family Practice Update 2009. Brain Tumors: Incidence, Presentation, Treatment and Outcome. Calgary, Alberta. November 25, 2009.
  74. IMRIS Sales Meeting 2010. Intraoperative MRI at 3T and related technologies. Winnipeg, Manitoba. January 12, 2010.
  75. Rotary Club of Calgary. Advancing iMRI and Medical Robotics. Calgary, Alberta. February 4, 2010.
  76. TEDx YYC. Human-Machine Synergy in Surgical Robotics. Calgary, Alberta. February 26, 2010.
  77. Third National Center for Image-Guided Therapy Workshop. Image-Guided Therapy. Arlington, Virginia. March 8-9, 2010.
  78. Krembil Neuroscience Rounds, Toronto Western Hospital. Image-Guidance in Neurosurgery. Toronto, Ontario. April 8, 2010.
  79. University Hospital Network Image-Guided Therapy Workshop. Image-Guidance in Neurosurgery. Toronto, Ontario. April 8, 2010.
  80. Nagoya University. Intraoperative MRI and Image-guided Robotics. Nagoya, Japan. June 3, 2010.
  81. PLA301 Military Hospital. Intraoperative MRI and Robotic Technology. Beijing, China. June 6, 2010.
  82. South China Neurosurgery Forum 2010. Intraoperative MRI and Image-guided Robotics. Guangzhou, China. June 8, 2010.
  83. Association de Neurochirgurgie du Quebec Congres 2010. Neurosurgical Robotics: NeuroArm. Bromont, Quebec. November 13, 2010.
  84. International Congress of Neurosurgery Shanghai 2010. Image-guided Neurosurgery with Robotics: neuroArm. November 18-20, 2010.
  85. MD Anderson Cancer Center Imaging Physics Group. Advancing image-guided Neurosurgery and Robotics. January 19,2011.
  86. MD Anderson Cancer Center Baylor Neurosurgery Lecture Series. Advancing image-guided Neurosurgery and Robotics. January 20,2011.
  87. Life Science Alley. From Idea to Bedside: Exploring the Journey of Medical Innovation. Minneapolis, MN.  February 24, 2011.
  88. Kerby Centre. Magnets and Robots: A Journey of Medical Innovation. Calgary, AB. March 3, 2011.
  89. Stroke Symposium Alberta. Hemorrhagic Stroke: Brain Aneurysms and Intracranial Bleeding. Calgary, AB.  March 4, 2011.
  90. International Symposium on iMRI. iMRI and Robotics in Neurosurgery. Tubingen, Germany, April 15, 2011.
  91. Tsukuba University Hospital Neurosurgical Department. iMRI and Neurosurgical Robotics. Tsukuba, Japan. June 14, 2011.
  92. Juntendo University Neurosurgical Department. iMRI and Neurosurgical Robotics. Tokyo, Japan. June 16, 2011.
  93. Intraoperative Imaging Symposium. Intraoperative MRI and Robotics in Neurosurgery. Nagoya, Japan, June 18, 2011.
  94. Donaghy Day Lecture. Intraoperative MRI and Robotics in Neurosurgery. Burlington, Vermont. June 23, 2011.
  95. IMRIS Neurosurgery Users Meeting. iMRI at 3T and Neurosurgical Robotics. St. Louis, Missouri. June 27, 2011.
  96. Congress of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting – IMRIS Booth. Clinical Integration of neuroArm. Washington, DC. October 3- 4, 2011.
  97. Congress of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting. Operative Neurosurgery: neuroArm. Washington, DC. October 4, 2011.
  98. Capital Medical University, Department of Neurosurgery. Image Guided Robotics: neuroArm. Beijing, China, October 11, 2011.
  99. Chinese Neurosurgical Society annual Meeting. Image Guided Robotics: neuroArm. Tianjin, China, October 13, 2011.
  100. Fifth Annual Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery Conference. Image Guided Robotics: neuroArm, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Beijing, China, October 14, 2011.
  101. Paul M Bass Centre for Surgical Innovation Symposium. MR Guided Robotic Surgery. Dallas, Texas. March 10, 2012.
  102. Alberta College of Medical Diagnostic and Therapeutic Technologists. From Magnets to Robots. April 13, 2012. Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
  103. International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM), Weekend Educational Course, Emerging Techniques: Clinical versus Research. MRI-Guided Therapy. Melbourne, Australia. May 6, 2012.
  104. International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM), Plenary Lecture, Emerging Medical Procedures and Devices with MRI. MR-Guided Robotic Surgery. Melbourne, Australia. May 11, 2012.
  105. Barrow Neurological Institute Symposium. MR-Guided Robotic Surgery. Tele-presentation: Phoenix, AZ, USA. May 16, 2012.
  106. The 12th Annual Meeting of the Japan Society of Intraoperative Imaging. MR-Guided Robotic Surgery. Tsukuba, Japan, July 7, 2012.
  107. 2012 Chang Gung Memorial Hospital Neuro-Oncology Conference- Translational Research in Brain Tumor. MR-Guided Robotic Surgery. Kweishan, Taoyuan, Taiwan, October 20, 2012.
  108. National Institute of Neurological and Allied Sciences. MR-Guided Robotic Surgery. Kathmandu, Nepal, November 2, 2012.
  109. Joint Neurosurgical Convention 2013. MR-Guided Robotic Surgery. Waikoloa, Hawaii, USA, January 30, 2013.
  110. The 36th Annual Meeting of the Japan Society for CNS Computed Imaging 2013. Advances in MR-Guided Robotic Surgery. Hiroshima, Japan, February 22, 2013.
  111. Robotic Symposium – Tsukuba University. MR-Guided Robotic Surgery. Tsukuba, Japan, February 25, 2013.

Here is a listing of our peer-reviewed publications.

  1. Sutherland GR, McBeth PB, Louw DF. NeuroArm: An MR Compatible Robot for Microsurgery. Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery 1256: 504-508, 2003.
  2. Louw DF, Fielding T, McBeth PB, Gregoris D, Newhook P, Sutherland GR. Surgical Robotics: A Review and Neurosurgical Prototype Development. Neurosurg 54: 525-537, 2004.
  3. McBeth P, Louw D, Rizun P, Sutherland G. Robotics in Neurosurgery. AM J Surg 188:68S-75S, 2004.
  4. Rizun PR, Sutherland GR. A Tactile-Feedback Laser System for Robotic Surgery. Proceedings of the World Haptics Conference 426 – 431, 2005.
  5. Greer AD, Newhook P, Sutherland GR. Human-machine interface for robotic surgery and stereotaxy. International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery 1:295-297, 2006.
  6. Rizun P, Gunn D, Cox B, Sutherland G. Mechatronic Design of Haptics Forceps for Robotic Surgery. Int J Med Robotics Comput Assist Surg, 2:341-349, 2006.
  7. Sutherland GR, Newhook P, Feil G, Fielding T, Greer AD, Latour I. An image-guided MR compatible surgical robot. Neurosurgery 62: 286-293, 2008.
  8. Sutherland GR, Latour I, Greer AD. Integrating an image guided robot with intraoperative MRI: A review of design and construction. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology 27:59-65, 2008.
  9. Sutherland GR, Kelly JJP, Boehm DW, Klassen JB. Ceramic aneurysm clips. Neurosurgery 62 [ONS Suppl 2]: 400-406, 2008.
  10. Greer AD, Newhook P, Sutherland GR. Human-machine interface for Robotic Surgery and Stereotaxy. IEEE/ ASME Transactions on MRI Compatible Mechatronic Systems 13: 355-361, 2008.
  11. Pandya S, Motkoski JW, Serrano-Almeida C, Greer AD, Latour I, Sutherland GR. Advancing Neurosurgery with Image-Guided Robotics. J Neurosurg 111:1141-1149, 2009.
  12. Choi MY, Sutherland GR. Surgical Performance in a Virtual Environment. On the Horizon. 17:345-355, 2009.
  13. Levy R, Cox RG, Hader WJ, Myles T, Sutherland GR, Hamilton MG. Application of High-Field Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Pediatric Neurosurgery. J Neurosurg: Pediatrics 4: 467-474, 2009.
  14. Zhang Z, Clime L, Tomanek B, Sutherland GR, Veres T. Low-Temperature First-Order Reversal Curves and Interaction Effects on Assemblies of Iron-Oxide Nanoparticles. Physica B 404:3666-3670, 2009.
  15. Iqbal U, Trojahn U, Albaghdadi H, Zhang J, OConnor-McCourt M, Stanimirovic D, Tomanek B, Sutherland G, Abulrob A. Kinetic analysis of novel mono- and multivalen VHH-fragments and their application for molecular imaging of brain tumours. Br J Pharm 160: 1016-1028, 2010.
  16. Sutherland CS, Kelly JJP, Morrish W, Sutherland GR. Identification of Disappearing Brain Lesions with intraoperative MRI Prevents Surgery. Neurosurgery 67: 1061-1065, 2010.
  17. Lang MJ, Greer AD, Sutherland GR. Intra-operative MRI at 3.0 Tesla: A Moveable Magnet. Acta Neurosurgica Supplementum 109: 151-156, 2010.
  18. Lang MJ, Greer AD, Sutherland GR. Intra-operative Robotics: neuroArm. Acta Neurosurgica Supplementum 109: 231-236, 2010.
  19. Lang MJ, Kelly JJP, Sutherland GR. A Moveable 3-Tesla Intra-operative MRI System. Neurosurgery 68[ONS Suppl 1]:ons168-ons179, 2011.
  20. Blasiak B, Zhang Z, Zhang X, Foniok T, Sutherland GR, Veres T, Tomanek B. The Effect of Coating  Fe3O4/silica core/shell Nanoparticles on T2 Relaxation Time at 9.4T. European Physical Journal-Applied Physics 55:10401-10404, 2011.
  21. Tomanek B, Iqbal U, Blasiak B, Abulrob A, Albghdadi H, Matyas J, Ponjevic D, Sutherland GR. Evaluation of Brain Tumor Vessels Specific Contrast Agents for Glioblastoma Imaging. Neuro Oncol 14:53-63, 2012.
  22. Sutherland GR. Surgeon at a Workstation: Information Age Surgery. Cureus Online Journal, . April 10, 2012.
  23. Blasiak B, Barnes S, Foniok T, Matyas J, Ponjevic D, Weglarz W, Sutherland GR, Obenaus A, Tomanek B. Comparison of Pulse Sequences for Enhanced Molecular MRI of Glioma. Molecular Imaging (In Press, 2012).
  24. Mert A, Buehler K, Sutherland GR, Tomanek B, Widhalm G, Kasprian G, Knosp E, Wolfsberger S. Brain Tumor Surgery with 3D Surface Navigation. Neurosurgery, 71:ons286 – ons295, 2012.
  25. Lama S, Dolati P, Sutherland GR. Controversy in the Management of Lenticulostriate Artery Dissecting Aneurysm: A case report and review of literature. World Neurosurgery (In Press, 2012).
  26. Motkoski JW, Yang FW, Lwu S, Sutherland GR. Toward Robot-Assisted Neurosurgical Lasers. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering (In Press, 2012)
  27. Sutherland GR, Lama S, Gan LS, Wolfsberger S, Zereinia K. Merging Machines with Microsurgery: Clinical Experience with neuroArm. J Neurosurg, 118:521-529, 2013.
  28. Lacey C, Sutherland GR. Advancing Neurosurgery Through Translational Research. Neurosurgery 72: A176-A181, 2013.
  29. Mert A, Gan, LS, Knosp E, Sutherland GR, Wolfsberger S. Advanced Cranial Navigation. Neurosurgery 72: A43-A53, 2013.
  30. Sutherland GR, Wolfsberger S, Lama S, Zarei-nia K. The Evolution of neuroArm. Neurosurgery 72: A27-A32, 2013.
  31. Marcus HJ, Zareinia K, Gan LS, Yang FW, Lama S, Yang GZ, Sutherland GR. Forces exerted during microneurosurgery: a cadaver study. The International Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Surgery, 10(2):251-256, 2014.

Monographs and Book Chapters

Here is a listing of our contributed monographs and book chapters.

  1. Sutherland GR, Motkoski JW, Sutherland CO, Greer AD. A new view of robotic surgery. In B Goode (ed), BioOptics World. Pennwell Corp. (Publisher) NH, 2: 18-22, 2009.
  2. Lwu S, Sutherland GR. The Development of Robotics for Interventional MRI. In: C Truitt (ed), Neurosurgery Clinics of North America 20:193-206, 2009.
  3. Lwu S, Sutherland GR. Neurosurgical Robots- A Review. In: W Hall, Nimsky C and Truwit CL (eds), Intraoperative MRI-Guided Neurosurgery. Thieme Medical (Publishers) Inc, New York, 23:222-232, 2010.
  4. Lang MJ, Sutherland GR. Technological Convergence in the Neurosurgical Operating Room. Commentary, World Neurosurg 74:107-108, 2010.
  5. Singh AD, Sutherland GR. Intraoperative MRI-guided Resection of Meningioma. In: Al-Mefty O,de Monte F, McDermott MW (eds), Meningiomas 2nd Edn Thieme Medical Publishers, New York, 347-355, 2011.
  6. Lang MJ and Sutherland GR. The Vision of Robotic Neurosurgery. Congress of Neurological Surgeons Quarterly 12:16-17, 2011.
  7. Sutherland GR. The Multiple Dimensions of Translational Research. Translational Medicine Research, 2 (1): 1-10, 2012.
  8. Motkoski JW and Sutherland GR. Why Robots Entered Neurosurgery. In: Janowski M (ed) Experimental Neurosurgery in Animal Models, 1st Edn Humana Press, New York. (In Press, 2012).
  9. Cossetto TY, Zareinia K and  Sutherland GR. Neurosurgery. In: Surgical Robotics,  Woodhead Publishing Ltd, Cambridge. (In Press, 2012).

The following are patents held by NeuroArm.

  1. Hoult D, Saunders JK, Sutherland GR, and Roberts FA.  Surgical Procedure with Magnetic Resonance Imaging. U.S. Patent No. 5735278.
  2. Hoult D, Saunders JK, Sutherland GR, and Roberts FA.  Surgical Procedure with Magnetic Resonance Imaging. European Patent No. 0886786.
  3. Hoult D, Saunders JK, Sutherland GR, and Roberts FA.  Surgical Procedure with Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Japan Patent No. 532996.
  4. Hoult D, Saunders JK, Sutherland GR, and Roberts FA.  Surgical Procedure with Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Canada Patent No. 2246369.
  5. Sutherland GR, Louw D, McBeth P, Fielding T, Gregoris D. MRI Compatible Neurosurgical Robot System. U.S. Patent No. 7155316 B2.
  6. Sutherland GR, Louw D, McBeth P, Fielding T, Gregoris D. MRI Compatible Neurosurgical Robot System. Canada Patent No. 2437286. August 13, 2003. Expiry date August 13, 2023.
  7. Greer AD, Sutherland GR, Fielding T, Newhook P. Methods, devices and systems for automated movements involving medical robots. Canada Patent No. 2684472.  April 9, 2009. Expiry date April 9, 2029.
  8. Greer AD, Sutherland GR, Fielding T, Newhook P.  Methods. Devices and systems for non-mechanically restricting and/or programming movement of a tool of a manipulator along a single axis. April 16, 2008.  Canada Patent No. 2684459.  March 26, 2009. Expiry date March 26, 2029.
  9. Greer AD, Sutherland GR, Fielding T, Newhook P, Yu S. Methods, devices and systems relating to cameras configured to be positioned within the bore of a magnet and MR bore space illumination. Canada Patent No. 2684326.  April 23, 2009. Expiry date April 23, 2029.
  10. Greer AD, Sutherland GR, Fielding T, Newhook P, King S, Bewsky C, Matwiv J, Tomanek B, Smith M. Methods, devices and systems useful in registration. Canada Patent No. 2684474.  April 2, 2009. Expiry date April 2, 2029.
  11. Greer AD, Sutherland GR, Fielding T. Devices for interfacing between manipulators and surgical tools. Canada Patent No. 2684559.  March 5, 2009. Expiry date March 5, 2029.
  12. Fielding T, Newhook P. Frame mapping and force feedback methods, devices and systems. Canada Patent No. 2684475. March 19, 2009. Expiry date March 19, 2029.

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