Nils Forkert


University of Calgary




[email protected]

Research Keywords

Medical Image Processing & Segmentation, Arteriovenous Malformation, Blood Flow Analysis, Computer-aided Diagnosis, Acute Ischemic Stroke, Aneurysm, Medical Image Analysis, Machine Learning

Additional Information

Lab Methodologies
  • Image Segmentation
  • Image Registration
  • Advanced 3D and 4D Visualization
  • Qunatitative Image Analysis
  • Computer-Aided Diagnosis


Biographical Information

The focus of this research lab is to develop and evaluate new image processing methods, algorithms, and software tools for the analysis of medical images.

Roles and Connections

Primary Role


CAN Connections

Healthy Brain Aging and Dementia

Looking For

Accepting graduate students, Accepting postdoctoral fellows

Most Cited Publications

Williamson W, Lewandowski AJ, Forkert ND, Griffanti L, Okell TW, Betts J, Boardman H, Siepmann T, McKean D, Huckstep O, Francis JM, Neubauer S, Phellan R, Jenkinson M, Doherty A, Dawes H, Frangou E, Malamateniou C, Foster C, Leeson P, "Association of Cardiovascular Risk Factors With MRI Indices of Cerebrovascular Structure and Function and White Matter Hyperintensities in Young Adults." JAMA 320,7 (2018 Aug 21): 665-673
Maier O, Schröder C, Forkert ND, Martinetz T, Handels H, "Classifiers for Ischemic Stroke Lesion Segmentation: A Comparison Study." PloS one 10,12 (2015): e0145118
d'Esterre CD, Boesen ME, Ahn SH, Pordeli P, Najm M, Minhas P, Davari P, Fainardi E, Rubiera M, Khaw AV, Zini A, Frayne R, Hill MD, Demchuk AM, Sajobi TT, Forkert ND, Goyal M, Lee TY, Menon BK, "Time-Dependent Computed Tomographic Perfusion Thresholds for Patients With Acute Ischemic Stroke." Stroke 46,12 (2015 Dec): 3390-7