Melanie Ganz-Benjaminsen

Melanie Ganz-Benjaminsen

Assistant professor


  1. 2019
  2. Published

    Cerebral serotonin transporter measurements with [11C]DASB : A review on acquisition and preprocessing across 21 PET centres. / Nørgaard, Martin; Ganz, Melanie; Svarer, Claus; Feng, Ling; Ichise, Masanori; Lanzenberger, Rupert; Lubberink, Mark; Parsey, Ramin V.; Politis, Marios; Rabiner, Eugenii A.; Slifstein, Mark; Sossi, Vesna; Suhara, Tetsuya; Talbot, Peter S.; Turkheimer, Federico; Strother, Stephen C.; Knudsen, Gitte M.

    In: Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism, Vol. 39, No. 2, 2019, p. 210-222.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReviewResearchpeer-review

  3. Published

    Multi-view Consensus CNN for 3D Facial Landmark Placement. / Paulsen, Rasmus R.; Juhl, Kristine Aavild; Haspang, Thilde Marie; Hansen, Thomas; Ganz, Melanie; Einarsson, Gudmundur.

    Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). Springer, 2019. p. 706-719 (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), Vol. 11361 LNCS).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  4. Published

    Optimization of preprocessing strategies in Positron Emission Tomography (PET) neuroimaging : A [11C]DASB PET study. / Nørgaard, Martin; Ganz, Melanie; Svarer, Claus; Frokjaer, Vibe G.; Greve, Douglas N.; Strother, Stephen C.; Knudsen, Gitte M.

    In: NeuroImage, Vol. 199, 2019, p. 466-479.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  5. 2018
  6. Published

    Pre-intervention test-retest reliability of EEG and ERP over four recording intervals. / Ip, Cheng-Teng; Ganz, Melanie; Ozenne, Brice; Sluth, Lasse B.; Gram, Mikkel; Viardot, Geoffrey; l'Hostis, Philippe; Danjou, Philippe; Knudsen, Gitte M.; Christensen, Søren R.

    In: International Journal of Psychophysiology, Vol. 134, 01.12.2018, p. 30-43.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  7. Published

    Comparing fully automated state-of-the-art cerebellum parcellation from magnetic resonance images. / Carass, Aaron; Cuzzocreo, Jennifer L.; Han, Shuo; Hernandez-Castillo, Carlos R.; Rasser, Paul E.; Ganz, Melanie; Beliveau, Vincent; Dolz, Jose; Ben Ayed, Ismail; Desrosiers, Christian; Thyreau, Benjamin; Romero, José E.; Coupé, Pierrick; Manjón, José V.; Fonov, Vladimir S.; Collins, D. Louis; Ying, Sarah H.; Onyike, Chiadi U.; Crocetti, Deana; Landman, Bennett A.; Mostofsky, Stewart H.; Thompson, Paul M.; Prince, Jerry L.

    In: NeuroImage, Vol. 183, 2018, p. 150-172.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  8. Published

    The Impact of Preprocessing Pipeline Choice in Univariate and Multivariate Analyses of PET Data. / Nørgaard, Martin; Greve, Douglas N.; Svarer, Claus; Strother, Stephen C.; Knudsen, Gitte M.; Ganz, Melanie.

    2018 International Workshop on Pattern Recognition in Neuroimaging, PRNI 2018. IEEE, 2018. 8423962.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingArticle in proceedingsResearchpeer-review

  9. 2017
  10. Brain Networks Implicated in Seasonal Affective Disorder: A Neuroimaging PET Study of the Serotonin Transporter. / Nørgaard, Martin A; Ganz, Melanie; Svarer, Claus; Fisher, Patrick M; Churchill, Nathan William; Beliveau, Vincent; Grady, Cheryl Lynn; Strother, Stephen C.; Knudsen, Gitte Moos.

    In: Frontiers in Neuroscience, Vol. 11, No. 614, 03.11.2017.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  11. Published

    Cerebellar heterogeneity and its impact on PET data quantification of 5-HT receptor radioligands. / Ganz, Melanie; Feng, Ling; Hansen, Hanne Demant; Beliveau, Vincent; Svarer, Claus; Knudsen, Gitte Moos.

    In: Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism, Vol. 37, No. 9, 09.2017.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  12. Published

    Permutation tests for classification: Revisited. / Ganz, Melanie; Konukoglu, Ender.

    2017 International Workshop on Pattern Recognition in Neuroimaging, PRNI 2017. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2017. (2017 International Workshop on Pattern Recognition in Neuroimaging, PRNI 2017).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  13. Published

    A High-Resolution In Vivo Atlas of the Human Brain's Serotonin System. / Beliveau, Vincent; Ganz-Benjaminsen, Melanie; Feng, Ling; Ozenne, Brice; Højgaard, Liselotte; Fisher, Patrick M.; Svarer, Claus; Greve, Douglas N.; Knudsen, Gitte M.

    In: The Journal of Neuroscience, Vol. 37, No. 1, 04.01.2017, p. 120-128.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  14. Published

    Crowdsourcing for error detection in cortical surface delineations. / Ganz, Melanie; Kondermann, Daniel ; Andrulis, Jonas; Knudsen, Gitte Moos; Maier-Hein, Lena.

    In: International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery, Vol. 12, No. 1, 01.2017, p. 161–166.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  15. Published

    BASELINE RELIABILITY OF EEG AND ERP IN A FOUR-WAY CROSSOVER STUDY IN HEALTHY SUBJECTS. / Ip, Chengteng; Ganz, Melanie; Ozenne, Brice; Sluth, Lasse; Gram, Mikkel; Viardot, Geoffrey; l'Hostis, Philippe; Danjou, Philippe; Kundsen, Gitte; Christensen, Søren.

    2017. S59.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference abstract for conferenceResearchpeer-review

  16. Brain Networks involved in Seasonal Affective Disorder: A Neuroimaging PET Study of 5-HTT Expression. / Nørgaard, Martin A; Svarer, Claus; Ganz, Melanie; McMahon, Brenda; Fisher, Patrick M; Churchill, Nathan William; Beliveau, Vincent; Grady, Cheryl Lynn; Strother, Stephen C.; Knudsen, Gitte Moos.

    2017. Abstract from Annual Meeting of the organization for Human Brain Mapping, Vancouver, Canada.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference abstract for conferenceResearchpeer-review

  17. Permutations Tests for Binary Classification:Revisited. / Ganz, Melanie; Konukoglu, Ender.

    Proceedings of the 2017 International Workshop on Pattern Recognition in Neuroimaging (PRNI). 2017.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingArticle in proceedingsResearchpeer-review

  18. 2015
  19. Vermis - to exclude or not exclude? Defining a proper reference region for PET modelling of the serotonin system. / Ganz, Melanie; Hansen, Hanne Demant; Beliveau, Vincent; Feng, Ling; Svarer, Claus; Knudsen, Gitte Moos.

    2015. Abstract from The XXVIIth International Symposium on Cerebral Blood Flow, Metabolism and Function and the XIIth International Conference on Quantification of Brain Function with PET, Vancouver, Canada.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference abstract for conferenceResearchpeer-review

  20. Published

    High-resolution surface and volume-based in vivo atlas of the serotonin system in the healthy brain. / Beliveau, Vincent; Ganz, Melanie; Svarer, Claus; Knudsen, Gitte Moos; Greve, Douglas N.

    2015. Abstract from 21st Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, Honoulu, United States.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference abstract for conferenceResearchpeer-review

  21. Published

    Estimation of Regional Seasonal Variations in SERT-levels using the FreeSurfer PET pipeline: a reproducibility study. / Nørgaard, Martin; Ganz-Benjaminsen, Melanie; Svarer, Claus; Beliveau, Vincent; Fisher, Patrick Mac Donald; McMahon, Brenda; Greve, Douglas N; Strother, Stephen C.; Knudsen, Gitte Moos.

    Proceedings of the MICCAI workshop on Computational Methods for Molecular Imaging 2015. 2015.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingArticle in proceedingsResearchpeer-review

  22. Relevant feature set estimation with a knock-out strategy and random forests. / Ganz, Melanie; Greve, Douglas N; Fischl, Bruce; Konukoglu, Ender.

    In: NeuroImage, Vol. 122, 2015.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  23. Serotonin 2A receptor agonist binding in the human brain with [11C]Cimbi-36: test-retest reproducibility and comparison with [18F]altanserin. / Ettrup, Anders; Svarer, Claus; McMahon, Brenda; da Cunha-Bang, S.; Lehel, S; Møller, K; Dyssegaard, Agnete; Ganz, Melanie; Beliveau, Vincent; Jørgensen, Louise Møller; Gillings, N; Knudsen, Gitte Moos.

    2015. Abstract from European Congress on Neuropharmacology, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference abstract for conferenceResearchpeer-review

  24. 2014
  25. Approximate false positive rate control in selection frequency for random forest. / Konukoglu, Ender; Ganz, Melanie.

    In: arXiv.org, 2014.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearch

  26. 2013
  27. Published

    An improved optimization method for the relevance voxel machine. / Ganz, Melanie; Sabuncu, Mert R.; Van Leemput, Koen.

    Machine Learning in Medical Imaging: 4th International Workshop, MLMI 2013, Held in Conjunction with MICCAI 2013, Nagoya, Japan, September 22, 2013. Proceedings. ed. / Guorong Wu; Daoqiang Zhang; Dinggang Shen; Pingkun Yan; Kenji Suzuki; Fei Wang. Springer, 2013. p. 147-154 (Lecture notes in computer science, Vol. 8184).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingArticle in proceedingsResearchpeer-review

  28. On feature relevance in image-based prediction models : an empirical study. / Konukoglu, Ender; Ganz, Melanie; Van Leemput, Koen; Sabuncu, Mert R.

    Machine Learning in Medical Imaging: 4th International Workshop, MLMI 2013, Held in Conjunction with MICCAI 2013, Nagoya, Japan, September 22, 2013. Proceedings. ed. / Guorong Wu; Daoqiang Zhang; Dinggang Shen; Pingkun Yan; Kenji Suzuki; Fei Wang. Springer Publishing Company, 2013. p. 171-178 (Lecture notes in computer science, Vol. 8184).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingArticle in proceedingsResearchpeer-review

  29. Published

    The improved relevance voxel machine. / Ganz, Melanie; Sabuncu, Mert; Leemput, Koen van.

    Technical University of Denmark, 2013. 19 p. (DTU Compute Technical Report, Vol. 2013-10).

    Research output: Book/ReportReportResearch

  30. 2012
  31. Automatic Segmentation of Polyps in Colonoscopic Narrow-Band Imaging Data. / Ganz, Melanie; Yang, Xiaoyun; Slabaugh, Gregory.

    In: IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, Vol. 59, No. 8, 08.2012, p. 2144 - 2151 .

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  32. Published

    A Bayesian framework for automated cardiovascular risk scoring on standard lumbar radiographs. / Petersen, Peter Kersten; Ganz, Melanie; Mysling, Peter; Nielsen, Mads; Erleben, Lene Lillemark; Crimi, Alessandro; Brandt, Sami Sebastian.

    In: I E E E Transactions on Medical Imaging, Vol. 31, No. 3, 2012, p. 663-676.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  33. Published

    Distribution, size, and shape of abdominal aortic calcified deposits and their relationship to mortality in postmenopausal women. / Ganz, Melanie; de Bruijne, Marleen; Dam, Erik B.; Pettersen, Paola; Karsdal, Morten A.; Christiansen, Claus; Nielsen, Mads.

    In: International Journal of Biomedical Imaging, Vol. 2012, 459286, 2012.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  34. 2011
  35. Published

    Abdominal aortic calcification quantified by the Morphological Atherosclerotic Calcification Distribution (MACD) index is associated with features of the metabolic syndrome. / Barascuk, Natasha; Ganz, Melanie; Nielsen, Mads; Register, Thomas C.; Rasmussen, Lars M.; A. Karsdal, Morten; Christiansen, Claus.

    In: B M C Cardiovascular Disorders, Vol. 11, 11, 2011.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  36. Published
  37. Published

    Distribution, size, and shape of abdominal aortic calcified deposits and their relationship to mortality in postmenopausal women. / Nielsen, Mads; Ganz, Melanie; de Bruijne, Marleen; Dam , Erik ; Karsdal , Morten ; Christiansen , Claus .

    2011. Abstract from 97th Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America , Chicago, United States.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference abstract for conferenceResearchpeer-review

  38. 2010
  39. Published

    Distribution, size, shape, growth potential and extent of abdominal aortic calcified deposits predict mortality in postmenopausal women. / Nielsen, Mads; Ganz, Melanie; Lauze, Francois Bernard; Pettersen, Paola C.; de Bruijne, Marleen; Clarkson, Thomas B.; Dam, Erik B.; Christiansen, Claus; Karsdal, Morten A.

    In: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders, Vol. 10, 56, 2010.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  40. Published

    Growth patterns of abdominal atherosclerotic calcified deposits from lumbar lateral X-rays. / Erleben, Lene Lillemark; Ganz, Melanie; Barascuk, Natasha; Dam, Erik B.; Nielsen, Mads.

    In: International Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging, Vol. 26, No. 7, 2010, p. 751-761.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  41. Published

    MACD - an imaging marker for cardiovascular disease. / Ganz, Melanie; de Bruijne, Marleen; Nielsen, Mads.

    Medical Imaging 2010: computer-aided diagnosis. ed. / Nico Karssemeijer; Ronald M. Summers. SPIE - International Society for Optical Engineering, 2010. 76240.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingArticle in proceedingsResearchpeer-review

  42. Published

    Patch-based generative shape model and MDL model selection for statistical analysis of archipelagos. / Ganz, Melanie; Nielsen, Mads; Brandt, Sami.

    Machine Learning in Medical Imaging: First International Workshop, MLMI 2010, Held in Conjunction with MICCAI 2010, Beijing, China, September 20, 2010. Proceedings. ed. / Fei Wang; Pingkun Yan; Kenji Suzuki; Dinggang Shen. Springer, 2010. p. 34-41 (Lecture notes in computer science, Vol. 6357).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingArticle in proceedingsResearchpeer-review

  43. 2009
  44. Published

    BMD PREDICTION OF DEATH IS ENCAPSULATED BY THE MORPHOLOGICAL ATHEROSCLEROSIS CALCIFICATION DISTRIBUTION (MACD) INDEX. / Ganz, Melanie; Nielsen, Mads; Karsdal, Morten; Christiansen, Claus.

    In: Bone, No. suppl. 2, 2009, p. S265.

    Research output: Contribution to journalConference abstract in journalResearch

  45. Published

    Dense Iterative Contextual Pixel Classification using Kriging. / Ganz, Melanie; Loog, Marco; Brandt, Sami; Nielsen, Mads.

    IEEE Computer Society Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Workshops, 2009. CVPR Workshops 2009. . 2009. p. 87-93.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingArticle in proceedingsResearchpeer-review

  46. Published

    Growth analysis of individual abdominal atherosclerotic calcified deposits. / Larsen, Lene Lillemark; Ganz, Melanie; Nielsen, Mads.

    2009. Abstract from 36th European Symposium on Calcified Tissues (ECTS), Vienna, Austria.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference abstract for conferenceResearch

  47. 2008
  48. Published

    Automated Quantification of the Morphological Atherosclerotic Calcification Distribution on X-Rays Is a Strong Predictor of Mortality in Postmenopausal Women. / Christiansen, Claus; Karsdal, Morten; Lauze, Francois Bernard; Dam, Erik; Ganz, Melanie; de Bruijne, Marleen; Sørensen, Mette; Barascuk, Natasha; Nielsen, Mads.

    In: Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology, No. 6, 2008, p. e48-e48.

    Research output: Contribution to journalConference abstract in journalResearchpeer-review

  49. Published

    Growth Pattern of Atherosclerotic Calcifications. / Larsen, Lene Lillemark; Ganz, Melanie; Dam, Erik; Dandu, Naga; Nielsen, Mads.

    CVII '08: Second International Workshop on Computer vision for intracardiac and intravascular imaging, held in New York, USA, September 10, 2008 in conjunction with the 11th MICCAI conference. Sabancí Üniversítesí. 34956 Tuzla, Istanbul, 2008. p. 63-70.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingArticle in proceedingsResearchpeer-review

  50. Published

    Morphological Atherosclerosis Calcification Distribution (MACD) Index is a Strong Predictor of Cardio-Vascular Death and Include Predictive Power of BMD. / Christiansen, Claus; Karsdal, Morten; Ganz, Melanie; Dam, Erik; Nielsen, Mads.

    2008. Abstract from 30th ASBMR Annual Meeting, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference abstract for conferenceResearch

  51. Published

    Superior assessment of CVD death by MACD index compared with the framingham score is highly associated with predisposition to diabetes. / Soltyskinska, Ewa; Barascuk, Natascha; Ganz, Melanie; Nielsen, Mads; Karsdal, Morten; Christiansen, Claus.

    2008. Abstract from Metabolism and Cardiovascular Risk. Keystone Symposia, Breckenridge, Colorado, United States.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference abstract for conferenceResearch

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