Laurent Launay

Applications Director
  • Career

After graduating from the Ecole Centrale Paris, Laurent joined General Electric Healthcare in 1993. There, he obtained a PhD on Image Processing with the INPL and LORIA in Nancy, then held a position as a research engineer in the interventional imaging department. In 2001, as a project manager, he joined the team in charge of developing the Advantage Windows software suite, which offered 3D visualization and advanced analysis tools to radiologists and surgeons. He then successively held the positions of Principal Engineer, Software Manager and Portfolio Manager. He went on to contribute to the growth of the application product portfolio for cardiology, oncology, functional imaging, and interventional and surgical planning.

His fields of expertise are image processing, 3D reconstruction, clinical software development, and medical devices.

  • At b<>com

Laurent joined b<>com in April 2017. After holding the position of Immersive & Medical Technologies lab Manager, he became Director of the "Applications" domain in October 2019.

  • Main patents

Methods and apparatus to facilitate review of CT colonography exams R Capolunghi, L Launay, J Knoplioch, SA Sirohey, GB Avinash. US Patent 6,996,205. 2006, 42 quotations.

Methods and apparatus for cardiac radiological examination in coronary angiography J Lienard, R Vaillant, F Sureda, L Launay. US Patent 7,065,395. 2006, 40 quotations.

Methods of multiresolution reconstruction of a three-dimensional image of an object L Launay, Y Trousset, R Vaillant. US Patent, 6,766,048

  • Main publications

Intracranial aneurysms: clinical value of 3D digital subtraction angiography in the therapeutic decision and endovascular treatment R Anxionnat, S Bracard, X Ducrocq, Y Trousset, L Launay, E Kerrien. Radiology 218 (3), 799-808, 2001, 347 quotations.

Fully automatic 3D/2D subtracted angiography registration E Kerrien, MO Berger, E Maurincomme, L Launay, R Vaillant, L Picard. International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted. 1999, 45 quotations.

Quantitative evaluation of an algorithm for correcting geometrical distortions in dsa images: Applications to stererotaxy L Launay, CL Picard, E Maurincomme, R Anxionnat, P Bouchet, L Picard. Medical Imaging 1995: Image Processing 2434, 520-530. 1995, 19 quotations.