IMPACT Knowledge Mobilization
Here is a list of papers and presentations that cite or utilize the IMPACT Database.
Graduate Theses/Dissertations: (N = 6)
Willoughby, J. in process. Paleo-oncology in Ancient Mummies. PhD Dissertation, School of Graduate and Postgraduate Studies, Western University.
Arsenault, A. 2021. Social Stratification & Mummification in Ancient Egypt: The Inevitability of Variability in the Post-New Kingdom Mummification Program. MA Thesis, School of Graduate and Postgraduate Studies, Western University. https://ir.lib.uwo.ca/etd/7637/
Graves, J. 2021. Ancient Egyptian Subadult Mummies: Unwrapping Childhood in the Ancient Past. MA Thesis, School of Graduate and Postgraduate Studies, Western University. https://ir.lib.uwo.ca/etd/7607/
Tennant, H. 2015. To Walk About as They Pleaseth: an Exploratory Study of Limb Treatment and Positioning in Ancient Egyptian Mummies. MA Thesis, School of Graduate and Postgraduate Studies, Western University. https://ir.lib.uwo.ca/etd/3064.
Wade, A. D. 2012. Hearts and Minds: Examining the Evolution of the Egyptian Excerebration and Evisceration Traditions through the IMPACT Mummy Database. PhD Dissertation, School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, Western University. https://ir.lib.uwo.ca/etd/453
Muñoz Pérez, C. 2020. Les Amulettes dans les Rituels Funéraires Égyptiens. Doctoral Dissertation, Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3, Montpellier, France.
Publications: (N = 8)
Wade AD, Beckett RG, Conlogue GJ, Garvin GJ, Saleem SN, Natale G, Caramella D, Nelson AJ. 2019. Diagnosis by consensus: A case study in the importance of interdisciplinary interpretation of mummified pathological conditions. International Journal of Paleopathology 24: 144-153.
Nelson, AJ & Wade, AD. 2015. IMPACT: Development of a radiological mummy database. Anatomical Record 298:941–948.
Wade, AD & Nelson, AJ. 2013. Evisceration and excerebration in the Egyptian mummification tradition. Journal of Archaeological Science 40: 4198-4206.
Wade AD & Nelson AJ. 2013. Radiological evaluation of the evisceration tradition in ancient Egyptian mummies. HOMO - Journal of Comparative Human Biology 64(1):1-28.
Wade, AD, Garvin, GJ, Hurnanen, J, Williams, LJ, Lawson, B, Nelson, AJ, & Tampieri, D. 2012. Scenes from the past: MDCT of Egyptian mummies of the Redpath Museum. RSNA RadioGraphics 32(4):1235-1250.
Friedman, SN, Nguyen N, Nelson AJ, Granton PV, MacDonald BD, Hibbert R, Holdsworth DW & Cunningham, IA. 2012. Computed tomography (CT) bone segmentation of an ancient Egyptian mummy: A comparison of automated and semi-automated threshold and dual-energy techniques Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography 36(5):616-622.
Wade, AD, Nelson, AJ & Garvin, G. 2011 A synthetic radiological study of brain treatment in ancient Egyptian mummies. HOMO: Journal of Comparative Human Biology 62(4): 249-269.
Friedman, SN, Nelson, AJ, Granton, PV, Holdsworth, DW, Chhem, R, & Cunningham, IA. 2011. Dual-energy computed tomography: Automated bone identification in Ancient Egyptian mummies. Yearbook of Mummy Studies 1: 63-68.
Invited presentations: (N = 4)
Nelson, A.J. Developments in the use of X-ray tomography for the study of ancient mummies. Invited presentation to the developments in X-ray tomography session at the SPIE International Society for Optics and Photonics, virtual presentation, San Diego, August 2021.
Nelson, A.J. 2020. Paleoimaging and Mummy Studies in 2020: The non-destructive imaging of Nesiur and friends. Invited presentation to open the new Ancient Egypt and the Mummy Nesiur exhibit at the Boonshoft Museum, Dayton, Ohio. February 2020.
Nelson, AJ. 2018. The mummies of Ancient Peru. Part of: Saleem, S, Nelson, AJ & Conlogue, G. Paleoradiology: Imaging the Past. Invited Workshop Presentation to the Radiological Society of North America, Chicago, IL, November 2018.
Nelson, AJ. 2016. From case studies to cases of studies: The IMPACT mummy database of CT studies of Egyptian mummies. Invited Presentation to the Bioanthropology Research Institute at Quinnipiac University, Hamden, CT, March 2016.
Conference Presentations: (N = 17)
Nelson, AJ & Wade, AD. The on-line IMPACT radiological mummy database: the quest for standardization in mummy studies. American Association for Physical Anthropology, New Orleans, April 2017. (poster)
Loynes, R. Free limb mummies. Are they from the Roman Period? 9th World Congress on Mummy Studies, Lima, Perú, August 2016 (paper)
Nelson, AJ, Beckett, R, Conlogue, G, Garvin, G, Saleem, S, Natale, G, Caramella, D & Wade, A. Diagnosis by consensus in Pisa: a case study I interdisciplinary interpretation of mummified pathological conditions. 9th World Congress on Mummy Studies, Lima, Perú, August 2016 (paper)
Willoughby J, Nelson AJ, & Garvin G. New checklist for the radiological identification of neoplastic disease in mummies – Check! Canadian Association for Physical Anthropology, Winnipeg, MB, October 2015. (paper)
Wade AD, Garvin GJ, Butler JR, Moran G, & Nelson AJ. 2015. Multimodal characterisation of mummified thrombi and haematomata. Paleopathology Association, St. Louis, April 2015 (poster)
Wade AD, Beckett RG, Conlogue GJ, Garvin GJ, Saleem SN, Natale G, Caramella D, & Nelson AJ. 2015. Diagnosis by consensus: Interpreting mummified pathological conditions. American Association of Physical Anthropology, St. Louis, April 2015 (paper).
Nelson, AJ & Wade, AD. The IMPACT mummy radiological database – Going live. 8th World Congress on Mummy Studies, Rio de Janeiro, August 2013 (poster)
Wade, AD & Nelson, AJ. Radiological stigmata of the Ancient Egyptian embalming process. 8th World Congress on Mummy Studies, Rio de Janeiro, August 2013 (paper)
Wade, AD, Lawson, B, Nelson, AJ & Tampieri, D. An abdominal incision plate for a transperineal evisceration: Embalming archaism in the late Roman Period. Canadian Association for Physical Anthropology, Victoria BC, November 2012. (paper)
Wade, AD & Nelson, AJ. The Egyptian mummification tradition: Classical stereotypes and medical imaging. Society for the Study of Egyptian Antiquities, Toronto, ON, November 2011. (paper)
Nelson, AJ, Wade, AD & Garvin, G. IMPACT – A PACS based collaborative mummy database project. World Congress on Mummy Studies, San Diego, June 2011. (paper)
Wade, AD & Nelson, AJ. Hearts and minds: Excerebration and evisceration in the Egyptian mummification tradition. World Congress on Mummy Studies, San Diego, June 2011. (paper)
– this paper was highlighted in Science 333:403, July 22, 2011)
Wade AD, Nelson AJ. 2011. Heart treatment in ancient Egyptian mummification. American Association of Physical Anthropology, Minneapolis, MN, April 2011 (poster)
Wade AD, Nelson AJ. 2011. Radiological study of body cavity treatment in ancient Egyptian mummification. North American Paleopathology Association, Minneapolis, MN, April 2011. (paper)
Nelson, AJ & Wade, AD. IMPACT - A Collaborative Mummy Database Project. Canadian Association for Physical Anthropology, Saskatoon, SK, October 2010. (paper)
Wade, AD & Nelson, AJ. Heart treatment in ancient Egyptian mummification. Canadian Association for Physical Anthropology, Saskatoon, SK, October 2010. (poster)
Wade, AD, Nelson, AJ & Garvin, GJ. Another hole in the head? Brain treatment in ancient Egyptian mummies! American Association for Physical Anthropologists, Albuquerque, NM, April 2010. (poster)
Nelson & Wade (2015) is cited by: (N = 20)
Antoine, D & Vandenbeusch, M. 2021 Mummified Human Remains from Ancient Egypt and Nubia: An Overview and New Insights from the British Museum Collection. In: Shin D.H., Bianucci R. (eds) The Handbook of Mummy Studies. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-15-1614-6_17-1
Beckett, R.G. 2017. Digital data recording and interpretational standards in mummy science. International Journal of Paleopathology 19: 135-141.
Beckett, R.G. & Conlogue, G.J. 2020 Radiology Applications in Mummy Science. In: Shin D., Bianucci R. (eds) The Handbook of Mummy Studies. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-15-1614-6_46-2
Cox, S.L. 2015. A critical look at mummy CT scanning. The Anatomical Record 298: 1099-1110.
Cramer, L. et al. 2018. Computed tomography-detected pathologies in ancient Egyptian mummies. Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology 47(4): 225-232.
Fusco, R. et al. 2020. “Mummies outside their closets”. Paleoradiological investigation of Egyptian mummified remains. Forensic Imaging 22: 200397.
Jones, S. 2016. Anthropological archaeology in 2015: Entanglements, reflection, reevaluation, and archaeology beyond disciplinary boundaries. American Anthropologist 118:301-316.
Koons. M.L.2021. Old friends, new tales. In M.L. Koons & C.A. MacLeod (editors) The Mummies and Coffins of the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, University Press of Colorad, Denver, pp: 3-12.
Licata, et al. 2019. Radiology of mummies. Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI 40(1): 5-11).
Monge, J. & Rühli, F. 2015. The anatomy of the mummy: mortui viventes vocent—When ancient mummies speak to modern doctors. The Anatomical Record 298: 935-940.
Nelson, A.J. 2020. Chapter 9, Development of study strategies, Section 4, Radiographic data formats, graphic software and online data repositories. In: RG. Beckett & G.J. Conlogue (editors.) Advances in Paleoimaging: Applications for Paleoanthropology, Bioarcheology, and Cultural Artifacts, Taylor & Francis, CRC Press, Boca Raton, Fl., pp: 203-209.
Nystron, K.G. 2019. The Bioarchaeology of Mummies. Routledge: New York.
Nystron, K.G. 2020. Advances in paleopathology in context: a focus on soft tissue paleopathology. International Journal of Paleopathology 29: 16-23.
Nystrom, K.G. & Tilley, L. 2018. Mummy studies and the bioarchaeology of care. International Journal of Paleopathology https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpp.2018.06.004
Öhrström, L.M., von Waldburg, H., Speier, P., Bock, M., Suri, R.E. & Rühli, F.J. 2013. MR imaging versus CT of ancient Peruvian and Egyptian mummified tissues. RSNA Radiographics 33: 291-296.
Peterson, M.K. 2016. Egyptian Mummy CT Scan Analysis and a Comparison of Midwest Museum Practices for the Grand Rapids Public Museum. Anthropology Master's Theses. 1.
Stock, S.R., Stock, M.K. & Almer, J.D. 2020. Combined computed tomography and position-resolved X-ray diffraction of an intact Roman-era Egyptian portrait mummy. Interface 17: 20200686. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsif.2020.0686
Sutton, M.Q. 2020. Bioarchaeology. An Introduction to the Archaeology and Anthropology of the Dead. Routledge, London.
Xu, G. et al. 2019. An IoT-based framework of webvr visualization for medical big data in connected health. IEEE Access: 173866 – 173874. DOI Digital Object Identifier 10.1109/ACCESS.2019.2957149.
Zhao, M., Yan, E. & Li, K. 2016. Data set mentions and citations: A content analysis of full-text publications. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 69(1): 32–46