Funded Projects

3D Graphical Imagery Therapy for Healing Brain Tumors in Children

Principal Investigator’s Organization (PIO):
COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad
Principal Investigator (PI):
Ms. Sadaf Sajjad, Dr. Sajjad Mohsin
Project Details:
Start Date 15-Nov-2011
Duration 18 months
Budget PKR 11.55 million
Status Project Successfully Completed
Progress Report N/A
Publications N/A
Thematic Area Health
Project Website http://ww3.comsats.e
Executive Summary

The project developed a three dimensional animated graphical representation; a tool which is being used to facilitate the guided imagery sessions in children with brain tumors. The guided imagery therapy has a cognitive behavioral effect on patients, who are guided in imagining a scene to recover from physical/psychological illnesses and to improve the immune system. The image therapy has been successfully applied on a variety of physical problems like in reduction of pain after surgery etc. In this project, The 3D animated video in the form of a game used PC for children with brain tumors and provided the explanation of how the tumors can be attacked by the immune system within their bodies.