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Nov
30
Sat
2019
RSNA Conference 2019 @ McCormick Place
RSNA Conference 2019
Nov 30 – Dec 5 all-day McCormick Place
RSNA Conference 2019 @ McCormick Place

See the Stanford 2019 RSNA presentation list here.

Dec
11
Wed
2019
AIMI, IBIIS & RSL Special Seminar - John Stafford & Bjorn Carey @ Clark Center - S360
AIMI, IBIIS & RSL Special Seminar – John Stafford & Bjorn Carey
Dec 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Clark Center - S360
AIMI, IBIIS & RSL Special Seminar - John Stafford & Bjorn Carey @ Clark Center - S360

“Messaging in the Age of Microtargeting”

John Stafford
Assistant Vice President
Digital Strategy
Stanford University

Bjorn Carey
Senior Director
Digital Strategy
Stanford University

Join via Zoom: https://stanford.zoom.us/j/400566542

Abstract:
Communications has become increasingly data-driven, targeted, and personalized. This has changed how Stanford analyzes communications opportunities from a research perspective and how it engages with relevant audiences. In this presentation, John and Bjorn will share the data and communications strategy underlying three communications initiatives and the resulting execution. They will also provide practical advice for individual thought leadership and communications in this dynamic environment.

About:
John Stafford, MA ’06, is currently Assistant Vice President for Digital Strategy at Stanford, the most senior digital communications role in the university. John is responsible for all aspects of creating a world-class digital communications function: setting the group’s strategy, building analytics and insight programs, counseling on crisis communications, leading multi-channel messaging initiatives, and advising colleagues across the University. He received a Master’s Degree in Communication from Stanford, a B.A. in History from the University of San Francisco, and was a founding advisor to Stanford Medicine X.

Refreshments will be provided.

AIMI & IBIIS Seminar - Luciano M. Prevedello, MD, MPH @ Clark Center - S360
AIMI & IBIIS Seminar – Luciano M. Prevedello, MD, MPH
Dec 11 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Clark Center - S360
AIMI & IBIIS Seminar - Luciano M. Prevedello, MD, MPH @ Clark Center - S360

“Algorithm Development Lifecycle in Medical Imaging:
Current State and Considerations for the Future”

Luciano M. Prevedello, MD, MPH
Vice-Chair for Medical Informatics and Augmented Intelligence in Imaging
Division Chief, Medical Imaging Informatics
Director, 3D and Advanced Visualization Lab
Associate Professor, Division of Neuroradiology,
Department of Radiology
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Join via Zoom: https://stanford.zoom.us/j/267814863

Abstract:
This presentation will describe some of the most important considerations involved in creating algorithms in medical imaging from inception to deployment as well as continued model improvement and/or monitoring. Examples of experience to date from the OSU laboratory for augmented intelligence in imaging will be provided. New paradigms in model creation and the role of image challenge competitions will also be covered. Current issues with model validation and generalizability will also be introduced as well as considerations for future work in this area.

Refreshments will be provided.

Jan
15
Wed
2020
AIMI & IBIIS Seminar - Wei Shao, PhD & Saeed Seyyedi, PhD @ Clark Center - S360
AIMI & IBIIS Seminar – Wei Shao, PhD & Saeed Seyyedi, PhD
Jan 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Clark Center - S360
AIMI & IBIIS Seminar - Wei Shao, PhD & Saeed Seyyedi, PhD @ Clark Center - S360

“A Deep Learning Framework for Efficient Registration of MRI and Histopathology Images of the Prostate”

Wei Shao, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Department of Radiology
Stanford University

“Applications of Generative Adversarial Networks (GANs) in Medical Imaging”

Saeed Seyyedi, PhD
Paustenbach Research Fellow
Department of Radiology
Stanford University

Join via Zoom: https://stanford.zoom.us/j/593016899

Refreshments will be provided

ABSTRACT (Shao)
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is an increasingly important tool for the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer. However, MRI interpretation suffers from high interobserver variability and often misses clinically significant cancers. Registration of histopathology images from patients who have undergone surgical resection of the prostate onto pre-operative MRI images allows direct mapping of cancer location onto MR images. This is essential for the discovery and validation of novel prostate cancer signatures on MRI. Traditional registration approaches can be computationally expensive and require a careful choice of registration hyperparameters. We present a deep learning-based pipeline to accelerate and simplify MRI-histopathology image registration in prostate cancer. Our pipeline consists of preprocessing, transform estimation by deep neural networks, and postprocessing. We refined the registration neural networks, originally trained with 19,642 natural images, by adding 17,821 medical images of the prostate to the training set. The pipeline was evaluated using 99 prostate cancer patients. The addition of the images to the training set significantly (p < 0.001) improved the Dice coefficient and reduced the Hausdorff distance. Our pipeline also achieved comparable accuracy to an existing state-of-the-art algorithm while reducing the computation time from 4.4 minutes to less than 2 seconds.

ABSTRACT (Seyyedi)
Generative adversarial networks (GANs) are advanced types of neural networks where two networks are trained simultaneously to perform two tasks of generation and discrimination. GANs have gained a lot of attention to tackle well known and challenging problems in computer vision applications including medical image analysis tasks such as medical image de-noising, detection and classification, segmentation and reconstruction.In this talk, we will introduce some of the recent advancements of GANs in medical imaging applications and will discuss the recent developments of GAN models to resolve real world imaging challenges.

Feb
13
Thu
2020
Evolving Health Care from an Artisanal Organization into an Industrial Enterprise @ Clark Center, S361
Evolving Health Care from an Artisanal Organization into an Industrial Enterprise
Feb 13 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Clark Center, S361
Evolving Health Care from an Artisanal Organization into an Industrial Enterprise @ Clark Center, S361

Ron Kikinis, MD
Director of the Surgical Planning Laboratory
Professor of Radiology
Department of Radiology
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Harvard Medical School

Title: Evolving Health Care from an Artisanal Organization into an Industrial Enterprise

Refreshments will be provided

Join via Zoom: https://stanford.zoom.us/j/996417088

Abstract: During the last decade, results from basic research in the fields of genetics and immunology have begun to impact treatment in a variety of diseases. Checkpoint therapy, for instance has fundamentally changed the treatment and survival of some patients with melanoma. The medical workplace has transformed from an artisanal organization into an industrial enterprise environment. Workflows in the clinic are increasingly standardized. Their timing and execution are monitored through omnipresent software systems. This has resulted in an acceleration of the pace of care delivery. Imaging and image post-processing have rapidly evolved as well, enabled by ever-increasing computational power, novel sensor systems and novel mathematical approaches. Organizing the data and making it findable and accessible is an ongoing challenge and is investigated through a variety of research efforts. These topics will be reviewed and discussed during the lecture.

About:

Dr. Kikinis is the founding Director of the Surgical Planning Laboratory, Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, and a Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School. This laboratory was founded in 1990. Before joining Brigham & Women’s Hospital in 1988, he trained as a resident in radiology at the University Hospital in Zurich, and as a researcher in computer vision at the ETH in Zurich, Switzerland. He received his M.D. degree from the University of Zurich, Switzerland, in 1982. In 2004 he was appointed Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School. In 2009 he was the inaugural recipient of the MICCAI Society “Enduring Impact Award”. On February 24, 2010 he was appointed the Robert Greenes Distinguished Director of Biomedical Informatics in the Department of Radiology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. On January 1, 2014, he was appointed “Institutsleiter” of Fraunhofer MEVIS and Professor of Medical Image Computing at the University of Bremen. Since then he is commuting every two months between Bremen and Boston.

During the mid-80’s, Dr. Kikinis developed a scientific interest in image processing algorithms and their use for extracting relevant information from medical imaging data. Due to the explosive increase of both the quantity and complexity of imaging data this area of research is of ever-increasing importance. Dr. Kikinis has led and has participated in research in different areas of science. His activities include technological research (segmentation, registration, visualization, high performance computing), software system development, and biomedical research in a variety of biomedical specialties. The majority of his research is interdisciplinary in nature and is conducted by multidisciplinary teams. The results of his research have been reported in a variety of peer-reviewed journal articles. He is an author and co-author of over 350 peer-reviewed articles.

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Feb
19
Wed
2020
Deploying AI in the Clinical Radiology Workflow: Challenges, Opportunities, and Examples @ Clark Center S360
Deploying AI in the Clinical Radiology Workflow: Challenges, Opportunities, and Examples
Feb 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Clark Center S360
Deploying AI in the Clinical Radiology Workflow: Challenges, Opportunities, and Examples @ Clark Center S360

Tessa Cook, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Radiology
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania

Title: Deploying AI in the Clinical Radiology Workflow: Challenges, Opportunities, and Examples

Abstract: Although many radiology AI efforts are focused on pixel-based tasks, there is great potential for AI to impact radiology care delivery and workflow when applied to reports, EMR data, and workflow data. Radiology-pathology correlation, identification of follow-up recommendations, and report segmentation can be used to increase meaningful feedback to radiologists as well as to automate tasks that are currently manual and time-consuming. When deploying AI within the clinical workflow, there are many challenges that may slow down or otherwise affect the integration. Careful consideration of the way in which radiologists may expect to interact with AI results should be undertaken to meaningfully deploy radiology AI in a safe and effective way.

Apr
22
Wed
2020
IBIIS/AIMI Seminar - Tiwari @ ZOOM - See Description for Zoom link
IBIIS/AIMI Seminar – Tiwari
Apr 22 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm ZOOM - See Description for Zoom link
IBIIS/AIMI Seminar - Tiwari @ ZOOM - See Description for Zoom link

Radiomics and Radio-Genomics: Opportunities for Precision Medicine

Zoom: https://stanford.zoom.us/j/99904033216?pwd=U2tTdUp0YWtneTNUb1E4V2x0OTFMQT09 

Pallavi Tiwari, PhD
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Associate Member, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
Director of Brain Image Computing Laboratory
School of Medicine | Case Western Reserve University


Abstract:
In this talk, Dr. Tiwari will focus on her lab’s recent efforts in developing radiomic (extracting computerized sub-visual features from radiologic imaging), radiogenomic (identifying radiologic features associated with molecular phenotypes), and radiopathomic (radiologic features associated with pathologic phenotypes) techniques to capture insights into the underlying tumor biology as observed on non-invasive routine imaging. She will focus on clinical applications of this work for predicting disease outcome, recurrence, progression and response to therapy specifically in the context of brain tumors. She will also discuss current efforts in developing new radiomic features for post-treatment evaluation and predicting response to chemo-radiation treatment. Dr. Tiwari will conclude with a discussion on her lab’s findings in AI + experts, in the context of a clinically challenging problem of post-treatment response assessment on routine MRI scans.

Nov
18
Wed
2020
IBIIS & AIMI Seminar: Deep Tomographic Imaging @ Zoom: https://stanford.zoom.us/j/96731559276?pwd=WG5zcEFwSGlPcDRsOUFkVlRhcEs2Zz09
IBIIS & AIMI Seminar: Deep Tomographic Imaging
Nov 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Zoom: https://stanford.zoom.us/j/96731559276?pwd=WG5zcEFwSGlPcDRsOUFkVlRhcEs2Zz09

Ge Wang, PhD
Clark & Crossan Endowed Chair Professor
Director of the Biomedical Imaging Center
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Troy, New York

Abstract:
AI-based tomography is an important application and a new frontier of machine learning. AI, especially deep learning, has been widely used in computer vision and image analysis, which deal with existing images, improve them, and produce features. Since 2016, deep learning techniques are actively researched for tomography in the context of medicine. Tomographic reconstruction produces images of multi-dimensional structures from externally measured “encoded” data in the form of various transforms (integrals, harmonics, and so on). In this presentation, we provide a general background, highlight representative results, and discuss key issues that need to be addressed in this emerging field.

About:
AI-based X-ray Imaging System (AXIS) lab is led by Dr. Ge Wang, affiliated with the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and the Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies in the Biomedical Imaging Center. AXIS lab focuses on innovation and translation of x-ray computed tomography, optical molecular tomography, multi-scale and multi-modality imaging, and AI/machine learning for image reconstruction and analysis, and has been continuously well funded by federal agencies and leading companies. AXIS group collaborates with Stanford, Harvard, Cornell, MSK, UTSW, Yale, GE, Hologic, and others, to develop theories, methods, software, systems, applications, and workflows.

Jun
21
Mon
2021
International Conference on Functional Imaging and Modeling of the Heart @ Virtual Event
International Conference on Functional Imaging and Modeling of the Heart
Jun 21 – Jun 25 all-day Virtual Event
International Conference on Functional Imaging and Modeling of the Heart @ Virtual Event

Join us for the 11th biennial International Conference on Functional Imaging and Modeling of the Heart (FIMH). FIMH-2021 will celebrate 20 years of bringing together friends, colleagues, and collaborators to share and discuss the latest in cardiac and cardiovascular imaging, electrophysiology, computational modeling, and translational applications. The event will take place June 21-25, 2021 virtually, via Livestream, Zoom meeting workshops, and Spatial Chat networking.

 

Sponsored by: Functional Imaging and Modeling of the Heart Conference

Aug
3
Tue
2021
2021 AIMI Symposium + BOLD-AIR Summit @ Virtual Livestream
2021 AIMI Symposium + BOLD-AIR Summit
Aug 3 @ 8:00 am – Aug 4 @ 3:00 pm Virtual Livestream
2021 AIMI Symposium + BOLD-AIR Summit @ Virtual Livestream

Stanford AIMI Director Curt Langlotz and Co-Directors Matt Lungren and Nigam Shah invite you to join us on August 3 for the 2021 Stanford Center for Artificial Intelligence in Medicine and Imaging (AIMI) Symposium. The virtual symposium will focus on the latest, best research on the role of AI in diagnostic excellence across medicine, current areas of impact, fairness and societal impact, and translation and clinical implementation. The program includes talks, interactive panel discussions, and breakout sessions. Registration is free and open to all.

 

Also, the 2nd Annual BiOethics, the Law, and Data-sharing: AI in Radiology (BOLD-AIR) Summit will be held on August 4, in conjunction with the AIMI Symposium. The summit will convene a broad range of speakers in bioethics, law, regulation, industry groups, and patient safety and data privacy, to address the latest ethical, regulatory, and legal challenges regarding AI in radiology.

 

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