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Artificial intelligence in smart healthcare hospital technology concept. Doctor point pen to AI biomedical screen, machine learning detect brain cancer cell

A scientist’s opinion: Interview with Professor Hugo Aerts on AI in medical imaging

Interview with Hugo Aerts, professor of AI in medicine at Maastricht University (Netherlands). He is also director of the AI in medicine (AIM) program at Harvard University and Mass General Brigham in Boston (USA). You received a EUR 2 million European Research Council grant for the project ‘Deep Learning for Automated Quantification of Radiographic Tumor Phenotypes’ that ...

Artificial intelligence in smart healthcare hospital technology concept. Doctor point pen to AI biomedical screen, machine learning detect brain cancer cell

A scientist’s opinion: Interview with Professor Regina Barzilay on AI in medical imaging

Interview with Regina Barzilay, distinguished professor for AI and Health at MIT (USA). She is also an AI faculty lead for Jameel Clinic, an MIT center for Machine Learning in Health. What is your view on the future of artificial intelligence in medical imaging for the next 10 years? Many of today’s successful applications of artificial ...

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Making the medical imaging pipeline smarter

An interview with Prof. Dr Daniel Rückert, Alexander von Humboldt Professor for Artificial Intelligence in Medicine and Healthcare at the Technical University of Munich (Germany). In 2020, he received a EUR 2.5 million European Research Council (ERC) grant for the five-year project ‘Deep Learning for Medical Imaging: Learning Clinically Useful Information from Images’, which runs from January 2021 ...

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EU project : INCISIVE

A Multimodal AI-based Toolbox and an Interoperable Health Imaging Repository for the Empowerment of Imaging Analysis related to the Diagnosis, Prediction and Follow-up of Cancer INCISIVE is a 42-month project that aims at exploring the potential of novel AI tools for enhancing current imaging solutions for cancer cases. INCISIVE addresses challenges related to the detection ...

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EU project : EuCanImage

Novel pan-European imaging platform for artificial intelligence advances in oncology The goal of the EU-funded EuCanImage project is to build a secure, large-scale European cancer imaging platform with capabilities that will advance the application of artificial intelligence (AI) in oncology. The platform will be populated with new data from 25 000 subjects, enabling the investigation ...

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EU project : ProCAncer-I

AI models of prostate cancer diagnosis In Europe, prostate cancer (PC) is the second most frequent type of cancer in men and the third most lethal. Current clinical practices lead to overdiagnosis and overtreatment, necessitating more effective tools for discriminating between aggressive and non-aggressive disease. The EU-funded ProCAncer-I project proposes to develop advanced artificial intelligence ...

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A scientist’s opinion: Interview with Tim Harford about climate change & Covid-19 recovery

Interview with Tim Harford, UK economist, journalist and broadcaster, and author of books including How to Make the World Add Up. What are your thoughts on the crossover between Covid-19 and the climate crisis, and how that’s being handled in the media? It’s probably worth starting with the obvious huge difference, which is that climate ...

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A scientist’s opinion: Interview with Dr Jari Lyytimäki & Erkki Mervaala about climate change & Covid-19 recovery

Interview with Dr Jari Lyytimäki, senior researcher at the Finnish Environment Institute, and Erkki Mervaala, researcher at the Finnish Environment Institute. In a recent study on the reporting of climate change in the Finnish media, you noted that coverage had seen a steep but not unprecedented drop during the early phase of the Covid-19 pandemic. ...