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Kimia Lab Presents Posters at USCAP 2020

Kimia Lab Presents Posters at USCAP 2020

The USCAP 109th Annual Meeting United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP) will hold its 109th Annual Meeting for the first time in Convention Center Los Angeles, California, February 29-March 5, 2020. Kimia Lab will present posters on Detecting Specimen Contamination in Whole Slide Imaging Using Artificial Intelligence and Automatic Assessment of Tumor Cellularity in Histopathology Images Using Weakly-Supervised segmentation. Poster VI – Wednesday March […]

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Shopify Data Talks – The History of AI

Shopify Data Talks – The History of AI

Welcome to the first of the Shopify Data Talks series! Join us with Dr. Hamid Tizhoosh as he takes us through the past, present, and future of AI. Tackling questions like when was modern AI born?, why did AI experience a renaissance?, what happens next?, and what should we do now? We will be gathering at Shopify’s 57 Erb St. location in Waterloo with time for networking, drinks, […]

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Artificial intelligence to give Toronto doctors a 2nd opinion

Artificial intelligence to give Toronto doctors a 2nd opinion

Physicians may soon be able to get a second opinion on your diagnosis from a form of homegrown artificial intelligence (AI). Toronto’s University Health Network (UHN) is teaming up with researchers at the University of Waterloo and the Vector Institute to develop software that can read and provide feedback on medical images like x-rays and ultrasounds. The groundbreaking technology is specifically aimed at assisting radiologists […]

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AI system more accurately identifies collapsed lungs using chest x-rays

AI system more accurately identifies collapsed lungs using chest x-rays

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2019 Toronto, Ontario, Vector Institute’s Evolution of Deep Learning Symposium. New assistive technology can diagnose collapsed lungs from chest x-rays with a higher degree of accuracy than radiologists. The system, developed at the University of Waterloo, uses artificial intelligence (AI) software to search a huge database of x-ray images with known diagnoses for comparison to x-rays of new patients with unknown conditions. […]

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Searching Is Intelligence

Searching Is Intelligence

August 20-22, 2019 Washington DC. Professor Hamid Tizhoosh will deliver a talk on AI Solutions for Medical Imaging at the NextGen Dx Summit in Washington DC. Image search has emerged as a very promising application of artificial intelligence. He will talk about different challenges of digital pathology and what AI algorithms could offer. Whereas most works focus on classification and segmentation, this talk will attempt […]

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Vector Institute funds Pathfinder Project at Kimia Lab

Vector Institute funds Pathfinder Project at Kimia Lab

The Vector Institute, an independent, not-for-profit research institute focused on leading-edge machine learning, announced the second in its series of Pathfinder Projects to implement Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the health sector. The second Pathfinder Project, performed in partnership with the University Health Network (UHN) and the University of Waterloo will enhance radiology diagnoses with AI. Coral Review, a software solution developed at UHN, is a peer learning […]

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Can AI Agents be Ethical?

Can AI Agents be Ethical?

Keynote at the 14th Annual London Imaging Discovery Day 2019 London, Ontario, June 12, 2019. Dr. Hamid Tizhoosh, the Director of KIMIA Lab, delivered the keynote at the 14th Annual London Imaging Discovery Day, 2019 on the topic of Artificial Intelligence and ethics.  In his talk, he reviewed the most pressing ethical issues with the deployment of the AI technologies in medical imaging and inquired […]

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Cancer Imaging: Bridging the Gap between Pathologist and Algorithm

Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Cancer Imaging: Bridging the Gap between Pathologist and Algorithm

JOIN us for free, half-day mini-symposium on Artificial Intelligence (AI) in cancer imaging. OBJECTIVES The audience will gain knowledge on intelligent digital imaging workflows, machine learning (ML) tools, and artificial intelligence (AI) analysis that can assist pathologists and support researchers in integrating multilayered image data and machine learning algorithms into cancer diagnostic decision-making. EVENT DETAILS Our keynote speakers include Dr. Hamid Tizhoosh, Professor, University of […]

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University of Waterloo’s Kimia Lab and Huron Digital Pathology to Participate in $126M Industry Consortium Led by Sunnybrook Research Institute

University of Waterloo’s Kimia Lab and Huron Digital Pathology to Participate in $126M Industry Consortium Led by Sunnybrook Research Institute

Waterloo, Canada, June 03, 2019 –(PR.com)– University of Waterloo’s Kimia Lab announced today that it will participate in the $126 million Industry Consortium for Image Guided Therapy (ICIGT) led by the Sunnybrook Research Institute, with investment partnership from the Canadian government.The Canadian government, through its Strategic Innovation Fund, will invest up to $49 million to support the ICIGT initiative, which, in addition to Kimia Lab […]

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Kimia's Director Delivers Keynote at the 2019 Niagara Investment Summit

Kimia's Director Delivers Keynote at the 2019 Niagara Investment Summit

Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, February 8, 2019 – Kimia Lab’s director, Dr. Hamid R. Tizhoosh will deliver a keynote at the 2019 OBIO Investment Summit on February 21, 2019. The talk is on “Searching is Intelligence: AI Solutions for Medical Imaging” and will explore the potentials of search technologies in medical imaging. Summit Highlights Presentations from Canada’s most innovative health science companies, across three streams: AI in Health, New […]

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