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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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Waterloo Artificial Intelligence Institute – Inaugural Talk Artificial Intelligence – History, Opportunities and Challenges

Waterloo Artificial Intelligence Institute – Inaugural Talk Artificial Intelligence – History, Opportunities and Challenges

Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, September 19, 2018 – Waterloo Artificial intelligence Institite will start its Seminar Series this Fall with a talk titled “Artificial Intelligence – History, Opportunities and Challenges”. The talk will be delivred by the Kimia Lab’s director professor Tizhoosh. Date: Monday, September 24 Time: 3:00-5:00 pm Location: University of Waterloo, Davis Centre 1302 About the Talk – The history of artificial intelligence (AI) contains several […]

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Partners employing AI to help speed up the diagnosis phase

Partners employing AI to help speed up the diagnosis phase

Huron Digital Pathology and Grand River Hospital are part of UW study to improve analysis of biopsies BY  FAISAL ALI, June 28, 2018 Waiting for the results of a biopsy can be an harrowing experience. The anxiety it creates for the patient, as they wait for the results on a suspect growth or damaged tissue, can even lead to sickness, through a phenomenon known as […]

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The Future of Diagnosis: Learning to Recognize Similar Images in Digital Pathology

The Future of Diagnosis: Learning to Recognize Similar Images in Digital Pathology

Speaker: Hamid Tizhoosh, Professor KIMIA Lab (Laboratory for Knowledge Inference in Medical Image Analysis)Faculty of Engineering, University of Waterloo Large archives of digital scans in pathology are slowly becoming a reality. The amount of information in such archives is not only overwhelming but also, not easily accessible. Fast and reliable search engines, customized for histopathology to perform content-based image retrieval, are urgently needed for a […]

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Shivam Kalra receives Governor General Gold Medal

Shivam Kalra receives Governor General Gold Medal

June 16, 2018 –  Shivam Kalra, a PhD student at Kimia Lab, has received the Governor General Gold Medal for his academic excellence during his MSc. studies. “For more than 140 years, the Governor General’s Academic Medals have recognized the outstanding scholastic achievements of students in Canada. They are awarded to the student graduating with the highest average from a high school, as well as from approved […]

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Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Medical Imaging

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Medical Imaging

June 6, 2018 – Insights from industry: Dr. Hamid R. TizhooshProfessor Faculty of EngineeringUniversity of Waterloo – An interview with Professor Hamid Tizhoosh, conducted by James Ives Please give an overview of the past research into machine learning and artificial intelligence in medical imaging. What are we currently able to do with this research? The two major tasks in medical imaging that appear to be naturally predestined to be […]

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$3.7M Research Grant Awarded to Artificial Intelligence Project for Medical Imaging

$3.7M Research Grant Awarded to Artificial Intelligence Project for Medical Imaging

Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, May 14, 2018 – University of Waterloo’s Kimia Lab announced today that its AI project for digital pathology has been awarded a grant by the Ontario Research Fund – Research Excellence program (ORF-RE). The project aims to develop an intelligent search engine for digital pathology that can retrieve relevant cases from large archives, auto-caption the images, and facilitate consensus building. “Digital pathology has opened new […]

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Huron Digital Pathology Collaborates with UPMC on Artificial Intelligence-based Image Search, Presents Pathologist-centric Approach to Image Retrieval at Pathology Informatics Summit in Pittsburgh

Huron Digital Pathology Collaborates with UPMC on Artificial Intelligence-based Image Search, Presents Pathologist-centric Approach to Image Retrieval at Pathology Informatics Summit in Pittsburgh

May 9, 2018 – Huron Digital Pathology announced today that Dr. Hamid Tizhoosh, Director of the KIMIA Lab at the University of Waterloo and Huron advisory board member, will present a talk entitled “Faster, Better, More Reliable than Deep Features: A Projection-Based, Pathologist-Centric Approach to Identification of Histopathology Images” at the Pathology Informatics Summit on May 22, 2018 in Pittsburgh, PA. The company also announced its research collaboration with the University of Pittsburgh Medical […]

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