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euCanSHare Project Perspectives: interview with the Project Coordinator

Featured image: “Cardiology Services” (CC BY-SA 3.0). Photo credits:Alpha Stock Images. euCanSHare Project Perspectives: interview with the Project Coordinator Karim Lekadir is Director of Artificial Intelligence in Medicine Lab (BCN-AIM) at the Universitat de Barcelona. He holds a PhD from Imperial College London (UK) and was previously a Visiting Scholar at Stanford University (USA). His […]

Image-Based Cardiac Diagnosis With Machine Learning: A Review

Image-Based Cardiac Diagnosis With Machine Learning; A Review On 24 January 2020, our partners the University of Barcelona and Queen Mary University of London published – among others – the review article “Image-Based Cardiac Diagnosis With Machine Learning: A Review” on Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine. The article, available open access on the publisher’s website, presents […]

Healthy minds? Mathematics and mental health beyond the stereotypes

Read a blog-post, written by BCN-AIM’s Director; Karim Lekadir, published by our EarlyCause project partners on their blog, Inspirethemind. Karim shares a story about: “Beautiful, healthy minds? Mathematics and mental health beyond the stereotypes” “A beautiful mind” is the title of the critically acclaimed, unauthorized biography of the mathematician John Nash, who famously made great […]

Heart disease Radiomics: a multi-centre multi-vendor test-retest study

We recently published our work on the repeatability of cardiac magnetic resonance radiomics, with a multi-centre multi-vendor test-retest study, together with our collaborators from the Queen Mary University London. This study investigates a new image analysis toolkit for MRI scans, providing a comprehenvise guide to selecting the most robust features for clinical MRI radiomics models […]

MICCAI 2024 in Marrakesh, Morocco: we are part of the Organising Committee

We are delighted to announce that the 27th MICCAI conference in 2024 will take place on the African continent for the first time, specifically in the marvelous city of Marrakesh, Morocco. MICCAI 2024: first time in Marrakesh! We are very excited about the prospect of this first edition of MICCAI in Africa and are very […]

EuCanImage virtual kick-off meeting took place on October 13th and 14th 2020

The EuCanImage virtual kick-off meeting took place on October 13th and 14th 2020. Consortium partners welcomed Stefanos Gouvras, the EC’s EuCanImage Project Officer.   The partners used the opportunity to meet and discuss first steps ahead, presenting their expertise and work packages, as well as reiterate tasks.   It was a very productive meeting and […]

Carlos Martin Isla won the MyoPS 2020 Best Paper Award at MICCAI2020

Carlos Martin Isla won the MyoPS 2020 Best Paper Award at MICCAI2020. “Accurate segmentation of pathological tissue, such as scar tissue and edema, from cardiac magnetic resonance images (CMR) is fundamental to the assessment of the severity of myocardial infarction and myocardial viability.” Our PhD student, Carlos Martín Isla won the MyoPS 2020 Best Paper […]

euCanSHare e-workshop: Data Sharing: More Incentives, Better Science

“Data Sharing: More Incentives, Better Science” e-workshop The euCanSHare e-workshop ‘Data Sharing: More Incentives, Better Science’, took place on 29-30 September 2020 (14:00-18:00 CEST).   It brought together members of the euCanSHare consortium together with external high-level experts (i.e., researchers, bioinformaticians, ethicists, cohort owners, policymakers) to discuss the existing barriers, challenges and opportunities for data […]