The project IMAGINE (Radiomics for comprehensive patient and disease phenotyping in personalized health), a Swiss-wide initiative to promote image-based personalized medicine, had a dedicated Swiss Personalized Health Network (SPHN) webinar on Oct. 7 2020 to detail the recent progress of the consortium. You can view it under this link: https://sphn.ch/seminar-training/imagine/
The recording “In buone mani” (In good hands) was presented at a scientific show of the Swiss Radio-television in Italian language (RSI). The show described the projects ProHand and MeganePro , targeting the development of robotic hands with advanced technologies, such as 3D scanning, additive manufacturing and machine learning.
Our journal paper entitled “A lung graph model for the radiological assessment of chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension in CT” by O. Jimenez del Toro, Y. Dicente Cid, A. Platon, A-L. Hachulla Lemaire, F. Lador, P-A. Poletti and H. Müller has been accepted for publication in Computers in Biology and Medicine.
Our paper entitled entitled “Variability of Muscle Synergies in Hand Grasps: analysis of intra- and inter-session data”, by Una Pale, Manfredo Atzori, Henning Müller and Alessandro Scano has been accepted for publication in Sensors. The full paper is now available online: https://www.mdpi.com/1424-8220/20/15/4297.
Our paper entitled “Semi-Weakly Supervised Learning for Prostate Cancer Image Classification with Teacher-Student Deep Convolutional Networks“, by S. Otálora, N. Marini, M. Atzori and H. Müller has been accepted for publication at the MICCAI workshop LABELS 2020: Large-scale Annotation of Biomedical data and Expert Label Synthesis.
In this paper, we propose a teacher-student approach for training data-hungry models using images automatically annotated by a deep CNN model. Our results in the challenging task of automatic grading of prostate cancer images show that using this approach is significantly better than training the CNN with the small set of ground-truth annotations. It opens the possibility to use vast amounts of non-annotated data.
Congratulations to Matteo Cognolato who successfully defended his PhD thesis entitled “Multimodal data fusion to improve the control of myoelectric prosthetic hands“, supervised byProf. Dr. Roger Gassert, Prof. Dr. Henning Müller, and Dr. Manfredo Atzori.
Feature attribution techniques explain Convolution Neural Networks (CNNs) in terms of the input pixels. The abstraction to higher level impacting factors, however, can be difficult when only a pixel-based analysis is performed. In this paper, we generate explanations in terms of prognostic factors for breast cancer, such as nuclei pleomorphism.
The Image Biomarker Standardisation Initiative (IBSI) is proud to launch chapter 2, with the goal of standardizing computations of imaging filters in radiomics. You can find more details on our website.
We are happy to announce the official start of the HECKTOR challenge (at MICCAI 2020) with the release of the training data. It comprises 201 cases of Head and Neck tumors with manual annotations on PET-CT images for segmentation of primary Gross Tumor Volumes.
Congratulations to Dr. Nora Turoman who successfully defended her PhD thesis. Under the supervision of Paul Matusz (HES-SO/UNIL) and Micah M. Murray (UNIL), Nora studied the development of attentional control in real-world settings from childhood to adulthood.
Thanks to the EU project PROCESS, we’re now training convolutional neural networks on more than 7Tb of data. Our PhD student Mara Graziani answers questions and illustrates our software architecture in these videos.
Stay tuned for the code release in the coming months.