Knowing that the earlier cancer is detected, the better the life expectancy, accurate radiological detection can make the difference between life and death. Even the most experienced radiologist can make mistakes, and in up to 70% of cases, undetected cancer was visible retrospectively on previous imaging examinations. Unfortunately, because of the current shortage of radiologists in the healthcare system, access to second opinion is often not possible.
Existing Computed Assisted Diagnosis (CADx) software use traditional image analysis techniques and even with their accuracy in dispute, any performance improvement is better than none in this second viewer approach. However the high rate of false positives and false negative has refrained most of radiologists to adopt them in their daily practices. Artificial intelligence with its recent deep learning techniques is already providing superhuman pattern recognition performance and is anticipated to become a game changer in medical image analysis.
By using a data set of tumor data labelled at the per-pixel level for each modality and each type of cancer, we aim to provide a DCNN model than can detect cancer at an expert level.LEARN MORE
By combining back-propagation learning with higher-order graphical models, our software will produce segmentation of various modalities.
By developing longitudinal registration algorithms between multiple scans, our software will allow follow-up examinations of tumor progression.
Classification for stratifying tumors, based on tumor segmentations will allow radiologist to perform a faster diagnosis.
We show empathy. Understanding the difficulty to cope with cancer or the cancer of a loved one is the first step to motivate our team in making cancer a thing of the past.
We inspire creativity. Innovative approaches are difficult since they require change. But only change brings opportunity. Traditional methods have worked only half-way. We bridge the gap by providing the resources to think.
We work together. Inter disciplinarily is key to success in winning the battle against cancer. Combining the best minds in Machine Learning, Radiology, Oncology, Artificial Intelligence, Optimization, and Biology is the best way to have a working solution for the ultimate benefit of the patient.
We thrive only in excellence. Life is too precious to be careless. We are the machine learning and optimization center of excellence in oncological imaging. We are passionate, and passion demands perseverance: improvements becomes possible by shooting for the impossible and giving it our best try. And again. We succeed where others have failed because we try one more time.
We believe in education. That sciences such as artificial intelligence and operations research can bring game-changing decision support systems to medical oncology.
Ph.D. Parallel Optimization, Université de Montréal; Post-doc Université de Genève
Co-founder of Planora (aquired by RedPrairie)
VP Science & Technology at RedPrairie
20 years in leading large storage and server projects for FDA certification, hospitals, space agency and cities
Ph.D. in machine learning, Université de Montréal
Co-founder of ApSTAT Technologies (machine learning) and of Chapados Couture Capital
Adjunct professor of applied mathematics at École Polytechnique de Montréal
20 years experience in machine learning
BSc. Physics from McGill University
Co-Founder & CEO of Resonant Medical, leader in 3D ultrasound image-guidance for prostate & breast cancer radiotherapy
CEO of Harmonic Medical, developer of next-generation focused ultrasound therapy
Co-Founder of Lateral Logic, pioneer in real-time rigid-body dynamics for visual simulation & virtual prototyping
15 years experience in medical imaging and image-guidance oncology applications
Executive Business Manager, Toshiba
VP Sales & Marketing, Insception, Canada’s largest cord blood stem cell bank
National Sales & Marketing Manager, Emerging Ultrasound, GE Healthcare
Director Clinical Business Dev, Resonant Medical, 3D U/S radiotherapy
Director Business Dev. Medipattern, 3D breast ultrasound CAD solutions
General Manager, Life Imaging Systems, 3D medical imaging software
20 years medical imaging industry, 10 years clinical ultrasound & vascular
Ph.D. in Computer Science, McGill University; Postdocs at MIT and AT&T Bell Labs
Full professor, department of computer science and operations research, Université de Montréal
Canada Research Chair in statistical learning algorithms, CIFAR Fellow, NSERC-Ubisoft industrial chair
One of the world’s foremost researchers in machine learning, and a leading figure in « deep learning »
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