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Nov 1, 2019

The Promise of Prescribing AI to Cure Lung Cancer

In a forest of data, AI can find abnormalities within seconds. Now apply this principle to finding atypical cancer cells among the healthy ones, and truly see where the promise of AI in lung cancer lies.

The entire month of November is Lung Canc

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Press

May 28, 2019

Canadian Government Awards $49M Grant to Establish Canada-wide AI Health Data Platform

Led by Imagia and The Terry Fox Research Institute, the network with $108M in-cash and $165M in-kind contributions will connect almost 100 partners across Canada, including health care institutions; small, medium-sized and large companies; uni

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May 24, 2019

Canada's technologists are having a moment

On May 23, Navdeep Bains, the innovation minister, attended C2 and then drove across town to give $49 million to a Montreal-based outfit called Imagia, which is fronting a group that intends to use artificial intelligence (AI) to process health

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May 24, 2019

“Federal Government Awards $49M to Terry Fox Research Institute and Imagia led Consortium to Accelerate Medical Breakthroughs“

The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, announced an investment of up to $49M from the Strategic Innovation Fund (SIF) as part of the Stream 4 – Health and Biosciences competition. This award, to

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May 23, 2019

Canada funds A.I. startup to create Country-wide health network

Montreal startup Imagia aims to create a Canada-wide health data platform. In collaboration with the Terry Fox Research Institute and a $49 million grant from the Canadian government, they will make personalized health care a clinical reality.

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May 23, 2019

Canada-wide Digital Health Platform Receives $49 Million From Federal Government

“The time to harness the power of AI is now so that we continue to augment Canada’s position on the global AI stage,” said Alexandre Le Bouthillier, founder of Imagia, which made Betakit’s 10 Montreal Startups to Watch list. “By comb

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Publications

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE ENDPOINT

May 1, 2019

Learning to Learn with Conditional Class Dependencies

Publication: International Conference on Learning Representations.

Xiang Jiang, Mohammad Havaei, Farshid Varno, Gabriel Chartrand, Nicolas Chapados, Stan Matwin.

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Mar 1, 2019

Success Stories: Imagia

Imagia develops treatment solutions for the pharmaceutical and medical equipment industries. The goal? To make personalized medical care accessible to all. The company uses artificial intelligence to facilitate access care for cancer patients.

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Publications

Mar 1, 2019

InfoMask: Masked Variational Latent Representation to Localize Chest Disease

Saeid Asgari Taghanaki, Mohammad Havaei, Tess Berthier, Francis Dutil, Lisa Di Jorio, Ghassan Hamarneh, Yoshua Bengio

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Dec 5, 2018

The Government of Canada invests in artificial intelligence and creates close to 1,000 middle-class jobs

Six Montréal-based companies to scale up and expand into new markets.
The Government of Canada is committed to supporting Canada’s high growth-potential businesses to innovate, to increase their productivity and competitiveness, and to access

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