sitem-insel AG

Symposium "Artificial Intelligence in Medical Imaging"



September 09, 2019


sitem-insel AG
lecture hall E0.211
Freiburgstrasse 3
3010 Bern 

with keynote lectures

"Translational Artificial Intelligence from bits to bedside"
Felix Nensa, University Hospital Essen, Essen 


"AI in a clinical context, get ready to make your hands dirty! "
Bram Stieltjes, University of Basel, Basel 

Monday 09.09.2019, 8:30 – 17:00; Lunch: 12:00-13:30 



Introduction and Welcome
Pascale Anderle, Jürgen Burger, sitem Center, University of Bern
Roland  Wiest, Clinical Neuroscience, University of Bern

CHAIR: Michael Dahlweid

Keynote Lecture: Translational AI from bits to bedside 
Felix Nensa, University Hospital Essen, Essen 

Transforming patient care through imaging AI 
Nuno Barros, Icometrix, Leuven 


CHAIR: Hendrik von Tengg-Kobligk

Bringing ML to the Clinics 
Tobias Kober, Siemens Healthineers, Lausanne 

ScanDiags - Clinically validated AI for the augmented diagnosis of musculoskeletal MRI 
Elisa Wan, Balzano, Zurich 

INTACT: An AI-based Computer-Aided Diagnosis System for the Diagnosis of Interstitial Lung Diseases from CT Images 
Stavroula Mougiakakou, University of Bern, Bern 


CHAIR: Mauricio Reyes

Keynote Lecture: AI in a clinical context, get ready to make your hands dirty! 
Bram Stieltjes, University of Basel, Basel 

Microfluidics, microscale assays and image analytics for data-rich pathology 
Govind V. Kaigala, IBM Research Laboratory, Zurich 

From acquisition to prognosis, the expanding role of machine learning in radiology 
Jonas Richiardi, Lausanne University Hospital, with a joint affiliation to Siemens Healthcare Switzerland, Lausanne 


CHAIR: Kuangyu Shi

Reducing the annotation burden for image-based machine learning
Raphael Sznitman, University of Bern, Bern 

Is there a future for artificial intelligence and deep learning in molecular imaging research? 
Habib Zaidi, University of Geneva, Geneva 

Closing remarks 




This symposium is part of the new study program Artificial Intelligence in Medical Imaging of the sitem-insel School.


Prof. Dr. Juergen Burger 
Professor for Translational Medicine and Entrepreneurship
Director School for Translational Medicine and Biomedical Entrepreneurship
Universität Bern
c/o sitem-insel, Freiburgstrasse 3, CH-3010 Bern

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