Pieces of Interest from COMP for the Week of May 22 – Pieces of Interest from COMP for the Week of May 22 – McMedHacks 2023/Focused Ultrasound Treatment and Brain Waste/Best of Breast
- McMedHacks is an 8-week-long summer program that aims to teach clinicians, researchers and students fundamentals of medical image analysis and deep learning in Python. It consists of a series of in-depth workshop demos with Google Colab and seminar series given by leaders in the field. McMedHacks is a program organized by the McGill Medical Physics Unit. The program runs from June 10th – August 6th, 2023. Register here: McMedHacks website
- A focused ultrasound treatment that uses microbubbles to amplify ultrasound's effects on the brain's blood vessels may be able to help mitigate brain diseases, according to research published May 15 in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
- Read reflections from this past Winter School in Tania Karan’s COMP Winter School 2023: Best of Breast article in InterACTIONS.
Published on May 22, 2023
Pieces of Interest from COMP for the Week of September 25 – Deep-Learning Model Detects More Breast Cancers in High-Risk Women/Executive Director Report/COMP Career Page
A mammogram-based deep learning model can identify more breast cancers at screening MRI than traditional risk assessment models, according to a study published September 19...
Pieces of Interest from COMP for the Week of September 18 – Novel Machine Learning Approach Reveals The Hidden Origins Of Cancers/Message from the CCPM President/IDMP 2023
A research collaboration from MIT and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have harnessed the power of machine learning to develop a computational model that can predict the...
Pieces of Interest for the week of Monday September 11, 2023 – CNSC Innovation Grant/PROSPECT Trial Expands Treatment Options for Patients with Resectable Rectal Cancer/Message from the COMP President
COMP is pleased to announce a refresh of the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) funded Innovation Grant. Following consultation with COMP members and the research...