The Diagnostic Image Analysis Group is part of the Departments of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Pathology, and Ophthalmology of Radboud University Medical Center. We develop computer algorithms to aid clinicians in the interpretation of medical images and thereby improve the diagnostic process.
The group has its roots in computer-aided detection of breast cancer in mammograms, and we have expanded to automated detection and diagnosis in breast MRI, ultrasound and tomosynthesis, chest radiographs and chest CT, prostate MRI, neuro-imaging and the analysis of retinal and digital pathology images. The technology we primarily use is deep learning.
It is our goal to have a significant impact on healthcare by bringing our technology to the clinic. We are therefore fully certified to develop, maintain, and distribute software for analysis of medical images in a quality controlled environment (MDD Annex II and ISO 13485).
On this site you find information about the history of the group and our collaborations, an overview of people in DIAG, current projects, publications and theses, contact information, and info for those interested to join our team.
On the 8th of March, Mohsen Ghafoorian succesfully defended his thesis titled 'Machine Learning for Quantification of Small Vessel Disease Imaging Biomarkers' and with this received his doctoral degree as Ph.D. His most recent paper 'Location Sensitive Deep Convolutional Neural Networks for Segmentation of White Matter Hyperintensities' was published on the 16th of November in Nature Scientific Reports.
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