November 27, 2018 - Francesco Ciompi and Jeroen van der Laak have been awarded an ICT12 Horizon 2020 grant as part of a consortium of European partners. The goal of this 4-year project, EXA MODE, is to build tools based on artificial intelligence to aid pathologists in routine diagnostics via automatic analysis of digital pathology whole-slide images of cancer specimens across multiple organs.
August 29, 2018 - The work of Nikolas Lessmann et al. on the quantification of coronary artery calcium on low-dose CT using Deep learning, is nominated for Scientific Paper of the Year in the 2018 edition of the Minnies. The Minnies is an AuntMinnie.com campaign to award the best and brightest in medical imaging. Finalists will be announced at late September, the final winners are announced in October. More...
May 31, 2018 - Last weekend, Anton Schreuder was presented the ESTI Magna Cum Laude Award for best abstract presentation at the ESTI-ESCR 2018 conference in Geneva. The winning abstract was titled "What is a perifissural nodule? Low inter-observer agreement in NLST data".
November 30, 2017 - Anton Schreuder received the RSNA Trainee Research Prize for his research project "Use of a Risk Model Combining Clinical Information and CT Findings to Customize Follow-Up Intervals in Lung Cancer Screening" in the Chest category.
November 24, 2017 - During the PhD retreat organized by the RIHS, Thomas van den Heuvel won the award for best oral presentation with his presentation on ‘automated detection of maternal risk factors in developing countries’, while Wouter Bulten won the awards for the best 4-slide short talk.
March 17, 2017 - Rashindra Manniesing received a grant from ERA-NET NEURON (940 kE) together with Anne Vik (Norway), David Menon (UK) and Paul Parizel (Belgium) to work on a new axonal injury classification system in neurotrauma imaging. In Nijmegen there will be one research position available to work on the development of deep learning algorithms.
March 6, 2017 - Joris Bukala started as a new PhD student at DIAG.
March 6, 2017 - Valentin Kotov started his master thesis research at the DIAG group.
February 16, 2017 - The demonstration of the 'Multimodal Workstation for Analysis of Retinal Images' by Bart Liefers was selected as the winner of the live demonstration workshop at SPIE Medical Imaging 2017.
June 11, 2014: MeVis Medical Solutions and DIAG announced their first joint product, Veolity, a complete workflow solution for highly efficient reading of chest CT scans.
June 1, 2014: New vacancy! We are looking for a PhD student to work on chest CT analysis. This is a joint project with the Image Sciences Institute, and you will be based at UMC Utrecht. See the vacancy here.
March 10, 2013: Colin Jacobs presented a method to automatically classify pulmonary nodules as solid, part-solid, or non-solid at the European Congress of Radiology in Vienna. His work was extensively covered by Aunt Minnie.
December 21, 2012: Nico Karssemeijer, Gerard den Heeten (LRCB) and Mireille Broeders received a grant from the Dutch Cancer Foundation for a project entitled Towards an independent automated reader of screening mammograms.
December 12, 2012: New vacancies for postdoc/PhD students in the area of breast image analysis.
December 6, 2012: Eva van Rikxoort has been awarded a grant from Fonds NutsOhra for developing software to select the most suitable bronchoscopic lung volume reduction treatment for patients with severe COPD.
October 3, 2011: Jaime Melendez has started as a new PhD student to work on pattern recognition in mammography CAD.
October 3, 2011: Michael Schmidt and Hendrik Laue from Fraunhofer Mevis are visiting researchers at DIAG for three and six months, respectively. Funding from an NWO Vistors Grant was obtained for their visit. They will work on lung image analysis and perfusion analysis.
September 10, 2011: most of DIAG has relocated to the new Radiology building of Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre. Clinical and other basic researchers from Radiology are now located closely together, creating an excellent atmosphere for diagnostic image research.
December 14, 2010: DIAG and Oldelft Benelux BV have obtained a research grant from the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs for the development of rapid diagnostic platform for tuberculosis that combines chest X-ray, sputum smear microscopy and computer-aided diagnosis.
December 2, 2010: The RSNA 2010 presentation of Henkjan Huisman et al. was extensively covered in the RSNA Bulletin (page 14A).
December 1, 2010: Michael Hicks has joined DIAG as a researcher and scientific programmer.