BioMedIA wins the 2017 BraTS Challenge

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Huge success for a team of researchers from the Biomedical Image Analysis group at the Department of Computing. The team of 11 PhD students, post-docs and academics ranked top on the prestigious, international computational challenge on brain tumour segmentation (BraTS). The BraTS challenge did run for the sixth time and this year more than 50 … Continued

New deep learning toolkit for medical imaging released!

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We are pleased to announce the release of the DLTK. DLTK is a neural networks toolkit written in python, on top of Tensorflow. Its modular architecture is closely inspired by Deepmind sonnet and it was developed to enable fast prototyping and ensure reproducibility in image analysis applications, with a particular focus on medical imaging. Its … Continued

Open source release of DeepMedic

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DeepMedic is our software for brain lesion segmentation based on a multi-scale 3D Deep Convolutional Neural Network. It’s now released as open source!

BioMedIA successful at two computational challenges at MICCAI 2015

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Members of the BioMedIA group have been very successful at this year’s MICCAI computational challenges.PhD student Konstantinos Kamnitsas has won the ISLES 2015 challenge with his approach based on Multi-Scale Convolutional Neural Nets. Master student Isabel Lopez was ranked 2nd in the Automatic Intervertebral Disc Segmentation from MRI with her approach using classification forests with … Continued

Imperial Festival Demo

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We have demonstrated our work on Medical Augmented Reality at the 2015 Imperial Festival. It was great fun with lots of interaction with younger and older visitors.

iFIND project launched

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We have been granted an Innovative Engineering for Health Award of £10 million funded by the Wellcome Trust and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to develop new computer guided ultrasound technologies that will allow screening of fetal abnormalities in an automated and uniform fashion. We will use state of the art techniques … Continued

BioMedIA in the BBC news

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“UK scientists have embarked on a six-year project to map how nerve connections develop in babies’ brains while still in the womb and after birth. By the time a baby takes its first breath many of the key pathways between nerves have already been made. And some of these will help determine how a baby … Continued