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Kimia's Director Delivers Keynote at the 2019 Niagara Investment Summit

Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, February 8, 2019 – Kimia Lab's director, Dr. Hamid R. Tizhoosh will deliver a keynote at the 2019 OBIO Investment Summit on February 21, 2019. The talk is on "Searching is Intelligence: AI Solutions for Medical Imaging" and will explore the potentials of search technologies in medical imaging.

Summit Highlights

  • Presentations from Canada's most innovative health science companies, across three streams: AI in Health, New Frontiers in Medicine, Digital Health and Diagnostics

  • One-on-one meetings between investors (venture capital and institutional) and companies

  • Keynote presentations from world-leading scientific and business experts

  • Panel discussions on cutting-edge topics, featuring leading industry voices addressing critical commercial, scientific, and market access issues

  • Exclusive networking dinners for investors and industry CEOs



About Kimia Lab – The Laboratory for Knowledge Inference in Medical Image Analysis (short Kimia Lab) is a research group hosted at the Faculty of Engineering, University of Waterloo, On, Canada. Kimia Lab, established in 2013, is a member of Waterloo Artificial Intelligence Institute and conducts research at the forefront of mass image data in medical archives using machine learning schemes with ultimate goal of extracting information that cannot only support a more speedy and accurate diagnosis and treatment of many diseases but also establish new quality assurance based on mining of existing evidence. The lab trains graduate and undergraduate students and annually hosts international visiting scholars. Professor Hamid Tizhoosh, Kimia Lab's director, is an expert in medical image analysis who has been working on different aspects of artificial intelligence since 1993.


© KIMIA Lab, University of Waterloo, Canada, 2013-2019 - Using Artificial Intelligence to Infer Knowledge from Medical Images