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  • Improving Anatomical Plausibility and Auditing Fairness in Deep Segmentation Networks – Dr Enzo Ferrente – COMPASS Feb 2024

    Improving Anatomical Plausibility and Auditing Fairness in Deep Segmentation Networks – Dr Enzo Ferrente – COMPASS Feb 2024

    Title: Improving Anatomical Plausibility and Auditing Fairness in Deep Segmentation Networks Abstract: The evolution of deep segmentation networks has empowered the enhancement of extensive medical imaging datasets with automatically generated anatomical segmentation masks. In this talk we will discuss recent methods we proposed to improve anatomical plausibility in deep segmentation networks. By improving anatomical plausibility, we…

  • SPARK 2.0: Application Now Open

    SPARK 2.0: Application Now Open

    The inaugural SPARK Academy, in collaboration with McMedHacks, supported by McGill University Graduate Mobility Awards and Compute Canada, took place from April 3rd to August 31st, 2023. The program focused on addressing the pressing issue of cancer diagnosis in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), with an emphasis on preparing trainees to participate in the 2023 MICCAI brain tumor segmentation challenge (BraTS). SPARK 2023…

  • Join MAI Lab as a Paid Intern in 2024

    Join MAI Lab as a Paid Intern in 2024

    About MAI Lab: The Medical Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (MAI Lab) based in Lagos, Nigeria is at the forefront of cutting-edge research, aiming to revolutionize healthcare in sub-Saharan Africa through the integration of medicine with artificial intelligence. Our multidisciplinary team is committed to advancing knowledge, addressing healthcare disparities, and promoting innovation in medical technology. About the…

  • Contribute your MRI Data for BraTS-Africa 2024

    Contribute your MRI Data for BraTS-Africa 2024

    Dear Esteemed Researcher, We are delighted to contact you regarding an exciting opportunity to join us in the BraTS-Africa 2024 research collaboration. This is a part of our continuous effort to promote brain imaging research in Africa and improve the diagnosis and treatment of brain disorders in the region. BraTS-Africa is the first Brain Tumour…

  • MAI Lab Scientist wins International Prize for Brain Tumour Segmentation

    MAI Lab Scientist wins International Prize for Brain Tumour Segmentation

    Maruf Adewole, the Lead Physicist and Lab Manager at the Medical Artificial Intelligence Laboratory in Lagos, Nigeria, has won the International Trainee Prize at the 5th Annual Neuro Open Science in Action Symposium 2023. The prize recognizes his innovative work on creating a brain tumour imaging dataset from sub-Saharan Africa for machine learning applications. Adewole’s…

  • SPARK Academy: Applications now open

    SPARK Academy: Applications now open

    Sprint AI Training for African Medical Imaging Knowledge Translation (SPARK) is committed to empowering African data science communities and imaging researchers to develop deployable imaging diagnostic tools that can assist clinicians to provide high-value care and bridge the gap in the medical disparity between Africa and the rest of the world. SPARK is one of the…

  • RSNA News Feature – AI Network in Africa Seeks to Solve Resource Disparities By Uniting Imaging Stakeholders

    RSNA News Feature – AI Network in Africa Seeks to Solve Resource Disparities By Uniting Imaging Stakeholders

    https://www.rsna.org/news/2023/february/solving-ai-disparities-in-africa BY EVONNE ACEVEDO on February 16, 2023 In Africa, an infrastructure that utilizes an AI “ecosystem” could help place radiology practices in a central network with other stakeholders and researchers throughout the continent and help close gaps in care for underserved patients. But what if technology can’t get to those populations or doesn’t work…

  • The Interdisciplinary Glioma Imaging and Clinical Management Symposium for African Clinicians and Scientists – 1.0

    The Interdisciplinary Glioma Imaging and Clinical Management Symposium for African Clinicians and Scientists – 1.0

    The Consortium for Advancement of MRI Education and Research in Africa (CAMERA) in collaboration Medical Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (MAI Lab) is set to host the first free virtual symposium to build capacity in imaging diagnostics in Africa. Schedule: Date: 13th February 2023 Time: 12 noon (Nigerian Time) +1 GMT Zoom Registration link: https://mcgill.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIof-2hpj4rGdC0daySyMzhI0_kalo_Is6T

  • Call for Resident Annotators

    Call for Resident Annotators

    Medical Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (MAI Lab) is committed to enabling AI solutions in resource-contained settings. This project aims to introduce cutting-edge research practices in Radiology to Residents while creating the Africa-BraTS dataset. As the pilot project for AfNiA, Africa-BraTS dataset creation involves aggregation, curation and annotation of 300 Glioma cases arising in Sub-Saharan Africa. This…

  • MAI LAB HPC and NAS finally arrived

    MAI LAB HPC and NAS finally arrived

    Penultimate Tuesday, MAI LAB took delivery of her Computing infrastructure. The pieces of equipment which have since been ordered from OEM include fast processing Graphics Processing Units (GPU) and Network Attached Storage (NAS). With this latest acquisition, the Lab is set to commence its mandate of aggregating and processing 300 Glioma cases from Sub-Saharan Africa.