BIRC NEWS


ImNO 2021 Awards

Congratulations to all the award winners at the 2021 ImNO virtual conference! The 19th annual Imaging Network Ontario symposium was held on March 23rd and 24th, 2021. 


Impact of COVID-19 on the brain

Dr. Robert Bartha, acting director of Strategy and Scientific Integration at the Robarts Research Institute, has received a grant from Western University’s Research Catalyst Grant: Surviving Pandemics program. The team is hoping to recruit 60 patients who have experienced neurological symptoms from COVID-19.
https://london.ctvnews.ca/loss-of-taste-and-smell-from-covid-19-has-researchers-looking-at-other-impacts-on-the-brain-1.5349662

INOVAIT Spring 2021 Funding Round

INOVAIT is pleased to announce its upcoming Canada-wide call for applications from industry and academic members for its first open round of pilot funding for collaborative research and development projects in the image-guided therapy (IGT) and artificial intelligence (AI) space. The application period opens on Monday, March 8.
INOVAIT is a new pan-Canadian network funded by the Government of Canada and hosted at the Sunnybrook Research Institute with the objective of strengthening Canada’s leadership in the IGT sector by supporting and encouraging collaborative development and the integration of AI and data advances into medical technologies.
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BIRC Seminar Series May 14th 2021

Dr. Erin Buckley will present her talk titled "Illuminating Biomarkers of Stroke with Diffuse Optical Spectroscopies" on May 14, 2021 at noon. Dr. Buckley is an Assistant Professor in the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology/Emory University and the Department of Pediatrics at Emory University. 

For Zoom information please contact westernubirc@uwo.ca

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Upcoming INOVAIT Webinars in May 2021

Intellectual Property, Regulatory Compliance and Future Directions of Big Data and AI
May 6, 5:00-6:00PM EDT
INOVAIT Lecture Series: Intellectual Property and AI-based IGT Technologies
Guest Speaker: Steve Leonard
May 13, 5:00-6:00PM EDT
INOVAIT Lecture Series: Regulation of AI in Healthcare
Guest Speaker: Michaela Shaw
May 20, 5:00-6:00PM EDT
INOVAIT Lecture Series: AI in Image-Guided Therapy - Current Challenges and Future Directions
Guest Speaker: Geralyn Ochab

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ISMRM & SMRT 2021

The ISMRM & SMRT 2021 Annual Meeting and Exhibition Symposium will be held from May 15-20, 2021 in Vancouver, B.C.. A Hybrid Experience: In person and online sessions. Abstract submission deadline is December 16, 2020. 

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