BioMedIA in the News
The BBC has published an article about our research: Babies' brains to be mapped in the womb and after birth
ERC Synergy Grant Awarded
Professor Daniel Rueckert from the Biomedical Image Analysis (BioMedIA) Group, in conjunction with colleagues Professor David Edwards and Professor Joseph Hanjal from King’s College London and Professor Steve Smith from the University of Oxford, has been awarded a prestigious new ERC Synergy grant that promote partnerships in academic research. Entitled 'The Developing Human Connectome Project' (dHCP), this project will use MR imaging to track brain connectivity in foetuses and newborn children, providing insights into neuropsychiatric conditions such as autism. Professor Rueckert has received a €3,250,000 share of a €14,974,313 grant.
Launched this year as a pilot, the Synergy grant scheme allocates up to €15m over six years for projects aimed at enhancing collaborations between lead researchers whose complementary skills, knowledge and resources can realise results that would not be possible if they were working alone.
The ERC received 710 applications for Synergy grants and have funded only 11 projects across the EU, which represent the top 1.5 per cent of proposals.
More details about the project can be found here.
We have been presenting 5 papers at the MICCAI 2012 conference as well as 16 workshop papers. We have won several of the MICCAI challenges and Robin Wolz has won a best paper award!
We are involved in organizing next year's ISBI in Barcelona. For more information look here.
Tutorial on Manifold Learning at MICCAI 2011
Together with colleagues from TU Munich and Rutgers University we are organizing a tutorial on manifold learning at MICCAI 2011 in Toronto.
We have 11 papers accepted at this year's ISBI conference in Chicago!
SPIE Medical Imaging 2011
Members of the Biomedical Image Analysis (BioMedIA) Group will present three papers at this year's SPIE Medical Imaging in Florida.
New EPSRC/AMR healthcare partnership grant awarded
EPSRC and Action Medical Research have awarded a £1.1M healthcare partnership proposal to our group and our colleagues at Hammersmith Hospital. The aim of this project is the creation of tools and algorithms that enable the detection and diagnosis of abnormal brain development based on high-resolution magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) information. More about the project can be found here.
New EPSRC programme grant awarded
Together with colleagues from UCL, KCL, Oxford and Institute of Cancer Research we have been awarded a £5.8M EPSRC Programme Grant on intelligent imaging of motion, form and function across scales. More information can be found here.
Several members of the group will present their research at ISBI 2010 in Rotterdam, NL.
MICCAI 2009, the 12th International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention, will be held from 20th to 24th September 2009 in London, UK. MICCAI attracts annually world leading scientists, engineers and clinicians from a wide range of disciplines associated with medical imaging and computer assisted surgery.
The venue for MICCAI 2009 is to be located at the main campus of Imperial College London in South Kensington. It is situated in one of London's finest locations, adjacent to landmarks such as The Royal Albert Hall and the Science, Natural History and Victoria & Albert Museums, with Harrods and Hyde Park just a short walk away.