The future of AI in healthcare/medical imaging is the next meeting topic for our Madrid Neurons meeting on Wednesday 17th October 7pm – 8:45pm

[This event will be in: SPANISH — Evento en CASTELLANO]

AGENDA (English)
•6.30-7.00pm Arrival and Networking opportunities
•7.00pm Introduction and Summary/Conclusions from the previous meeting – Mario Lois
•7.30pm Keynote Speaker: Prof. Alejandro Frangi: Present & future of AI for healthcare/medical imaging – (60m)
•8.30pm Open questions from the audience to Prof. Frangi – (30m)
•9.00pm Optional Networking opportunity

AGENDA (Spanish)
•6.30-7.00pm Llegada y Oportunidad de Networking
•7.00pm Introducción y Resumen/Conclusiones del evento anterior – Mario Lois
•7.30pm Keynote Speaker: Prof. Alejandro Frangi: Presente y futuro de la IA en sanidad/imagen médica- (60m)
•8.30pm Preguntas de la audiencia a Prof. Frangi – (30m)
•9.00pm Oportunidad de Networking


**Biography of Keynote Speaker: Prof Alejandro F Frangi

Prof Frangi is Diamond Jubilee Chair in Computational Medicine at the University of Leeds, Leeds, UK, with join appointments at the School of Computing and the School of Medicine. He leads the Centre for Computational Imaging and Simulation Technologies in Biomedicine.

Born in Argentina, he obtained his degree in Telecommunications Engineering from the Technical University of Catalonia (Barcelona) in 1996 and pursue his PhD in Medicine at the Image Sciences Institute of the University Medical Centre Utrecht University on model-based cardiovascular image analysis.

Prof Frangi’s main research interests lay at the crossroad of medical image analysis and modelling with emphasis on machine learning (phenomenological models) and computational physiology (mechanistic models). His highly interdisciplinary work has been translated to the areas of cardiovascular, musculoskeletal and neuro sciences.

He’s been principal investigator or scientific coordinator of over 25 national and European projects, both funded by public and private bodies. Prof Frangi has edited several books, published 7 editorial articles and over 200 journal papers in key international journals of his research field and over 230 book chapters and international conference papers with an h-index 53 and over 19,900 citations according to Google-Scholar.

He has been General Chair of MICCAI (Intl Conf on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Interventions) in 2018, Programme Committee Member of various MICCAI editions, International Liaison of ISBI 2009, Tutorials Co-Chair of MICCAI 2010, and Program Co-chair of MICCAI 2015. He was also General Chair for ISBI 2012 held in Barcelona.

Prof Frangi is Chair of the Editorial Board of the MICCAI-Elsevier Book Series (2017-2020), and serves as Associate Editor of IEEE Trans on Medical Imaging, Medical Image Analysis, SIAM Journal Imaging Sciences, Computer Vision and Image Understanding journals.

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