News archive - April 2018

Monday, April 16, 2018

Science and Business students explore the impact of AI in the clinical diagnostic process

Capstone group photo with supervisors and special guest Dr. Maura Grossman.

Breast cancer is one of the most commonly misdiagnosed types of cancer, but what if there was a way to decrease the odds of misdiagnosis? As part of the first-ever Science and Business Capstone project, four students proposed a way to implement artificial intelligence (AI) in the diagnosis process that can help assist doctors in making the right call.

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Quantum radar will expose stealth aircraft

Jonathan Baugh and Francois Sfigakis

New $2.7 million project funded by Department of National Defence will develop technology for quantum radar.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Sending nanomedicine to the back of your eye to cure glaucoma

stock image of wavy lines going to back of the eye through the pupil

Waterloo researcher is working on gene therapy that she hopes will one day prevent the vision loss that so often accompanies aging.

Friday, April 6, 2018

Studying Alzheimer's at a molecular level to find a cure

eye lens of a microscope

Waterloo scientist hopes to support drug development that blocks toxic plaques found in the brains of people with Alzheimer’s disease.

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

IQC faculty member named as Emmy Noether Visiting Fellow

Christine Muschik, Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy and a researcher in the Insitute for Quantum Computing, has been named as an Emmy Noether Visiting Fellow