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Systems Design Professor featured in CIHR's Celebrating Health Research Storybook

Friday, December 1, 2017

Lifesavers: Diagnosis driven by artificial intelligence (AI)

Powered by AI at a fraction of the cost, new imaging technology can catch subtle signs of disease.

Today, doctors need a lot of judgement in order to detect cancer and heart disease on MRI, CT, and ultrasound scans. My research lab has developed technology that can catch subtle signs of cancer and heart disease from medical images that might otherwise be missed.

We’ve introduced the first touch-free system to capture arterial and venous blood flow, which makes it easier to catch heart disease early. We’ve also pioneered a new form of lightfield microscope that captures images roughly 100 times larger than traditional microscopes.[Read more]