Posted 9th October 2019 by Liv Sewell
Professor David Snead is leading the implementation of digital pathology for Coventry and Warwickshire Pathology Services and directs one of the five Government funded centres in the UK pioneering AI and image diagnostics integration. His main research interests lie in extending the capability of digital pathology for routine diagnostic use and the advancement and deployment of computer assisted diagnostic algorithms. In this third highlight from the conference we revisit Professor Snead’s presentation to get a clinical perspective on how deep learning and artificial intelligence (AI) are set to play an increasing role in daily practice.
Posted 2nd October 2019 by Joshua Sewell
We’re looking back at the highlights from the Digital Pathology and AI meeting in 2018 as we anticipate this year’s Digital Pathology and AI Congress in December. This second post in our mini-series reviews Marylin Bui’s keynote presentation where she explained how the combination of Digital Pathology and Artificial Intelligence (AI) holds huge potential for patient care.
Posted 25th September 2019 by Liv Sewell
Ahead of this year’s Digital Pathology and AI Congress in December we look back at some of the highlights from last year.
First up, Michel Vandenberghe’s presentation on a new deep learning algorithm, which demonstrates the potential of artificial Intelligence (AI) to support pathologists, has been developed for PD-L1 scoring in tumour cells and immune cells in urothelial carcinoma samples.
Posted 18th September 2019 by Joshua Sewell
I can recall clearly the pathologists coming to lecture our medical school class our second year in 1993.
Most of them felt compelled to tell us, “Pathology is a lot of fun, you can make a good living, but don’t go into it, there aren’t any jobs.”
Posted 11th September 2019 by Joshua Sewell
Ahead of his presentation at the 6th Digital Pathology and AI Congress: Europe, we spoke to Andrew Janowczyk about his work creating scalable data analysis techniques to facilitate cancer research through the development of open-source Digital Pathology tools.
Posted 4th September 2019 by Liv Sewell
Most students and clinicians learn microbiology with the proper equipment: microscopes. However, in deprived countries front-line health facilities have to refer patients elsewhere because they do not have a microscope to enable diagnosis. Research is inhibited because of lack of equipment, students never get the opportunity to use real microscopes during their studies, and participation in science and particularly microbiology is very low.
Posted 28th August 2019 by Jane Williams
Following the 5th Digital Pathology & AI Congress: USA, we have made the following presentation slides available from Iman Hajirasouliha, Kim Solez and Mrinal Mandal.
Posted 17th May 2019 by Joshua Sewell
Radiology is ahead of the curve because they’ve had CAD (Computer Aided Detection) for about 20 years. Radiology as a field has therefore had experience of introducing and integrating AI algorithms.
In my previous post, I talked about high-level cross imaging modalities. Here, I will discuss three challenges specific to pathology. I also work with Radiology imaging, and I think that comparisons between the two can help see how pathology might develop in the future.