The 3rd annual Mount Sinai Health Hackathon took place on October 19-21 2018, a multidisciplinary competition focused on creating novel technology solutions for problems in Rare Diseases. The event is held annually by the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, a strategic partner of Stony Brook University.
New BMI Publication: Sparse Autoencoder for Unsupervised Nucleus Detection and Representation in Histopathology Images
Published in the Journal "Pattern Recognition" To read the paper, please click here
Le Hou, Vu Nguyen, Ariel B. Kanevsky, Dimitris Samaras, Tahsin M. Kurc, Tianhao Zhao, Rajarsi R. Gupta, Yi Gao, Wenjin Chen, David Foran, Joel H.Saltz
Kavya Kopparapu, a summer student in Simons Summer Program of Stony Brook University, mentored by BMI and CS faculty Dr.
BMI Ph.D. student Yahui Liang successfully defended her Ph.D. dissertation. Yanhui joined Department of Biomedical Informatics at Emory University from Peking University in 2012. She transferred to Stony Brook University in 2015. Her dissertation is on Integrative Image and Spatial Analytics for Three-Dimensional Digital Pathology. She was supervised by Dr. Fusheng Wang. She joins Google Brain in 2018.
Thanks to pioneering work at Stony Brook Medicine, digital solutions are in development for Pathology slide specimens – the last major frontier in digitizing medical images.
Joel Saltz, MD, PhD, Chair of Biomedical Informatics at Stony Brook Medicine and a board-certified Clinical Pathologist with a PhD in Computer Science, is at the forefront of this major breakthrough.