Purpose: Research, Equipments, Travel, and Publications
Name of agency: Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation (MRI)
Title of project or award: An Intelligent Medical Image Segmentation Tool
Total amount of award: $750,000
All investigotors: Hamid R. Tizhoosh (PI), Shahryar Rahnamayan, Farhang Sahba, Maryam Shokri
Project Description: The software, MISASS , is an intelligent medical image segmentation tool that learns and improves its automated ability through clinician training and use. Over a short period of time, interpretation by Segasist approaches the accuracy of its human clinician-operator. Inventors: MISASS has been introduced in Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting, Radiological Society of North America (RSNA-2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012). The mentioned software will play a crucial rule in early diagnosis of breast cancer. We hope to take a remarkable step in Canadian medical imaging (Auto-Contouring of Multiple Regions in Medical Images: Segasist’s Fast Multi-Contouring. It is currently in the FDA testing.