September 13-14, 2023
Quynh Anh Nguyen (M2) gave a talk about medical image analysis of bone scintigram at the seminer of ESIEE Paris - Université Gustave Eiffelat in Paris, France.
Prof. Shimizu gave a talk about computational anatomy models using digital topology at the seminer of CNRS in Cern, France.

September9-10, 2023
・Master students presented the following researches at JSAS@Kobe
Mr. Zhong “Sacrum and ilium segmentation of MR images for diagnosis support of axial spondyloarthritis”
Mr. Ogura “Bone erosion detection in a diagnostic support system for axial spondyloarthritis with MRI using deep learning”
・MR. Ogura was awarded JSAS@Kobe’s JSAS dragon award.

September 7, 2023
Quynh Anh Nguyen (M2) has departed for a 3-month study abroad program at ESIEE Paris - Université Gustave Eiffel in Paris, France.

July28-30, 2023
・Master students presented the following researches at JAMIT@Osaka
Mr. Sekiguchi “Super-resolution of chest CT images using a diffusion model”
Mr. Yamanaka “Performance bias by test data reuse in designing a hot spot detection support system of bone scintigram and the bias correction”
Mr. Wakao “Dementia classification of brain SPECT volumes using Vision Transformer and Brodmann area”
・Prof. Shimizu was jointly awarded JAMIT’s Meritorious Contribution Award for the development, practical application, and dissemination of AI for bone scintigram analysis.

June 21, 2023

Ms. Quynh Anh Nguyen (M2) presented the following research at CARS2023@Munich
Improvement of a skeleton segmentation model of bone scintigrams with a transformer and component tree loss

June 6, 2023

Dr Kenmochi from CNRS, France, and Dr Quentrec from the University of Strasbourg, France, visited our laboratory and we organised a seminar on digital topology.

May 30, 2023

Two postgraduate students from ESIEE Paris, France, have come to Japan for a three-month internship.

May 24, 2023

Prof. Shimizu gave a special talk “Diagnostic Imaging with AI” in the 60th Sanyo Nuclear Medicine Conference.

March 6-7, 2023

  • Mr. Matsumoto(M2) presented “Accuracy improvement of ensemble learning based dementia classification for brain SPECT volumes” at IEICE-MI@Okinawa

  • Mr. Takateyama(M2) presented “Computer-aided diagnosis of chest CT images for COVID-19 with lesion enhancement” at IEICE-MI@ Okinawa

  • Mr. Kawasaki(M2) presented “Synthesizing COVID-19 CT Images with Generative Adversarial Networks” at IEICE-MI@ Okinawa

  • Ms. Shimada(M2) presented “Performance analysis of a hot-spot detection support system of bone scintigrams by post-market training” at IEICE-MI@ Okinawa

February 14, 2023

“Simulation of Postmarket Fine-tuning of a Computer-aided Detection System for Bone Scintigrams and Its Performance analysis” appeared in the ABE.