Department of Information Technology

Biomedical Information Technology

At the Department of Information Technology we run a wide variety of projects within the area of Biomedical Information Technology.

Contact: biomedIT@it.uu.se

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Biomed-IT Research Arena

Projects within Biomedical Information Technology

We run a wide variety of projects within the area of Biomedical Information Technology. Here we list brief summaries of ongoing projects.

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Previous activities

Workshop on current Biomed-IT projects in Uppsala

Date and time: October 17, 12:00-16:00
Room: ITC 4308
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Poster as pdf
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HASTE: Hierarchical Analysis of Spatial and Temporal Data From intelligent data acquisition via smart data-management to confident prediction Abstract
  • Carolina Wählby, Division of Visual Information and Interaction, Dept. of IT, UU
  • Andreas Hellander, Division of Scientific Computing, Dept. of IT, UU
GE Software for Biopharmaceuticals Abstract
  • Key Hyckenberg, Staff Software Engineer, Life Sciences, GE Healthcare
Haptics-Assisted Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery Planning using Interactive 3D Image Segmentation and Visualisation Abstract
  • Ingela Nyström, Division of Visual Information and Interaction, Dept. of IT, UU
  • Andreas Thor, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Dept. of Surgical Sciences, UU
Next Generation Sequencing of Ancient DNA - Challenges and Opportunities Abstract
  • Torsten Günther, Dept. of Organismal Biology, UU
Health and Biodiversity in the Era of Data-Driven Research Abstract
  • Björn Nystedt, National Bioinformatics Infrastructure Sweden, NBIS

Site visit to the Radiology department

There will be a guided tour where we get information about, and visit, different acquisition systems such as X-ray, CT, PET, Angio and MR. During the site visit, we will also get a presentation, and demo, of the information systems PACS and RIS.
Host: Per Albrektsson
Venue: We meet by entrance 85
Date and time: May 5, 13:00-16:00
Maximum number of participants: 25
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Lunch seminars on current challenges in biomedical information technology Spring 2017

March 29, 12:00-13:00, Room ITC2446.
Computational challenges in the era of modern genomics: the problems
Manfred Grabherr, PI at IMBIM, UU
Computational challenges in the era of modern genomics: the solutions
Neda Zamani, researcher in the Grabherr group
Register no later than March 27 for a free sandwich

February 23, 12:00-13:00, Room ITC2446.
Electronic Health Records
Benny Eklund, IT Strategist, County Council of Uppsala
Patient empowerment - a side effect of modern technology Video

Lunch seminars on current challenges in biomedical information technology Autumn 2016

NEW: Videos from the lectures are now available on Uppsala University's YouTube channel. See links in the information below.

Digital Health. October 6, 12:00-13:00, Room ITC2446.
- Dag Nyholm, Medical Doctor, Neurology, Department of Neuroscience, UU. Video.
- Maria Hägglund, Senior Researcher, Health Informatics Centre, KI. Video.

Personalized Care Outside the Hospital. October 20, 12:00-13:00, ITC2344.
- Per-Olof Sjöberg, head of the Business and Innovation area eHealth, SICS. Video.
- Helena Grönqvist, Researcher and Research Coordinator, U-CARE, Dept. of Public Health and Caring Sciences, UU. Video.

Personalized/Individualized Medicine. November 10, 12:00-13:00, Room ITC2446.
- Päivi Östling, Senior researcher, Dept. of Oncology-Pathology, KI. Video.

Big Data in Medicine. November 17, 12:00-13:00, Room ITC2446.
- Ola Spjuth, Associate Professor, Dept. of Pharmaceutical Biosciences, UU. Video.
- Emma Lundberg, Associate Professor, Human Protein Atlas, KTH. Video.

Slides from the Biomed-IT workshop May 18, 2016

Workshop on Biomedical Information Technology, including final presentations of SPARC Projects.

- Design for Improved Patient Safety: Resilience Engineering and Sociotechnical Systems Design in Intensive Care. Speaker: Anders Jansson
- Automated multiscale analysis of TEM images for improved cost-effective diagnosis of cilia disorders. Speaker: Ida-Maria Sintorn
- Inference and Data-driven Modeling of population of Cells. Speaker: Stefan Engblom
- Director of Research and Education, Professor Uppsala University Hospital. Speaker: Sune Larsson
- Vice-rector of the Disciplinary Domain of Science and Technology. Speaker: Johan Tysk
- Mathematical Modeling of Neural and Behavioral Response in Deep Brain Stimulation. Speaker: Alexander Medvedev
- Computerized Image Analysis for Ophthalmologic Applications. Speaker: Filip Malmberg
- Chopsticks: Motion Sensors for Medical Diagnosis and Habilitation. Speaker: Edith Ngai

Updated  2017-10-20 08:16:27 by Robin Strand.