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.


Current activities | List of projects | Earlier activities

Biomed-IT Research Arena


Grant calls

Swelife and Medtech4Health - Collaborative Projects for Improved Health (Spring 2019)
Deadline: February 28
The goal is to promote renewal and innovation for a more value-added healthcare and increase sustainable growth in the life science sector in Sweden. See this link for more information.

Samtal kring AI med Karim och Thomas
A discussion (in Swedish) between Karim Jebari, PhD and Thomas Schöön, professor at the IT department, about AI and its societal consequences. February 27, 16.00-18.00. Registration required! Registration and more information

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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

On the open SSF call Med-X; -- Medicine meets IT, electronics och material research
Date and time: October 24, 12:00-13:00
Place: 2446
Speakers: Thiemo Voigt, IT department. Inger Florin, SSF.
Thiemo Voigt presents the LifeSec SSF project on IT security in medical IoT applications, but also the background to how this project came about. Inger Florin, the research secretary responsible for this call att SSF presents the current call itself and is available for questions.

IT och AI i radiologi – var står vi idag, a lunch seminar at the Radiology division
Date and time: November 9th, 12:00-13:00
Venue: The lecture room at the Radiology division, UU Hospital, entrance 70, first floor
Speakers: Robin Strand, Joel Kullberg, Johan Wikström, Tomas Bjerner, Håkan Ahlström

June 8: Seminar by Anne Carpenter (Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT, US) 13:15 at SciLifeLab, triple room in Navet, BMC, E10:1309
A picture is worth a million data points: Tackling world health problems via cell morphology
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May 31: AIMday The BiomedIT Research Arena will organise an AIMday focusing on the use of machine learning in life science and medicine at Navet, BMC, Uppsala University. See the aimday homepage.

May 15: Lunch seminar 12.00 in 2446 with Adam Ameur and Niclas Jareborg who talk about the data processing challenges associated to the SweGen project that aims to map genetic variation in Sweden.

April 26 2018: Workshop for the initiation of new collaborations with GE Healthcare. Participating speakers from GE as well as the IT department, hosted by the BiomedIT arena. 9.00-12.00

Inauguration of Uppsala MedTech Science & Innovation. Video of the event.

Updated  2019-05-23 10:54:04 by Filip Malmberg.