• Nuffield Theatre
    University of Southampton

    09 July - 11 July, 2018
    Southampton, United Kingdom

  • Keynote speakers

    Professor Alison Noble

    Professor Alison Noble is the Technikos Professor of Biomedical Engineering in the Oxford University Department of Engineering Science, Associate Head of MPLS Division (Industry and Innovation), and a Fellow of St Hilda's College, Oxford. She is a former Director of the Institute of Biomedical Engineering (2012-16). Professor Noble is a Fellow of the Royal Society, Fellow of the IET, a Fellow of the MICCAI Society, and a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering. She is the current Chair of the EPSRC Healthcare Technologies Strategic Advisory Team.

    Professor Tom Wilkinson

    Professor Tom Wilkinson is a Professor of Respiratory Medicine at the University of Southampton, Faculty of Medicine and Honorary Consultant at University Hospitals Southampton. As a clinician and researcher interested in asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), Professor Wilkinson leads the research into airway diseases. He is also lead of the Southampton COPD research group, and respiratory theme lead for the NIHR Wessex CLAHRC. Close collaborations in Southampton, London and Oxford have been established to uncover the interaction between nutritional status, immune responses and infection. He has contributed to the establishment of unique ex-vivo and in vivo infection challenge models and is clinical lead on the EVITA programme.

    Professor Anant Madabhushi

    Dr. Anant Madabhushi is the F. Alex Nason professor II of biomedical engineering at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland and director of the university’s Center for Computational Imaging and Personalized Diagnostics (CCIPD).He leads to develop tools to computationally interrogate biomedical image data, searching for patterns and connections that will help in disease diagnosis, prognosis and theragnosis. Dr. Madabhushi currently holds 24 patents in medical imaging analysis, computer vision and computer-aided diagnosis. In 2017, he was awarded patents for “Histogram of hosoya index (HoH) features for quantitative histomorphometry” and “Textural analysis of lung nodules.” Dr. Madabhushi is a Wallace H. Coulter Fellow and a fellow of the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE).