Turing Fellow 'Spotlight': 14 December
|Starts:||14:00 14 Dec 2021|
|Ends:||15:00 14 Dec 2021|
|What is it:||Seminar|
|Who is it for:||University staff, External researchers, Alumni, Current University students|
|Speaker:||Marcel van Herk, David Wong|
The Digital Futures team are hosting talks by The University of Manchester's new Turing Fellows for 2021-22.
Presenting at this event are Marcel van Herk and David Wong.
To register for this event, please visit the Eventbrite link opposite.
Marcel van Herk. Marcel is Chair in Radiotherapy Physics and is responsible for developing a programme of international leading radiotherapy physics research and innovation to deliver direct patient benefits with The Christie NHS Foundation Trust. The main focus is on accuracy of radiotherapy including target volume definition, treatment planning, image guidance and treatment follow-up.
Title and abstract to follow.
David Wong. David is Lecturer for AI in Healthcare. His research interests focus on investigating the impact of using continuous signals to assist clinicians in diagnosing and monitoring patients.
David's talk is titled: 'Towards remote and contactless assessment of movement disorders'.
Visual assessment of patients is a core component of clinical medicine. Experienced clinicians often report a gut-feeling of ‘knowing’ when a patient is unwell at first sight. Can we replicate this intuition by extracting information from videos? In this talk, we will explore some of the ways that clinical information has been gleaned from videos over the last 5-10 years. We will then look at some of our recent work in trying to measure and classify some symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. Finally, we will think about some of the practical challenges in developing these methods for real-life clinical practice.
Marcel van Herk
Role: Chair in Radiotherapy Physics
Role: Lecturer for AI in Healthcare
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