April Khademi is Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Ryerson University, and Director of the Image Analysis in Medicine Lab (IAMLAB), which specializes in the design of algorithms for Pathology and Radiology images, as well as for clinical bigdata.  The algorithms are applied to breast cancer and neurodegenerative diseases. Her research has resulted in peer-reviewed papers, patent disclosures, invited talks and an NSERC Discovery Grant.  She currently serves as an IEEE Associate Editor and is on scientific committees for international meetings.  April holds a Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Toronto and a M.A.Sc also in Electrical Engineering from Ryerson University. She has had previous roles at the University of Guelph, GE Healthcare, PathCore Inc., Sunnybrook Research Institute and Toronto Rehab Institute. Her research and academic excellence has been acknowledged through several awards: Governor General Gold Medal, NSERC CGSD, L’Oréal UNESCO for Women in Science and Google Anita Borg Scholar.

For more information, visit: www.ryerson.ca/akhademi
 
Dr. April Khademi, P.Eng., SMIEEE
 
Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering
Director, Image Analysis in Medicine Lab (IAMLAB)
Ryerson University.  Toronto.
www.ryerson.ca/akhademi
Extracting Insights From Images
 
iBEST | Institute for Biomedical Engineering, Science & Tech
Ryerson University and St. Michael’s Hospital
 
Affiliate Scientist, Keenan Research Centre for Biomedical Science
St. Michael’s Hospital