Conferences and symposiums Mini-symposium: AI in Medicine

27-05-2024 10:00 am - 12:30 pm Add to iCal
Campus Solna Eva & George Klein lecture hall in Biomedicum, Solnavägen 9

Learn about the latest AI developments in Medicine, presented by Swedish and international guest researchers. This event is a collaborative initiative between Karolinska Institutet, Umeå University and Research Institutes of Sweden (RISE).


Time Session Speaker(s)
10.00–10.10 Welcome remarks Jenny Persson, Chair of AI Council, Umeå University; Hanifeh Khayyeri, Director of CS department, RISE; Mattias Rantalainen, Karolinska Institutet
10.10–10.30 Using machine learning for the discovery of microbial biomarkers for diseases Jacob Wirbel, School of Medicine, Stanford University, USA
10.30–10.50 Foundation Models for Scientific Discovery: A Case Study on Combining LLMs and Bayesian Optimization for Molecules Geoff Pleiss, University of British Columbia, Canada
10.50–11.20 Coffee Break Chair of the second session: Shireen Sindi, DDKI at Karolinska Institutet
11.20–11.40 Finding diagnostically relevant tissue patterns by self-supervised learning Carolina Wählby, Uppsala university, Sweden
11.40–12.00 Using machine learning to find biomarkers in Parkinson’s disease eye tracking data Erik Fransén, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
12.00 –12.20 AI-based precision pathology – novel and scalable solutions for cancer patient stratification using real-world data Mattias Rantalainen, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
12.20–12.30 Conclusion Remarks Fehmi Ben Abdesslem, Mattias Rantalainen, Shireen Sindi


Shireen Sindi Senior Research Specialist