cip-qin-annual-meeting (Agenda)

Quantitative Imaging Network Virtual Annual Meeting

January 22, 2021
NCI Shady Grove Campus
9609 Medical Center Drive
Rockville, MD 20852


January 22, 2021

10:30 a.m.

Janet Eary, M.D., Associate Director DCTD, NCI

Transition from Development to Translation of QIN Tools

10:35 a.m. Clinical Trial Advisory Committee (CTAC) Report and Recommendations for the QIN
Robert Nordstrom, Ph.D., QIN Director, NCI
10:50 a.m. Illustration of translating a mature tool
Kathleen Schmainda, Ph.D., Medical College of Wisconsin
11:00 a.m. NCTN prospective on suggested guidelines on translating QIN tools into clinical trials
Larry Schwartz, Head of Radiology, Columbia University
11:30 a.m. Highlighting present and potential future funding opportunities for QIN
Darrell B. Tata, Ph.D., Program Director, NCI
11:40 a.m. QIN member concerns
Open Discussion on QIN infra-structure transition between members of the Executive Committee
12:10 p.m. QIN Transition Questions & Answer Session with Bob Nordstrom
12:25 p.m. Break

Young Scientist Award

12:45 p.m. Chair: Robert Nordstrom, Ph.D., NCI
Larry Clarke Young Investigator Award:

Active roles of QIN associate members

1:05 p.m. Session Chairs:
Pushpa Tandon, Ph.D., and George Redmond, M.S., M.B.A.

Intro to QIN Involvement of Associate Members
Pushpa Tandon, Ph.D., NCI Program Director
1:10 p.m. QIN Associate Member presentation: "A scoping review of automatic brain lesion segmentation methods on standard MRI of the human head"
Emilia Gryska
University of Gothenberg
Gothenberg, Sweden
1:25 p.m. QIN Associate Member presentation:
Hampton University Proton Therapy Research, AI, and the QIN
Tyvin Rich, M.D., Department of Radiation Oncology, Hampton, VA
1:45 p.m. Image analysis: “Multimodal fusion across scales”  
Tanveer Syeda-Mahmood, Ph.D., IBM, San Jose, CA

Intro to new QIN members' research

2:00 p.m. Session Chair: Darrell Tata

MRI for Pediatric Optic Pathway Glioma Treatment Response
Robert Avery, Ph.D., Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
2:20 p.m. Multi-parametric Perfusion MRI for Therapy Response Assessment in Brain Cancer
Chad Quarles, Ph.D., Barrow Neurological Institute
2:40 p.m. Break

Evolving NCI available data resource

3:00 p.m. Taking advantage of the NCI Data Commons available resources – Overview
Andrey Fedorov, Brigham Women’s Hospital

QIN Working groups

3:30 p.m. Brief outline of working group roadmaps for translating tools:
  • Clinical Trial Design and Development
  • Bioinformatics and Data Sharing (BIDS)
  • PET/CT
  • MRI
4:45 p.m. Final Closing Remarks
Implementation of CTAC Recommendations / QIN future structure organization
Robert J. Nordstrom, Ph.D.
4:50 p.m. Adjourn