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City imaging expert explores international collaboration

Dr Constantino Carlos Reyes-Aldasoro visits Mexican universities to meet with fellow academics and students carrying out research in Biomedical Image Analysis.
by John Stevenson (Senior Communications Officer)

Dr Carlos Reyes Aldosoro to the National University of Mexico for a workshop on medical imaging

City’s Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Image Analysis, Dr Constantino Carlos Reyes-Aldasoro, explored academic partnerships with several Mexican Universities and delivered a one-week workshop on Biomedical Image Analysis with Matlab, based on his recent book, during his May visit to Mexico.

Dr Carlos Reyes Aldosoro to the National University of Mexico for a workshop on medical imagingDuring the month of May, Dr Reyes-Aldasoro travelled to: Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, specifically the National Centre for Research in Medical Imaging and Instrumentation; Instituto Politecnico Nacional and the Computing Research Centre; Universidad del Valle de Mexico; Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico; and the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico.

Postgraduate studies in the UK

At each of these universities, which comprise public (UNAM, UAM, IPN) and private (ITAM, UVM) institutions, Dr Reyes-Aldasoro delivered a seminar titled “Biomedical Image Analysis: Personal experiences in Cancer, Microcirculation and Immunology”.

After the seminars, Dr Reyes-Aldasoro met with students interested in postgraduate studies in the UK as well with academics who were interested in establishing international collaborations.

In addition, Dr Reyes-Aldasoro delivered a one-week long workshop on Biomedical Image Analysis with Matlab, a training course based on his recent book on the topic.

The workshop was organised by Dr Angelica Zepeda, a neuroscientist from the Instituto de Investigaciones Biomedicas, supported by Mathworks, who provided Matlab® licences. UNAM assisted with travel expenses.

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Medical image analysis

Medical image analysis is the science of analyzing medical problems based on different imaging modalities and digital image analysis techniques.

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