Sr. Professor, Radiology
Department of Radiology University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Christos Davatzikos is the Wallace T. Miller Sr. Professor of Radiology at the University of Pennsylvania, and Director of the Center for Biomedical Image Computing and Analytics. Dr. Davatzikos’s interests are in medical image analysis. He oversees a diverse research program ranging from basic problems of imaging pattern analysis and machine learning, to a variety of clinical studies of aging and Alzheimer’s Disease, schizophrenia, brain cancer, and brain development. Dr. Davatzikos has served on a variety of scientific journal editorial boards and grant review committees
University of Pennsylvania
Leveraging existing pediatric low-grade tumor specimens, clinical and imaging outcome data and artificial intelligence innovations to develop integrated biomarkers of response for children with low-grade glioma
This study will utilize artificial intelligence algorithms to predict underlying mutational status and outcomes for pediatric low grade glioma based on complex brain tumor MRI imaging features.
Benjamin H. Kann
Low-Grade Gliomas also called astrocytomas are the most common cancer of the central nervous system in children. They represent a heterogeneous group of tumors that can be discovered anywhere within the brain or spinal cord. Although surgical resection may be curative, up to 20% of children still su