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Friday 02 June 2023 12:00 - 12:45

The Axe Santé is organising a Health Tech Lunch on Friday, June 2th from 12:00 to 12:45 at Swiss Digital Center in Sierre (TP10-  room  - CAPELLA ).

Biography : Omar S.M. El Nahhas is a computer scientist who joined the Kather Lab in 2022 as a PhD student. His research focuses on improving the performance and interpretability of deep learning in clinical artificial intelligence. He is supervised by Prof. Jakob Nikolas Kather from TU Dresden and co-supervised by Prof. Sayan Mukherjee from Leipzig University. In addition, he is an entrepreneur, start-up advisor, venture capital consultant, and leads the lab’s efforts to create scientific output with real-world impact. 

Abstract : Advancements in AI have revolutionized the way we analyze histopathology slides, allowing us to identify subtle patterns and biomarkers that were previously undetectable. In this talk, Omar will present a practical overview of going from H&E slides to AI-based cancer biomarker predictions. Moreover, he will touch upon current and future research challenges in the Kather Lab, including the different modalities and cohorts they are working with.


  • 12:00 am to 12:45 pm : Presentation + Q&A
  • 12:45 pm to 13:30 pm : Lunch

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