Blog

25 September, 2020

AI-based Medical image analysis as an important tool
for timely and accurate diagnostics

Blog post by Dejan Štepec (XLAB)
23 September, 2020

2nd Workshop on Ethics and Regulatory Issues

The Institute of Medical Bioethics and History of Medicine (IBME) of the University of Zurich hold the second session of the webinar on ethical and regulatory issues that are relevant for the implementation of the IPC cloud-based data catalogue portal....
3 September, 2020

iPC – Workshop on Ethical and Regulatory Issues

First session of this WEBINAR! The Institute of Medical Bioethics and History of Medicine of the University of Zurich held a webinar on ethical and regulatory issues that are relevant for the implementation of the IPC cloud-based data catalogue portal....
13 May, 2020

iPC Podcast #2

In this episode, we talk about the iPC project with Matteo Manica. He's a research staff member at the IBM Research Lab in Europe at the Zurich location. He describes his role and some of the overarching goals of this...
29 April, 2020

iPC connects paediatric cancer experts with key data sources

Blog post by Jolanda Modic (XLAB) and Alejandro Canosa (BSC) Unlike the popular perspective and as defended by many (and pointed out by the North American National Cancer Institute, NCI), cancer is not one but rather a collection of related...
6 April, 2020

iPC Teaser

Watch this short video to understand the main goal of the iPC project.
25 March, 2020

Interview with Salvador Capella-Gutierrez

In this video we speak with Salvador Capella-Gutierrez (Barcelona Supercomputing Center) about the iPC H2020 project. The following questions are discussed: "What is so special of being part of the iPC project?", "What are the most important findings after the...
12 March, 2020

iPC Podcast #1

In this episode, we talk about the iPC project with Pavel Sumazin from Baylor College of Medicine in the USA.
20 February, 2020

Third International Conference on Mathematics and Statistics

On February 6-9, the Third International Conference on Mathematics and Statistics (AUS-ICMS’20) was hosted by the American University of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates.
17 February, 2020

Interview Hans Lehrach

In this video we spoke to Hans Lehrach, scientific lead of the iPC project from the Max-Planck-Gesellschaft. He explains why it is so special to be part of iPC, what are the most important findings after the first year and...
4 February, 2020

Automatic extraction of biomedical knowledge from scientific publications

The efficient retrieval and processing of biomedical information from textual sources represents a crucial step to better characterize the molecular entities at play in paediatric cancers.
16 January, 2020

iPC Technical and GA Meeting in Paris

Find out more about the Technical Meeting in Paris!
9 December, 2019

Health Data Challenge

Successful treatment of cancer is still a challenge and this is partly due to a wide heterogeneity of cancer composition across patient population.
28 November, 2019

EMBO workshop & Canceropole meeting

November has been an exciting dissemination time, as it has brought two conferences that couldn’t be missed
22 November, 2019

Interview Olivier Delattre

In this video we spoke to Oivier Delattre from the Institut Curie. He explains his part in the iPC H2020 project. He also points out some potential project challenges from his perspective.
31 October, 2019

Faces of iPC: Jolanda Modic, XLAB

Today in a talk with Jolanda Modic about herself and the iPC H2020 project.
22 October, 2019

European Researchers’ Night

For the first time the IGTP has participated in the European Researchers' Night, part of the European Commission's Horizon 2020 Programme, which aims bringing scientists and society together.
15 October, 2019

Interview Natalie Jäger

In this video we spoke to Natalie Jäger from the German Cancer Research Center. She explains her part in the iPC H2020 project which involves the search of the appropriate data for analysis. She also points out some potential project...
2 September, 2019

What could machine learning contribute to the fight against cancer?

29 July, 2019

Faces of iPC: Diego di Bernardo, University of Naples Federico II

Today in a talk with Diego di Bernardo about himself and the iPC H2020 project.
23 July, 2019

iPC Technical Meeting in Barcelona

Find out more about the Technical Meeting in Barcelona!
15 July, 2019

iPC in a nutshell!

Find out more about identifying effective personalized medicine for paediatric cancer. Comprehensive computational effort to combine knowledge base, machine-learning, and mechanistic models are used in iPC to predict optimal standards and therapies for personalized treatments.
8 July, 2019

Faces of iPC: María Rodríguez-Martínez, IBM

Today in a talk with María Rodríguez-Martínez - 5 questions about herself and the iPC H2020 project.
1 July, 2019

Faces of iPC: Pavel Sumazin, Baylor College of Medicine

Today in a talk with Pavel Sumazin - 5 questions about himself and the iPC H2020 project.
13 June, 2019

Who are the faces of iPC?

Who are the people of iPC who work every day to fight against paediatric cancer? In our series "Faces of iPC" we call the people working within the project before the curtain. Find out more about their background, their role...
6 May, 2019

Interview Alfonso Valencia

In this video we spoke to Alfonso Valencia from the Barcelona Supercomputing Center. He explains his part in the iPC H2020 project which involves using the power of the supercomputer to analyse biological data. Mr. Valencia also touches on the...
22 April, 2019

Interview Diego di Bernardo

In this video we spoke with Diego di Bernardo from the University of Naples Federico II. about his professional background and some broader aspects of the European Commission funded H2020 iPC project which kicked off in January 2019. He also...
8 April, 2019

Interview María Rodríguez-Martínez

We recently spoke to Maria Rodriguez Martinez from IBM about the European Commission funded H2020 iPC project which kicked off in January 2019. As the technical coordinator, she shared her thoughts on some aspects of iPC including the challenges she...
18 January, 2019

iPC – Kick-off Meeting

The iPC project Kick-Off Meeting took place from 15th to 16th January 2019 in Zurich, Switzerland. During those two days, the iPC consortium met at the IBM premises. The first day was dedicated to get to know each other and...
1 January, 2019

iPC – Project

Under the technical leadership of Dr. María Rodríguez Martínez from IBM in Switzerland and the coordination of the Austrian-based private research company Technikon, consortium scientists are committed to a European Commission funded research project entitled individualizedPaediatricCure or iPC. In this...