Location: Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown, Lisbon
Employer: Champalimaud Foundation
Job Type: Full Time
Position: Postdoctoral Positions
Application Starts: 26 Jul. 2021

Fundação D. Anna de Sommer Champalimaud e Dr. Carlos Montez Champalimaud (Champalimaud Foundation), a private, non-profit research institution, is opening a call for a Postdoctoral Researcher for Papanikolaou group.

Eligible candidates must hold a PhD or Doctorate degree and will be offered an employment contract with unknown term, within the scope of the research project entitled “ProCancer-i”; with the reference “952159” – from the call Nº H2020-SC1-FA-DTS-2019-1, funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme.

The contract is to be entered into by and between the Champalimaud Foundation and the selected candidate in accordance with all applicable legislation, including Law-Decree 57/2016, of the 29 of August of 2016 in its current edition and the General Labour Code, as well as the internal rules and regulations of the Champalimaud Foundation, taking into account the conditions set out in the above mentioned Law-Decree for the recruitment of PhD Holders within the scope of research projects funded by public funds
Work Plan

Participate in the development of Deep Learning based models and Radiomics Signatures that will be extracted from mpMRI images from a total number of 17000 patients with prostate cancer, with a focus on statistical analysis concepts including but not limited to feature selection/reduction, ML modelling using survival analysis and other clinical outcomes.

Highlights

ProCAncer-I in the Health IT Conference

ProCAncer-I in the Health IT Conference

Dr. Nickolas Papanikolaou, participated in the Health IT Conference, that was held online (15&16 June 2021). The main objectιve of the conference was "Health Informatics in the Covid-19 period", a strategic dialogue for the real upgrade of Information in Health....

Ελπίδα από Έλληνες επιστήμονες για τον καρκίνο του προστάτη

Ελπίδα από Έλληνες επιστήμονες για τον καρκίνο του προστάτη

Ελπίδα για καλύτερη διάγνωση, θεραπεία και βελτιωμένη ποιότητα ζωής στους ασθενείς που πάσχουν από καρκίνο του προστάτη, δίνει το νέο πανευρωπαϊκό πρόγραμμα ProCAncer-I στο οποίο συμμετέχει και η Ελλάδα καθώς συντονιστής φορέας είναι το Ινστιτούτο Τεχνολογίας και Έρευνας (ΙΤΕ) στην Κρήτη.

Fighting prostate cancer with over 1.5 million MRI images

Fighting prostate cancer with over 1.5 million MRI images

Men die about five years earlier than women across the world. As initiatives to boost awareness of men’s health unfolded in November, an international project is bringing the forefront of AI research to tackle prostate cancer (PC), the second most frequent type of cancer in men and the third most lethal in Europe.

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