April Khademi
Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering, PI, Image Analysis in Medicine Lab (IAMLAB)

Dr. Khademi is Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Ryerson University and PI of the Image Analysis in Medicine Lab (IAMLAB), which specializes in the design of image analysis and machine learning (AI) algorithms for medical imaging. She is an Investigator for the Canadian Consortium of Neurodegeneration and Aging (CCNA) and Affiliate Scientist at St. Michael’s Hospital and the Institute for Biomedical Engineering, Science & Technology (iBEST). April holds a Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Toronto where she developed novel segmentation and quantification algorithms for neurological MRI. She has had previous roles in medical imaging algorithm development at the University of Guelph, GE Healthcare/Omnyx, Pathcore Inc., Sunnybrook Research Institute and Toronto Rehab Institute. Through April’s academic and industrial experiences, she is trained in designing commercial AI algorithms for medical imaging and is committed to developing tools that are clinically translatable.  April uses an interdisciplinary design philosophy grounded in physics, medicine, engineering and computer science to maximize translation opportunities. Dr. Khademi has complemented her technical expertise with a portfolio of patents, publications, speaking engagements and editorial activities. She is a licensed Professional Engineer in Ontario and IEEE Senior Member. More information: www.ryerson.ca/akhademi