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Awards and Grants

Numerous Awards for LBI Researchers at ÖGP Symposium 2017

The Annual Meeting of the Austrian Society of Pneumology, which took place from the 5th till 7th of October 2017 in Innsbruck, was a very successful event for our institute. Three of our employees were honored with scientific prizes for basic and clinical research at the Congress. Additionally three travel awards went to our institute. We congratulate our colleagues!

Awards for LBI Researches 2nd half of 2016

The Annual Meeting of the Austrian Society of Pneumology, which took place from the 6th till 8th of October, 2016 in Vienna, was a particularly successful event for our institute. Five of our employees were honored with scientific awards during the social evening at the Hofburg in Vienna:

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The prestigious Michael Neumann Memorial Award was divided this year and assigned to two outstanding scientific papers.

Best Oral Presentation Award at the MIUA Conference 2015

The Medical Image Understanding and Analysis Conference (MIUA) 2015 took place at the University of Lincoln, Lincolnshire, UK from 15th to 17th July 2015. MIUA is a UK-based meeting for the communication of research related to image analysis and its application to medical imaging and biomedicine. The conference provides an opportunity to present and discuss research in medical image understanding and analysis, which is a rapidly growing subject with ever increasing real-world applicability.

Separation of arteries and veins in pulmonary CT images to support lung disease detection

Our colleague Christian Payer successfully finished his master thesis on on May 28th, 2015. The goal of his work was to separate and analyze arteries and veins in thoracic computed tomography images. The proposed algorithm performs this task without manual intervention and is based on two integer programs. The results of the algorithm can be used to compare the morphology of arteries and veins. This information can support physicians to be able to perform an early diagnosis of lung diseases.

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