Computational Pathology & Quantitative Biomarkers of the Tumor Microenvironment

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Dr. Lee Cooper, Associate Professor of Pathology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

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Computational pathology tools can aid in deciphering features of the tumor microenvironment in whole-slide images of cancer specimens. Digital pathology will generate petabytes of data over the coming decade, and quantitative and high-resolution descriptions of tissue morphology linked with clinical and genomic data can help to inform diagnostic criteria and advance understanding of disease and treatment. This talk will describe development of machine learning tools for dense high-resolution mapping of tissue components, including the generation of data for training and validation, and will discuss implications for the future practice of pathology and research.

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