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Last Updated: 04/24/18
Quantitative Imaging Network (QIN)

Annual Meeting

Quantitative Imaging Network

May 17 — 18, 2018

Time Title
Thursday, May 17
8:00 Welcome
Paula Jacobs, Ph.D., Associate Director DCTD, NCI
8:05 Challenges and Roadmap for QIN
Robert Nordstrom, Ph.D., QIN Director
Janet Eary, M.D., Deputy Associate Director, DCTD/NCI
Session 1: Clinical Translation and Validation of Tools
Chair: Janet Eary, M.D.
8:10 Introduction to this session: Tool Validation Concepts
Janet Eary, M.D.
8:15 Overview of the statistical considerations for implementing Profiles into clinical trials
Nancy Obuchowski, Ph.D., Cleveland Clinic Foundation
8:40 Study design and analysis for tool validation
Erich Huang, Ph.D., NCI

National Clinical Trial Network Discussion

  • Alliance: Larry Schwartz, M.D., Columbia University
  • ECOG-ACRIN: David Mankoff, M.D., Ph.D., U Penn
  • NRG: John Buatti, M.D., University of Iowa

Topics for discussion:

  1. Ways to outreach validation requirements and their implementation
  2. Identify possible areas within NCTN to perform validation tests
  3. Identify critical trials areas where tools will be helpful now
  4. Address obstacles to tool validation throughout QIN
  5. Identify areas for collaboration with QIBA
9:40 Open Mic Discussion: 1-2 slides presentations (5mins each)
Maryellen Giger, Ph.D., University of Chicago
Hyunsuk Shim, Ph.D., Emory University
Sandy Napel, Ph.D., Stanford university
Richard Wahl, MD., Washington University
Paul Kinahan, Ph.D., University of Washington

Break — Poster Session

  • Clinical Trial Design and Development Working Group Break Out (2nd floor W910)
  • BIDS Working Group Break Out — (2nd floor E908)
11:30 Featured Tool Demonstration
Lubomir Hadjiyski, Ph.D., University of Michigan

Working Group Breakout Rooms Available:

  • BIDS (2E908)
  • IAPM (2E914)
  • CTDD (2W910)
  • MRI (2W912)
  • PET/CT (2W914)
Session 2: QIN Growth and Development
Chair: Robert Nordstrom, Ph.D., NCI
1:00 Young Investigator Award — Angela Jarrett, Ph.D., Univ. of Texas at Austin
“Predicting the response of breast cancer to neoadjuvant therapy using a mathematical model calibrated by quantitative MRI data”
1:30 New QIN Investigator: Ananth Madhuranthakam, UT Southwestern
1:45 New QIN Investigator: Amita Dave, MSKCC

Break — Poster Session

  • MRI Working Group Break Out (2nd Floor E908)
  • PET/CT Working Group Break Out (2nd floor W910)
Session 3: QIN Interactions with Other Programs
Chair: Darrell Tata, Ph.D., NCI
3:00 International Growth of QIN (10 min) + Poster
Pushpa Tandon, Ph.D., NCI
3:10 Co-clinical Imaging Research: opportunity & progress (20 min) + Poster
Huiming Zhang, Ph.D., NCI
3:30 QIN Hub Collabroative Platform (20 min)
Keyvan Farahani, Ph.D., NCI
Session 4: Imaging Data Resources for Tool Validation
Chair: Robert Nordstrom, Ph.D.
3:45 TCIA Roadmap: New capabilities of interest to QIN
Fred Prior, Ph.D., University of Arkansas, Ashish Sharma, Ph.D., Emory University
Joel Saltz, Ph.D., Stony Brook University
4:10 QIN tools supporting RADCOMP — a Pragmatic Randomized Clinical Trial of Proton vs. Photon Therapy for Patients with Non-Metastatic Breast Cancer
William Bennett, Ph.D., University of Arkansas
4:30 ECOG-ACRIN Trial Data as a QIN Resource
Paul Kinahan, Ph.D., University of Washington
4:50 Tool Catalog Review
Robert Nordstrom, Ph.D.
5:15 End First Day
Friday, May 18
8:00 Administrative Announcements - Robert J. Nordstrom, Ph.D.
Session 5: Challenges and Collaborative Projects
Chair: Yantian Zhang, Ph.D., NCI
8:10 QIN Benchmarks: Challenge Task Force Report
Keyvan Farahani, Ph.D., NCI
8:40 A Practical Guide to Using TCIA for QIN Challenges & Collaborative Projects
Justin Kirby, Leidos
Session 6: QIN and QIBA Interactions and Future
Chair: Lori Henderson, Ph.D., NCI
9:00 QIBA Activities and Areas of Interaction with QIN
Ed Jackson, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin and QIBA
9:20 Panel Discussion: QIN and QIBA members

Break — Poster Session
Self-Organized Working group break out rooms available:

  • BIDS (2E908)
  • CTDD (2W910)
  • MRI (2W912)
  • PET/CT (2W914)
  • QIN Hub Open House (2E914)
Session 7: Associate Member Presentations
Chair: Pushpa Tandon, Ph.D., NCI
10:50 Winfried Brenner, M.D., Ph.D. (Germany)
11:10 Finbarr O’Sullivan, Ph.D. (Ireland)
11:40 Lunch
Session 8: Evaluation of Current Tools
Chair: Robert Nordstrom, Ph.D.
12:40 Tools Discussion — Evaluation of Tool Readiness
1:40 Break — Posters
Session 9: Planning and Business Meeting
Chair: Robert Nordstrom, Ph.D.
2:40 NCI Strategies for QIN Future
Robert J. Nordstrom, Ph.D. and Janet Eary, M.D.

Business Meeting

  • Announcement of new chairs
  • Schedule of Important meetings
3:45 Adjourn