The NIBIB Medical Imaging and Data Resource Center (MIDRC) website is now live!
The Medical Imaging and Data Resource Center (MIDRC) is a multi-institutional initiative driven by the medical imaging community and aimed at accelerating the transfer of knowledge and innovation in the current COVID-19 pandemic. MIDRC, funded by the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) and hosted at the University of Chicago, is co-led by the American College of Radiology® (ACR®), the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), and the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM). Dr. Maryellen Giger is the principal investigator of the NIBIB MIDRC contract. The aim of MIDRC is to foster machine learning innovation through data sharing for rapid and flexible collection, analysis, and dissemination of imaging and associated clinical data by providing researchers with unparalleled resources in the fight against COVID-19.The MIDRC will be an open-source database with medical images from COVID-19 patients around the nation. The contract is funded by the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering of the National Institutes of Health.
Please visit the NIBIB MIDRC website to learn more.