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Javier Alvarez-Valle

Javier Alvarez-Valle

Senior Director of Biomedical Imaging, Microsoft

Javier Alvarez-Valle is a dedicated researcher in the field of medical imaging, currently leading the Biomedical Imaging Team at Microsoft Health Futures. He is passionate about developing cutting-edge AI-powered tools and techniques that can transform healthcare and help improve patient outcomes.

One of Javier's most notable achievements is Project InnerEye, an open-source toolkit that enables clinicians to perform image-guided radiotherapy for head and neck and prostate cancers. The research and open source project has been published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) and has been used by the UK National Health Service (NHS) to create a medical device, reducing cancer treatment waiting lists and improving patient outcomes.

As a Radiology AI expert, Javier's is working on improving the quality of radiology reporting, helping radiologists work more efficiently. His current focus is on AI multimodal models for radiology, which he hopes will further accelerate reporting and improve overall quality.