Martin Vallières is a Canada CIFAR AI Chair and an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science of Université de Sherbrooke.
Vallières’ main research interest is focused on the graph-based integration of heterogeneous medical data types for improved precision oncology. The overarching goal of his research is centered on the development of clinically-actionable models to better personalize cancer treatments and care (“precision oncology”). He is an expert in the field of radiomics (i.e. the high-throughput and quantitative analysis of medical images) and machine learning in oncology.
- Rotblat Medal, citation prize, Physics in Medicine and Biology journal, 2018
- Rising Star, Medical Physics Research Training Network, 2015
- NSERC Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship, 2010 and 2012
Zwanenburg, A., Vallières, M., Abdalah, M. A., Aerts, H. J., Andrearczyk, V., Apte, A., … & Löck, S. (2020). The image biomarker standardization initiative: standardized quantitative radiomics for high-throughput image-based phenotyping. Radiology, 295(2), 328-338.
Zwanenburg, A., Leger, S., Vallières, M., & Löck, S. (2016). Image biomarker standardisation initiative.
Vallières, M., Freeman, C. R., Skamene, S. R., & El Naqa, I. (2015). A radiomics model from joint FDG-PET and MRI texture features for the prediction of lung metastases in soft-tissue sarcomas of the extremities. Physics in Medicine & Biology, 60(14), 5471.
Vallieres, M., Kay-Rivest, E., Perrin, L. J., Liem, X., Furstoss, C., Aerts, H. J., … & El Naqa, I. (2017). Radiomics strategies for risk assessment of tumour failure in head-and-neck cancer. Scientific reports, 7(1), 1-14.
Zhou, H., Vallières, M., Bai, H. X., Su, C., Tang, H., Oldridge, D., … & Yang, L. (2017). MRI features predict survival and molecular markers in diffuse lower-grade gliomas. Neuro-oncology, 19(6), 862-870.
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