Workshop of the International Center for Advanced Computing in Medicine (ICAM)

Decanato - Facoltà di scienze informatiche

Data: 10 Maggio 2024 / 10:00 - 17:15

USI Campus Est, Aula Polivalente

We are pleased to invite you to the Workshop hosted by the International Center for Advanced Computing in Medicine (ICAM), scheduled for May 10, 2024, at Università della Svizzera italiana in Lugano (East Campus, Aula Polivalente).

This workshop presents a unique opportunity for fostering collaboration and knowledge exchange between industry and university stakeholders. Participation in this workshop is free of charge.


Workshop program details


10:00 – 10:15 Welcome coffee


10:15 – 11:15 Session 1

Simone Pezzuto

Department of Mathematics, UNITN

Laboratory of Mathematics for Biology And Medicine at UniTrento

Martin Weiser

Department Modeling and Simulation of Complex Processes, ZIB

Advanced Computing in Medicine at ZIB - An Overview


11:15 – 12:00 Coffee break and networking


12:00 – 13:00 Session 2

Diego U. Pizzagalli

Euler Institute, Faculty of Biomedical Sciences, USI

Trajectory mining in biomedicine, from cells to patients

Stefania Marconi

ProtoLab, Dept. of Civil Engineering and Architecture, UNIPV

Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo

Advanced manufacturing for medicine

Amos Colombo


Data science nell’Ente Ospedaliero Cantonale

Luca F. Pavarino

Department of Mathematics, UNIPV

Advanced Computational Medicine at UniPV Math Department


13:00 – 14:30 Lunch


14:30 – 16:00 Session 3

Greta Guarda

IRB & Faculty of Biomedical Sciences, USI

Novel mechanisms at the interface between immunity and cancer

Chandra Bortolotto

Dipartimento Servizi Diagnostici e per Immagini, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo

Advanced CT and MRI tissue characterization of lung cancer: preliminary results of the ICAM collaborations in Pavia

Luciano Cascione

Bioinformatics Core Unit, IOR

The "Majority Illusion" in cancer: how lessons we have learned from social media can help us to identify biomarkers in cancer

Sandipan Chattaraj

Synthetic Physiology Lab, Department of Civil Engineering and Architecture, UNIPV

Particle dynamics to model biological cells and tissues

Raffaella Cabini & Stefania M. R. Rizzo

Faculty of Informatics, USI & Istituto di imaging della svizzera italiana, EOC

CompositIA, automated quantification of body composition scores from toraco-abdominal CT scans

Alessia Gerbasi

UNIPV &  IRCCS C. Mondino

Intracerebral Hemorrhage Segmentation: leveraging Foundation Models for specific clinical needs


16:00 – 16:45 Coffee break and networking

16:45 – 17:15 Thesis award


Organizing committee

  • Alessandro Lascialfari, UNIPV
  • Rolf Krause, USI
  • Silvia Figini, UNIPV
  • Lucio Barile, EOC
  • Sofia Botti, USI

To register, kindly submit your information via the provided form at the following link.

ICAM is a research center dedicated to advancing medical research through cutting-edge computing technologies. More info can be found here.