Ivana Išgum graduated in Mathematics at the University of Zagreb, Croatia in 1999. The same year she was employed as a scientific software engineer at Silicon Biomedical Instruments BV, The Netherlands. In 2001 she became a PhD student at the Image Sciences Institute (ISI). Her PhD degree was awarded in 2007 for a thesis titled “Computer-aided detection and quantification of arterial calcifications with CT”. She then worked for a year as a PostDoc at the Laboratory for Clinical and Experimental Image Processing in the Leiden University Medical Center on the detection of atherosclerotic carotid plaque from combined magnetic resonance angiography and vessel wall images. As a PostDoc she returned to ISI, UMC Utrecht where she became an Assistant Professor in 2012, and an Associate Professor in 2015. At ISI, Ivana led the Quantitative Medical Image Analysis (QIA) group, focusing on the development of algorithms for quantitative analysis of medical images to enable automatic patient risk profiling and prognosis using techniques from the fields of machine learning and deep learning. In 2019 Ivana was appointed University Professor AI and Medical Imaging at the University of Amsterdam where she moved with her group to be housed in Amsterdam University Medical Center, location AMC, University of Amsterdam.
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