Julius Chapiro
AI and machine learning Consultant
Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut

Originally from Berlin, Germany, Dr. Chapiro is faculty and co-director of the interventional oncology research laboratory at the Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging at the Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut, USA. His research focuses on developing new quantitative imaging biomarkers for the diagnosis, characterization, and therapeutic management of liver cancer. His translational research portfolio includes the development of novel embolic agents as well as the application of artificial intelligence solutions for the management of liver cancer. His basic research interest mainly focuses on developing new tools to characterize the tumor microenvironment and the immune system in the setting of loco-regional, image-guided therapies of liver cancer.

Creating innovative and clinically applicable imaging solutions for liver cancer with advanced molecular imaging, image post-processing and machine learning approaches and translating them to clinical practice has been his central mission for the past decade. He authored and co-authored >100 original research articles, numerous reviews and book chapters and gave more than 70 talks and invited lectures within the last five years. His research has also resulted in several filed patent applications, 510(k)-approved medical products and significant grant support from federal, foundational and industry sources. He is an active research mentor to more than 30 undergraduate, medical and graduate students as well as peers both at Yale and other national and international institutions. Being an active contributor, journal-, abstract- and grant reviewer in several professional societies (RSNA, SIR and SIO), he is also committed to education and the mission of disseminating research data and scientific knowledge. Dr. Chapiro is a member of the American College of Radiology Liver Imaging Reporting and Data System (LI-RADS) Steering Committee, he additionally serves on the Society of Interventional Oncology Research Committee and is the incoming Chair of the Annual Meeting Program Planning Committee for the Subspecialty of Interventional Radiology at the annual Radiological Society of North America meeting.