Centre for Health Innovation

The Centre for Health Innovation

We are a radically interdisciplinary, solutions-focused group of clinician-scientists, engineers, humanities experts, and basic and social scientists tackling the increasing complexity of today’s health and healthcare delivery challenges. We are transforming health research by creating cohesive interdisciplinary teams, state-of-the-art platforms, and community partnerships to forge paths towards the next generation of health solutions.

Research Projects

Explore some of our featured research

Radiomic Markers

Development and Validation of Prognostic Radiomic Markers of Response and Recurrence for Patients with Colorectal Liver Metastases

A core tenet of the emerging field of radiomics is that modern, high-resolution CT imaging contains information that is invisible to the human eye, but that can be extracted and analyzed using image processing and computer vision techniques.

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Research Project

The Intelligent Knife (iKnife) Team

The iKnife is an operative tool that can detect cancer in tissues at the time of surgery. The intelligent knife is the coupling of rapid evaporative ionization mass spectrometry (REIMS) technology with electrosurgery for tissue diagnostics.

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Facilities

We have nearly 1800 square meters of space in Kingston Health Sciences Centre across the Kingston General Hospital and Hotel Dieu Sites. The vision for the space was to increase the frequency of interactions to encourage collaborations across disciplines. There are 2 large meeting rooms, one smaller one, biohazard I and II facilities, dry lab space and collaborative working areas.

Queen's University Facilities

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Upcoming Events

CBME/CHI Seminar Series

Dr. Kevin De France Assistant ProfessorDepartment of Chemical EngineeringQueen’s University Wednesday, Sept 21, 2022 at 1:30pm ESTSorbie Conference RoomCenter for Health Innovation (CHI), KGH Abstract: The development of high-performance sustainable materials as a practical replacement […]

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About

The Centre for Health Innovation (CHI) brings together teams of inspired, interdisciplinary investigators to fuel a solutions-based approach to translational health research.