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  • Quantitative Imaging Biomarkers Alliance

  • RSNA is committed to helping transform patient care by making radiology a more quantitative science.  

    What is Quantitative Imaging?

    Quantitative imaging is the extraction of quantifiable features from medical images for the assessment of normal or the severity, degree of change, or status of a disease, injury, or chronic condition relative to normal. Quantitative imaging includes the development, standardization, and optimization of anatomical, functional, and molecular imaging acquisition protocols, data analyses, display methods, and reporting structures. These features permit the validation of accurately and precisely obtained image-derived metrics with anatomically and physiologically relevant parameters, including treatment response and outcome, and the use of such metrics in research and patient care.  

    What is QIBA?

    QIBA is an initiative to advance quantitative imaging and the use of imaging biomarkers in clinical trials and clinical practice by engaging researchers, healthcare professionals and industry. This involves: 

    • collaborating to identify needs, barriers, and solutions to develop and test consistent, reliable, valid, and achievable quantitative imaging results across imaging platforms, clinical sites, and time. 
    • accelerating the development and adoption of hardware and software standards needed to achieve accurate and reproducible quantitative results from imaging methods. 

    The Quantitative Imaging Biomarkers Alliance (QIBA) was organized by RSNA in 2007 to unite researchers, healthcare professionals and industry stakeholders in the advancement of quantitative imaging and the use of biomarkers in clinical trials and practice. 

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    QIBA Mission

    Improve the value and practicality of quantitative imaging biomarkers by reducing variability across devices, patients and time. 

    The work of QIBA has advanced through the generous efforts of volunteer members from academia, the medical device, pharmaceutical and other business sectors, and government. There are four Modality Committees (Q-CT, Q-MR, Q-NM and Q-US) and 6 Technical Committees (CT Volumetry, COPD/Asthma, PDF-MRI, fMRI, FDG-PET & Ultrasound). All groups are open to interested persons. These Committees have specific tasks and deliverables for their respective modalities or disease-based approach.

  • Resources

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    QIBA Protocols and Profiles

    Learn about the Profiles and Protocols developed and implemented through QIBA Technical Committees.

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    QIBA Wiki

    Learn more about QIBA committee projects, resource materials and ongoing activities within the QIBA community.

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    Criteria for Identifying Biomarker Opportunities

    Understand how to identify a biomarker research opportunity using these essential guidelines.

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    QIBA Processes

    Understand the defined, coordinated process for developing and adopting standards-based biomarkers.

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    QIBA Newsletter

    Read articles and updates from technical committees and see how you can participate in QIBA-related activities.

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    Meeting Information and Resources

    Review presentations from RSNA and QIBA annual meetings and important resources from the IOM.

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Honduras
Jamaica
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Nicaragua
Panama
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Azerbaijan   Haiti   Rwanda
Bangladesh   Honduras   Samoa
Belarus   India   Sao Tome & Principe
Belize   Indonesia   Senegal
Benin   Iran   Serbia
Bhutan   Iraq   Sierra Leone
Bolivia   Jordan   Solomon Islands
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Bulgaria   Kiribati   South Sudan
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Burundi   Kosovo   St Lucia
Cambodia   Kyrgyzstan   St Vincent & Grenadines
Cameroon   Laos\Lao PDR   Sudan
Cape Verde   Lesotho   Swaziland
Central African Republic   Liberia   Syria
Chad   Macedonia   Tajikistan
China   Madagascar   Tanzania
Colombia   Malawi   Thailand
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Cote d'Ivoire   Mauritania   Tunisia
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Dominica   Moldova   Tuvalu
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