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April Khademi

Faculty Affiliate

Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical, Computer and Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Architectural Science, Toronto Metropolitan University

Canada Research Chair in AI for Medical Imaging

April Khademi is Canada Research Chair in AI for Medical Imaging, an Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Toronto Metropolitan University and Principle Investigator of the Image Analysis in Medicine Lab (IAMLAB), which specializes in the design of AI algorithms for medical imaging. Her research is funded by CIHR, NSERC, Ontario Government, Alzheimer’s Society, Canadian Cancer Society and MITACs. April is also a Faculty Affiliate of the Vector Institute, Associate Professor (status) in Medical Imaging at the University of Toronto, Associate Scientist at St. Michael’s Hospital and Member of the Institute for Biomedical Engineering, Science & Technology (iBEST) and T-CAIREM. She had previous roles in research at the University of Guelph, GE Healthcare/Omnyx, Pathcore Inc., Sunnybrook Research Institute and Toronto Rehab Institute. She is a licensed Professional Engineer in Ontario and IEEE Senior Member.

Research Interests

  • Computer Vision
  • Healthcare and/or Medical Imaging
  • Neuroscience


  • Early Scholarly Research and Creative (SRC) Career Excellence Award, Toronto Metropolitan University, 2022
  • Spotlight Presentation, Medical Imaging and Deep Learning (MIDL) Conference, 2020
  • Google Anita Borg Scholar, 2009