Tag: David Masica

Test shown to improve accuracy in identifying precancerous pancreatic cysts


In a proof-of-concept study, an international scientific team led by Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center researchers has shown that a laboratory test using artificial intelligence tools has the potential to more accurately sort out which people with pancreatic cysts will go on to develop pancreatic cancers. The test, dubbed CompCyst (for comprehensive cyst analysis), incorporates measures of […]

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David Masica Gives Top Oral Presentation at UEG Week 2015


David Masica, assistant research professor of Biomedical Engineering, received the prize for top oral presentation in the area of Diagnosis and Treatment of Pancreatic Tumors at United European Gastroenterology’s October meeting in Barcelona, Spain for his talk entitled, “Discriminating Pancreatic Cyst Type and Grade Using Clinical Criteria: The Results of a Large Retrospective Cohort.” Dave’s […]

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