J.L. (Joao) Silva Canaveira Tourais
Joao Tourais was born in Lisbon (Portugal) in 1992. He obtained his Bachelor Degree in Biomedical Engineering and Biophysics at University of Lisbon in 2013, with a project focused on MR image processing methods for PET/MRI developed in the University Hospital Zurich (STSM COST Action TD1007). In 2015 he obtained his Master of Science (MSc) degree in Biomedical Engineering and Biophysics from the University of Lisbon. His master thesis focused on the implementation and evaluation of a new MRI approach for whole-heart T2 mapping of the myocardium and was develop at King’s College London. Currently, he is a Marie Curie Early Stage Researcher at Philips (Best, The Netherlands) within the MUSICA (MUltiSectoral Integrative approaches to CArdiac care) project. His research focuses on dynamic 3D MRI whole-heart segmentation and quantification.