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Quantitative Imaging Biomarkers Alliance (QIBA)
QIBA Mission: Improve the value and practicality of quantitative biomarkers by reducing variability across devices, patients and time.
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.
QIBA develops Profile specifications and coordinates the necessary research and qualification groundwork.
QIBA Technical and Modality Committee Rosters
QIBA currently has seven active biomarker committees (formerly technical committees):
- QIBA Newsletter: https://www.rsna.org/QIBA_Newsletter.aspx
Welcome to the QIBA Newsletter, an e-newsletter dedicated to providing news and information from the Quantitative Imaging Biomarkers Alliance (QIBA), formed 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. The QIBA Newsletter offers articles, web links and tools, as well as updates from technical committees and information about how you can participate in QIBA activities.
QIBA also has one active Ad Hoc committee:
QIBA also has one collaboration sub-committee (task force) with the RSNA Radiology Informatics Committee:
QIBA is also collaborating with UPICT (Uniform Protocols for Imaging in Clinical Trials):
Trial Implementation Documents
Public Comment Documents
Documents published by QIBA for public comment can be found here:
- QIBA Profile Template v2.2 20Mar2014
- QIBA Profile Claim Template 14Nov2012
- QIBA Profile Stage Descriptions 21Feb2013
- QIBA Fact Sheet December 2014
- QIBA Governance Structure December 2014
- QIBA Task Force Report August 2011
- "Why QIBA?" - Specifics associated with CT device and software manufacturers.
- "Why QIBA?" - Specifics associated with PET-CT device and software manufacturers.
- "Why QIBA?" - Specifics associated with MR device and software manufacturers.
- QIBA posters from RSNA 2014 Annual Meeting
- QIBA posters from RSNA 2013 Annual Meeting
- QIBA posters from RSNA 2012 Annual Meeting
- QIBA posters and plenary session presentation from RSNA 2011 Annual Meeting
- QIBA and UPICT posters from RSNA 2010 Annual Meeting
- QIBA and UPICT posters from RSNA 2009 Annual Meeting
- QIBA posters from RSNA 2008 Annual Meeting
- Guidance Regarding Methods for De-identification of Protected Health Information in Accordance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy Rule
- EMEA Guideline on Clinical Evaluation of Diagnostic Agents (2009.08.04)
- EMEA Guideline - Appendix 1 (2009.08.04)
- Oncology section from 2009 Imaging Biomarkers Roundtable
Quantitative Imaging/Imaging Biomarkers and QIBA Meetings and Activities
- QI/IB Special Interest Session-
Imaging Biomarkers for Clinical Care and Research Monday, November 29, 2010 Presentations
- QIBA Annual Meeting Presentations
May 21-22, 2014 Hyatt Regency Crystal City, Arlington, VA 
2010-2012 NIBIB Contract Details
- HHSN268201300071C QIBA (NIBIB) 1st Annual Progress Report October 2014
- HHSN268201300071C QIBA (NIBIB) SemiAnnual (6-month) Progress Report March 2014
- HHSN268201000050C QIBA (NIBIB) Final Report March 2013
- HHSN268201000050C QIBA (NIBIB) 2nd Annual Progress Report October 2012
- HHSN268201000050C QIBA (NIBIB) SemiAnnual (18-month) Progress Report February 2012
- HHSN268201000050C QIBA (NIBIB) 1st Annual Progress Report September 2011
- HHSN268201000050C QIBA (NIBIB) SemiAnnual (6-month) Progress Report March 2011
- HHSN268201000050C QIBA (NIBIB) Proposed Work Plan November 2010
- HHSN268201000050C QIBA (NIBIB) Proposed Methodology October 2010
- HHSN268201000050C QIBA (NIBIB) Round-1 Funded Projects Overview
- HHSN268201000050C QIBA (NIBIB) Round-1 and 2 Funded Project Overview 23Apr2012
2013-2014 NIBIB Contract Details
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