MIAC - Medical Image Analysis Center

Your study. Our expertise.

Customized data analysis for your study, with our expertise and commitment for quality.

About Us

Since 1995, MIAC has been committed to deliver fully-personalized data analysis for pharmaceutical and academic research.

Services

MIAC provides an extensive suite of services to successfully plan, organize, and lead your international trial.

Experience

MIAC is your certified partner and reference center for phase II, III and IV trials.

Research

We are dedicated to research. Our current activities comprise advanced quantitative measures, ultralow and –high field MRI, new contrasts and automated post-processing procedures in MRI and OCT.

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About Us

Since 1995, MIAC has been committed to deliver fully-personalized data analysis for pharmaceutical and academic research.

Advanced image analysis technologies and high impact scientific outcomes for your international trial with our expertise and commitment for personalized customer service.

Tailor-made data analysis pipelines in Swiss quality standards ensure custom metrics and transparent gapless data safety for your imaging study.

The Medical Image Analysis Center (MIAC) is a clinical research organisation supporting international trials with advanced image acquisition and analysis technologies. As an academic corporation that was founded at the Basel University Hospital in 1995, MIAC today is tightly embedded in a national and international institutions and research network, driving the translation of novel imaging and post-processing modalities from development to application in clinical trials.


A highly specialized team of board-certified neuro-/radiologists, physicists, biomedical engineers, IT specialists, technicians and clinicians deliver tailor-made image data analysis services and international trial support to the leaders of the pharmaceutical industry.


All MIAC services follow the high standards of Swiss quality and comply with the requirements of FDA – 21 CFR Part 11 & ICH – Good Clinical Practices.

Services

MIAC provides an extensive suite of services to successfully plan, organize, and lead your international trial.

Project Planning


Our in-house specialists of board-certified neuro-/radiologists, experienced MR physicists, technicians and image analysis experts provide extensive support in planning and setting-up your study, identifying the most relevant outcome biomarker(s) and designing state of the art analysis pipelines that include all necessary validation and quality assurance steps.

Study Hosting
At MIAC, we benefit from over 25 years experience in designing and conducting imaging protocols in scientific and clinical trials, from small pilot projects to large world-wide phase III trials on all continents. We provide 24/7 support for every aspect of your study, from site selection, technical assistance to quality assurance, 365 days a year. Our long-term expertise and know-how in data management allows us to assist you to safely collect, manage and store your data in a secured environment easily accessible via our study specific web portals.
 
Image Analysis
We offer standard and custom analyses for every kind of medical image data (i.e. MRI, CT, PET, OCT) including advanced / future modalities (i.e. ultralow and ultrahigh field MRI, MR fingerprinting, MR elastography). Our extensive library of studies, validated workflows and data management pipelines ensure quantitative, structural and functional image analyses in highest quality and reliability. In addition to routine quantification algorithms, we aim to provide tailored in-house solutions for every imaging aspect of your specific study.
 
Output & Performance
Our intuitive webportal enables you to monitor your study progress in real-time, providing you with a comprehensive overview and full control of the study process. Our experienced staff of in-house scientists, neuro-/radiologists, MR physicists and image analysis experts gladly assist you in achieving an optimal trial outcome. We personally support each participating site world-wide during the trial, contribute to scientific and statistical analyses, and provide personal guidance for the interpretation and summary of your study results aiming at high impact final publications of your trial.

Experience

MIAC is your certified partner and reference center for phase II, III and IV trials.

MIAC has been analyzing international key studies for more than two decades, establishing a well-cited track record with scientific and commercial partners.

References
Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Basilea Pharmaceutica Ltd.
Bayer Schering
Biogen Idec
Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin
CHUV Centre hospitalier universitaire vaudois
GlaxoSmithKline
Genzyme – a Sanofi Company
GJCF Guthy-Jackson Charitable Foundation
Merck Serono
MESEMS Mesenchymal Stem Cells for Multiple Sclerosis
MorphoSys AG
SAKK Swiss Group for Clinical Cancer Research
SMSC
SNF Swiss National Science Foundation
Swiss-AF Swiss Atrial Fibrillation Cohort
University Basel
University Hospital Basel

Research

We are dedicated to research. Our current activities comprise advanced quantitative measures, ultralow and –high field MRI, new contrasts and automated post-processing procedures in MRI and OCT.