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Shepherd Research Lab


Industry Partners

The following companies have supplied either grant or in kind funding to the Shepherd Research Lab. We are very grateful for the support of our industry partners.

The generosity of Western Digital in providing equipment and expertise has been essential to our Artificial Intelligence research. This includes JBOD and JBOF data storage, making up the backbone of the AI PHI storage. 

“We are extremely grateful for our partnership with Western Digital, who helps make this all possible with its highly reliable and scalable storage solutions.”

John Shepherd, Western Digital Helps University of Hawaiʻi Cancer Center Leverage the Power of Data and AI to Combat Breast Cancer

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Thanks to equipment provided for calculating breast density, we are able to make strides in breast cancer research for the Hawaii Pacific Mammography Registry.

iCAD has provided expertise and equipment for breast studies including 3CB study and the HIPIMR.

SRL Publications involving iCAD

Funding from General Electric Healthcare has been essential in our investigator-initiated studies. 

SRL Publications utilizing GE systems

SizeStream provided in-kind support by providing equipment and technical expertise to the group, especially for our Body Composition studies. 

SRL Publications involving SizeStream

Hologic has provided generous support of equipment for our NIH-funded studies. This includes three contrast-enhanced mammography options and a mammography workstation for the 3CB study; an R2 workstation for the HIPIMR; and grant support for the investigator-initiated DaKine Study.

SRL Publications involving Hologic

Fit3D provided in-kind support by providing equipment and technical expertise to the group and were an essential part of Shape Up! data collection.

SRL Publications using Fit3D

“3D technology could be a crucial tool in identifying obesity early during childhood in order to prevent obesity and metabolic syndrome in adulthood,” said Wong. Wong used 3D optical technology, Fit 3D…

3D scan study by UH Cancer Center student hailed for obesity findings

NVIDIA’s technical expertise and academic pricing are a great resource for our Artificial Intelligence research.

SRL Publications involving NVIDIA

Styku provided in-kind support by providing equipment and technical expertise to the group.

SRL Publications involving Styku

Additional Support

Along with our industry partners, we’ve been fortunate enough to receive support from these groups.