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Dr. Antani is a versatile researcher leading several research projects. He leads and conducts R&D on topics in biomedical image processing, content-based image retrieval, multimodal medical image informatics, global health applications, mobile smartphone apps, and next-generation scientific documents.
He is a senior member of the International Society of Photonics and Optics (SPIE), and member of the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA), and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the IEEE Computer Society. He serves as the Chair for the Biomedical Image Informatics (BMII) working group in AMIA, the Vice Chair for Computational Medicine on the IEEE Technical Committee on Computational Life Sciences (TCCLS), and as an Associate Editor with the IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics.
Dr. Antani has received several staff honors over the years. In addition, in 2013, he received the NIH Award of Merit for his contribution to novel image and text based methods for searching the biomedical literature. In 2009, he received the NIH Award of Merit for his contributions to Content-Based Image Retrieval in Geographically Distributed Systems. In 2008, he was a member of the NLM team recognized by Internet2 for developing geography-independent cancer research tools.