Tuesday, August 11, 2020

AI is Being Used to Discover New Antibiotics and Genes Linked to Disease

By John P. Desmond, AI Trends Editor New types of antibiotics are being developed using an AI machine-learning approach that scans a pool of more than 100 million molecules, including one that works against strains...

Executive Interview: Dr. David Bray, Director, Atlantic Council

COVID-19 Pandemic Has Accelerated the Rate of Change Dr. David Bray is the Inaugural Director of the new global GeoTech Center & Commission of the Atlantic Council, a nonprofit...

AI Community of Experts Making Contributions to Coronavirus Fight

By John P. Desmond, AI Trends Editor Since the White House issued a “call to action” to AI researchers to help fight the coronavirus spread, researchers have stepped up in multiple ways. Here is an...

How Is AI Used In Healthcare – Here Are 5 Powerful Real-World Examples

When it comes to our health, especially in matters of life and death, the promise of artificial intelligence (AI) to improve outcomes is very intriguing. While there is still much to overcome to achieve AI-dependent health...

Artificial Intelligence Ushers in a New Era of Cost-Effective Clinical Trials 

Contributed Commentary by James Streeter, Global Vice President Life Sciences Product Strategy, Oracle Health Sciences  Clinical trials have changed significantly over the past several years. As drugs and devices—and the conditions they are trying to impact—have become increasingly...

Stanford U Study Says Hive Mind Can Yield Better Diagnoses

Every year, 50,000 Americans die from pneumonia and 1 million more are hospitalized with the disease. Chest X-rays, one of the most widely-performed imaging procedures in the US, are the best way to diagnose...

Machine Learning in Medical Imaging and Analysis

By Pawel Godula, Director of Customer Analytics, deepsense.ai. Machine learning is useful in many medical disciplines that rely heavily on imaging, including radiology, oncology and radiation therapy. According to IBM estimations, images currently account for up...

AI Tools Will Help Us Make the Most of Spatial Biology

Contributed Commentary by David W. Craig, Ph.D. and Brooke Hjelm, Ph.D. We have heard a lot about cellular and tissue spatial biology lately, and for good reason. Tissues are heterogeneous mixtures of cells; this is...

AI Being Used to Help Diagnose Mental Health Issues; Privacy Concerns Real

By John P. Desmond, AI Trends Editor Mental health issues are believed to be experienced by one in five US adults and some 16 percent of the global population; the rates seem to be increasing....

Machine Learning Takes On Sepsis

By Deborah Borfitz, Senior Science Writer An early-stage startup is endeavoring to help clinical teams deliver high-value critical care with precision, and its first target is sepsis—a life-threatening complication of infection that kills one in...




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