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  • NCSA Welcomes 2019-2020 Faculty Fellows 22 May 2019 09:42 HPCwire May 21, 2019 — The National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) has named seven new Faculty Fellows for the 2019-2020 academic school year. The NCSA Faculty Fellowship is a competitive program for faculty and researchers at the University of …
  • Lung cancer screening using Google AI proves to be successful 22 May 2019 08:39 News-Medical.net Google Artificial Intelligence researchers have developed an algorithm that can detect lung cancers with a 94.4 percent success rate. The results of the study titled, “End-to-end lung cancer screening with three-dimensional deep learning on low-dose chest …
  • Health Highlights: May 21, 2019 21 May 2019 14:45 Health On the Net Foundation Health Highlights: May 21, 2019 Bill Would Raise U.S. Legal Age to Buy Tobacco to 21 Vienna Beef Hot Dogs Recalled Computers Detect Lung Cancer on Scans as Well as Docs Do Purely Elizabeth Granola Products Recalled Here are some of the latest health and …
  • Why arts? Arts degrees still have the single biggest intake of students 21 May 2019 11:59 Irish Times Arts degrees were once the most popular college choice. They swanned around the school like the queen bee that everybody wanted to hang out with. This was the 2000s and – short history lesson, we promise – students didn’t need a lot of points to get into …
  • The Dawn of Disruption in Healthcare 21 May 2019 02:46 Newswise Newswise — New Orleans, LA, USA—May 20, 2019—ISPOR, the professional society for health economics and outcomes research (HEOR), opened its ISPOR 2019 annual conference this morning with a keynote and first plenary, “The Dawn of Disruption in the Health …

Expert Spotlight

Eric Schadt, PhD, CEO

Sema4, and Dean for Precision Medicine and the Jean C. and James W. Crystal Professor of Genomics at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, chaired a session entitled “Expediting Patient Diagnosis and Treatment with AI and Machine Learning” at the 2018 Precision Medicine World Congress.

Szabolcs Nagy

is Co-Founder and CEO of Hungary-based Turbine, developer of the Simulated Cell, a fully interactable, digital model of a cancer cell. Turbine was also recently chosen as “Best AI Startup” by the Central European Startup Awards.

Mark H. Michalski, MD

Executive Director, Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Center for Clinical Data Science, says, “2018 will be the year AI becomes real for medicine. We’re going to move from algorithms to products and think more about integration and validation, so that these solutions can move from concepts to real, tangible solutions for our doctors.”

Jason Bhan, MD

is Co-Founder and Chief Medical Officer of New York City-based Prognos, which applies AI and clinical diagnostic data to develop advanced analytics solutions for the payer, diagnostics, and life science markets.