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A.I. Diagnosis of A.D.

May 15, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Vahia and Katabi with AI-Powered Monitoring Device for Risk of Alzheimer’s
In a pilot study involving MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial [MORE]

Detecting Occult Tumors

March 6, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

John Hopkinds Cancer Test for 8 Cancers
Johns Hopkins researchers took blood samples from 1,005 patients with various cancers, and with [MORE]

AI Applied to Cancer

February 13, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Berg Researcher Processes Samples for Study
The US Defense Department is funding a big data study of breast cancer. The work [MORE]

Machine Reading of X-Ray Images

January 2, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Algorithm Diagnoses Pneumonia Better Than Radiologists
The glucometer is one example of how a disruptive innovation can change medical practice, and [MORE]

Testing the “Bionic Eye”

November 7, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Second Sight Orion
Second Sight (Sylmar, CA) has begun clinical testing of its brain implant that is aimed toward at least [MORE]

An Algorithm for Arrhythmias

September 26, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Stanford Researchers Develop ECG Algorithm
There is a high hurdle in applying artificial intelligence to clinical diagnostics—i.e. patients have to trust [MORE]

Apple’s Gym for Testing Activity Algorithms

September 12, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Apple Fitness
What does a wearables development lab look like? In Apple’s case, the facility is a gym with a large [MORE]

Reprogramming Skin Cells to be Eggs and Sperm

September 5, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Human Gametes- Ovum & Spermatozoon
A law professor at Stanford University predicts that half of couples in the normal child producing [MORE]

“MyBabyGenome” @ $1,500

August 1, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Whole Genome Sequencing
To the number of medical procedures that cost about $1,500, like extracting and storing umbilical cord blood, and [MORE]

AI, Automation, and Medical Imaging

July 4, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

CAT Scan Liver Cancer
In an international competition to develop machine learning applications for low-dose CT imaging, researchers at China’s Tsinghau [MORE]

Sequencing Gut Flora

May 9, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Human Intestinal Cells
Perhaps you’ve seen those DNA tests that genealogy companies advertise on television. They might give a person a [MORE]

Technology Review’s List of Breakthroughs

April 4, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Paralysis Stopper
Brain implants, gene therapy, and The Cell Atlas are among the ten things TR sees a technological breakthroughs this [MORE]

Gene Therapy’s Breakout

February 7, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

CRISPR-Cas9 Mode of Action
September 14, 1990 was the first FDA approved human clinical trial for gene therapy. The patient, then [MORE]

Compact Supercomputer for Advanced Bioinformatics

January 10, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Nvidia’s DGX-1 Supercomputer
Imagine the look on the TSA inspector’s face when he asks if that’s a computer in your carry-on [MORE]