Research

Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a model that cuts the training time for deep learning networks by up to 69%.

AI and its various applications are redefining the way scientists approach cancer research, according to a review published in Drug Discovery Today.

Facial analysis enabled by AI is helping researchers assess mental health in a more objective way, relying on algorithms that detect behavioral biomarkers rather than subjective exams alone, the Wall Street Journal reported April 1.

Eye exams that leverage machine learning to track eye movement behavior are providing universities, research institutions and governmental agencies with more than a billion data points to better understand the connection between vision and neurological disease, according to health tech company RightEye.

Combing social networks and pharmaceutical databases using heterogeneous network mining allowed a team from Drexel University to better identify therapies suitable for drug repositioning, according to work published in Artificial Intelligence in Medicine.

Researchers at Ghent University in Belgium have tapped AI to help track the development of organisms at the level of the individual cell.

The Mount Sinai Health System and Germany’s Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI) announced March 29 they’re collaborating to create the joint Hasso Plattner Institute for Digital Health at Mount Sinai, an affiliation the institutions say will combine medicine and tech to deliver powerful digital health tools.

A trio of scientists who laid the groundwork for AI research in the '80s have been named the winners of the 2018 Association for Computing Machinery’s A.M. Turing Award, commonly referred to as the “Nobel Prize of Computing.”

An AI model developed by a startup in Kentucky is analyzing insurance claims databases to flag expectant mothers at the greatest risk of giving birth to a preterm baby, Wired reported March 26.

Cleveland Clinic this month announced it’s launching a Center for Clinical Artificial Intelligence (CCAI) dedicated to the development and application of AI in medicine.

French pharmaceutical startup Pharnext is leveraging AI and pleiotropy to develop new drug combinations and repurpose existing therapies, Fortune reported March 19.

The FDA on March 7 granted Breakthrough Device designation to Paige.AI, a year-old New York startup that’s using AI to help diagnose and treat cancer, the company announced.