New imaging software improves lung diagnosis for 30% of patients who can’t tolerate contrast dye; has added diagnostic benefits for all patients

For up to 30% of patients who are allergic to medical contrast dye or have a dye restriction because of other health conditions, they might find that it takes longer to get a diagnosis when it comes to life-threatening lung issues such as pulmonary embolism.

Study led by ORNL informs climate resilience strategies in urban, rural areas

Local decision-makers looking for ways to reduce the impact of heat waves on their communities have a valuable new capability at their disposal: a new study on vegetation resilience.

GUIDE team develops computational approach to redesign antibodies for broader effectiveness against viral pandemics

In a groundbreaking development for addressing future viral pandemics, a multi-institutional team involving Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researchers has successfully combined an artificial intelligence-backed platform with supercomputing to redesign and restore the effectiveness of antibodies whose ability to fight viruses has been compromised by viral evolution. The work was published in the journal Nature.

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Launches Innovative Projects to Improve Health in Queens and Brooklyn

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) today announced an innovative set of initiatives to support underserved communities in New York City who lack access to cancer screening and early detection. With critical support from longtime MSK Board Member Bruce Ratner, the Ratner Early Detection Initiative (REDI) draws from MSK’s deep experience in cancer science and discovery, community engagement, and compassionate patient care.

Research to Prevent Blindness Opens Applications for Vision Research Grants

Research to Prevent Blindness is pleased to announce that it has opened a new round of grant funding for high-impact vision research, including research related to glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration, inherited retinal diseases, myopia, amblyopia, low vision and many more.

Study Unveils Balance of AI and Preserving Humanity in Health Care

The survey of more than 1,100 nursing professionals and students shows that more than half express reservations toward the integration of artificial intelligence and 38% question its potential benefits for the nursing field. In addition, despite the potential of telehealth services, 74% of nurses have never utilized them, citing doubts about their efficacy in delivering comprehensive patient care. The new report recommends four strategies for health care organizations to empower nurses in adopting AI.

metaphacts and Dimensions launch the Dimensions Knowledge Graph, powered by metaphactory

Digital Science solutions metaphacts and Dimensions announce the launch of the Dimensions Knowledge Graph, a large ready-made knowledge graph powering AI solutions in the pharmaceutical and life sciences industries.

Chatbot outperformed physicians in clinical reasoning in head-to-head study

ChatGPT-4, an artificial intelligence program designed to understand and generate human-like text, outperformed internal medicine residents and attending physicians at two academic medical centers at processing medical data and demonstrating clinical reasoning. In a research letter published in JAMA Internal Medicine, physician-scientists at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) compared a large language model’s (LLM) reasoning abilities directly against human performance using standards developed to assess physicians.

Marketing and legal experts caution seeing is not believing with everything online

Two West Virginia University experts with extensive knowledge of deepfakes and AI-assisted technologies are sounding the alarm about their prevalence in our daily lives at a time when headlines about potential AI-generated photos and videos, and questions by the public about what’s…

Binghamton University set to receive $5 million landmark gift to pursue AI research and development

Bloomberg L.P. co-founder and Binghamton University alumnus Tom Secunda ’76, MA ’79 today announced a landmark $5 million donation to Binghamton University to attract, recruit and retain tech talent, creating a pipeline for students to participate in the artificial intelligence economy of the future.

New AI model draws treasure maps to diagnose disease

Researchers at the Beckman Institute developed an artificial intelligence model that can accurately identify tumors and diseases in medical images. The tool draws a map to explain each diagnosis, helping doctors follow its line of reasoning, check for accuracy, and explain the results to patients.

Working Towards Toxic-Free AI

Unlike existing work, which relies on training data from social media examples, a new benchmark, named ToxicChat, is based on examples gathered from real-world interactions between users and an AI-powered chatbot. ToxicChat is able to weed out queries that use seemingly harmless language but are actually harmful, which would pass muster with most current models.

AI technique ‘decodes’ microscope images, overcoming fundamental limit

Atomic force microscopy, or AFM, is a widely used technique that can quantitatively map material surfaces in three dimensions, but its accuracy is limited by the size of the microscope’s probe. A new AI technique overcomes this limitation and allows microscopes to resolve material features smaller than the probe’s tip.

Five Cutting-edge Advances in Biomedical Engineering and Their Applications in Medicine

Bridging precision engineering and precision medicine to create personalized physiology avatars. Pursuing on-demand tissue and organ engineering for human health. Revolutionizing neuroscience by using AI to engineer advanced brain interface systems. Engineering the immune system for health and wellness. Designing and engineering genomes for organism repurposing and genomic perturbations.

Praedicare Leverages AI, Mathematical Models of Disease Progression and Mapping in World’s First In Silico Clinical Trial of Its Kind

The in silico trial demonstrated 2X the efficacy of the current treatment (>80% vs 39%); 3X shorter treatment time to cure (6 vs 18 months); 1 drug compared to a 3-drug combo for the standard of care; and preclinical results in shorter time than animal models.

Tech Layoffs Signal ‘Feeling Economy’ Shift

UMD Smith expert explains the wave of tech job layoffs as a sign of a broader, labor market shift to where “humans need to recalibrate and capitalize on strengths beyond pure intelligence—like intuition, empathy, creativity, emotion and people skills.”

RUDN doctors made an AI histopathologist

RUDN University doctors, in collaboration with the Ivannikov Institute for System Programming of the Russian Academy of Sciences and the National Medical Research Centre for Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Perinatology Named after Academician V.I.Kulakov, built the EndoNet neural network for a more accurate and faster analysis of histological sections of the endometrium.

Experts available to discuss potential harm to patients from AI-based software in doctor’s offices

In a new commentary published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), University of Maryland School of Medicine faculty warn against the use of AI-driven software tools and other large language models to summarize patient medical data without…

The 3rd World Marketing Forum “The New Marketingverse: Meta Mitri Meetang.”

Marketing Association of Thailand, in partnership with Asia Marketing Federation, is delighted to present the prestigious “3rd World Marketing Forum.”

UAlbany Expert Available to Discuss President Biden’s Executive Order on AI

ALBANY, N.Y. (Nov. 1, 2023) — On Monday, President Biden issued a new executive order on “Safe, Secure, and Trustworthy Artificial Intelligence,” aimed at ensuring the United States leads the way in leveraging the promise of the technology, while also…

GW Experts Available: Britain Hosts World’s First Global AI Safety Summit

Britain is hosting the world’s first global artificial intelligence (AI) safety summit to examine the risks of AI and start an international dialogue on regulating the fast-moving technology, according to Reuters. World leaders, tech executives, academics and non-profits are meeting for…

GW Experts Available: Biden Administration Unveils Highly-Anticipated Executive Order on AI

The Biden Administration unveiled a highly-anticipated executive order on artificial intelligence (AI) today. According to The Washington Post, it marks the U.S. government’s most significant attempt yet to regulate the fast-moving technology. The order streamlines high-skilled immigration and heralds the use of AI…

The AI Revolution: Surgeons Share Insights on Integrating AI into Surgical Care

A panel of leading surgeons convened recently to discuss the transformative role of artificial intelligence (AI) in modern surgical practices. The surgeons, all pioneers in adopting AI into their work and studying potential applications, illustrated how this technology is revolutionizing patient care before, during, and after surgery.