Artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence has unimaginable potential to revolutionize medicine. We cover the latest technology breakthroughs of machine learning and deep learning algorithms that process mindboggling amounts of data, spot even the smallest detail in medical images and help medical professionals in designing treatment plans.

A smart port for the brain

A smart port for the brain

Researchers are creating a smart port to the brain that will use artificial intelligence to selectively stimulate tissue regrowth and seizure intervention.

AIs detect diabetic eye disease inconsistently

AIs detect diabetic eye disease inconsistently

Although some artificial intelligence software tested reasonably well, only one met the performance of human screeners.

Using AI to find new uses for existing medications

Using AI to find new uses for existing medications

Scientists have developed a machine learning method that crunches massive amounts of data to help determine which existing medications could improve outcomes in diseases for which they are not prescribed.

Self-learning algorithms analyze imaging data

Self-learning algorithms analyze imaging data

Artificial neural networks open up new possibilities in interpreting the time-consuming imaging ´data.

AI-designed serotonin sensor may help study mental health

AI-designed serotonin sensor may help study mental health

NIH BRAIN Initiative scientists used machine learning to redesign a bacterial ‘Venus flytrap’ protein that can monitor brain serotonin levels in real time.

AI test predicts eye disease years before symptoms

AI test predicts eye disease years before symptoms

A new eye test may predict wet age-related macular degeneration, a leading cause of severe sight loss, three years before symptoms develop.

Teaching artificial intelligence to adapt

Teaching artificial intelligence to adapt

Researchers have used a computational model of brain activity to simulate this process more accurately than ever before.

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