MIT Professor Leverages Machine Learning to Find Promising Cancer Treatments

MIT Professor Leverages Machine Learning to Find Promising Cancer Treatments »

16 May, 2016
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Dr. Dimitris Bertsimas, professor of operational research at MIT has devised a machine-learning model to help advise patients and doctors about the relative benefits of various combinational chemotherapy treatments, and help researchers predict the toxicity and survivability of new combinations of drugs that have previously not been tried together.

The 12 Technologies That Will Revolutionize Cancer Care

The 12 Technologies That Will Revolutionize Cancer Care »

27 Apr, 2016
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On the final day of the World Medical Innovation Forum, Partners Healthcare announced selections for its "Disruptive Dozen," the 12 technologies poised to revolutionize cancer care over the next decade.

Using Social Media to Forecast the Flu

Using Social Media to Forecast the Flu »

29 Oct, 2015
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By leveraging EHRs, Twitter and Google data with self-reporting, researchers can track spread of disease with “near perfect” accuracy, study finds.

How twoXAR Plans to Radicalize the Drug Industry, One Data Set at a Time

How twoXAR Plans to Radicalize the Drug Industry, One Data Set at a Time »

  Andrew M. Radin (left) with friend and twoXAR business partner Andrew A. Radin. It's not every day that you meet someone with the same name as you. And it’s even less likely this person will have similar interests and be someone with whom you might want to start a business.…
A New Kind of Academic Research: the Pittsburgh Health Data Alliance

A New Kind of Academic Research: the Pittsburgh Health Data Alliance »

A few weeks ago, researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh announced that they will be teaming up with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) to tackle big data in healthcare. Through this partnership, called the "Pittsburgh Health Data Alliance," researchers like Carnegie Mellon's Eric Xing, PhD, will work to develop new technologies,…

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