The National Institutes of Health is establishing the Multi-Omics for Health and Disease Consortium, with approximately $11 million awarded in the consortium’s first year of funding. The new consortium aims to advance the generation and analysis of “multi-omic” data for human health research.
September 14, 2023
As data science and medicine come together, artificial intelligence (AI) is opening new possibilities in nearly every medical specialty. At Brigham and Women’s Hospital, a large academic medical center within an even larger medical ecosystem, initiatives underway reveal how close we are to adding AI to the physician’s toolkit to improve patient care.
September 7, 2023
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The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Brazilian Clinical Research Institute (BCRI) to focus on advancing cardiovascular disease research, innovation, and medical education.
September 7, 2023
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Penn Medicine will serve a critical role in driving research to reduce pregnancy-related complications and deaths and promote maternal health equity through a new National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant. The $19 million, seven-year grant funds the creation of an implementation science hub as part of the NIH’s new Maternal Health Research of Centers of Excellence initiative.
For many patients, the internet serves as a powerful tool for self-education on medical topics. With ChatGPT now at patients’ fingertips, researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital, a founding member of the Mass General Brigham healthcare system, assessed how consistently the artificial intelligence chatbot provides recommendations for cancer treatment that align with National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) guidelines. Their findings, published in JAMA Oncology, show that in approximately one-third of cases, ChatGPT 3.5 provided an inappropriate (“non-concordant”) recommendation, highlighting the need for awareness of the technology’s limitations.
A University Hospitals research team, which recently presented its unique, high-level disinfection system at the Homeland Security Startup Studio’s (HSSS) Converge event, received news that it is moving to an ”alumni” phase of the program that encourages company formation and commercialization of technology.