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Machine learning uncovers potential new TB drugs

Computational method for screening drug compounds can help predict which ones will work best against tuberculosis or other diseases...

MIT begins testing wastewater to detect COVID-19 on campus

The pilot project is designed to determine if wastewater testing can provide early signals about the spread of the virus.

An automated HC system that understands when to step in

Machine learning system from MIT CSAIL can look at chest X-rays to diagnose pneumonia — and also knows when to defer to a radiologist.

Can Radio-Frequency Signals Provide COVID-19 Surveillance?

A radio-frequency re-identification system developed at MIT CSAIL could help retirement homes and assisted-living facilities detect COVID-19...

J-Clinic Joins RETHINK

RETHINK – a “think-and-do” tank at ETH Zurich is pleased to announce its newest partner, the Abdul Latif Jameel Clinic for Machine Learning...

Jim Collins Receives Funding for AI Drug Discovery

The Audacious Project commitment will support the development of new classes of antibiotics to treat the world’s deadliest bacterial pathogens.

A Graph Convolutional Neural Network Approach

In an age when bacterial infections are developing resistance to common antibiotics, the discovery of a new and potentially powerful antibiotic...

Warmer Weather May Slow, but Not Halt, Coronavirus

Nature may help diminish the pandemic if aggressive measures to control the spread of infections continue, experts say. That doesn’t...

AI discovers antibiotics to treat drug-resistant diseases

Machine learning uncovers potent new drug able to kill 35 powerful bacteria. Artificial intelligence has been used to discover new...

Aided by ML, scientists find a novel antibiotic

Aided by machine learning, scientists find a novel antibiotic able to kill superbugs in mice. For decades, discovering novel antibiotics...

IIT-D to work with MIT on assistive technology

An 8-member team of students from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the US led by their faculty Dr Kyle Keane visited...

MIT School of Engineering and Takeda join to advance...

A key part of J-Clinic, the MIT-Takeda Program will create educational opportunities and support research to positively impact human health.

Using A.I. to Transform Breast Cancer Care

Just as computers can predict your shopping habits, researchers are using them to map the medical history of cancer patients...

Deep learning takes on synthetic biology

Many health DNA and RNA have been compared to “instruction manuals” containing the information needed for living “machines” to operate...

Regina Barzilay wins $1M

AAAI Squirrel AI award

MIT professor announced as award’s first recipient for work in cancer diagnosis and drug synthesis. For more than 100 years Nobel Prizes...

COVID-19 spurs wave of innovative diagnostics

Coronavirus is instigating new thinking in diagnostics, such as face masks that can detect viruses on a wearer’s breath or paper-based...

MIT-Takeda program launches

Research projects will harness the power of artificial intelligence to positively impact human health. In February, researchers from MIT...

What can your microwave tell you about your health?

An MIT system uses wireless signals to measure in-home appliance usage to better understand health tendencies. For many of us our...

AI for Drug Design

Traditional drug development is slow and expensive. It often takes more than 10 years for a new medicine to come to market, and it can cost...

CSAIL device lets doctors monitor COVID-19 patients

Even with the best protocols in place, treating COVID-19 patients is inherently dangerous for health professionals. But what if there...

A Deep Learning Approach to Antibiotic Discovery

Due to the rapid emergence of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, there is a growing need to discover new antibiotics. To address this...

Powerful antibiotic discovered using ML

A powerful antibiotic that kills some of the most dangerous drug-resistant bacteria in the world has been discovered using artificial intelligence.

Machine Learning for Antibiotics

I know that I just spoke about new antibiotic discovery here the other day, but there’s a new paper worth highlighting that just came out...

Benefits and Challenges of ML in Drug Development

Drug companies spend 10 to 15 years bringing a drug to market, often at a high cost. Machine learning could reduce the time and cost by finding...

Rise of Robot Radiologists

Deep-learning algorithms are peering into MRIs and x-rays with unmatched vision, but who is to blame when they make a mistake?

Report of the NCAB Working Group on DS Released

The report discusses the opportunities and recommendations for the National Cancer Institute in data science, big data, and...

Anticipating heart failure with machine learning

Many health issues are tied to excess fluid in the lungs. A new algorithm can detect the severity by looking at a single X-ray.

This technology is offering a new way to monitor sleep

MIT researchers have developed a wireless, private way to monitor a person’s sleep postures — whether snoozing on their back, stomach, or...

Computational chemistry faces a coding crisis

In October last year, a team of natural product chemists discovered a glitch in a widely used piece of NMR software. Buried deep inside...

The Race for a Cure

Artificial intelligence can speed up drug discovery, but collaboration is the key The current Covid-19 crisis highlights the need to rapidly...

New rapid CRISPR-based test for SARS-CoV-2 detection

A new study reports the approval of a new CRISPR-based coronavirus test that is both sensitive and rapid and intended to help reduce the time...

What 5 COVID-19 Models Say the Next Month Will Look Like

In the last few weeks, we’ve all become a little more familiar with epidemiological models. These calculations, which make...

Coronavirus Traces Found in Massachusetts Wastewater

Researchers screening wastewater in Massachusetts for the novel coronavirus found more traces of the pathogen than expected given...

Artificial intelligence yields new antibiotic

A deep-learning model identifies a powerful new drug that can kill many species of antibiotic-resistant bacteria...

Powerful antibiotics discovered using AI

Machine learning spots molecules that work even against ‘untreatable’ strains of bacteria. A pioneering machine-learning approach...

Job Opening: Full-time post-doctoral fellow at CCRG

The Computational Cardiovascular Research group is seeking a full-time post-doctoral fellow to join collaborative projects between...

Can computers connect symptoms to diseases?

Models that map these relationships based on patient data require fine-tuning for certain conditions, study shows.

Save the Date: MIT AIDM Conference 2020

Join us on February 27-28, 2020 for an interactive event blending lectures, panels, and posters. The potential of AI to revolutionize drug discovery... 

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