Healthcare

Research and innovation addressing today's greatest health challenges

Novel AI tools to accelerate cancer research

At the 18th European Conference on Computational Biology and the 27th Conference on Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology, IBM will present significant, novel research that led to the implementation of three machine learning solutions aimed at accelerating and guiding cancer research.

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Quantitative Immunohistochemistry: Adding new sight to a historic technique

Using microfluidic probe, IBM scientists perform microscale IHC on tissue sections with a gradient of incubation times for the primary antibody.

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AI Models Predict Breast Cancer with Radiologist-Level Accuracy

Our team of IBM researchers published research in Radiology around a new AI model that can predict the development of malignant breast cancer in patients within the year, at rates comparable to human radiologists.

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AI Offers Hope for Earlier Screening for Type 1 Diabetes

IBM researchers launch the first in-depth, large scale study of time courses when different antibodies appear, and their correlations to type 1 diabetes.

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IBM and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Discover Unique, Pathogenic Autoimmune Cells in Type 1 Diabetes

Researchers at JHU and IBM identify new cells involved in the autoimmune attack on insulin-producing cells in type 1 diabetes.

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Continuous-Flow Reactor Could Potentially Help Speed Drug Discovery

New continuous-flow approach to chemical synthesis holds promise in accelerating therapeutic discovery for drug-resistant infectious diseases and cancer.

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Research Using IBM Cloud and AI Sheds Light on Huntington’s Disease (HD)

New research combining the power of brain modeling, IBM’s AI, and the IBM Cloud sheds light on how brain cells interact in Huntington’s disease.

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Deciphering Breast Cancer Heterogeneity Using Machine Learning

A comprehensive analysis of tumor ecosystems that represents an important step in research that may lead to precision medicine approaches to treat breast cancer.

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Exploring the Expressive Range of Conversational Laughter with AI

IBM scientists use crowdsourcing and AI techniques to explore what different types of conversational laughter can tell us.

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AI Holds Promise for Glaucoma, a Leading Global Cause of Blindness

IBM Research and New York University are using AI to analyze retina imaging data and help to assess the presence of glaucoma.

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Introducing IBM Research’s 2019 Fellows

Congratulations to the entire class of 2019 IBM Fellows.

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Could Mitochondria Numbers Be the Key to Solving Cancer Drug Resistance?

New research shows that the number of mitochondria in a cell is associated with drug resistance, which could have a far-reaching impact in cancer treatment.

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