First-of-a-kind microbiome dataset published in Nature


It's becoming increasingly clear that our health is influenced by our personal complement of microbes – our microbiome. Awareness of the microbiome has grown in leaps and bounds thanks to...

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November 7, 2017

IBM’s African Scientists Look to Tackle the Continent’s Pressing Healthcare...


Joining Sengeh to change this are two fellow African researchers; Waheeda Banu Saib, a research software engineer with a degree in information technology from the University of Kwazulu Natal, who...

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November 7, 2017

IBM Research showcases work in healthcare informatics at AMIA 2017


IBM Research presented more than a dozen workshops, papers, posters and panels during AMIA 17. Two papers received best paper nominations.

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November 3, 2017

Machine learning used to surpass MELD in assessing liver disease


Before joining IBM Research in Cambridge in September 2016, I completed a three-year postdoctoral training program at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), working closely with Harvard faculty. Now, a collaboration between...

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October 25, 2017

Using IoT and machine learning to track the progression of...


Management and prevention of COPD is the focus of a new research project presented today at the 19th annual IEEE Healthcom Conference, in Dalian, China. IBM researchers in Zurich are...

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October 13, 2017

A second set of eyes – Using computers to aid...


Summary of results from IBM and Memorial Sloan Kettering co-organized melanoma image detection challenge at the 2016 International Symposium for Biomedical Imaging

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October 4, 2017

IBM Research-China Showcases 8 Papers at Medinfo 2017


Details of the eight papers IBM Research-China is presenting at the 2017 MedInfo Conference

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August 24, 2017

JDRF and IBM piece together the puzzle of type 1...


T1D affects approximately 1.25 million Americans, and it currently does not have a cure. The research collaboration between IBM and JDRF is to develop and apply machine learning methods to...

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August 18, 2017

Combating the Opioid Epidemic with Machine Learning


A team in IBM Research is participating in the Science for Social Good program to combat the opioid epidemic using machine learning and data analysis. The team includes a graduate...

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August 9, 2017

New Microfluidic Chip Boosts the Sensitivity of Immunoassays by >1000x


The international team comes from Technion – Israel Institute of Technology and IBM Research in Zurich and they jointly developed a technique which can improve  the sensitivity of protein detection in...

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August 8, 2017

A new method for materials simulation


The ability to predict the properties of materials before they are fabricated, or to explore their behavior under conditions which are impractical to replicate under laboratory conditions (eg extreme temperatures...

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July 28, 2017