healthcare research

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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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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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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Biophysics-Inspired AI Uses Photons to Help Surgeons Identify Cancer

Biophysics-inspired AI tools would provide a richer amount of information to support intraoperative decisions of surgeons during removal of cancerous tissue.

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Understanding Parkinson’s Disease with Machine Learning and The Michael J. Fox Foundation

IBM’s collaboration with The Michael J. Fox Foundation aims to better understand Parkinson's disease (PD), a chronic, degenerative neurological disorder.

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Fingernail Sensors and AI Can Help Clinicians to Monitor Health and Disease Progression

Grip strength is a useful metric in a surprisingly broad set of health issues. It has been associated with the effectiveness of medication in individuals with Parkinson’s disease, the degree of cognitive function in schizophrenics, the state of an individual’s cardiovascular health, and all-cause mortality in geriatrics. At IBM Research, one of our ongoing challenges […]

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Towards Language Inference in Medicine

Recent times have witnessed significant progress in natural language understanding by AI, such as machine translation and question answering. A vital reason behind these developments is the creation of datasets, which use machine learning models to learn and perform a specific task. Construction of such datasets in the open domain often consists of text originating […]

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