Applying AI to Point-of-Care Diagnosis
Much of medicine has changed since the portable ultrasound expanded point-of-care diagnostics with its introduction 20 years ago. Now, Partners HealthCare’s MGH & BWH Center for Clinical Data Science has aligned with FUJIFILM SonoSite to apply one of those advances.
World Medical Innovation Forum to Examine the Clinical Realities of AI
How can the enormous potential of artificial intelligence (AI) be harnessed to improve clinical outcomes across conditions such as cancer, cardiovascular and neurological disease, and mental health and substance use? That is the question at the center of the World Medical Innovation Forum.
Breathe Easy: Exosomes Swarms Among Immune System’s First Checkpoint
New Massachusetts Eye and Ear research gives new meaning to the expression, “the nose knows.” The study, led by Mass. Eye and Ear sinus surgeon Benjamin Bleier, MD, sheds new light on the nasal cavity’s pivotal role in the body’s immune response—and could lead to novel drug delivery mechanisms to treat conditions through the airway.
Retraining the Brain Toward Mobility After a Stroke
A brain stimulation technique under investigation through Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and the MGH Institute of Health Professions (MGH IHP) could offer new hope to the 800,000 individuals who suffer a debilitating stroke every year.
Keeping the Lights on Through Winter Storms
With winter storms inevitably on the horizon in Massachusetts, a new Partners HealthCare preparedness initiative will help to keep our lights on—and vital patient services operational—through inclement weather.
Building a Brain To Trace Genetic Roots of Mental Illness
It may sound like a special effect engineered for the silver screen, but it’s a reality in Brigham and Women’s Hospital labs: mini brains, grown from human stem cells, that let researchers manipulate genes to study how certain mutations lead to mental illness.