for healthier lives
With a $2 million grant from the National Science Foundation, U-M plans to establish a framework for a national institute enabling research using sensitive data, while preventing misuse and misinterpretation.
Changing the way individuals are selected to be screened for lung cancer, by considering their probability of getting or dying from lung cancer calculated from risk-prediction models, could prevent 14% of lung cancer deaths per year.
Learning health care systems using electronic medical records for quality improvement and research should first seek patient consent.
$5.8M gift boosts U-M Precision Health, bipolar research
The new $5.8 million gift from the Richard Tam Foundation brings the foundation’s total giving to U-M for bipolar research to $10 million, and will allow more scientists and clinicians to translate new knowledge into improved care. Support includes $500,000 for Precision Health at U-M, its first major gift.
Taking Machine-Learning Models in Health Care from Concept to Bedside
Machine learning—an application of artificial intelligence in which large amounts of data are processed, patterns are identified, and the information then applied to help answer real-life questions—holds enormous promise for… more
Jenna Wiens Named New Precision Health Co-Director
Effective Sept. 1, 2019, Jenna Wiens, PhD, will become a Precision Health Co-Director, joining Co-Directors Sachin Kheterpal, MD, MBA, and Michael Boehnke, PhD.