Big Data

More data is being generated than can be analysed - but enough of it is being studied to spot patterns in behaviour and genes to speed up drug discovery and development.

Resources

Evidence Based Medicine - Wikipedia
Amazingly it wasn't until the 1990s that research results became an important part of decision making, rather than an individual doctor's clinical judgement.

Recent News

AI predicts how cancers will evolve and spread

Institute of Cancer Research - 31-Aug-2018

REVOLVER (Repeated evolution of cancer) picks out patterns in DNA mutation.

AI eye doctor as good as experts

Guardian - 13-Aug-2018

DeepMind worked with Moorfields eye hospital to create AI system.

How to predict the side effects of millions of drug combinations

Kurzweil Network - 17-Jul-2018

Stanford University has developed a deep-learning system called Decagon.