Temerty Centre Speaker Series: Dr. Eric Topol

Jan 19, 2021
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12:00pm–1:00pm
Speaker Series
Details


Registration for this event has now closed. We will post a recording of this lecture to our website within two weeks. Thanks for your interest!

Dr. Eric Topol is the Founder and Director of the Scripps Research Translational Institute, Professor, Molecular Medicine, and Executive Vice-President of Scripps Research. As a researcher, he has published over 1,200 peer-reviewed articles, with more than 280,000 citations, elected to the National Academy of Medicine, and is one of the top 10 most cited researchers in medicine. His principal scientific focus has been on the genomic and digital tools to individualize medicine.

In 2016, Topol was awarded a $207 million grant from the NIH to lead a significant part of the Precision Medicine (All of Us) Initiative, a prospective research program enrolling 1 million participants in the US. This is in addition to his role as principal investigator for a flagship $35M NIH grant to promote innovation in medicine. He was the founder of a new medical school at Cleveland Clinic, Lerner College of Medicine, with Case Western University. Twitter: @EricTopol • Website: https://drerictopol.com

Learning objectives 

This event is accredited.

• Discuss potential of deep neural networks to improve accuracy of medical scan interpretation and streamline medical practice
• Review the paucity of prospective and randomized clinical trials to validate use of AI algorithms
• Present the overarching goal of improving/restoring the patient-doctor/clinician relationship.

Location
Zoom meeting
Toronto, Canada
Contact
T-CAIREM
2021-01-19 17:00:00 2021-01-19 18:00:00 UTC Temerty Centre Speaker Series: Dr. Eric Topol exp_t-cairem_event_notice.png Registration for this event has now closed. We will post a recording of this lecture to our website within two weeks. Thanks for your interest! Dr. Eric Topol is the Founder and Director of the Scripps Research Translational Institute, Professor, Molecular Medicine, and Executive Vice-President of Scripps Research. As a researcher, he has published over 1,200 peer-reviewed articles, with more than 280,000 citations, elected to the National Academy of Medicine, and is one of the top 10 most cited researchers in medicine. His principal scientific focus has been on the genomic and digital tools to individualize medicine. In 2016, Topol was awarded a $207 million grant from the NIH to lead a significant part of the Precision Medicine (All of Us) Initiative, a prospective research program enrolling 1 million participants in the US. This is in addition to his role as principal investigator for a flagship $35M NIH grant to promote innovation in medicine. He was the founder of a new medical school at Cleveland Clinic, Lerner College of Medicine, with Case Western University. Twitter: @EricTopol • Website: https://drerictopol.com Learning objectives  This event is accredited. • Discuss potential of deep neural networks to improve accuracy of medical scan interpretation and streamline medical practice• Review the paucity of prospective and randomized clinical trials to validate use of AI algorithms• Present the overarching goal of improving/restoring the patient-doctor/clinician relationship. Zoom meeting tcairem.comms@utoronto.ca