Temerty Centre Speaker Series: Dr. Eric Topol
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DATE: January 19, 2021 (Tuesday)
TIME: 12pm to 1pm
AUDIENCE: This event is open to the public.
TITLE OF TALK: The AI Path to Deeper and More Accurate Medicine
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
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.