Episode 30: Keeping Eyes Healthy and Saving Vision…with Artificial Intelligence

Duration 28:51

Artificial intelligence is coming to the healthcare industry, and with it the promise of more accurate imaging interpretation, earlier detection of disease, and ultimately improved prognoses. This episode focuses on the amazing progress being made in training algorithms to detect vision and neurological disorders. Voxeleron Principal Scientists, Jonathan Oakley and Daniel Russakoff, provide an eye-opening look at how the technology is developing.

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