Datathon 10/09/18: Report on the event and the winners

Our Critical Care Datathon, in partnership with MIT Critical Data and Google Cloud, took place at Imperial College London last weekend (08/09/18 – 10/09/18). This datathon was a learning forum where multi-disciplinary teams explored large critical care datasets to answer specific clinical questions. The day began with several clinicians pitching problems in healthcare which could…

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Discovering biological truths in healthcare data with machine learning

Machine Learning is being used, to great effect, to enhance the value of medical data in the direct-to-consumer genomics space. The success of 23andMe shows the huge potential of consumer-led genomics analysis for scientific research: they recently used ML to collate 600,000 customers’ personalised genetic evaluations, resulting in uncovering a link between genetics and weight.…

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