Google DeepMind AI partners with NHS to help tackle eye disease

Google DeepMind has announced a brand new research project in partnership with the NHS. The collaboration will see Google’s artificial intelligence division working with London’s Moorfields Eye Hospital to develop a machine learning system that will detect the early signs of degenerative eye conditions which humans might miss.  Though this is the second project DeepMind is embarking on with the NHS, it’s the first time the company has used machine learning in purely medical research and DeepMind co-founder Mustafa Suleyman says he thinks “one day this work will be a great benefit to patients across the NHS.” Moorfields says that analysing complex eye scans is a time consuming process and traditional analysis tools have been unable to explore them fully. It hopes the research with DeepMind will lead to earlier…


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