Nikon and Verily team up to fight diabetes-related eye disease

Join us on Newsletter Subscribe to our newsletter for a daily roundup of what’s happening in tech delivered straight to your inbox. Subscribe Verily, Google’s former Life Sciences division, teamed up with a French pharmaceutical company to help treat diabetes just a few months ago. Now, it has joined forces with Nikon to enhance the screening process for diabetic retinopathy and macular edema — diabetes-related eye diseases and two of the leading causes of blindness in adults. They want to create machine learning-enabled retinal imaging technologies that can detect the diseases in their early stages. That way, doctors can step in and prevent the patients from going blind whenever possible. The details of the partnership aren’t entirely clear at this point, but Nikon will apparently use its expertise in “optical…


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