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Machine Learning Datathon to Combat Dementia Blog

12th April 2019

A branch of artificial intelligence which is based on training computers to learn patterns has the ability to transform our understanding of dementia. David Llewellyn co-leads the first Dementias Platform UK datathon next month. He explains why machine learning could be the beginning of the end for this devastating condition. Dementia isn’t a single disease […]

Machine Learning for Dementia Datathon

26th March 2019

Are you a data scientist interested in dementia? We’re looking for innovators with expertise in machine learning to take part in an exciting datathon on the 1st-3rd of May 2019 at the University  of Exeter. The event will bring together scientists to develop new ways of predicting and diagnosing dementia with real-world clinical data. This […]

Artificial Intelligence and Dementia: Q&A

20th August 2018

Artificial Intelligence (AI) – human intelligence exhibited by machines – in healthcare is developing rapidly, with many applications currently in use or in development in the UK and worldwide. We speak to Dr David Llewellyn, a Senior Research Fellow in Clinical Epidemiology at the University of Exeter Medical School, about the impact of AI on dementia diagnosis. […]