“Artificial Intelligence and Data Science in Medicine: What We Can Learn From Ophthalmology”
Michael F. Chiang, MD
Director, National Eye Institute
Advances in science, technology, and computation are creating unprecedented opportunities for scientific knowledge discovery. This talk will discuss opportunities and challenges for biomedical informatics, artificial intelligence, and big data in medicine from two perspectives. First, Dr. Chiang will discuss examples from his own research in retinopathy of prematurity (ROP), which have identified challenges in clinical diagnosis that are applicable to all areas of medicine. Second, he will discuss examples from his perspective as Director of the National Eye Institute about how current gaps in knowledge may be addressed by the biomedical research and clinical communities.
Dr. Chiang will be hosted by CTSI K Scholar John Lillvis, MD, PhD. “We are excited and honored to have Dr. Chiang give one of the Community of Scholars lectures this year,” Lillvis says. “His work as a pediatric ophthalmologist and a clinician scientist using artificial intelligence and data science is an inspiration for my own work as a CTSI K Scholar. I believe that his lecture will be of great interest to anyone doing clinical translational research at UB.”