Primary Care Stratified Medicine (PRISM)

Front page news in Science Magazine


In an exciting collaboration with the School of Computer Science and the Advanced Data Analysis Centre (ADAC), researchers in the Division of Primary Care demonstrated that a novel approach using “machine-learning” was significantly more accurate in predicting cardiovascular disease than an established risk prediction approach. This will lead to better-targeted preventive treatment for those who need it, and its avoidance for those who do not. This was front-page news in Science Magazine(April 2017) "Self-taught artificial intelligence beats doctors at predicting heart attacks".

Read the University of Nottingham press release about this research, which was recently published in PLoS ONE.


Posted on Tuesday 2nd May 2017

Primary Care Stratified Medicine (PRISM)

The University of Nottingham
School of Medicine

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