Designing and evaluating medical deep learning systems

Can better design of deep learning studies lead to the faster transformation of medical practices? According to the authors of “Designing deep learning studies in cancer diagnostics,” published in Nature Reviews Cancer’s latest issue, the answer is yes. “We propose several protocol items that should be defined before evaluating the external cohort” says first author […]

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McKinsey to pay $573 million to settle claims over opioid crisis role

The settlement is with 43 states, the District of Columbia and three territories, the person said on Wednesday. Several attorneys general said they planned announcements on the opioid epidemic on Thursday. They included Vermont’s attorney general, T.J. Donovan, whose office said it would announce its participation in the first multi-state opioid settlement “to result in […]

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Gene network for leukemia factor

Transcription factors—proteins that regulate gene expression—play critical roles in cell fate decisions and are frequent targets of mutation in a variety of human cancers. Understanding how transcription factors contribute to disease requires the identification of their direct gene targets, but traditional methods are time-consuming and make it difficult to distinguish direct from secondary changes. Kristy […]

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