Forging Frontiers

  1. Dr Califf
    July 15, 2018

    A decade ago, many observers were warning that the U.S. clinical research enterprise was on an unsustainable path, as the already substantial cost, complexity, and administrative and logistical burdens of clinical research continued to mount....

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    July 13, 2018

    In today’s Roundup: confronting the data void, accounting for competing risk in clinical research, big pharma keeps bailing on antibiotics, the intriguing connection between herpesvirus and amyloid beta, robots reclaiming the Rust Belt, the...

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    July 11, 2018

    In today's Roundup: Taking a look at just what your neural network is actually learning, extending healthy lifespan in mice, repairing damaged heart muscle with mitochondria, data sharing ready (or not?) for prime time, US objection to WHO...

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    July 6, 2018

    In today’s Roundup: “stupid, horrible algorithms,” using adversarial attacks to reprogram neural networks, recommendations for designing patient-centered research, FDA weighs in on mobile tech regulation, risk of human extinction from...

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    June 29, 2018

    In today’s Roundup: statistical refs chuck magnitude-based inference out of the game, grappling with end-of life issues in Science and Health Affairs, AI hype springs eternal, risk of death plateaus in centenarians, an Atlas...

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    June 27, 2018

    In today’s Roundup: Pace of FDA approvals questioned, a new home for robust ML, scientists stymied when explaining P values, statisticians take on “positive spin” in conference presentations, medical professionals weigh in on family...

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    June 25, 2018
    A Conversation with David Carlson, PhD

    By Felicia Stratton, with additional reporting by Khawar Khan

    As a quantitative expert in machine learning, Duke engineering and biostatistics professor and Forge affiliate...

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    June 22, 2018

    In today’s Friday Roundup: using AI to spot protein crystals, tackling bias in algorithms, even your Rubik's Cube isn't safe from the robot revolution, a proposed reorganization for FDA, a controversial gene therapy for Duchenne muscular...

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    June 20, 2018

    Our plate is definitely full this Wednesday! In today’s roundup: NLP applied to digital phenotyping, AI debates human opponent, using wi-fi to see through walls (and possible health applications), a new R package for clinical trials is...

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    June 18, 2018
    This past May, Duke Forge held its first Health Data Science Symposium on the topic of Health Science and the Four Fs: Foibles, Frontiers, Fit-for-Purpose, and the Future of a Learning Health System. The workshop, which...