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Posts by Ona Wu, PhD

  • Part of the promise of artificial intelligence (AI) is its seeming ability to produce objective, unbiased results. However, AI is not immune from the potential for bias. This Q&A explores how and where bias can enter the picture in science and healthcare and what can be done about it.

  • Researchers have demonstrated that a fully automated ensemble of algorithms, trained to phenotype one center's MRI scans of patients with ischemic stroke, can be transferred to evaluate MRI data from other centers accurately—facilitating a big data approach to genome-wide association studies of stroke.


Ona Wu, PhD, is director of the Clinical Computational Neuroimaging Group and an associate neuroscientist at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Wu is also an associate professor in Radiology at Harvard Medical School.

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