BCH AI and Machine Learning Working Group Lightning Talks

Date: September 9, 2020 at 09:30AM - 10:30AM

The BCH AI and Machine Learning Working Group held our first Lightning Talks session, where multiple investigators gave brief overviews of numerous Machine Learning applications at Boston Children’s Hospital to foster clinical and machine learning collaborations across the hospital.

Speakers included:

  • John N. Kheir, MD, Department of Cardiology, and Mauricio Santillana, PhD, Computational Health Informatics Program: Predicting unnecessary blood testing for serum potassium in the CICU
  • Maimuna Majumder, PhD, Computational Health Informatics Program: Machine learning applications during COVID-19
  • Rudolph Pienaar, PhD, Department of Radiology: The practical reality of using AI in medical compute
  • Jess Zhang, MPH, and Guarav Tuli, PhD, Innovation Program: Using machine learning to predict food allergy risk
  • Guergana Savova, PhD, Computational Health Informatics Program: How NLP can contribute to various areas of biomedicine — translational science, disease surveillance, clinical decision making, point of care, etc.
  • Timothy Miller, PhD, Computational Health Informatics Program: Extracting useful information from clinical text with NLP
  • Amir Kimia, MD, Clinical Informatics Fellowship, Division of Emergency Medicine: A taste of NLP: Clinical domain experts — helping us to help them
  • Ata Kiapour, PhD, Orthopedic Center: Deep learning for tracking tissue healing following knee surgery
  • Ben Reis, PhD, Computational Health Informatics Program: Predicting the Future in Clinical Settings
  • Yangming Ou, PhD, Department of Radiology: AI+ Imaging to Advance Medicine
  • Mauricio Santillana, PhD, Computational Health Informatics Program: Machine learning to monitor and forecast epidemic outbreaks and patient outcomes in intensive care units
  • Alireza Akhondi-Asl, PhD, Perioperative & Critical Care Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation: Estimation of state of cerebral autoregulation using a deep long short-term memory (LSTM) network
  • Hsin-Hsao Scott Wang, MD, MPH, MBAn, Urodynamics Program: A new analytical method to solve challenging and critical clinical studies


Publications

Levy S, Wisk LE, Chadi N, Lunstead J, Shrier LA, Weitzman ER. Validation of a single question for the assessment of past three-month alcohol consumption among adolescents. Drug and alcohol dependence 2021.

Wu F, Xiao A, Zhang J, Moniz K, Endo N, Armas F, Bonneau R, Brown MA, Bushman M, Chai PR, Duvallet C, Erickson TB, Foppe K, Ghaeli N, Gu X, Hanage WP, Huang KH, Lee WL, Matus M, McElroy KA, Nagler J, Rhode SF, Santillana M, Tucker JA, Wuertz S, Zhao S, Thompson J, Alm EJ. SARS-CoV-2 RNA concentrations in wastewater foreshadow dynamics and clinical presentation of new COVID-19 cases. The Science of the total environment 2021.

Weber GM, Zhang HG, L'Yi S, Bonzel CL, Hong C, Avillach P, Gutiérrez-Sacristán A, Palmer NP, Tan AL, Wang X, Yuan W, Gehlenborg N, Alloni A, Amendola DF, Bellasi A, Bellazzi R, Beraghi M, Bucalo M, Chiovato L, Cho K, Dagliati A, Estiri H, Follett RW, García-Barrio N, Hanauer DA, Henderson DW, Ho YL, Holmes JH, Hutch MR, Kavuluru R, Kirchoff K, Klann JG, Krishnamurthy AK, Le TT, Liu M, Loh NHW, Lozano-Zahonero S, Luo Y, Maidlow S, Makoudjou A, Malovini A, Moal B, Morris M, Mowery DL, Murphy SN, Neuraz A, Ngiam KY, Okoshi MP, Omenn GS, Patel LP, Pedrera-Jiménez M, Prudente RA, Samayamuthu MJ, Sanz J, Schriver ER, Schubert P, Serrano-Balazote P, Tan BW, Tanni SE, Tibollo V, Visweswaran S, Wagholikar KB, Xia Z, Zöller D, Kohane IS, Cai T, South AM, Brat GA. International Changes in COVID-19 Clinical Trajectories Across 315 Hospitals and 6 Countries: a 4CE Consortium Study. Journal of medical Internet research 2021.

Mandl KD, Perakslis ED. HIPAA and the Leak of "Deidentified" EHR Data. Reply. The New England journal of medicine 2021.

Rees CA, Monuteaux MC, Herdell V, Fleegler EW, Bourgeois FT. Correlation Between National Institutes of Health Funding for Pediatric Research and Pediatric Disease Burden in the US. JAMA pediatrics 2021.