Roundup: AI for predicting Alzheimer’s risk, training staff and more briefs

Published On: June 24, 2023Categories: Technology

By Adam Ang

HKUST-led study combines AI, genetic info to predict Alzheimer’s risk

A research team led by the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology has made an AI model that uses genetic information to predict the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease before the onset of symptoms.

The team, which includes researchers from Shenzhen Institute of Advanced Technology and University College London, as well as local clinicians from Prince of Wales Hospital and Queen Elizabeth Hospital, established a deep learning model for estimating polygenic risks of Alzheimer’s in European and Chinese populations.

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