Humanising Medicine

  • Discussion
  • British Sign Language
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Packed Lunch discussion in the Forum, Steven Pocock. Source: Wellcome Collection. Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0).

What you’ll do

From prescribing individual treatments for strokes to optimising the scheduling of hospital appointments, artificial intelligence could revolutionise healthcare. Come and hear neurologist Parashkev Nachev discuss his work using supercomputers to bring a more humanised approach to medicine.

About your researcher

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Parashkev Nachev

Dr Parashkev Nachev is a Professor of Neurology at the UCL Institute of Neurology, and Honorary Consultant Neurologist at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery. He was recently awarded a Wellcome Trust-funded translational research project to develop a clinical system using machine learning to identify anomalies in the brain, including strokes and multiple sclerosis, in order to better predict patient outcomes.