Vibhuti Gupta, Ph.D., received a $1.2 million AIM AHEAD grant to leverage artificial intelligence and machine learning to develop a multimodal framework for prostate cancer risk prediction and address health disparities.
Vibhuti Gupta, assistant professor, computer science and data science, is representing Meharry SACS in a collaboration with the University of Michigan to develop a high quality mHealth dataset for AI/ML applications in HCT research and to share that processed data and developed methods with the research community.
Thanks to funding from the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIHHD), Vibhuti Gupta, Ph.D., will lead a team to both identify AI biases and educate others in ethical and responsible AI.
Bishnu Sarker, Ph.D., assistant professor, computer science and data science, has received a National Science Foundation (NSF) Historically Black Colleges and Universities – Excellence in Research (HBCU-EiR) grant. The $533,752 award will fund the project, “Developing a Knowledge Graph Driven Integrative Framework for Explainable Protein Function Prediction via Generative Deep Learning.”
At a time when AI seems poised for exponential growth, deep conversations about responsible use of AI in health care, especially in terms of health equity, are vital. By joining CHAI, the Coalition for Health AI, Meharry School of Applied Computational Sciences is now an active participant in those discussions with leading industry members like Duke AI Health, Stanford and MITRE.
Artificial intelligence (AI) has the potential to revolutionize the healthcare industry, from improving patient outcomes to streamlining administrative tasks. However, issues with public trust persist, as does the need for datasets and highly skilled healthcare data scientists that represent all of society.