DR. GOLDENBERG BE­LIEVES IN MA­CHINE LEARN­ING. DONOR AMAR VARMA BE­LIEVES IN DR. GOLDENBERG.

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Dr. Anna Goldenberg is the first Varma Fam­ily Chair in Bio­med­i­cal In­for­mat­ics and Ar­ti­fi­cial In­tel­li­gence at Sick­Kids. Sick­Kids is com­mit­ted to be­ing the first chil­dren’s hospi­tal in Canada to rou­tinely ap­ply big data meth­ods to pa­tient care, us­ing ma­chine learn­ing and ar­ti­fi­cial in­tel­li­gence to de­liver bet­ter pa­tient out­comes. Dr. Goldenberg’s per­cep­tive al­go­rithms are part of the fu­ture of medicine, which is why donor Amar Varma, a tech sec­tor leader, in­vested in her re­search: “The op­por­tu­nity to ad­vance pa­tient care, decade af­ter decade, gen­er­a­tion af­ter gen­er­a­tion, is im­por­tant to me.” He would know. Both he and his son are suc­cess­fully treated Sick­Kids pa­tients. Bet­ter out­comes – to­day and in the fu­ture – hap­pen when Sick­Kids donors fundthe­fight.ca

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