Eric and Wendy Schmidt Center Workshop: Opportunities at the Interface of Machine Learning and Biology

Please join the Eric and Wendy Schmidt Center on Thursday, June 3rd at 9AM - 12pm EDT, for a discussion around the biggest questions driving machine learning in clinical medicine and biology, with keynotes from Mihaela van der Schaar, Director of Cambridge Centre for AI in Medicine, and Ravi Thadhani, Chief Academic Officer of Mass General Brigham, as well as Plenary Sessions led by Schmidt Center co-Directors Anthony Philippakis and Caroline Uhler.

 
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The morning symposium is open to all who have registered.

 

Program

(all times EDT)
9:00 – 9:20 am Introduction and overview of EWSC
9:20 – 10:05 am

Plenary/Panel Discussion 1

How do we better identify patients who will not only develop common diseases, but also respond to therapies? 

Proposal: Anthony Philippakis (co-Director Schmidt Center) Moderator: Vineeta Agarwala (a16z)

Panelists: Amy Abernethy (former FDA), David Altshuler (Vertex), Harlan Krumholz (Yale), Collin Stultz (MIT/MGH)

10:00 – 10:50 am

Plenary/Panel Discussion 2

Large-scale perturbational screens - challenges and opportunities for ML

Proposal: Caroline Uhler (co-Director Schmidt Center) Moderator: Alex Wiltschko (Google Research)

Panelists: Elana Fertig (Johns Hopkins), Ernest Fraenkel (MIT), Marzyeh Ghassemi (University of Toronto), David Sontag (MIT)

11:00 – 11:30 am

Keynote 1

How we setup ML for clinical medicine at Cambridge/Turing: Mihaela van der Schaar (Cambridge)

Moderator: Puneet Batra (Broad)

11:30 – 12:00 am

Keynote 2

Academic medical centers as drivers of innovation: Ravi Thadhani (MGB)

Moderator: Steven Lubitz (MGH/Broad)

   

Following the morning session, we will host a clinical deep dive and ML working group hosted by:

Regina Barzilay
MIT
Misha Belkin
UC San Diego
Patrick Ellinor
MGH/Broad
Chris Haggerty
Geisinger
Miguel Hernan
HSPH
Jennifer Ho
MGH/HMS
Jared Kaplan
JHU/OpenAI
Sek Kathiresan
VerveTX
Kenneth Kehl
DFCI/HMS
Charlotta Lindvall
DFCI/HMS
Faisal Mahmood
BWH/HMS
Jessica Mega
Verily
Susan Murphy
Harvard
Alvin Rajkomar
Google/UCSF
Jamie Robins
HBS
David Sontag
MIT
Antonio Torralba
MIT
Eliezer Van Allen
DFCI/Broad
David Van Valen
Caltech
Steve Yadlowsky
Google
Email ewsc@broadinstitute.org with any questions!

Opportunities at the Interface of Machine Learning and Biology

Thursday, June 3, 2021
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 EDT

 

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