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From Smart Cars to Smart Care

Figure 1A consists of images of three different screens. They show real time processing of physiological waveforms to recognize patterns and provide input to machine learning systems. At U-M, the computer systems can continuously record and store data from any given patient.
Abigail Gaies February 15, 2018

Artificial intelligence (AI), per the Oxford dictionary, is defined as “the theory and development of computer systems able to perform tasks normally requiring human intelligence, such as visual perception,...

A Unicorn Surgeon

Romano gets a little messy as she saves a patient’s life. When she opened his chest, blood squirted up at her from his aorta, covering her surgical gown and mask.
Abigail Gaies November 4, 2017

The phrase “as rare as a unicorn” can be used to describe Jennifer Romano’s career: she is a self-proclaimed “part time” pediatric heart surgeon. She is also the mother of two children: Maximillian,...

A Home for the Holidays

A Home for the Holidays
Alex Wood December 18, 2012

While holiday music may be blaring from speakers, proclaiming how it’s “the most wonderful time of the year,” this is not the case for everyone in the Ann Arbor area. Mott Child Life, the department...

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