A new lab in Queensland is using artificial intelligence (AI) to solve some of the world’s most pressing problems – beginning with COVID-19.

This is an extract of the article by Elle Hardy in CreatedDigital.org.au

Dr Kelvin Ross, from AI Consortium and IntelliHQ, said he believes AI can play a critical role in detecting and managing Coronavirus.

“Technology could be used to help screen and monitor disease progression and recommend personalised treatments, which could save lives and health costs,” he said.

Examples of putting AI to work include mining medical literature for diagnostics and treatments, modelling the molecular structure of drugs and vaccines and helping hospitals with planning for this and future pandemics.

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