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Assistant Prof @NYULangone. AI in healthcare. Tweets about AI, fairness, medicine and science. Prev @LTIatCMU @CILVRatNYU. All views my own. She/her
Dec 22, 2021 7 tweets 7 min read
Winter holidays = Time to catch up on missed talks/papers! 🎉🎄☕️❄️

Some recommendations:

1) #SMILE4H 2021 talks: Top leaders who utilize SoTA of AI/ML in REAL clinical settings share what it takes:…

Useful to all DS/AI/ML folks who want to make *impact* 2) NeurIPS 2021!

I'm still midway through poster session #1 on the first day.. So many good talks, papers, workshops.……

Talks are not public yet but some accessible w/ (free) registration:…
Jan 4, 2021 4 tweets 2 min read
I had my ​​​​BioNTech-Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine today!

mRNA vaccines are amazing feats, with many potential uses including cancer immunotherapy.

I couldn't find info on CDC/FDA about which cells the mRNAs interact with, once inside the body. Found a helpful paper on the topic... In 2019, @PhilipJSantang1 et al. studied how the mRNAs (in this case, yellow-fever vaccine mRNA) spreads in the body up to 28 hours post injection.

They used monkeys in the study and used PET-CT imaging to track location of the mRNAs over time.…