Nikolas is a bioinformatician, who uses computer power to tackle medical research challenges. He will be talking about his project to develop AI that will identify the genetic cause of an inherited retinal conditions from scans, without the need for a genetic test, and other ways that AI can help us with eye disease.
Dr Nikolas Pontikos is a group leader at the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology and Moorfields Eye Hospital who is working with his team at the Pontikos Lab and the Moorfields Clinical AI Lab on creating Eye2Gene, an AI software that can help doctors to better diagnose patients with inherited retinal disease. His background is in computer science, bioinformatics and machine learning.
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