Moorfields Eye Hospital, AI & paradigm shifts
By Ian Ellul – The application of AI in medicine has always intrigued clinicians, so much so that Elsevier started publishing the journal Artificial Intelligence in Medicine way back in 1989.
Nip and Tuck … Embrace the Future
I wish to start 2018 by discussing gene editing which, following last year’s remarkable advances, is rumoured to continue to make a star appearance on stage. Gene editing basically rewrites DNA, disabling target genes, correcting harmful mutations and changing the activity of specific genes.
Brexit & UK’s negative Flynn Effect
Ian Ellul – On average, IQ test scores worldwide are on the increase. This means that younger generations perform better than older ones. This is called the Flynn effect, named after Prof. James Robert Flynn at the University of Otago in Dunedin, New Zealand who…