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Scalable Medical Computer Vision Model Training with Amazon SageMaker Part 2

Scalable Medical Computer Vision Model Training with Amazon SageMaker Part 2

Introduction Training medical computer vision (CV) models requires a scalable compute and storage infrastructure. Training a medical CV model is unique compared to training a CV model in other domains, as we described in the first part of this blog series. In this second post, we show you how we scale a medical semantic segmentation training […]

Scalable Medical Computer Vision Model Training with Amazon SageMaker Part 1

Scalable Medical Computer Vision Model Training with Amazon SageMaker Part 1

Introduction Computer vision (CV) and machine learning (ML) has been playing an increasingly import role in the field of medical imaging and radiology in the past decade. CV is the field that uses computers and programs to replicate human vision abilities such as recognition, classification, detection and measurement. Thanks to the advancement of deep learning […]

AstraZeneca’s Drug Design Program Built using AWS wins Innovation Award

AstraZeneca’s Drug Design Program Built using AWS wins Innovation Award

At the 20th anniversary of the Bio-IT World Conference, held in Boston, in May 2022, AstraZeneca received the BioIT World Innovative Practice Award for its novel Augmented Drug Design Platform, built on AWS. Biopharma R&D productivity and success rates have been an industry-wide challenge, with the drug discovery process often compared to finding a needle in […]

Bio-IT World 2022—From Migration to Innovation: The Journey to What’s Possible

Bio-IT World 2022—From Migration to Innovation: The Journey to What’s Possible

At AWS, we often talk about the Art of What’s Possible. What would it look like to use machine learning and quantum compute to run advance protein folding algorithms? What would be possible if researchers could use high-performance compute to analyze and make Cryo-EM data accessible to the wider community? And the question that motivates us—what […]

Get ready for re:MARS: The Healthcare and Life Sciences guide to re:MARS 2022

Get ready for re:MARS: The Healthcare and Life Sciences guide to re:MARS 2022

re:MARS is back! This year, re:MARS is happening in person from Las Vegas, NV from June 21-24, delivering cutting edge talks, demos, workshops, and networking opportunities, as well as a rich on-demand option for virtual attendees. The event is offering 100+ sessions spanning Machine Learning, Automation, Robotics, and Space tracks, with six of them focused […]

Finding enduring solutions to the evolving COVID-19 crisis

Finding enduring solutions to the evolving COVID-19 crisis

Blog guest authored by Bo Barnhart, Vice President of Translational Research at AbCellera In February 2020, AbCellera mobilized its pandemic response platform to find treatments for COVID-19. Supported by Amazon Web Services (AWS), AbCellera discovered two antibody treatments, bamlanivimab and bebtelovimab, for COVID-19 in a year, breaking records to keep pace with an evolving pandemic. […]

Keynote Insights from Industry Innovators: Healthcare & Life Sciences 2022

Keynote Insights from Industry Innovators: Healthcare & Life Sciences 2022

Patients, caregivers, and providers all want better treatments, more equitable access to care, and ultimately healthier communities. Achieving these goals requires changing how we approach health and making it more personal by integrating genomics into therapeutic development, leveraging artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) to guide and improve clinical workflows, and even incorporating social […]

Blockchain Provenance Saves Potential Vaccine Waste

Blockchain Provenance Saves Potential Vaccine Waste

Blog Guest authored by Amey Rajput of the SmarTrust Business Unit at Tech Mahindra Having a trusted provenance for life saving drugs, like vaccines, is a must. Consumers today are more informed, active, and cautious. They question the authenticity of every product and service before buying or endorsing.  This has been amplified more so with […]

Improving Healthcare Education and Simulation with AWS

Improving Healthcare Education and Simulation with AWS

Introduction Medical professionals require the latest in education and training in order to effectively care for patients. Healthcare simulation is a broad concept that healthcare professionals use for education, assessment, research, and health system integrations for helping with patient safety. In healthcare organizations, this often means creating advanced simulations designed to push clinicians and test […]

Building a foundation for GxP regulated IoT workloads on AWS

Building a foundation for GxP regulated IoT workloads on AWS

Overview Industry 4.0 brought technology advancement in interconnectivity, automation, and analytics capabilities. This advancement coupled with Internet of Things (IoT) drives increased integration of instrument data in the cloud. As you start integrating IoT into the cloud infrastructure, there may be questions about IoT best practices and the GxP qualification process. The objective of this […]