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Computer Science in Medicine

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Paulina Reyes

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Transcript of Computer Science in Medicine

Computer Science is a crucial part of
medicine. Without it, there would be
no progress in the discovery and
treatment of diseases and cancer.
Technology in finding gene mutation
Compares genes to a constant





Computational Pathologist
“We are looking at a future where computers and humans collaborate to improve results of patients across the world.” – Dr. Van de Rijn

Ultrasound
Generates 20,000 sound waves per second







Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Does not use x-rays or harmful dyes


Concussion
Meningitis
Hemorrhage
Stroke
Brain Tumors
Alzheimer’s
Common Brain Diseases and Injuries
Computed Tomography
Scan 3 dimensional pictures






Nuclear Technology
Radioactive isotopes

62
ECG
bpm
Conclusion:
Computer Science and Diseases
Specific Example of CS in Medicine
Computer Science and Cancer
Paulina Reyes, Isaiah Williams, and Natalia A. Asenjo-Molina
Computer Science in Medicine
Introduction:

Computer science and technology is a necessary tool that will continue to drastically improve medicine to fight cancer and disease.


Electronics Template

3D Printing
"Instead of printing a test tube out of plastic to do chemistry in, let's print our test tube out of tissue.“ – Hod Lipson
A long lasting effect that migraines can have on the brain. Patients suffering from common migraines show increased risk of white matter brain lesions.

Computer generated image of a brain with Alzheimer's disease. Alzheimer's disease is a progressive disease that destroys memory and other important mental functions.

Just last year, President Obama granted 100 million dollars to the BRAIN Initiative.
LEAD CSI 2014
THANK YOU!
Questions?
Other Matters:
Affordability Statistics:
MRI: One test varies in cost from $400 to $3,000. It mainly depends on the facility; private, independent facilities usually cost less.
33,510 computer scientists working in the United States earned an average $103,160 per year, or $49.59 per hour, as of May 2011, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics
Makerbot's smallest printer—which will begin shipping this spring— is available for $1,375
3D Printed Prosthetic Limbs
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