Russ Altman

What really happens when you mix medications?

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If you take two different medications for two different reasons, here's a sobering thought: your doctor may not fully understand what happens when they're combined, because drug interactions are incredibly hard to study. In this fascinating and accessible talk, Russ Altman shows how doctors are studying unexpected drug interactions using a surprising resource: search engine queries.

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Russ Altman · Big data techno-­optimist and internist

Russ Altman uses machine learning to better understand adverse effects of medication.

Russ Altman uses machine learning to better understand adverse effects of medication.