Bioinfo4Women seminars / BSC Life Session
Time: 12:00 CEST
Host: Alfonso Valencia
Sex and Gender Bias in Artificial Intelligence for Health.
Head of the Machine Learning for Biomedical Research Unit at the Life Sciences Department of the Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC)
Sex and Gender Differences in Brain and Mental Health. Selected use cases on how to tackle them
Women's Brain Project Vice President
Abstract: Over the last years, sex and gender differences have been studies across several diseases yet a full elucidation and pratical solutions addressing those are still lacking. The Women’s Brain Project aims is a non-profit organization which has been studying sex and gender differences in brain and mental health for the past year being at the forefront and collaborating with scientists, pharmaceutical companies and policymakers. During this talk we will introduce the work of the Women’s Brain Project and explore 3 use cases of how sex and gender differences can be further elucidated and tackled via non-traditional partnerships with: startups, digital health providers, pharmaceutical companies.