Jimeng Sun

Jimeng Sun

Company: IQVIA; University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Job title: Chief AI Scientist, IQVIA & Professor, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign


Dr. Jimeng Sun is the chief AI scientist at IQVIA and Health Innovation Professor at the Computer Science Department and Carle’s Illinois College of Medicine in the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). His research focuses on artificial intelligence (AI) for healthcare, including deep learning for drug discovery, clinical trial optimization, computational phenotyping, clinical predictive modeling, treatment recommendation, and health monitoring. He was recognized as one of the Top 100 AI Leaders in Drug Discovery and Advanced Healthcare by Deep Knowledge Analytics. Dr. Sun has published over 200 papers with over 19,000 citations and h-index 71. He completed his B.S. and M.Phil. in computer science at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 2002 and 2003, respectively, and his Ph.D. in computer science at Carnegie Mellon University in 2007.


Machine Learning on Genomics Data for Therapeutic Discovery 10:40 am

Identify diverse ML applications in genomics spanning the therapeutics pipeline and provide pointers as to the latest methods and resources Discuss concise ML problem formulation to help ML researchers navigate technical challenges for ML method innovations Present an overview of ML application use cases and show where they can extend to novel use casesRead more

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Panel Discussion: Drug Discovery & Development Involving Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence 3:30 pm

Limited data is the key limitation for using AI and ML for drug discovery and development How to improve the validation tasks for your lead therapeutic Identifying data challenges: scale, growth, diversity, and uncertainty of data The challenges of predicting efficacy and immunogenicityRead more

day: Day One

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