Frederick National Laboratory Symposium

April 26‐28, 2022


About the Symposium

The Artificial Intelligence in Cancer Research and Clinical Care Symposium—the second in the Hood College-Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research Life Sciences Symposium Series—will showcase the latest applications of AI in cancer research and clinical care while also discussing key issues to realizing the full potential of AI including health disparities, ethical use of AI, clinical adoption and addressing biases in data. AI holds tremendous promise for unprecedented progress in understanding cancer biology, developing treatments and improving the lives of cancer patients everywhere, with the challenge to realize this impact across all patient populations, ethically, equitably, and responsibly. 

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Keynote Lecture: Artificial Intelligence in Cancer Research and Clinical Care: Turning Promise into Reality

Keith Yamamoto, Ph.D.
Special Advisor to the Chancellor for Science Policy and Strategy
University of California, San Francisco

As UCSF’s first vice chancellor for Science Policy and Strategy, Keith Yamamoto leads efforts to anticipate the needs of an increasingly dynamic biomedical research endeavor, and to position UCSF optimally, by working within the University as well as influencing and shaping science policy at the state and national levels and beyond.

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