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Micro-Populations and Meta-Features

What gets me up in the morning is wanting to cure cancer and positively impact lives through the use of data and analytics. Our capabilities to try and test formulations exceed our ability to effectively analyze the results. Our use of real world evidence across populations in the 100s of millions allow us to potentially detect conditions that we have cured but not yet proven the cure.

For me this is essentially a classification problem. Part of the classification problem involves micro-populations. Another part of the classification problem involves meta-features.

Micro-populations are small cohorts differentiated by a bio-marker or a drug outcome. One micro-population taking a given drug might have very positive outcomes. Continue reading Micro-Populations and Meta-Features