Vanderbilt Data Science Institute and WiTT Announce New Scholarship and Winner
Sep. 2, 2021—WiTT awards first annual 50% tuition scholarship to Sydney Simmons, Data Science Graduate Student at Vanderbilt’s Data Science Institute In partnership with the Data Science Institute at Vanderbilt, Women in Technology of Tennessee (WiTT) is excited to announce Sydney Simmons the inaugural recipient of the Vanderbilt Data Science Master’s Program Scholarship. This generous scholarship provides...
Fall Workshop Series Announced
Sep. 1, 2021—The Data Science Institute is offering a series of Fall workshops. A limited number of seats are available for in person registration, or participants can attend via Zoom. A full listing of workshops and registration links can be found here: https://www.vanderbilt.edu/datascience/events/data-science-workshops/
Aug. 24, 2021—Medications for treatment of opioid use disorder are important for the health of mothers and their newborns – they can prevent overdose death and may prevent preterm birth. Yet, there are many barriers to obtaining treatment, especially for pregnant people and people relying on Medicaid insurance coverage. Laura Henkhaus, PhD, a postdoctoral scholar at the...
Vanderbilt Software Carpentries | August 19 – 20
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Improving Ultrasound Image Quality with Deep Learning
Aug. 6, 2021—Ultrasound remains an invaluable tool for clinicians because it is real-time, cost-effective, and portable. However, poor image quality can make diagnostic and guidance tasks with ultrasound unreliable (e.g., tumor and gallbladder boundaries difficult to see in left most figure). Machine learning techniques applied to ultrasound data have had great success for improving image quality. Among...