Working across disciplines can be confusing, not only due to professional jargon but also due to basic terminology being used interchangeably by different people or media sources. This is very true in the biomedical sphere. After a recent brief exchange with someone who is interested in technology applications in healthcare and life sciences, I was stimulated to propound some of […]
Despite potential short-cuts, drug development is a lengthy and risky process that culminates in marketing approval. However, just because a drug achieves regulatory approval, does not mean that it will be instantly available to those in need. The complex journey for a pharmaceutical to gain patient access continues.
What is federated learning? Federated learning (FL) is a machine learning paradigm that allows to train algorithms collaboratively without the need for source data exchange between the parties. This means that different institutions or companies can join forces in the development of data-driven solutions without sharing their secrets. Participants in such a venture come together in an FL consortium. How […]