On Leveraging AI to Overcome Radiology Challenges - Women's Health Series with Élise Mekkaoui

On Leveraging AI to Overcome Radiology Challenges - Women's Health Series with Élise Mekkaoui

Diagnosis of Women's Pelvic Conditions Revolutionised

In the fifth and final episode of Narratives of Purpose's special series on Advancing Women's Health, host Claire Murigande speaks with Élise Mekkaoui, founder and CPO of Matricis.ai.

Élise discusses the challenges in diagnosing female pelvic pathologies, such as endometriosis, and how Matricis is employing machine learning to improve diagnosis by assisting radiologists with MRI image analysis. Therefore reducing medical errancy time.

Élise also touches on the importance of bringing awareness to women's health, urging investors to invest in innovative startups that account for gender differences.

 

Show Notes

References for content mentioned in this episode:

  • Gender bias in medicine article
  • Gender funding gap data by UBS

 

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This short series on Advancing Women's Health with Female Founders is supported by TechFace, Lean In Switzerland, and Ladies Drive.

 

CHAPTERS:

00:00 Episode Introduction

00:39 The Importance of Gender in Personalised Medicine

01:44 Introducing the Host and the Podcast

02:25 The Purpose of Matricis.ai

04:06 AI's Role in Advancing Female Pelvic Pathologies' Diagnosis

08:32 Challenges and Collaborations in Data Collection

10:57 The Gender Gap in AI and Women's Health Innovation

12:47 The Future of Women-Led Innovation in the Age of AI

16:25 Closing Remarks and Further Resources for Exploration