Robert L. Blum
October 11, 2012
He developed an AI program (the RX Project) that automated the discovery of medical knowledge from large clinical databases. The project achieved worldwide recognition.
He is also a Board-certified Internist and Emergency Physician. Since retiring from ER practice in 2007, he has returned to Stanford University, working to integrate AI and cognitive neuroscience.
His PhD from Stanford is in computer science and biostatistics. He was also in an MD, PhD program in neuroscience at the University of California in San Francisco. He has a bachelor’s in mathematics from MIT, where he was a classmate of Ray Kurzweil. Bob has published widely on AI and covers neuroscience and AI on his website.
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