United Health Group / UCLA AI in Healthcare Hub

Optum Labs (R&D of UnitedHealth Group) and the UCLA Department of Computational Medicine are engaging in a partnership in Machine Learning for Healthcare and Biomedical Sciences. Supported by grants from Optum Labs, the collaboration seeks to advance foundational methods development work in AI/ML and deploy AI/ML to advance precision healthcare.

Optum Labs is the research and development arm of UnitedHealth Group. With the mission to help people live healthier lives and help make the health system work better for everyone, Optum Labs’ world-class experts use data, artificial intelligence, machine learning, clinical and scientific research, and disruptive product development to solve healthcare’s biggest challenges.

Request for Proposals can be found here.

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Steering Committee

Rahul Bhotika | Optum Labs
SVP, Research

Eran Halperin | Optum Labs
SVP, Machine Learning and AI Professor (on leave) | UCLA

Romy Hussain | Optum Labs
Technical Advisor to the CEO

Sriram Sankararaman
Associate Professor | UCLA
Departments of Computer Science, Computational Medicine, and Human Genetics

Daniel J. Tward
Assistant Professor | UCLA
Departments of Neurology, and Computational Medicine

Loes M. Olde Loohuis
Assistant Professor-in-Residence in Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences | UCLA
Departments of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences and Human Genetics

Eleazar Eskin
Professor and Chair | UCLA
Department of Computational Medicine


Oct 11 2022 | UCLA Press Release

Oct 10 2022 | UCLA Technology Development Group (TDG) News

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