May 21, 2020

When cardiac arrest strikes, it’s dangerous, even deadly. But what if we could see it coming? What if we could turn patient data into a predictive tool? A SickKids ICU doctor and computer scientist are figuring out a way to do just that—with artificial intelligence.

Dr. Anna Goldenberg, Senior Scientist in Genetics and Genome Biology program and Varma Family Chair in Biomedical Informatics and Artificial Intelligence at SickKids, and Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Toronto.

Dr. Peter Laussen, former Chief of the Department of Critical Care Medicine at SickKids



  • David and Stacey Cynamon
  • Amar Varma
  • TD Bank
  • Tech4SickKids


Transcripts and Show Notes 

Learn more about what’s happening in the Dr. Anna Goldenberg’s lab


Read about the SickKids AI initiative in the Globe and Mail


Global, collaborative effort leads to development of a world-first roadmap to guide meaningful application of machine learning in patient care. Read more here


Read the Toronto Life Q & A with Dr. Anna Goldenberg


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About the Host: Hannah Bank

As a SickKids Foundation writer, Hannah works closely with world-renowned SickKids scientists, physicians, and researchers, turning dense medical jargon into engaging content about the latest research and treatments for kids. She’s inspired by the hope and perseverance of young patients and their families, a fantastic team of colleagues, and her three young girls at home.

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