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Research Will Employ Data Science to Determine Suicide Risk in Elderly

October 24, 2018

A new research program will harness machine learning and data science to sift through tens of millions of records of U.S. nursing home and assisted living residents to identify risk factors for suicide. The project, which will bring together researchers at the Medical Center and the Goergen Institute for Data Science, is supported by a $1.6 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health.