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A first trimester 3D placental ultrasound scan which can predict fetal growth restriction and pre-eclampsia, could become part of a woman's routine care thanks to a new Artificial Intelligence in Health and Care Award.

Doctor conducting a pregnancy scan

Congratulations to Professor Sally Collins, Consultant Obstetrician, Sub-specialist in Feto-Maternal Medicine and Principal Investigator at the Nuffield Department of Women's & Reproductive Health, who was awarded a phase 2 NIHR Artificial Intelligence in Health and Care Award worth £733,657. 

This Artificial Intelligence Award is run by the Accelerated Access Collaborative (AAC) in partnership with NHSX and the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).  It will make £140 million available over four years to accelerate the testing and evaluation of the most promising AI technologies which meet the strategic aims set out in the NHS Long Term Plan. It supports technologies across the spectrum of development: from initial feasibility to evaluation within the NHS.

Read the full story on the Nuffield Department of Women's & Reproductive Health website

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