Sarah Jackson

Artificial intelligence will improve medical treatments

FOUR years ago a woman in her early 30s was hit by a car in London. She needed emergency surgery to reduce the pressure on her brain. Her surgeon, Chris Mansi, remembers the operation going well. But she died, and Mr Mansi wanted to know why. He discovered that the problem had been a four-hour delay in getting her from the accident and emergency unit of the hospital where she was first brought, to the operating theatre in his own hospital…

Ultromics secures £10 million investment to bring AI heart diagnostics to hospitals

Ultromics, the UK start-up behind breakthrough artificial intelligence (AI) technology for the diagnosis of coronary heart disease, has raised £10 million in Series-A investment. The funding was led by Oxford Sciences Innovation (OSI), with Neptune, RT Ventures, GT Healthcare, Tanarra, Fushia and personal investors Andre Crawford-Brunt and Dieter Spälti also participating.