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Pensacola’s IRIS selected for Microsoft’s new AI for Health grant program

by FloridaWest News




A Pensacola-based health technology company was selected by Microsoft to participate in a new grant program to help expand the company’s work using retina imaging to detect disease.

Microsoft’s AI For Good initiative announced on Wednesday the start of new $40 million, five-year program called AI for Health that hopes to use artificial intelligence to help solve health problems around the world. Intelligent Retinal Imagining Systems, or IRIS, was one of a handful organizations selected for the grant program.

“We can make a huge impact on people’s lives through the early detection of sight-threatening disease and advanced technologies can accelerate these efforts,” said Dr. Sunil Gupta, founder and chief medical officer of IRIS.

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