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Using AI for infant pain detection – Prof. Aijun An

Professor An is co-PI on a joint tri-council grant – Rebooting Infant Pain Assessment – of $1.5M aimed at using AI to assess infants’ pre-term pain despite their inability to speak.

This project, led by Professor Rebecca Pillai Riddell (Faculty of Health) and including scholars from Osgoode Law School, the Faculty of Science, and 12 others from two countries and six different sites, will examine the use of AI to analyse continuous brain activity in the context of clinical pain assessment. The project also explores the ethical and social implications of computer-assisted clinical decision-making through contributions of social scientists at Osgoode Hall Law School (Ian Stedman) and University of Calgary.