Kiko Núñez
Kiko Núñez
Contributor, The Yuan

Kiko Núñez is a senior researcher at the Institute of Biomedicine in Seville, Spain and senior project manager at the Innovation Unit of the Virgen Macarena University Hospital. His research focuses on developing predictive models of radiation-induced toxicity in patients with lung cancer.

Opening the black box of AI health applications
Many sophisticated AI models work in ways that are difficult or impossible for humans to comprehend, which is why transparency and explainability are important when deciding whether to accept recommendations made by these models. People must not blindly trust models they cannot fully understand.
Kiko Núñez  |  Nov 09, 2022
AI Takes On Cancer
Domain knowledge
Existing prognostic tools such as nomograms have many advantages in predicting cancer patients’ chances of survival and ability to enjoy a good quality of life, but also tend toward inflexibility and inability to factor in new treatments, new data, and changes in patients’ conditions. AI, however, promises to remedy these shortcomings.
Kiko Núñez  |  May 11, 2022