AI technology can identify genetic diseases by looking at your face, study says

New AI technology could identify rare genetic diseases from patients' facial images.

(CNN)A new artificial intelligence technology can accurately identify some rare genetic disorders using a photograph of a patient's face, according to a new study.

The AI technology, called DeepGestalt, outperformed clinicians in identifying a range of syndromes in three trials and could add significant value in personalized care, according to the study published Monday in the journal Nature Medicine.