An osteoporosis researcher’s experience with ChatGPT

Tuan Nguyen
5 min readMar 1, 2023

I have recently done an ‘experiment’ with ChatGPT, and have discovered that while it is an impressive tool, it may not be the best fit for academic research. Through a series of inquiries on fundamental osteoporosis knowledge, I have noticed that:

1. ChatGPT can provide some credible answers

When I asked “Can you tell me what is osteoporosis”, ChatGPT gave a fairly accurate but not very in-depth answer. ChatGPT responded, “Osteoporosis is a medical condition characterized by weak and brittle bones, leading to a

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Tuan Nguyen

osteoporosis | epidemiology | genetics | biostatistics | data enthusiast