Health tech, digital health, mhealth – whatever its called everyone from investor to entrepreneur is getting involved. Even just five years ago, health wasn’t cool. Now health incubators are springing up all over the world and health hackathons are convening, coding for a change. Even creative organisations like Prote.in are bringing out beautfully designed health related issues. But […]
Maja Kecman is part of a small team of designers from the RCA charged with re-inventing and improving services in Imperial College London’s St Mary’s Hospital. The Helix Centre, set up by Lord Darzi as part of his Institute for Global Health Innovation is tucked away in a building overlooking Paddington station. I visited the team at their […]
At Singularity University, my team of 5 founded Mitera: an at-home health monitoring service. Using cutting edge research in salivary diagnostics by Professor David Wong at UCLA, we developed a prototype for a nanosensor that could help diagnose systemic diseases in saliva. Saliva contains thousands of biomarkers of disease, in the form of microRNA. Wong’s lab […]
This week I was excited to be part of Wave for Health, an initiative by BNP Paribas to foster innovation and ingenuity within healthcare. Doctors, entrepreneurs, designers, scientists and innovators gathered together for 24 hours at the Cite de Sciences in Paris. In small teams, we had 4 hours to get to grips with and innovate […]
Published on 19th September in BMA Communities I love medicine. I love the science, the satisfaction of a diagnosis, and the human stories. It can be horrible, hard and emotionally exhausting, but on a fundamental level it can be infinitely rewarding. But I love creating things too. I enjoy building new projects and fleshing out […]
Thank you to all my supporters on Crowdfunder.com who made this summer a reality. Its been the best 10 weeks and I’ve learnt so much and made so many fantastic friends. Check back here for news on my final team project, Mitera, and updates on our project going forwards. Thank you!
Originally published in ES Magazine, 14/08/2014 Ed Boyden is expected to win the Nobel Prize in October. He is a pioneer in a new field called optogenetics. He can restore sight, steady trembles and soothe epilepsy. He uses a tiny virus to infect brain cells in mice with a molecule that makes the cells respond to […]
The Telegraph features Singularity University.