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BMA Communities: Hacking Ebola

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Nov 2014

BMA Communities: Hacking Ebola

In Article By cosgadmin

Published on 13th November 2014 in BMA Communities. Repurposing materials for other uses is not new concept. In India they even have a word for it. ‘Jugaad’ is Hindu for ‘frugal innovation’ – the art of repurposing existing materials for new solutions. In developing solutions for the current Ebola outbreak the concept of Jugaad is […]

10

Nov 2014

Women’s Entrepreneurship Day at the United Nations

In Opinion By cosgadmin

I’m incredibly excited to be a Fellow of the United Nations Women’s Entrepreneurship Day, taking place next week in New York. The aim is to empower and celebrate female entrepreneurs around the world and to highlight the continuing disparity in the opportunities available to each gender. Among the many speakers to present are a number […]

BMA Communities: Singularity University team project

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Oct 2014

BMA Communities: Singularity University team project

In Article By cosgadmin

Published on 31st October 2014 in BMA Communities Silicon Valley is obsessed with biology. It is being hailed as the next big technological revolution, to rival the recent computing one. We are now automating biological experiments, finding ways to reprogram cells and viruses, and even 3D-printing organs. So it was unsurprising that health and biotechnology […]

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Oct 2014

Digital health. It’s all about implementation

In Innovation Medicine Opinion By cosgadmin

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 […]

The art of medicine: designers in the NHS

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Oct 2014

The art of medicine: designers in the NHS

In Innovation Medicine By cosgadmin

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 […]

On becoming a doctor

06

Oct 2014

On becoming a doctor

In Medicine By cosgadmin
Mitera: continuous in-home health monitoring

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Oct 2014

Mitera: continuous in-home health monitoring

In Projects By cosgadmin

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 […]

A new Wave for health 

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Sep 2014

A new Wave for health 

In Innovation Medicine By cosgadmin

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 […]

BMA Communities: Planning how to make Mars habitable

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Sep 2014

BMA Communities: Planning how to make Mars habitable

In Article By cosgadmin

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 […]