Two separate research projects currently underway at MIT demonstrate how new thinking has been able to apply relatively simple technologies, such as voice recording and web cams, to allow for potentially revolutionary breakthroughs in patient monitoring and diagnosis. Parkinson’s Voice Initiative The first project is the Parkinson’s Voice Initiative, launched by applied mathematician Max Little […]
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Cell phone lab strip reader another great innovation from Ozcan lab at UCLA
The most recent smartphone attachment developed by Ozcan’s lab is a digital “universal” reader for all rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs), such as home pregnancy tests, even drug and STD tests, which require no translation of the results
Finalists for 2012 Alzheimer’s Challenge are using apps and sensors to measure mood & memory
Five finalists were named in the 2012 Alzheimer’s Challenge, each receiving $25K and mentoring as the ready their prototype for mid-June DEMO day.
Five semi-finalists named in high-rewards challenge for diabetes mobile health solutions
Five semi-finalists have been announced in the 2012 DataDesignDiabetes Challenge hosted by sanofi-aventis.
Boston area to get its own Rock Health startup accelerator
The Boston Globe is reporting today that the Rock Health, the San Francisco based health startup accelerator, will be opening up a Boston branch this Summer. The program is already accepting applications. Reportedly several Boston based entrepreneurs are already signed up as mentors, including Jason Jacobs of RunKeeper, Ben Rubin of Zeo, Erika Pabo of […]