Ideatrotter: Disruptive 2.0 Intelligence

Micro-organs to shape the future of personalised medicine

Researchers at Vanderbilt University are developing an artificial liver as part of a larger system of synthetic organs being built to test drugs. If successful, the technology will not only change the way drugs are developed and tested, but also provide doctors with a way to personalise treatment for patients with conditions like heart disease and cancer.

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Genome: A Healthcare Revolution

Rohan Silver investigates the potential of the human genome in creating a personalised healthcare revolution.

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The Health App Revolution

Pact CEO and Co-Founder Yifan Zhang and Glow Founder and PayPal Co-Founder Max Levchin discuss health apps.

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Pilot Health Tech NYC 2014

Pilot Health Tech NYC 2014 has launched! It provides $1,000,000 to fund pilots of new health technologies in New York City. The City’s program (powered by Health 2.0) matches early-stage health or healthcare technology companies with key NYC healthcare institutions, including hospitals, clinics, and major employers, to validate new technologies that improve New Yorkers’ health. 

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Health, Wealth and the Origins of Inequality

Leading development economist Angus Deaton explores the patterns behind the health and wealth of nations in our hugely unequal world, and addresses what needs to be done to help those left behind.

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Circadian Rhythm and Your Brain’s Clock

Why do we sleep at night instead of during the day? In this episode, Hank talks about circadian rhythms, how they work, and how they regulate different processes in our bodies.

#video #brain #Health Care #medicine #neural networks

Researchers breathe life into hopes for lab-grown lungs

Scientists in New York have successfully turned human stem cells into functional lung and airway cells for the first time. It’s a breakthrough the researchers at Columbia University believe could eventually lead to the creation of lab-made lungs, using a patient’s own cells. Sharon Reich reports.

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Discover the World’s Health Data

Peter Speyer is Director of Data Development at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington. He is responsible for obtaining and managing the data that fuel IHME’s research in global and public health and establishes relationships with data providers and statistics offices in governments, international organizations, NGOs and other organizations around the world.

To make information about these data more widely available, Peter directed the development and implementation of the Global Health Data Exchange (GHDx), IHME’s public catalog and repository of health-related data. Peter and his team also develop innovative data visualizations that facilitate and encourage the use of data for policy and decision making; interactive features make IHME’s comprehensive and detailed data readily accessible and useful for diverse audiences ranging from researchers and policy makers to public health professionals and the private sector.

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Sony’s Vibrating Hairpiece: SmartWig or DumbWig?

Sony Corp. is seeking a U.S. patent for “SmartWig” hairpieces that could help navigate roads, check blood pressure or flip through slides in a presentation.

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TeamLabBody 3D human anatomy app

This is the teamLabBody, co-developed by teamLab and Professor Sugamoto, in Osaka University’s department of orthopedics. It is a 3D human anatomy app, based on the joints and natural range of movements of the human body.

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