10 Quotable Moments from the World Medical Innovation Forum

10 Quotable Moments from the World Medical Innovation Forum »

Ann Romney, Global Ambassador for the Ann Romney Center for Neurological Diseases at Brigham and Women's Hospital, and Nancy Synderman, Chief Medical Editor, NBC News. All photos via WMIF. The World Medical Innovation Forum (WMIF) took place last week from April 27 to 29, 2015 at the Westin Copley Place Boston…
Howard Weiner: A Doctor on a Mission to Cure MS

Howard Weiner: A Doctor on a Mission to Cure MS »

26 Mar, 2015
People
It was during his early days as a doctor that Howard Weiner, MD, director and co-founder of the Partners Multiple Sclerosis Center at Brigham & Women’s Hospital, treated a young father who had recently experienced a very bad multiple sclerosis (MS) attack. Weiner immediately identified with his patient: he was about the same age, and…
TEDxBeaconStreet Announces “Ask the Speaker” Forum on Medstro

TEDxBeaconStreet Announces “Ask the Speaker” Forum on Medstro »

23 Dec, 2014
EventsNews
TEDxBeaconStreet, one of the most innovative TEDx events in the world, and Medstro, the social network for physicians and medical students, today announced that three of the speakers from the 2014 TEDxBeaconStreet, held on November 15-16, will be available to answer questions directly on the "TEDxBeaconStreet Ask the Speaker" forum. All three speakers spoke about topics related to…
What You Missed at Boston’s Big Data & Healthcare Analytics Forum

What You Missed at Boston’s Big Data & Healthcare Analytics Forum »

26 Nov, 2014
EventsNews
Suchi Saria speaks at the Big Data & Healthcare Analytics Forum. Photo by Aine Cryts. The ethics of using predictive analytics in medical decision making. A mobile app that captures clinical data from Parkinson’s patients. Using predictive analytics to help inform end of life decisions. These are just three of the topics…
Train Your Brain Through a Video Game: The Akili Prescription

Train Your Brain Through a Video Game: The Akili Prescription »

Akili's Project EVO is a video game that could help you train your brain. All photos provided. What if brain training technology could be noninvasive, clinically effective and engaging? That's the question Eddie Martucci and Eric Elenko asked themselves in 2011. Both men had an interest in the brain - in…
NeuroLaunch: Sharpening the Mind through Digital Health

NeuroLaunch: Sharpening the Mind through Digital Health »

More than 5 million Americans currently live with Alzheimer’s disease and other neurological conditions. To combat this, there has been a recent surge in neuro-psychological testing, and consumer-focused neuro-gaming wearables, software and devices. NeuroLaunch hopes to tap into this excitement by launching the world’s first accelerator program focused solely on neuroscience. NeuroLaunch is currently accepting applications on…

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