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Dr. Ismail Badjie May Have Launched the Best Solution for Wellness and Healthcare in The Gambia

In Africa, Africa Innovators and Influencers, Health, Health Tech, Publisher Channel by Blessing EnofeLeave a Comment

Dr. Ismail Badjie is not your usual pharmacist. He has several years under his belt running a well-managed community pharmacy in the US, an experience that gave him the inspiration to take wellness and patient care back to his homeland in The Gambia in a very innovative way. He literally takes it to their door. A well-traveled young man, Badjie …

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Marissa Fayer on Women’s Health and Women’s Innovation Funding Opportunities

In Funding, Health, Health Tech, Publisher Channel, womensempowerment by Mary Kurek

 Marissa Fayer is the Founder/CEO of HERhealthEQ based in the US. Her work spans many projects in several countries but focuses on women’s health. Along with sourcing hospital equipment for re-use in hospitals and women’s clinics in areas of the world where needed, she also conducts screening events for women-centric diseases, like breast and cervical cancers. She now adds …

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Genya Dana is Helping to Prove the Genomics Diagnostic Role in Disease Prevention

In Health, Health Tech, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

 Dr. Genya Dana believes that diagnostic capability is the best factor in the prevention of devastating diseases and is proving the weight of genomics as a great vehicle for diagnosis. Genya has extensive experience in the science of genomics and is also an experienced policy expert and negotiator at strategically managing complex systems to bring innovation to the forefront. …

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Toku Eyes Answers: What if an Eye Scan Could Diagnose Heart Disease?

In Health, Health Tech, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

 Ehsan Vaghefi is the Founder and CEO of Toku Eyes, headquartered in New Zealand. And, the answer to the title of this video is “it can.” Ehsan and the Toku team have innovated an easy, affordable, accessible means of scanning the back of the eye to secure valuable diagnostic health information that could change the course of a patient’s …

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Kemisola Bolarinwa is Paving the Way for African Women in Tech by Innovating in Women’s Health

In Africa, African Influence, Health Tech, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

Kemisola Bolarinwa is a Nigerian bundle of female fire. She’s passionate and excited about using tech to innovate for impact and she’s started with a wearable to help detect breast cancer. She’s taken her own family experience and knowledge of the pain and death caused by this cancer and moved it into the lab where she has put her skills …

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Brad Ringeisen Works to Bring CRISPR Innovation to Climate Change

In Climate, Health Tech, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

Along with the multitude of innovation tasks on his plate, Brad Ringeisen, Exec. Dir. of the Innovative Genomics Institute (IGI) at UC Berkeley, brings a special passion to the work of applying CRISPR technology to solving some of our planet’s toughest problems. Ringeisen has more invested at DARPA (research and innovation) than most people have invested in raising kids, but, …

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Joe Hamel is the US Government’s Secret Innovation Weapon in the War Against Major Health Disasters

In Health, Health Tech, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

Joe Hamel is the Director of Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) for Innovation and Industrial Base Expansion (IBx) for the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). He received his BA in molecular biology from Colgate University and his MS in biotechnology from John Hopkins University. Prior to joining the ASPR, Hamel worked as a …

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FDA Approval to Use Stem Cell Therapy for COVID-19 Patients Under Compassionate Use Program

In Features 21, Health, Health Tech by Mary Kurek1 Comment

Deven Patel is President and CEO of Giostar (Global Institute of Stem Cell Therapy and Research).  Deven is no stranger to Frontrunners Innovate, regularly bringing us updates on stem cell therapies and trials as they move closer to their goal of the world’s largest clinical trial.  During the pandemic, however, Giostar turned its attention toward solutions that could help those …

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Laurent Nicolas: Patient Remote Monitoring

In Game Changers 17, Health, Health Tech by Mary Kurek1 Comment

Laurent NICOLAS is CEO of DIABNEXT, graduated in 2002 from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts et Métiers ENSAM and HEC Paris Business School in 2003. After 2 years in marketing at PSA Peugeot, he co-founded with Richard Binier, France’s first Home Health Care company in France: ASSISTEO Healthcare. After selling the company, DOMUSVI, a global group of retirement homes, …