Neuromodulation: where to invest next?
For an investor, neuromodulation is a double-edged sword. Although it is one of the fastest growing medical device markets in the healthcare industry, it involves a mechanism of action that is not fully understood. As a result, the market hinges on a few experimental results that could halt the industry.
Researchers create technique for personalised bone grafts
Scientists from the New York Stem Cell Foundation (NYSCF) Research Institute have developed a new bone engineering technique called segmental additive tissue engineering (SATE), which enables the combination of segments of bone engineered from stem cells to create large-scale, personalised grafts.
AI accurately predicts genetic mutation effects in genome dark matter
US-based scientists at the Flatiron Institute's Center for Computational Biology (CCB) and Princeton University have created a machine learning framework, called ExPecto, which can predict the effects of mutations in the ‘dark matter’ regions of the human genome and could one day aid in drug therapy selection.
Tech watch: machine learning in healthcare
From modeling disease risk to helping with diagnosis, artificial intelligence is starting to make itself felt in the medical field. Abi Millar looks at the latest studies and technological developments.
Dubai Chamber pilots AXA’s 360 Doctor Check-up Station
The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry has piloted a trial of the new AXA 360 Doctor Check-up Station, a device that uses advanced technology to provide preventive healthcare to users.