Do It Yourself Medical Technologies Enabling Local Health Care Development

Saturday, 15 February 2014
Columbus KL (Hyatt Regency Chicago)
Jose Gomez-Marquez Inno , Little Devices at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
The Little Devices Lab @ MIT develops empowerment technologies for healthcare, driven by the belief that innovation and design happens best at the frontline, with providers and patients creating solutions to their own unique medical issues. In this talk, the four avenues of health innovation employed by our group - diagnostics, therapeutics, vaccines, and behavior -will be discussed along with specific examples of their global applications.