Repairing a 100-year-old heart
Less invasive procedures grow more popular as populations age In 1990, the world was home to 95,000 centenarians, or individuals over 100-years-old. By 2015, that number had quadrupled to nearly half a million and by 2050, experts project the population will swell to over 3.7 million globally
The immunotherapy hurdle – and why doctors could soon predict how each patient will respond
A partnership between Vanderbilt University Medical Center and GE Healthcare will create AI-powered apps to enable safer and more precise immunotherapies When two doctors oceans apart were jointly awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their work in immunotherapy – the breakthrough treatment that turns the body’s own immune system against the cancer – the world cheered. Their efforts had ushered an entirely new way of treating devastating cancer and new pharmaceutical drugs that helped patients with no other
Five ways health care became more precise in 2018
From immunotherapy to NASA-like hospital Command Centers, advances over the past 12 months set the stage for more breakthroughs in health care. With global healthcare expenditure now exceeding $7 trillion per year, governments and hospitals are looking to eliminate unnecessary spend and deliver better outcomes.
Should I tell you about our AI platform?
5 questions with: Dr. Mark Michalski, Director of Center for Clinical Data Science at Massachusetts General and Brigham and Women’s Hospitals. If you know someone who works in healthcare – hospital administrator, radiologist, tech, nurses, any clinician across the board – ask them if they’ve heard about the ways that Artificial Intelligence (AI) will impact their work.
These 17,000 meters of land in China will house advanced labs and manufacturing for future therapeutics
Leading supplier to the biopharma industry will open a manufacturing facility in Guangzhou using KUBio, the “factory-in-a-box”, to more efficiently deliver targeted treatments. In a sprawling port city northwest of Hong Kong on the Pearl River, in a previously untouched section of land, sits a huge construction zone that will become a buzzing center of scientists creating services and manufacturing for more targeted treatments.