Two Ph.D. students attend H@cking Medicine
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Anna Paskausky and Nancy DuBois were chosen as two of the 100 attendees to participate in the Spring Hacking Medicine Conference at MIT. H@cking Medicine is an ecosystem at MIT that hosts the Boston medical community and beyond to teach entrepreneurs and clinicians the skills necessary to launch disruptive healthcare businesses. Learn more about Hacking Medicine here.
Paskausky and DuBois joined leaders from various healthcare backgrounds to discuss issues facing research data collection. In an entrepreneurial setting they shared ideas, challenges, and suggestions to help move healthcare forward.
Nancy Dubois and Anna Paskausky of the William F. Connell School of Nursing in collaboration with Lana Cohen of Massachusetts Institute of Technology recently won a seed grant from the MIT Hacking Medicine Conference Spring 2013. Their pitch “CryRx” was selected for its potential to impact healthcare through innovation and technology. Their work focuses on translating newborn crying into a comprehensive and objective clinical diagnostic tool by utilizing advanced audio processing technology and innovative methods for correlating sound with clinical symptoms. Pilot work and market research is currently underway.