The $1,000 genome has been a catchphrase of the sequencing industry for years, but despite bold promises from different companies, this benchmark hasn’t been met. Now, thanks to a new sequencing machine from Illumina, it may finally be within reach. Read more »
With new technologies being developed every day we are looking at a bright future where users will be donning headsets, haptic feedback gloves and specialized glasses or contacts to interact with both the real and digital worlds in ways only written in science fiction. Read more »
Bioprinting is fascinating. We have not yet even come close to fully mastering the possibilities offered by additive manufacturing of plastic and metal components that we are already dreaming of 3D printing entire complex organs. Read more »
One of the first fully digital hospitals in the world, the Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi seeks to bring world-class, multi-specialty medical treatments to patients from around the GCC region. Read more »
THE FUTURE OF MEDICINE IS DESIGNED NOW!
Being a medical futurist means I work on bringing disruptive technologies to medicine & healthcare; assisting medical professionals and students in using these in an efficient and secure way; and educating e-patients about how to become equal partners with the caregivers.
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Giving spectacular and engaging presentations or workshops about the future of medicine and social media.
Assisting pharma, medical companies and universities in dealing with the digital world.
Creating reports about the next trends in medicine, healthcare and disruptive technologies.
Designing the social media presence of pharma and medical companies through creative ideas and proper communication to help them reach their target audience better.
I just heard the news that the first fully digital (entirely paperless) hospital will open in Abu Dhabi in 2015. The clinic worked with experts from the famous Cleveland Clinic, the No. 4 ranked best... Visit my blog to read the whole article and other news about the future of medicine! Read more »
After fulfilling my childhood dream of becoming a doctor and a geneticist, I decided to make a brave change in my academic career and tried to merge my two selves: the doctor and the geek. As there... Visit my blog to read the whole article and other news about the future of medicine! Read more »
Researchers at Nottingham Trent University are working on new kind of car seats that could measure vital signs such as ECG of the driver to prevent accidents caused by drivers falling asleep. The... Visit my blog to read the whole article and other news about the future of medicine! Read more »
I tweet about the futuristic aspects of medicine and social media.