November 5

Next meetup on Nov 14, 2014! A business model in Ebola diagnostics, microscopic iPhones, and more

By wgracie

Please RSVP, thank you!

Join us for an hour of short presentations by students and staff from different fields in global health, followed by networking and discussions over refreshments! And remember, all good things come to those who RSVP:

For this event, we are excited to have:

– Dr. Danny Milner, MD, MSPH, on “The cellphone has transformed communications in Africa. Can it transform cancer care? An informal presentation and discussion of how rapid diagnosis can be achieved in remote settings” (Associate Professor, Harvard School of Public Health)
– Mr. Michael Pratt, MBA on the challenges and process of transferring a lab-developed products to market¬†¬†(Director of Boston University’s Office of Technology Development)
– Dr. David Freedman on a business model for Ebola detection (CEO NexGen Arrays)

Check ’em out:



Where: 8 St. Mary St., Room 901 (Photonics Center, Boston University)
When: Friday November 14, 4:30-6:30pm (refreshments served at 4:15pm)
Who: Anyone who is interested in learning about global health projects from engineering and public health standpoints!


Sponsors of GHECHo are:
Center for Global Health & Development (CGHD)
Dr. Muhammad Zaman (BU BME)

Past Sponsors:
BU Pardee Center
BU Biomedical Engineering Department
MIT Media Lab
BU School of Public Health
Center for Nanoscience and Nanobiotechnology (CNN)
Center for Future Technologies in Cancer Care (FTCC)
BU Photonics Center
BU School of Public Health
Dr. Cathie Klapperich (BU BME, ME)
Dr. Selim Unlu (BU ECE, BME, Physics)

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