Speaker - Anita Goel

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As Chairman and CEO of Nanobiosym® and Nanobiosym® Diagnostics, Dr. Goel is focused on delivering new game-changing technologies to address the greatest unmet needs in global health, energy, and the environment.

A Harvard-MIT-trained Physicist-Physician, Dr. Anita Goel is a globally recognized leader in the emerging field of nanobiophysics—a new science at the convergence of physics, nanotechnology, and biomedicine. Nanobiophysics integrates these three fields to reveal new scientific solutions to the world's most pressing challenges.

Her pioneering contributions to nanotechnology and nanobiophysics have been recognized globally by prestigious honors and awards including multiple awards from US Government agencies such as Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), Department of Defense (DOD), Department of Energy (DOE), Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) and US Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA).

She established Nanobiosym® Diagnostics to commercialize the Gene-RADAR® technology platform to empower people worldwide with portable, rapid and accurate information about their own health. Employing the latest advances in nanotechnology, Gene-RADAR® is a fully portable, chip-based diagnostic that can recognize any disease with a genetic fingerprint from a single drop of blood or saliva without the need for lab infrastructure, trained health care personnel, electricity or running water.

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Roundtable: The Future of Health & Medicine

10.26.11 | 00:35:40 min | 1 comment