Physician fighting a nascent HIV epidemic in the Philippines on all fronts – treating patients; preventing infection through media awareness and rock concerts; and dissecting the virus’ genetic material with cutting-edge molecular tools to trace its origins and predict response to treatment.
Pratik Shah of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has developed a system to use simple cellphone or camera pictures—instead of expensive MRI or CT scans—to identify biomarkers that point to oral cancer.
Pratik Shah is developing new lightweight ways to analyze medical images and other clinical data using AI — to create better diagnoses in all kinds of settings, from the fanciest hospital to the most remote clinic.
A MISTI Seed Grant sent her to Peru, where she organized workshops on cardiovascular health, with the support of Pratik Shah, her professor in an engineering health course she took in the fall.
“We are trying to redefine relationships between people and technologies, spanning sectors such as health, education, food and agriculture, housing, transportation, finance, smart city technologies and local businesses using Nashik as a ‘sandbox’,” explained Pratik Shah, a molecular biologist from Harvard now working with the Media Lab.
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Dr. Pratik Shah, a scientist, entrepreneur and innovator, discussed a new way to treat infectious diseases without antibiotics.
Medical researcher Pratik Shah maps metabolites — the food sources our bodies provide to bacteria when we experience infection.
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