PRATIK SHAH

Articles

2017

New visions for the world we know: Notes from an early morning of TED Fellows talks

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.

TED Blog

TED Blog

2017

Innovation and Inspiration From TEDGlobal 2017

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.

Thrive Global

Thrive Global

2017

TED: Phones and drones transforming healthcare

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.

Phys.org

Phys.org

2016

Taking on gender gaps in health care and technology

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.

MIT News

MIT News

2015

QUANTUM LEAP: How tech can help devotees

“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.

Daily Mail UK

Daily Mail UK

2014

Could we train bacteria to make themselves harmless?

Medical researcher Pratik Shah maps metabolites — the food sources our bodies provide to bacteria when we experience infection.

TEDx Innovations

TEDx Innovations

2014

TEDx Beacon Street: Saturday’s Speakers Break the Healthcare Mold

Dr. Pratik Shah, a scientist, entrepreneur and innovator, discussed a new way to treat infectious diseases without antibiotics.

Medtech Boston

Medtech Boston

2009

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