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The Disruption Lab: Rapid Development of Technologies through Grassroots Innovation that Redefine Healthcare Post COVID

Jan
29

The Disruption Lab - Rapid Development of Technologies through Grassroots Innovation that Redefine Healthcare Post COVID | Freddy Nguyen, MD, PhD | MIT, Mount Sinai | 2021-01-29

https://thedisruptionlab.com/rapid-innovation-freddy-nguyen-md-phd-mit-mount-sinai-2021-01-29/

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American Medical Association Journal of Ethics: Ethics Talk - Hacking Structural Racism in Health Care

Nov
09

American Medical Association Journal of Ethics - Hacking Structural Racism in Health Care - November 9, 2020

Organizers of MIT Hacking Racism in Healthcare talk about design thinking as a way to find solutions to combat structural racism and advance health equity.

https://journalofethics.ama-assn.org/videocast/ethics-talk-hacking-structural-racism-health-care
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2020 Beckman Symposium: From biochemical nanosensors to imaging to informatics to COVID-19 convalescent plasma – developing diagnostics and therapies for clinical medicine

Nov
02

Beckman Foundation - Freddy Nguyen - November 2, 2020

From biochemical nanosensors to imaging to informatics to COVID-19 convalescent plasma – developing diagnostics and therapies for clinical medicine
2017 Arnold O. Beckman Postdoctoral Fellow Freddy Nguyen, MD, PhD from MIT, presents his research at the 2020 Beckman Symposium.

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MIT Virtual Alumni Leadership Conference: Mind, Hand, and Heart - MIT Alumni Stories of Inspiration

Oct
09

Barbara Fields, Ani Liu, Emily Young, Freddy Nguyen, Sanjay Vakil - October 9, 2020

In a lightning talk format, alumni and postdocs from various MIT schools, departments, and class years will share personal stories of finding inspiration and taking action during the Covid-19 pandemic and beyond. Speakers will discuss topics that include MIT Hacking COVID, interdisciplinary research and design, producing and distributing PPEs, supporting nonprofits, and an ambitious project that aims to turn motorcycles into lifesaving devices.

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Wide Field: Hacking COVID-19 Solutions for Africa

May
13

ActonTV - Vivian Kobusingye Birchall - May 13, 2020

Host Vivian Kobusingye Birchall chatted with Stuart Krusell, Senior Director of Global Programs at MIT Sloan School of Management; Ari Jacobovits, Managing Director for Africa, MIT International Science and Technology Initiatives; postdoctoral fellow Freddy Nguyen and MBA candidates Benjamin Boutboul and Mercy Ndambuki, about the recently concluded MIT COVID-19 Challenge including solutions created and different ways industry, the public sector innovators and development partners can get involved.

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MIT’s COVID-19 Challenge ‘Beat the Pandemic’ Virtual Hackathon

Apr
15

BCG Digital Ventures - April 15, 2020

Co-Director of the MIT COVID-19 Challenge and Resident in Pathology at The Mount Sinai Hospital Freddy Nguyen talks to BCGDV Partner and Managing Director Nate Beyor about the recent MIT Beat the Pandemic Hackathon.

At the beginning of April BCGDV partnered with MIT on their virtual hackathon series ‘Beat the Pandemic’ as part of their COVID-19 challenge. DV’ers from all over the world took part in the 48 hour virtual hackathon that aimed to tackle the most critical problems caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Co-Director of the ‘COVID-19 Challenge’, Freddy Nguyen, sat down (remotely) with BCGDV Partner, Nate Beyor after the event. They discussed the origin story of the hackathon series and Freddy explained how he mobilized 4500 brilliant minds from 96 countries to apply to take part. They also touch on how this global crisis has accelerated innovation at an incredible speed and examine how some of these changes may play a part long after this crisis has ended.

https://medium.com/bcg-digital-ventures/mits-covid-19-challenge-beat-the-pandemic-virtual-hackathon-d382409ee537

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HIMSS TV: MIT creates challenge to 'hack' COVID-19

Apr
08

HIMSS TV - Laura Lovett - April 8, 2020

MIT creates challenge to 'hack' COVID-19

The MIT COVID-19 Challenge searches for ideas to fight the coronavirus via hackathons and virtual events.

https://www.healthcareitnews.com/video/mit-creates-challenge-hack-covid-19

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A Conversation on Physician-Scientist Training in the Social Sciences and Humanities

May
22

American Physician Scientists Association - May 22, 2017

At the 2017 National Conference for Physician Scholars in the Social Sciences and Humanities in Boston, MA, APSA Founder Freddy Nguyen, MD, PhD moderated a discussion on physician-scientist training in the social sciences and humanities (SSH) with Jeremy Greene, MD, PhD; Helena Hansen, MD, PhD; Seth Holmes, MD, PhD; and Scott Stonington, MD, PhD.

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Developing rapid cancer nano sensors

May
11

MIT News - Denis Paiste | Materials Processing Center - May 11, 2017

Summer Scholar Kaila Holloway experiments with tiny chemical sensors that can indicate tumor changes.

Chemicals like nitric oxide and hydrogen peroxide can promote cancer growth. MPC-CMSE Summer Scholar Kaila Holloway is working in the lab of Michael S. Strano, Carbon P. Dubbs Professor in Chemical Engineering at MIT, to develop tiny chemical sensors to detect their concentrations near tumors in the body.

http://news.mit.edu/2017/summer-scholars-embrace-engineering-challenges-0511

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Beckman Laser Institute Seminar - April 28, 2016

Apr
28

University of California - Irvine - Beckman Laser Institute Seminar - April 28, 2016

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