A conversation between host Michelle Greenwald and Freddy Nguyen.
The Disruption Lab: Rapid Development of Technologies through Grassroots Innovation that Redefine Healthcare Post COVID
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/
American Medical Association Journal of Ethics: Ethics Talk – Hacking Structural Racism in Health Care
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.
2020 Beckman Symposium: 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.
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.
By Every Measure – 88Nine Radio Milwaukee – Tarik Moody –
In “By Every Measure,” 88Nine Radio Milwaukee’s (WYMS-88.9 FM) new podcast, award-winning data expert and research journalist Reggie Jackson and 88Nine’s Director of Digital Strategy & Innovation Tarik Moody explore systemic racism in various sectors of Milwaukee, looking closely at how those systems were formed and how they can – and need – to be changed.
Episode 6 – Health: With a global pandemic as the backdrop, hosts Tarik Moody and Reggie Jackson analyze health disparities Black people face in America, including bias in healthcare, infant mortality and COVID-19. Then, Tarik assembles a panel of experts from MIT, Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin and the City of Milwaukee Health Department to examine possible solutions.
“The People Who Develop a Ventilator that Costs $40,000 Are Probably Not the Best People to Go to to Make that Ventilator cost $400”
Ken Gordon – EPAM Continuum – June 25, 2020 – The Resonance Test 49: Dr. Freddy T. Nguyen and Duncan Freake
The COVID-19 pandemic has been a test for innovators. The immense challenges of the situation have called for fast, scalable solutions—and two of the more prominent approaches have come to the fore: open source and crowdsource. In this episode of The Resonance Test, we interrogate some people who’ve played essential roles here. Dr. Freddy T. Nguyen, Co-Director of the MIT COVID-19 Challenge, Arnold O. Beckman Postdoctoral Fellow at MIT, and a Pathology Resident at Mount Sinai Hospital, has done tremendous work convening teams from across the globe to crowdsource pandemic-related innovation. His conversation partner is EPAM Continuum’s Duncan Freake, a mechanical engineer who is one of the brains behind the GENTL Mask, our open source design that employs readily available materials and a simple manufacturing process to enable localized manufacturing. Our Ken Gordon peppers the duo with questions and gets some really interesting responses, giving us an important look at how partnerships, humility, and especially networks functioned in their pandemic projects. “The value of a network is really investing in good people who have the right spirit and the right motivations,” says Dr. Nguyen—and we think that these words are not just true: They aptly describe both himself and Duncan.
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.
1500 participants and 250 mentors from around the world came together from April 3 – 5 to help tackle some of the most pressing issues arising from the COVID-19 pandemic. Over 48 hours, 199 potential solutions were developed virtually. See how the 2nd event in the MIT COVID-19 Challenge came together!
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.
MIT creates challenge to ‘hack’ COVID-19
The MIT COVID-19 Challenge searches for ideas to fight the coronavirus via hackathons and virtual events.
Hosted by Julia Yoo – April 7, 2020
In the first of a special series about MIT community members on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic, host Julia Yoo sits down with Dr. Freddy Nguyen, a postdoctoral fellow at MIT and a resident physician at Mount Sinai Hospital. Nguyen talks about the MIT COVID19 Challenge and being on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic in New York.
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.
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.