Going digital: the 26th Annual KI-Mayo Research Meeting

The recent KI-Mayo research meeting (I’m going to call it “the conference” from hereon) was a great experience so I thought I’d share my thoughts and takeaways from it! Here’s a little teaser of the things I’ll be going over about in this blog: The scale of the entirely digital conference Some pros and cons… Read More Going digital: the 26th Annual KI-Mayo Research Meeting

Is the AI going to replace me someday?

The rapid advancement of the Artificial Intelligence (AI) and computer science field have led some experts to predict that in the not so distant future (or maybe it’s already happening), several jobs, professions, or functions could be replaced by AI. The predictions also tend to never forget to mention the health-related professions as some which… Read More Is the AI going to replace me someday?

What does healthcare innovation mean to you?

Whether you come from a medical background, engineering background, or business background – the word innovation will certainly come up in your field. Innovation can mean different things to people such as coming up with better solutions, being creative or invent something original that “breaks into” the market or society. Coming from a biomedical background, I have… Read More What does healthcare innovation mean to you?

The very first KI Sustainability Day 2019!

KI as an institution is well-known for its wide variety of educational, scientific, entrepreneurial and other kinds of conferences and events that occur with different frequencies (yearly, monthly or even weekly!). However, the event that I am going to write about today turned up to be the very first of such kind 🙂 KI Sustainability… Read More The very first KI Sustainability Day 2019!

When Dr. Tedros, WHO’s Director-General came to KI

Reading time: 3 mins. April 9th saw me sitting in the main lecture theatre in Biomedicum waiting for the Director-General of the World Health Organisation (WHO), Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. To say I was a little bit excited would be an understatement. I was positively unsettled in my seat at the prospect of seeing one… Read More When Dr. Tedros, WHO’s Director-General came to KI

Have you heard about Frontotemporal Dementia?

Not so many people are familiar with rare diseases until one of their dear ones develops one. Märta Schörling Andreen and Sofia Schörling Högberg noticed that their father’s behaviour and personality changed progressively even though he was a successful businessman. Sadly, they found out that their father was developing an uncommon disorder called, Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD). Hearing… Read More Have you heard about Frontotemporal Dementia?