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Medical Technology

What's new in medical technology related to living forever? Although it will be the underlying biotechnology that cures ageing, we'll need plenty of new technology along the way to apply new treatments and to keep us healthy.

Click the links below for news and information on specific subjects as as big data (using AI to diagnose disease), nanobots (precision guided drug delivery) and robotic surgery (not as exciting as it sounds... yet).

Read more about: 3D Printing, Big Data, Digital Health, Digital Modeling, Laboratory Automation, Nanobots, Personalised Medicine, Precision Medicine, Robotic Surgery, Synthetic Biology.

Medical Technology News

20-year study maps Alzheimer's progression, offering hope for early detection

Live Forever Club - 29-Feb-2024

Researchers tracked changes in brains, including protein levels & brain shrinkage

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Atom limbs' AI-powered bionic arm that feel and respond like your own

BBC - 23-Feb-2024

Early trials promise natural movement, control and sense of touch; however, cost concerns remain

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UC Berkeley researchers invented a robot that can sew stitches by itself

MIT Technology Review - 22-Feb-2024

It paves the way for future advancements in surgical robots and improved patient care

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MMI's surgical robot gears up for global rollout with $110M boost

FierceBiotech - 21-Feb-2024

Symani's wristed instruments bring steady hands and big ambitions to microsurgery

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Study finds 275 million new genetic variations in underrepresented groups

Science Daily - 20-Feb-2024

Almost 4 million differences might be linked to disease risk, leading to targeted treatments

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Medical Technology Resources

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LSX World Congress 2024

29-Apr-2024 to 30-Apr-2024

The leading life science partnering, strategy and investment event in Europe organised by Longevity Leaders (LXS) (London, UK)

The Age of Scientific Wellness

Amazon

Why the Future of Medicine Is Personalized, Predictive, Data-Rich, and in Your Hands, written by Leroy Hood and Nathan Price

Deep Longevity

AI to track the rate of ageing at the molecular, cellular, tissue, organ, system, physiological, and psychological levels

Surgical robot uses magnets to move organs

Surgical robot moves organs around inside the body using magnets

Magnitude Biosciences

Biotechnology company that combines experience in ageing research, the nematode C. elegans and automation

XPRIZE

Non-profit organization that designs and hosts public competitions intended to encourage technological development

Oxford Immune Algorithmics (OIA)

Applying Artificial General Intelligence to deliver decentralised precision health and predictive medicine

Microsoft Healthcare

Digital health company providing personalized care for each individual

Denali Therapeutics

Company focused on the discovery and development of therapies for patients with neurodegenerative diseases

Amgen

Biotechnology company that develops and manufactures human therapeutics for various illness and diseases

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Medical Technology Blog Posts

Meet the Omes
24-Jan-2024

Meet the Omes

The biology of ageing looks at way more than just the genome and microbiome - here's 20 to start with!

Oxford Immune Algorithmics developing AI-driven precision medicine for all – site visit report
26-Oct-2023

Oxford Immune Algorithmics developing AI-driven precision medicine for all – site visit report

Algocyte platform uses algorithmic inverse problem solving to aid clinicians in their diagnosis

Have you had coronavirus? UK COVID-19 antibody tests from £65
04-Feb-2021

Have you had coronavirus? UK COVID-19 antibody tests from £65

Comparison of UK mail and clinic tests, plus a review of the Medichecks test

Types of coronavirus tests, and how accurate are they?
25-Jan-2021

Types of coronavirus tests, and how accurate are they?

Do you know the difference between sensitivity and specificity?

Review of longevity technology in Passengers (movie)
03-Jan-2017

Review of longevity technology in Passengers (movie)

Has a clever Autodoc chamber to diagnosis treat disease - would be surprising if it couldn't reverse ageing too by then