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.


Company Senolytic Therapeutics (Senolytx) - Pharmaceutical company that develops a novel class of medicines by targeting damaged cells.

Company Skorpion Engineering - Rapid Prototyping, Rapid manufacturing, Design & Co-Design, Finishes & Services.

Company Velabs Therapeutics - Fast generation of functional therapeutic antibodies.

Company Molecule - Software platform to accelerate innovation in the pharmaceutical industry.

Company Calico - Combating aging and associated diseases. An Alphabet (Google) subsidiary.

Health Organisation Granules India Ltd. - Generic pharmaceutical company.

Company Marksans Pharma - Company focused on Pharmaceutical Drug Formulation manufacturing, Development and marketing of finished dosage.

Health Organisation Amneal - US-based manufacturer of generic drugs.

Company Apotex - Manufacturer of generic medicines.

Company Lupin Pharmaceuticals - A global pharmaceutical company.

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Recent News

Alex Zhavoronkov explains why AI can help in peer reviewing drug development research

Nature Biotechnology - 14-Sep-2020

An automated sense-check of publications sounds like a good idea


Mass production possible of laser powered/guided robots small enough to inject

New Scientist - 26-Aug-2020

You could fit 50,000 of these in a drop of blood - nanomedicine is getting closer


Lasers tuned to break up plaques implicated in many neurodegenerative diseases

Tokyo University of Science (TUS) - 04-Aug-2020

Early days but interesting alternative to chemicals which are handicapped by blood brain barrier

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