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Startup aims to make vision care more accessible in developing world

Vision instrument

Vision impairment is a major global issue. More than 2 billion people worldwide don’t have access to corrective lenses. Getting eyeglasses prescriptions is especially difficult in developing countries. Optometrists are generally located in urban centers and rarely see patients from rural areas, so many people suffer from uncorrected impairments. According…

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Faculty Profile: Roger Mark

Data for all To positively impact global health, build an accessible multinational community around data. That’s what Dr. Roger Mark, Distinguished Professor of Health Sciences and Technology and of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, and his colleagues at the Laboratory for Computational Physiology (LCP) believe. For five decades, Mark has…

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Faculty Spotlight: Charles Sodini

Microelectronics and medicine Charles Sodini believes microelectronics will change medicine. With state-of-the-art mixed-signal integrated circuits, miniaturized and mobile medical devices may reduce the time to detect disease, inform clinical decisions, and improve care—all at significantly lower cost. “Most people know how computers changed from ‘big boxes’ to personal computers, and…

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