Global Grand Challenge: Water

Singularity University’s Global Grand Challenge Director Nicholas Haan discusses the global water crisis.

Why Global Health is a Poverty Issue

Singularity University’s Global Grand Challenge Director Nicholas Haan overviews how technological diffusion will impact health and poverty.

Patient Participation in Medical Care

Cancer survivor Dave deBronkart shares his personal story about battling cancer and the idea that patients are the most underutilized resource in medicine.

Deciphering DNA

Raymond McCauley explains both the capacity and limitation of using DNA to understand individual potential.

Preventative Medicine

Dr. Daniel Kraft shares his perspective on the current state of preventative diagnostics.

Do We Need Sleep?

Neuroscientist Divya Chander talks about the ways advancing medicine might impact the brain’s need for sleep.

The Promise of 3D Printing in Biotechnology

Ray Kurzweil explains how 3D bioprinting and new technologies are already transforming medicine and health.

Why Aubrey de Grey Takes an Interdisciplinary Approach to Aging

Aubrey de Grey discusses the field of aging, what inspired him to focus on the field, and the importance of interdisciplinary research.

Q&A: What Are the Opportunities at the Intersection Between Medicine and Technology?

Ray Kurzweil, Co-founder, Chancellor and Director at Singularity University, elaborates on opportunities to collect health data from blood, such as in menstruation. Filmed at Singularity University’s Executive Program, October 2014.

New Methods in Cancer Diagnostics

Raymond McCauley, Biotechnology and Bioinformatics Chair at Singularity University, discusses how identifying breakdowns in molecular pathways is leading to new means of cancer diagnostics. He introduces cell spot microarrays, a method of translational medicine to personalize cancer therapies using cocktails of microRNAs. Filmed at Singularity University’s Executive Program, April 2014.

The Possibilities of Medical Nanotechnology

Ralph Merkle, Nanotechnology Chair at Singularity University, explores the potential of medical nanotechnology, such as artificial red blood cells. Filmed at Singularity University’s Executive Program, April 2014.

Augmentation, Robotics, and Other Technologies in Medical Therapy

Daniel Kraft, Chair of Neuroscience and Medicine at Singularity University, offers a deep dive into some of the technologies which are changing the field of medicine such as robotics, AI, regenerative medicine and ‘lab on a chip’. Filmed at Singularity University’s Executive Program, April 2014.

Finding the “Odd” Technologies to Change the Course of Disease

Catherine Mohr, MD, Singularity University Faculty and Vice President of Medical Research at Intuitive Surgical, describes the evolution of medical technologies to transform surgeries, but argues that broader and more lateral efforts are needed to truly disrupt medical diagnostics. Filmed at Singularity University’s Executive Program, April 2014.

Connected Technologies Transforming Healthcare

Daniel Kraft, Neuroscience and Medicine Chair at Singularity University, offers a tour of various technologies which are changing healthcare such as cloud computing, 3D printing, big data, and robotics. Filmed at Singularity University’s Executive Program, April 2014.

Introducing Memora

Memora is producing a life-logging camera that applies the power of computer vision and deep learning to point-of-view imagery, permitting seamless tracking of your diet and subsequently adaptive recommendations. Filmed for Singularity University’s Graduate Studies Program, August 2014.