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NGVR #13: Medical XR - The Future of Healthcare using Immersive Technology

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NGVR #13: Medical XR - The Future of Healthcare using Immersive Technology


With analysts predicting markets for VR, AR, and MR in healthcare to reach an estimated market value up to $10 billion by 2023, it's time we at Non-Gaming VR take a look at some of the local companies playing key roles in the intersection of health and emergent technologies. Join us at the Microsoft Reactor for a panel discussion, demos, and networking centered around exploring how immersive technologies are being applied to treat addictions, anxiety, depression, pain, PTSD, and more.

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We're happy to announce the following attendees participating in our panel:

John Spinale, General Partner, JAZZ Venture Partners
John brings a deep understanding of creating innovative consumer experiences, building brands and leveraging new and emerging platforms to JAZZ Ventures. He is a proven leader in consumer technology and digital media with a career spanning nearly 20 years of building, scaling and running high-growth companies of all sizes, from initial seed through to late stage operation. He's currently an investor and active advisor to many early-stage companies, in areas ranging from virtual reality platforms and content publishers to digital health apps for diagnosing and treating cognitive conditions like ADHD.

Roshan Sriram, Founder/CEO of MyndScape
Roshan started working on MyndScape as a senior at Carnegie Mellon University. After returning from a spiritual journey from the Himalayas, he became entrenched in the CMU culture of tech and innovation. Conversations with several students and professors sparked a creative inspiration that helped him envision a product that combines a nexus of cutting edge technologies to facilitate mind development. Roshan's final year focused on a self study immersion program where he partnered with faculty advisors to further develop and build a prototype to showcase to investors and potential partners.

Lincoln Nguyen, Founder/CEO of Karuna Labs
Lincoln is a serial digital health entrepreneur having started one of the first online health records companies. He has spent a decade in software development having worked in bioinformatics, neuroscience, and high throughout data systems at Cisco.

Dr. Bruce Daniel MD, Professor of Radiology and Bioengineering, Stanford
After graduating from Harvard Medical School (1990) and completing his Residency in diagnostic radiology at the University of Michigan (1995), Dr. Daniel has been at Stanford where his clinical and research focus has been on Magnetic Resonance imaging for breast cancer and for guiding procedures. He became involved in MR and started a collaboration with the Analog group at Microsoft to develop MR to plan and, hopefully one day, guide surgery for breast cancer. His team’s work on MR breast conserving surgery has won awards at the 2017 and the 2018 international society for magnetic resonance in medicine and was featured in the “AR 4 Good” workshop at ISAMR 2017. Dr. Daniel is currently co-director of IMMERS, a new Incubator for Medical Mixed and Extended Reality at Stanford.

Lisa Padilla, Founder/CEO, NewPathVR
NewPathVR specializes in personal development and emotional intelligence applications focused on anxiety and depression. Lisa founded the company out of personal exposure to mental health and medical situation and is dedicated to making those experiences easier for clinicians, patients, and loved ones alike. A 25+-year marketer and advertising professional, Lisa has worked in a wide variety of industries and is strongly focused on multimedia, marketing, and product strategy. She studied multimedia at Academy of Art, worked on Apple's first social network called eWorld, and worked at AOL overseeing sponsorship and advertising programs. She is also a Tilt Brush artist who's works have been featured in books and art shows.

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