Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, and Healthcare Converge June 5 at M2D2 Workshop

Originally the province of the financial services industry, blockchain technology is now finding its place in the life sciences and healthcare field as well. Likewise, artificial intelligence and wide-ranging health economics and outcomes research are gaining traction and demonstrating their potential for clinical and economic impact to providers, payors, and healthcare decision-makers—allowing for efficient market access and a competitive edge.

A half-day medical affairs workshop on Tuesday, June 5 will shed light on these and other topics from the frontiers of medical technology. Hosted by UMass M2D2 in Lowell, the session is open to all health care professionals, entrepreneurs, startups, investors and industry experts. Light breakfast and lunch will be served. Continue reading

Life Sciences Innovators to Compete in 50K Medical Device Pitch Competition at UMass Medical

Join M2D2 for the 50K Student Medical Device Pitch Competition at UMass Medical School on May 30.On Wednesday, May 30, four life science researchers from UMass Lowell and UMass Medical Center will vie for awards of in-kind support totaling $50,000 at the M2D2 Medical Device Innovation Pitch Competition. The competition will take place Wednesday, May 30, from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm in Amphitheater 3 at the UMass Medical School Campus, 55 Lake Ave. North in Worcester. Continue reading