AnthroTronix CEO Speaks About Healthcare Apps and the Importance of Brain Health at 7th Annual mHealth Summit

AnthroTronix CEO Speaks About Healthcare Apps and the Importance of Brain Health at 7th Annual mHealth Summit ****** Dr. Corinna Lathan Featured on Panel Taking Place November 9 in Washington, D.C. WHO: AnthroTronix (@AnthroTronix), an engineering research and development firm committed to optimizing the interaction between people and technology. WHAT: Dr. Corinna Lathan (@clathan), board chair and CEO of AnthroTronix, will speak on the panel “Optimizing the Patient App Experience: Convergence of Healthcare and Wellness,” which will examine the app development and design process. Lathan will share her personal experience developing DANA, an FDA-cleared brain health assessment tool. DANA, which received FDA clearance in October 2014, is a mobile medical software platform that can be used on a phone or tablet and works on both the Android and iOS operating systems. It’s a game-like tool that can provide data within minutes to help assess and measure a person’s brain/cognitive health. Joining Lathan on the panel will be representatives from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Boston Children’s Hospital and the National Library of Medicine. The panel will be moderated by CEO Michael Fergusson of Ayogo, a company that develops patient engagement software. WHERE: Room: National Harbor 2-3, The Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, National Harbor, Md. WHEN: Monday, Nov. 9, 2015, 5-6 p.m. The mHealth Summit, part of the HIMSS Connected Health Conference, is the leading conference for developments in the fields of mobile, telehealth and connected health. Sessions will explore the impact these fields have on health care delivery, clinical care and patient/consumer engagement to new technologies, research, investment activities, policy and shifts in the business environment. This...

AnthroTronix CEO Featured at BrainFutures 2015 Conference

AnthroTronix CEO Featured at BrainFutures 2015 Conference ****** Dr. Corinna Lathan To Discuss Abilities of Brain Health Assessment Tool, DANA, and its Mental Health Impact for Military on November 4 in Annapolis, Md. WHO: AnthroTronix (@AnthroTronix), an engineering research and development firm committed to optimizing the interaction between people and technology. WHAT: Dr. Corinna Lathan (@clathan), AnthroTronix board chair and CEO, will speak on the Military Mental Health panel to discuss the abilities of FDA-cleared brain health assessment tool, DANA, and the value it provides military service members. DANA was initially developed through funding from the U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery and a Rapid Innovation Fund award by the U.S. Army to help evaluate the medical status of deployed military service members. The session will be moderated by WYPR’s Sheilah Kast, and will include Kate Sullivan, director of the Brain Fitness Center at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, and Justin Sanchez, program manager at the Biological Technologies Office (BTO) of the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA) as fellow panelists. WHERE: Westin Annapolis, 100 Westgate Circle Annapolis, MD WHEN:  November 4, 2015, 2:10 p.m. EDT DANA, which received FDA clearance in October 2014, is a mobile medical app that can be used on a phone or tablet and works on both the Android and iOS operating systems. It’s a game-like tool that can provide data within minutes to help assess and measure a person’s brain/cognitive health. The app can help clinicians as a diagnostic tool when looking at concussion, depression, dementia/Alzheimer’s Disease, eating disorders, and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). For the military, DANA detects and assesses changes in...

AnthroTronix Featured at Partnering for Cures 7th Annual Conference

AnthroTronix Featured at Partnering for Cures 7th Annual Conference ****** AnthroTronix CEO Speaks about Innovative Technology and the Future of Brain Health on November 3 in New York City WHO: AnthroTronix (@AnthroTronix), an engineering research and development firm committed to optimizing the interaction between people and technology. WHAT: Dr. Corinna Lathan (@clathan), AnthroTronix board chair and CEO, will lead an eight-minute Time Equals Lives talk entitled, “Purposefully Designing the Future with Smart Machines and Healthy Brains” to discuss the impact of technology on the future of brain health. Lathan will share her personal experience developing health care technology including DANA, an FDA-cleared brain health assessment tool, and insights on what it takes to stay the course, focus on purpose and transform the way we know and care for our brains. Among other research applications, DANA has been used in the 21CBT®/Caregiver Health-eBrain Study to measure the cognitive toll on caregivers of those caring for individuals with Alzheimer’s and dementia. According to the Centers for Disease Control, these caregivers are more likely to develop anxiety, depression and have a poorer quality of life. DANA is also being used in a pilot study being conducted at Burke Rehabilitation Hospital to evaluate dementia patients. WHERE: GH-Ballroom II-IV, Grand Hyatt, New York City WHEN: Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015, 8:45-9 a.m. Partnering for Cures is FasterCures’ annual meeting that connects decision-makers for forward-thinking, outcome-oriented and patient-focused discussions around the crucial issues facing the medical research world. It is being held November 1-3, 2015 at the Grand Hyatt in New York City. FasterCures, a center of the Milken Institute, is an action tank, determined to save lives by speeding up...

AnthroTronix CEO Discusses Impact of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics in Our Daily Lives over the Next 24 Months

At the World Economic Forum Summit on the Global Agenda 2015, AnthroTronix CEO Dr. Corinna Lathan participated in an issue briefing entitled “Future Innovation.” The panelists discussed: “Are we ready for the 4th Industrial revolution? Innovation is happening at light speed but what does the progress in areas like robotics, artificial intelligence, neuroscience, nanotechnology and genome editing mean?” View the full briefing...

AnthroTronix Featured in 2015 Future in Review (FiRe) Conference Panels

AnthroTronix Featured in 2015 Future in Review (FiRe) Conference Panels ****** AnthroTronix CEO Speaks on Global Impact and Breakthroughs in Medicine at October 7 and 8 Sessions WHO: AnthroTronix, an engineering research and development company that focuses on human-centered design, has been recognized among Inc. Magazine’s “5000 Fastest Growing Companies,” and selected by the World Economic Forum as a Technology Pioneer company. WHAT: AnthroTronix, selected as a 2015 FiReStarter Company based on the strength of its innovations and potential to bring positive change to the world, will be showcased at an exclusive investor reception at the FiRe conference and featured in two panels at the event. Cori Lathan, AnthroTronix founder and CEO, will represent the company and share insights into innovative health care technology at two panels: FiReStarters I: Six Companies Improving the World and New Breakthroughs in Medicine. The sessions take place on October 7 and 8, respectively, and will be hosted by Ed Butler, senior broadcast journalist at BBC. WHERE: Stein Eriksen Lodge, Park City, Utah. WHEN: FiReStarters I: Six Companies Improving the World: Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015, 11:15-11:45 a.m.                     New Breakthroughs in Medicine: Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015, 10:35- 11:00 a.m. The Future in Review conference is an annual gathering of world-class thought leaders who convene each year with the goal of providing the most accurate look forward in technology. FiRe is a world leader in exploring how technology drives the world economy and in using technology to solve major social challenges. These goals have been consistently achieved through FiRe’s collaboration across technology-driven industries and through active support from the global...

AnthroTronix to Demo FDA-Cleared Brain Health Assessment Tool at Health 2.0 9th Annual Fall Conference

AnthroTronix to Demo FDA-Cleared Brain Health Assessment Tool at Health 2.0 9th Annual Fall Conference ****** October 7 Presentation Focuses on Diagnostic Capabilities of DANA WHO: AnthroTronix, an engineering research and development company that focuses on human-centered design, has been recognized among Inc. Magazine’s “5000 Fastest Growing Companies,” and selected by the World Economic Forum as a Technology Pioneer company. WHAT: AnthroTronix has been selected to demonstrate DANA, its FDA-cleared brain health assessment tool, at the Wednesday morning breakout session, The Cognitive Frontier: Health 2.0 Tools for Mapping the Mind. James Drane, mechanical design engineer and project manager at AnthroTronix, will host a 3.5 minute demonstration, followed by a short Q&A, to showcase the abilities of DANA and describe its brain monitoring capabilities, which can be used as a diagnostic tool for conditions ranging from depression to Alzheimer’s to traumatic brain injury (TBI). Drane is the technical lead for the DANA project, and helps ensure reliability and usability of the product for both civilian and military end users. The session will be moderated by Arshya Vahabzadeh, M.D., site director and director of digital health at Brain Power LLC, and will feature five demonstrations from companies tracking brain activity and trying to locate areas of the brain in order to help treat brain-related disorders. WHERE: Ballroom H at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. WHEN: Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015, 10:45 a.m. DANA, which received FDA clearance in October 2014, is a phone or tablet-based mobile software platform that works on both the Android and iOS operating systems and can provide data within minutes to help assess and...