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Sameer Sonkusale, Nano Lab, Tufts University

By  Laura Lovett 02:47 pm July 28, 2020
The old saying that you can tell a lot about a person from their clothing is about to get an update as digital health efforts look to embed sensors in garments.  This morning engineers at Tufts University announced they have developed a new flexible sensor patch designed to analyze a wearer’s sweat. It can be sewn into clothing.  Users can get insights into their sodium and ammonium ions, lactate...
By  Jonah Comstock 04:19 pm November 14, 2018
Computer vision has great promise for helping to democratize fields like wound care, dermatology and more. However, as companies explore this potential, they’re also discovering a number of challenges to overcome. The data problem “Getting the data is really the biggest challenge, not the AI,” Karen Panetta, IEEE fellow and dean of graduate engineering at Tufts University who studies AI use cases...
By  Dave Muoio 02:12 pm March 28, 2018
Patient engagement software company Relatient has launched MDpay, a patient-facing payment web and mobile platform. The service accepts all major credit or debit cards as well as Apple and Google Pay, and includes an integrated dashboard for billing managers, easy-to-respond electronic statements that don’t require a user account, and other accommodations. "We're proud to offer the ambulatory...
By  Jonah Comstock 09:40 am August 11, 2015
Katherine Morley makes a donation at the Hirsh Library at Tufts. Last year when Endeavor Partners published a study showing that a third of wearable activity tracker users consign their device to the sock drawer within six months, most people saw it as a fatal flaw in the activity tracker trend. But Lisa Gualtieri, an Assistant Professor of Public Health and Community Medicine at Tufts...