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Exciting New Tech – TEDMED Blog – Health Article

Mapping human cellular biology. Single-letter gene editing. Bacterial infection diagnosis in mere hours. 3D-printed organs. A mobile ultrasound device that connects to your smartphone. Simple same-day health care. These are some of the bold, cutting-edge ideas from this year’s TEDMED Hive Innovators. In our final Speaker Spotlight of 2018, we’ll be featuring 6 companies that are driving progress in health and medicine. From improving the patient experience to developing new diagnostic tests, these Innovators are pushing the boundaries and thinking…

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TEDMED 2020 | BOSTON | March 2-4 – TEDMED Blog – Health Article

TEDMED is excited to announce that the next convening of our diverse, multi-disciplinary community will take place March 2-4, 2020 in Boston, Massachusetts at The Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel. That’s right, TEDMED 2020 will be at a brand new location and a brand new time of year! We feel that Boston is the ideal home for TEDMED 2020. Boston is a city and community with deep roots in pioneering new ideas and pushing innovation forward—much like TEDMED. Boston boasts renowned…

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TEDMED 2020 Theme Announced & Early Bird Registration Now Open – TEDMED Blog – Health Article

We’re thrilled to share the theme for TEDMED 2020: Make Way For Wonder. With this announcement we also officially open registration for TEDMED 2020 at a special Early Bird rate!  Join our passionate and diverse community this March 2-4 at an exciting new home in Boston – and for a limited time, we’re offering a special early registration rate of $1,000 off the registration fee. TEDMED 2020: Make Way For Wonder “Mystery creates wonder and wonder is the basis of man’s…

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Announcing the TEDMED 2020 Editorial Advisory Board – TEDMED Blog – Health Article

Planning for TEDMED 2020 is well underway, and we’re excited to share even more details about the Boston gathering over the coming months. Next week begins an important step in the process: the 2020 TEDMED Editorial Advisory Board (EAB) will meet to collaborate on the design and curation of the Stage Program. The EAB—a group of leading experts in fields spanning the spectrum of health and medicine—plays a key role in helping us to identify important and timely nominations for…

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Celebrating the Gift of Community – TEDMED Blog – Health Article

The following post was written by the TEDMED Team. Civil rights leader Coretta Scott King once said, “The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members.” As we reflect on the past year at TEDMED and the annual gathering that took place this November, King’s words resonate powerfully with us and the way we feel about our own community. From the Partners and Delegates whose thought leadership and creativity inspired us in Palm…

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Designing habitats for humans – TEDMED Blog – Health Article

Award-winning architect Amanda Sturgeon leads the International Living Future Institute (ILFI), an organization that focuses on the transformation to a world that is socially just, culturally rich, and ecologically restorative. She is also the founder and driving force behind the organization’s Biophilic Design Initiative, which aims to connect people and nature within our built environments and communities. Prior to ILFI, Amanda enjoyed a successful 15-year architectural career working on projects such as Islandwood on Washington’s Bainbridge Island. In 2013, Amanda…

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Q&A with Greg Asbed and Gerardo Reyes Chavez – TEDMED Blog – Health Article

Greg Asbed is a fierce advocate fighting against forced labor, sexual violence, and other gross human rights violations. He was awarded the 2015 Presidential Award for Extraordinary Efforts in Combating Human Trafficking at the White House on behalf of the Fair Food Program (FFP). As a co-founder, Greg leads the development of innovative market-based enforcement mechanisms, rights standards, and worker education processes. Through this program he coordinates relations among many agriculture stakeholders, including corporate buyers, industry suppliers, and farm workers.…

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