RSM Announces Line Up for Medical Innovations Showcase

The Royal Society of Medicine has announced the final line-up for the 11th Medical Innovations Summit, to be held at the Society on Saturday 12 September. Star speaker will be 17-year old Sarah Sobka from Sheffield High School, who will be speaking about her award winning project aimed at helping people who suffer from cystic fibrosis. Sarah conducted her research while on a Nuffield Research Placement at the University of Sheffield Biomedical Sciences department.


The Royal Society of Medicine

Dr Ripley Ballour, who established the world’s first malaria vaccine, Paul Landau, creator of wearable tech firm Fitbug, and Dr Marie Johnson, who led the development of a non-invasive, hand-held, affordable device for the assessment of coronary artery disease will all be speaking at the summit.

Other innovations to be presented include a rapid Ebola diagnostic kit and the world's first medical device to detect shock and high blood pressure in pregnant women with the potential to cut maternal deaths in developing countries by up to 25%.

The day-long meeting will feature 13 innovations in all. For more information about the entrepreneurs and innovators presenting at the event visit:


Source: RSM



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