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  • Fulbright-Nehru Academic and Professional Excellence fellow Rajesh Dave focuses on using research innovations to facilitate the delivery of personalized medicine.

  • Fulbright-Nehru Master’s Fellow Dr. Debanshu Roy works with the e-Health division of India’s Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to strategize the roadmap for digital health priorities.

  • Millennium Alliance awardee Aindra Systems’ CervAstra utilizes artificial intelligence to provide smart, fast and affordable screening for cervical cancer.

  • NIH Director’s New Innovator awardee Dr. Vasanth Vedantham works to lay a scientific foundation for new regenerative therapies for patients suffering from heart rhythm disorders. 

  • Nexus Incubator-trained BoomNBuzz’s portable, renewable energy-powered health platform provides diagnosis and health screening in rural India.

  • Fulbright-Nehru Student Researcher Kayla Huemer's project focused on developing a low-cost solution to identify patients at highest risk of developing diabetic foot ulcers.

  • iBreastExam, developed by Indo-U.S. teams, helps make early detection of breast cancer accessible, affordable and painless.

  • Fulbright-Nehru researcher Hannah Lider focused on defining the challenges of current hemoglobin measuring devices and designing a data storage bangle for effective antenatal care in India’s rural areas.

  • Nexus-trained GnomikX provides saliva-based genetic testing, and counseling, for prevention and management of lifestyle disorders like diabetes, hypertension and obesity.

  • USAID-funded Project Samvad communicates best practices related to health and nutrition through videos and other digital tools.

  • Nexus Incubator-trained Fabiosys Innovations has developed antiviral fabrics that could be used to make protective gowns for health care workers battling the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • TechCamp South Asia participant Romita Ghosh works to improve health care accessibility through her start-ups Admirus and MedSamaan.

  • Nexus-trained Gitanjali Banerjee’s start-up, Femtech Fertility Dost, provides women and couples a platform to talk about fertility-related problems and preventive solutions.

  • Rajalakshmi Nandakumar, an Indian Ph.D. student at the University of Washington, is developing mobile apps for detecting potentially life-threatening health issues.  


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