BIO2015 Idea Hack Recap

By June 24, 2015 October 13th, 2018 Uncategorized

The MIT Hacking Medicine team was at BIO2015 in Philadelphia to run a 4-hour, all hands on deck, action-filled Idea Hack last Thursday, 18 June. We had a blast meeting all the participants and getting the room to innovate solutions around three awesome topic: personalized medicine, clinical trials, and patient engagement. And yes, you heard me right — we held a 4-hour hackathon, and the ideas were amazing!


Mike Spear from Genome Alberta caught up with our very own Ned McCague and Chris Lee to give you a rundown of the controlled chaos:

If you wanted to see one of the most energetic presentations at BIO 2015 in Philadelphia you needed to attend the Idea Design Studio Hacking Medicine session put on by MIT. Ned McCague (pictured below) led things off and continued to use his high energy style to keep the attendees not only engaged, but also to help get them actively involved and do some work…

[Click here for the full article and podcast at Genome Alberta.]

Ned McCague, running the BIO2015 Idea Hack

Ned McCague, running the BIO2015 Idea Hack.
Picture from Genome Alberta