Healthcare + AI #2

We hosted our first Healthcare + AI event at NVIDIA last October, drawing a large crowd of technologists, doctors, academics and entrepreneurs.

On September 12th, we're exploring more about how NLP and Linguistic Computing are percolating into the healthcare patient-provider space with ResultCare and Thank you UC Berkeley Skydeck for hosting this event!

Related: and Stanford Children's Health are hosting a first of its kind hackathon on Sept. 9th and 10th at Stanford. If you're into Blockchain, AI and Healthcare, join us - we'll be there! Learn more at

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Ishan Kanungo


Ishan is COO at ResultCare. He  graduated from University of California, Berkeley with degrees in Molecular and Cell Biology Field Of Study Neurobiology (Honors) and Psychology. He also completed an Honors Thesis in the Field Of Study Neuro-Oncology and Neurosurgery at UCSF. His experience spans working with computational neuroscientists to develop and refine algorithms for biosensors, conducting psychophysical and EEG experiments on patients with hearing impairments, and neurosurgery research.

About ResultCare: ResultCare’s first to market healthcare solution provides real time research evidence and cost information using machine learning technology to better guide clinical decisions.


*Update* Apurv Mishra will join us from in place of Sam. 


Apurv Mishra

"Apurv Mishra is Chief Technology Officer at and TED Fellow. He is also the youngest Steering Committee Member on Emerging Technologies at Scientific American, Nature Publishing Group. He is Co-founder and former Chief Operating Officer of Datawallet, C2B Data marketplace backed by investors including Tim Draper and Marc Benioff. He is a member of the World Economic Forum - Global Agenda Meta-Council on Emerging Technologies 2014 - 2016 and Global Agenda Council on Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, 2014-2016. Prior to this, Apurv was working on context-aware technologies at Glavio Labs and Vice President at Hypios - a French big data startup based in Paris, that is helping Fortune 500 companies solve technical challenges by matching them with a vast network of scientific experts. He holds Masters in Technology Policy from University of Cambridge - Department of Engineering and Bachelors in Computer Science from University of East London."


Sam De Brouwer

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Sam is cofounder and Chief Operating Officer at, a computing linguistic company building medical dialogue systems and intelligent conversational agents for the next-generation personalized healthcare. I cofounded Scanadu Inc. where I served as VP of communications. Sam has organizing TEDxSanFrancisco since 2016.

About  If medical data could talk, what would it say? is a conversational platform for on-demand, quantified biology. Our natural language dialog system is designed for vertical medical domains, and can generate insights on blood, genomics, microbiome, environmental and anatomical data.

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Two ~25 Minute talks + Q&A.



**IMPORTANT: Please arrive before 19.10. We will have someone greeting people at the front until 19.10. The front doors will be locked after and you may not be able to get in.**

18.30: Doors Open

19.10: Welcome!

19.15: Talks

20.30: Make Some New Friends

21.30: Doors Close



We will be Live Streaming this event from our Facebook Group.




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2150 Shattuck Ave,  13th Floor (PH)

Downtown Berkeley, CA 94704




Cal Train: n/a

BART: Literally right outside Downtown Berkeley Bart

Parking: Street parking and Parking Ramps nearby.





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