Dr. Wey Leong, a surgical oncologist at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre in Toronto, was one of five 2017 Joule Innovation grant recipients. He received a $25,000 grant to develop ReFilx, a biodegradable scaffold to aid in the regeneration of soft tissue which will reduce the rates of re-operation and mastectomy, improving the quality of life for breast cancer surgery patients and reduce the need for further surgeries. The product will solve an unmet clinical need that affects millions of women annually worldwide.
Dr. John Pacey was one of five Joule Innovation grant recipients in 2017. He received a grant to further de...
Dr. Mohamed Alarakhia is teaching “Bernie” the bot to manage and follow up on lab test results
Medical student Brandon Spink and Dr. Abhi Cherukupalli are creating devices that could revolutionize how concussions are prevented and wrist fractures are treated in future
How SeroTracker is synthesizing serology studies from 71 countries to help public health officials respond to the pandemic
Dr. Jennifer Hensel sees pandemic as an opportunity to test new model of care for mental health services
With the supply of ventilators dwindling during the pandemic, Joule COVID-19 Innovation grant recipient sparks a global challenge to increase the stockpile.
This Joule Innovation grant recipient continues to transform the treatment of chronic wounds, with new technology adopted by more than 3,900 health care institutions across the continuum of care.
Working with Vancouver start-up Ionomr Innovations Inc., Dr. Heidi Britton is re-imagining how a product derived from the same material as space suits could help combat the spread of COVID-19.
Dr. Susan Ripley and Takaya Technology Inc. have re-engineered the N95 mask for improved effectiveness and comfort.
With new COVID-19 cleaning protocols adding to surgical wait times, Dr. Joseph Ma and Bionic-i™ create a sanitization device to increase efficiency in operating rooms and beyond
Virtual health company Maple helped Western Hospital kickstart a tele-rounding project in less than six months.
With physical distancing measures in place, virtual care services have been propelled into the mainstream to help doctors and their patients connect safely at a distance.
Dr. David Benrimoh and his start-up, Aifred Health, are applying AI technology to break the “guess and check” cycle of depression treatment. Post-Joule Innovation grant, here’s what is helping them to
BlueDot, Dr. Kamran Khan’s AI health company, sent the first warnings of COVID-19.
Medical apps are everywhere. Dr. Chandi Chandrasena shares what doctors should consider before they download an app as well as which she recommends.
How do you imagine the future of hospitals? We spoke with four experts in this area―to get their insight on innovation in hospitals, their visions for the future and how we can get there.
Edgcumbe’s true aspiration for the Pico Lantern is for it to evolve from novel, innovative idea to tried and true product that's making a difference for patients.
Dr. Nada Gawad shares her inspiration for the app, the value of teamwork in turning her vision into reality and tackling some obstacles in innovation.
Lewis shares the story behind Flutter Wear from her original idea to flying to Hatching Health to find a team and how she hopes to continue developing the tool to support expectant mothers.
Recent initiatives to improve access to technology and training in emergency medicine in very different parts of the world.
On this episode of Boldly, Charles Choi speaks to his Joule Innovation Council mentor, Dr. Tatiana Rac. Their conversation covers Choi’s journey as co-created VitalEyes.