C. Light Technologies Monitors Neurological Health in the Blink of an Eye

C. Light Technologies Monitors Neurological Health in the Blink of an Eye C. Light Technologies is a Berkeley, California based neurotech and A.I. company using the most accurate commercially-available eye tracker to better understand your brain, starting with multiple sclerosis. Their tracking scanning laser ophthalmoscope (TSLO) takes a ten-second eye scan with one-micron tracking accuracy…

Aura Health: Mindfulness Meets Machine Learning

  As the meditation and mindfulness movement draws millions each year, the volume of mindfulness-related digital content has grown rapidly as well. Aura Health’s intuitive, emotion-based search engine lets users navigate that growing library while its sophisticated machine-learning algorithms adapt to the user’s specific needs over time. I sat down with one of Aura’s founders,…

Shepherd Therapeutics transforms the rare cancer landscape

  Shepherd Therapeutics launched in 2016 with a mission to develop breakthrough treatments for rare cancers. Powered by artificial intelligence and machine learning, their drug development pipeline has already yielded seven promising drug assets in preclinical trials. With an innovative drug development pipeline and leadership with decades of experience in biotechnology, Shepherd Therapeutics was featured…

Stasis Labs Improves the Traditional Patient Monitoring Process

  Stasis Labs is a Los Angeles based startup that partners with medical institutions to provide doctors with remote monitoring and predictive artificial intelligence technology that anticipates when an emergency situation will arise before it occurs. I sat down with the company’s founder and president, Michael Maylahn, to discuss Stasis’ innovative approach to healthcare and…

Aqus Water: One Water Filter To Serve Millions

  Aqus Water has engineered a tool that helps filter water without the need of pumps, electricity, chemicals, or replacements. Since their initiation, Aqus has provided an easy and affordable solution to accessing clean drinking water in 17 countries. I sat down with Founder and CEO, Kevin Kassel  (USC undergraduate Marshall Student ‘17) to discuss how he’s created…

Supportiv: Powering the Next Generation of Peer Support

  Supportiv is a stigma-free, anonymous, and affordable place to receive hyper-targeted peer support service addressing users’ underlying relationship, work and family needs. Alex Efron spoke with co-founders Helena Plater-Zyberk and Pouria Mojabi to discuss how Supportiv’s AI-enabled digital health platform expands mental health access and strengthens interpersonal communication.   The United States is facing…