Jessilyn Dunn, Duke Biomedical Engineering, USA
Talk: The digital physiome: Wearables for early disease detection.
Jessilyn Dunn is an Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Biostatistics & Bioinformatics at Duke University, and Director of the Duke BIG IDEAs Laboratory which is focused on biomedical data science and mobile health for digital biomarker discovery. Dr. Dunn is PI of the CDC-funded CovIdentify study to detect and monitor COVID-19 using mobile health technologies, which is built upon the team’s previous infection detection work through the DARPA Prometheus and Biochronicity programs. Dr. Dunn was an NIH Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) Postdoctoral Fellow at Stanford, an NSF Graduate Research Fellow at Georgia Tech & Emory, and a visiting scholar at the CDC and the National Cardiovascular Research Institute in Madrid, Spain. Her work has been internationally recognized with media coverage from the NIH Director’s Blog to Wired, Time, and US News and World Report.
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