Fighting TB with Technology: A Screening and Talk with Microsoft Researcher & MIT Graduate Bill Thies

Employing technology to fight one of the world’s deadliest diseases, Microsoft Research India has developed a biometric monitoring system that utilizes a fingerprint reader to ensure patients meet with their healthcare workers to receive the medication they need. Addressing a gap in treatment completion, this technology is responding to one of the most pressing problems in tuberculosis (TB) treatment.

Join us for a special viewing of a new documentary that showcases the impact that this award-winning solution has had on the battle against tuberculosis (TB). Hear from the lead Microsoft researcher and MIT alum, Bill Thies, about the technology solutions that he and his team are delivering to help combat TB and other healthcare crises around the world.

Join us:

Monday, December 3 from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Microsoft New England, 11th Floor Commons

One Memorial Drive, Cambridge

Lunch with be provided

Check out the full event details and register here. See you on Monday!

 

 

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