James Poyitt, a 16 year old school student visited Vestech, along with his father Stewart Poyitt for advice on his innovative leg rehabilitation device. James had been selected to present his invention in Phoenix Arizona at the Intel International Science and Technology Fair – a huge honour. Vestech’s Dr Roger assisted them with weighing up the […]
Dr Greg Roger, CEO of Vestech, was appointed to the Buck Advisory Committee (www.thebuck.org) following the Board’s meeting in Singapore in October 2015. He subsequently attended the BAC meeting in San Francisco in May 2016, meeting with Dr Dale Bredesen, pioneer in early Alzheimers treatment and other fellow BAC members including Deepak Chopra, Cherilyn Murer and […]
Dr Carlotta Duncan, the Director for Scientific Advancement at the Buck Institute for Research on Ageing, gave Vestech’s CEO, Dr Greg Roger a tour of the Institute’s facility in Novato California.
The Australian Institute of Physics held the day long “Physics of the Mind” symposium at CSIRO’s East Lindfield site this month. A wide variety of speakers, from the driving force behind IBM’s Jeopardy winning Watson computer to a Phd Physicist turned Buddhist guru, spoke to the diversity of issues in understanding the mind.
The time is now for Australia to take definitive steps to promote a thriving Medical Device sector which employs people, creates wealth and improves Australia’s future in a competitive world. CSL’s decision to locate a new plant in Switzerland speaks to the need for the AIM Tax Incentive, which has been clearly shown.
Removing bureaucratic hurdles, through the JOBS Act in the US, has been shown to directly stimulate commercialisation of innovation.
The CONVERGE Summit for Healthcare Innovation, held in Philadelphia July 15th to 16th has been opened to the world by webcasting. Increasingly the teachings of the world’s best and brightest is open to innovators in every corner of the world.
At a private reception at his home, H.E. Kim Beazley met with Dr Roger, who was able to discuss with the Ambassador and his advisors the import of his recent visit to the Walter Reed Hospital and the role of statistical methods and data mining in improving health care outcomes and reducing costly wastage of resources.
During a recent Washington visit, Dr Roger of Vestech was invited to meet with Cpt Eberhardt, senior trauma surgeon, to review the results of USU’s research into the results of reconstructive surgery in blast victims. The patients reviewed had each lost at least one limb in Afghanistan, primarily the result of blast injuries from IEDs.