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Professor Yogesan Kanagasingam

Professor Yogesan Kanagasingam

Professor Yogesan Kanagasingam is the Professorial Chair in Digital Health and Telemedicine at the School of Medicine University of Notre Dame. He is a visiting scholar at the Harvard University. He is advisor to SPEQS (Australia) and to Lifeguard Health Networks (USA). He is the co-founder of Medivitals Pty Ltd which is building AI powered wearables and health platform for early detection of diseases and continuous monitoring of high-risk patients.

He obtained Senior Fulbright Fellowship to work at the School of Medicine, Stanford University. He has also worked at Norwegian Radium Hospital and the University of Oslo, Norway. He has published over 200 papers, written 4 books and has a patent portfolio of over 37 patent applications including AI algorithms for eye diseases and portable ophthalmic diagnostic devices. One of his inventions, EyeSCan device, is being used by NASA at the International Space Station to check the health of the Astronauts.

He was WA’s Australian of the Year Finalist in 2015 for his contribution to medical science and enabling affordable eye care delivery around the world. Professor Yogi pioneered research on the development of an eye test for early detection of Alzheimer’s disease. He was awarded Achiever of the Year for his contribution to Innovation and ICT industry.

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Other GPRWMF awards received by awardee Year
Conjoint GrantThe “POSTT Study: Validation of a novel home delivered paediatric OSA screening test”2023