MEDx has partnered with Bass Connections to form the Smart Toilet: A disruptive technology to improve health and wellness Bass Connections Team.
Students will focus on the engineering the development, quality control, refinement, and business and regulatory strategy of the Duke Smart Toilet platform. This effort will include both technical and entrepreneurial activities in order to prepare this unique technology for translation from the lab to the market.
The Duke Smart Toilet will enable the hands-free collection and packaging of human excreta to test and monitor wellness and disease. The Smart Toilet is a novel platform with the potential to transform healthcare as it will generate individualized biological data that can be used for early disease detection, surveillance for infectious disease and continuous personalized health and wellness monitoring through apps and digital health wearable devices.
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Duke Researchers Working to Create 'Smart Toilet'
Geoff Ginsburg, M.D., Ph.D.
Director of the MEDx Initiative and the Center for Applied Genomics & Precision Medicine
Professor of Medicine
Sonia Grego, Ph.D.
Senior Research Scientist and Global Field Testing Lead
Katelyn Sellgren, Ph.D.
Phone - (919) 660-1353