Jakob Simonsen

Students win international case-challenge with diagnostic app

Friday 02 Dec 16
In the GLOBAL HEALTH CHALLENGE CASE, 73 students from around the world had 24 hours to prepare and present the most innovative and strongest multidisciplinary solution to the WHO challenge: Find the answer to one of the world's greatest health challenges: the fight against antibiotic resistance.

The winning team presented an ambitious diagnosis app. to the international jury.

On the team were Medicine and Technology student from DTU/KU, Jakob Simonsen, three medical students from the Faculty of Medicine at Copenhagen University, Johan Bundgaard, Mark Khurana and Troels Rømer and International Business & Politics student from CBS, Kasper Djernæs.

The presented app was the Acumulus Web app, an A.I. computing service comparing symptoms with big data such as epidemiological data, infections and clinical data.

The team won a trip to Barcelona, where they will receive advice of WHO experts.



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22 JUNE 2018