Women are making a difference in healthcare innovation. Here at SupChina's Women's Montlhly Network Series on Healthcare and Innovation honors Dr Ingrid Yin for her vision global Investments in innovation in healthcare.
Dr Ingrid Yin notes that the U.S. spend 25% of the GDP on healthcare and China's spending on healthcare growing dramatically. She presented the areas her MayTech Global Investments company are targeting.
Ingrid's MayTech Global Investments is investing in breakthrough healthcare robotics that allow surgery to be done by robots. Ingrid shows how robots can execute intricate surgeries.
Ingrid explained why she is targeting investments in next-generation sequencing (NGS), recent technologies allow us to sequence DNA and RNA much more quickly and cheaply than the previously used Sanger sequencing, and have revolutionized the study of genomics and molecular biology.
For the fight against cancer, Ingrid is investing in revolutionary CAR-T therapy. In this type of treatment a patient's T cells (a type of immune system cell) are changed in the laboratory so they will attack cancer cells.