iCarbonX Research Shenzhen and BUSPH Sign Strategic Collaboration

Shenzhen, China, and Boston, Massachusetts, USA. December 05, 2016 – iCarbonX Research Shenzhen, the first institute focusing on holistic life digitization and application in China, announced a collaboration with the Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH), one of the leading schools of public health in the world.

 

BUSPH and iCarbonX have established a cooperative relationship to promote research projects based on the digitization of life, empowered by artificial intelligence, to benefit exercise, nutrition management and prescription medicine. Both groups are developing algorithms to analyze big data from health care to recommend more effective wellness programs.



“The BUSPH research team is globally renowned for comprehensive, cross-disciplinary group study of lifelong physical, cognitive and emotional health” said Dr. Jun Wang, CEO of iCarbonX. “Aiming to promote its application in biology and healthcare real-life applications, iCarbonX and BU will collaboratively work on building a worldwide digital life study and translational research consortium.”

 

Dr. Sandro Galea, Dean of BUSPH, said “Dr. Wang and his team at iCarbonX have a vision for improving population health that is truly inspiring. This new collaboration is an exciting opportunity to develop transformative approaches to improve health through a greater emphasis on disease prevention.”   

 

 

About iCarbonX


Founded in October 2015, iCarbonX aims to build an ecosystem of digital life based on a combination of an individual’s biological, behavioral and psychological data, leveraging the internet and artificial intelligence. The management team has deep experience in omics technology, mobile health, medical service, biological data analysis, artificial intelligence and data mining. Based on a growing digital life network, together with the world's leading partners, we plan to interpret and study your digital life to provide personalized products and services for a healthier and better life. For more information, visit www.icarbonx.com

 


About BUSPH


Since 1976, Boston University’s School of Public Health (BUSPH) has been engaging the critical public health issues of our time and has launched the careers of some of the most accomplished and influential leaders in the field. Our mission is to improve the health of local, national and international populations, particularly the disadvantaged, underserved and vulnerable, through excellence and innovation in education, research and service. BUSPH has achieved notable success in carrying out this mission, rising to the ranks of the top 10 schools of public health in the United States. To continue our progress and enhance our value, we must prepare for the future in a complex, dynamic environment. To that end, we are focused on four key areas: Aging & Wellbeing, Urban Living, Health across the Lifecourse, and Health Systems. These areas focus our strengths toward developing solutions to some of the world’s most complex health challenges, working to assure conditions for all people to be healthy.