The Rothberg Catalyzer at Penn Makethon is a student competition focused on tackling unmet needs in healthcare. The Catalyzer kickstarts new projects and gets students involved in interdisciplinary innovation. Above all, it is a fun place to network with other students and great mentors.
2019 ROTHBERG CATALYZER AT PENN WINNERS
Vishal Tien, BE' 20
Justin Swirbul, CIS '20
Alec Bayliff, BE' 20
Bram Bruno, CIS '20
Project Description: A low-cost microscopy diagnostic with computer vision capabilities that can automate the diagnosis of schistosomiasis by detecting parasitic eggs in urine samples, eliminating the need for a hospital visit