Emerging Technologies and the Advancement of Personalized Healthcare

Digital technologies—in particular sophisticated radiological imaging and 3D printing—are driving rapid advancement in personalized healthcare that promises to improve patient outcomes and reduce costs. This panel provides an overview and discussion of several areas where these technologies are being applied, with insights from Amy Alexander of the Mayo Clinic, Lauralyn McDaniel of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, and Summer Decker of the University of the University of South Florida. Gaurav Manchanda of Formlabs moderates the discussion.
Gaurav Manchanda

Amy Alexander, MS is Senior Biomedical Engineer in the Mayo Clinic's Anatomic Modeling Laboratory.

Summer Decker, Ph.D. is Director of Imaging Research in the Department of Radiology of the University of South Florida's Morsani College of Medicine.

Lauralyn McDaniel joined ASME in February 2019 as Industry Events Manager and leads ASME’s new Medical AM/3DP Advisors. She was previously the industry manager of medical device manufacturing at ASME. McDaniel has been involved in medical manufacturing since 2000 and additive manufacturing since 1999, engaging with companies and activities surrounding additive manufacturing, micromanufacturing, nanotechnology, and many other technologies. This work has included identifying challenges and potential solutions for medical manufacturing, writing articles on innovative technologies and processes, and leading a Medical Additive/3D Printing Workgroup as well as an Innovation Watch Committee. She has been active with the additive manufacturing community since 1999 and serves as Vice Chair of the America Makes & ANSI Additive Manufacturing Standards Collaborative as well as co-chair of the Medical Workgroup, and is a member of DICOM WG-17 3D Manufacturing, RSNA 3D Printing SIG, and ASTM F-42 Executive Committee. She received the America Makes Ambassador Award in 2018 and was on the 3D Printing Industry’s shortlist of nominees for Community Advocate of the Year in 2018 and 2019. She has written several articles focusing on the challenges to expanding the application of AM3DP in medicine including scale-up of bioprinting and the workforce needed to support the technology. She holds a BA from Oakland University and an MBA from the University of Notre Dame.

Gaurav Manchanda leads Formlabs' healthcare business.


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