Joshua Smith

New nanotech to detect cancer early

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What if every home had an early-warning cancer detection system? Researcher Joshua Smith is developing a nanobiotechnology "cancer alarm" that scans for traces of disease in the form of special biomarkers called exosomes. In this forward-thinking talk, he shares his dream for how we might revolutionize cancer detection and, ultimately, save lives.

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Joshua Smith · Cancer fighter

Motivated by his wife's bout with cancer, IBM's Joshua Smith applies his engineering expertise to early diagnosis.

Motivated by his wife's bout with cancer, IBM's Joshua Smith applies his engineering expertise to early diagnosis.