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XR for Healthcare

  • RLab 63 Flushing Avenue, Building 22 Brooklyn, NY, 11205 United States (map)


XR for Healthcare

XR is revolutionizing healthcare as immersive technologies are adopted across the industry -- from education and training tools to mental health and rehabilitation treatments to imaging and analysis and beyond. This Master Class, led by an expert Unity developer, will explore innovations and opportunities in this industry and how to apply your skill-set as a game/interactive developer to work in this field.

Click here to receive more information about this course, including costs and how to register. You can also request more information about scholarships, which are available for participants who demonstrate financial need or identify as under-represented in tech.

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Alex Sigaras

Senior Research Associate in Computational Biomedicine at Weill Cornell Medicine

Alex is a Senior Research Associate in Computational Biomedicine at Weill Cornell Medicine. He develops software solutions for the Englander Institute for Precision Medicine and Institute for Computational Biomedicine with projects spanning over healthcare system design, LIMS and pipeline design for computational genomic analysis. His research interest focuses on data visualization and interaction of healthcare and genomic data using new emerging technologies including augmented and virtual reality such as Hololens, Oculus Rift and Google Glass.

A Fulbright scholar recipient, Alex earned his masters in Computer Science from Columbia University. While at Columbia, Alex worked as a researcher at Prof. Allen’s Robotics Lab focusing on medical robotics for surgery and brain computer interfaces.

Earlier Event: October 21
Introduction to 2D Game Development
Later Event: October 29