Priscilla Rogers is the Senior Manager of the Cognitive Health & Life Sciences Research team at IBM Research – Australia, where she leads a large, multi-disciplinary team in the area of data-driven healthcare. This spans cognitive health sciences and medical image analytics right through to the application of brain-inspired computing systems to complex challenges in the health system. In her role, she is responsible for defining and driving the research agenda in the health and life sciences portfolio.
Priscilla is passionate about the convergence of technology and health, and the transformative impact it can have on the sector. She has multiple years of experience in the health sector, from designing nanobiosensors and other medical devices, to founding medical device start-ups prior to joining IBM. Her passion for healthcare and life sciences research began when she undertook a PhD in Engineering at Monash University, specialising in the exploitation of micro and nanoscale phenomena for diagnostic and drug discovery applications. In her spare time, she is an active supporter of the health start-up ecosystem, and enjoys innovation in the automotive industry, keeping true to her mechanical engineering roots.
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