The Thailand Centre of Excellence for Life Sciences (TCELS), a public organization under the Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation and an American healthtech company, PhenoMx have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to develop strategic initiatives for Thailand in the areas of biomedical, life sciences and Medical device industries.
PhenoMx uses non-invasive MRI Scanning to asses the major vital organs and tissues of the whole body, including tissue types, bone, muscle, water weight, and fat percentages for precision medicine, personalized wellness, & increasing longevity. The company has developed proprietary imaging biomarkers based on years of research and data analytics.
The MOU includes matchmaking between companies and research institutes in Thailand and the US to encourage more collaboration between different stakeholders across targeted industries, as well as fostering innovation and commercialization. Specific areas of focus include artificial intelligence, big data, Medical imaging with potential projects for aging-cohort studies, biobanking, and national dementia screening.
(Sources: The New Economy; Thailand Medical News)