Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list features 30 inspirational change-makers under the age of 30 from 24 countries across Asia Pacific for each of the 10 categories, ranging from entertainment, sports, finance, to healthcare and science.
Honorees for the healthcare and science category include top scientists who published breakthrough medical research to successful entrepreneurs in the digital health industry, bringing quality healthcare to millions of people.
Dr Snehal Patel is one of the three judges who put together Forbes’ 30 Under 30 Asia 2017 Healthcare & Science list
For instance, Yuki Shimahara, an honoree from Japan, developed LPixel, a software and platform utilizing artificial intelligence to interpret and store medical imaging such as X-rays, CT scans and MRIs to help diagnose diseases. Another honoree, Liu Yuchen, this time from China, is a surgeon and researcher who developed DNA molecular robots that are programmable to detect and treat cancer cells.
Dr Snehal joins two other leading healthcare experts as judges for this esteemed category. They are Sonny Vu, founder and CEO of Misfit; and Steve Monaghan, an investor and chairman of Gen.Life Limited based in Hong Kong.
Dr Snehal’s participation fits well within the MyDoc journey as we aim to improve the quality and efficiency of the existing healthcare delivery system, providing a conducive digital ecosystem for patients and healthcare providers to interact. Similar to MyDoc, this year’s honorees, in their own ways, are committed to pushing the boundaries of innovation to provide better health as well as healthcare services for everyone. It is our privilege to support these young inspirational individuals and companies and we look forward to seeing them grow even more.