|Dr. Dinesh Visva Gunasekaran
Medical Doctor and Head of Big Data Protocol
Collaborative Ocular Tuberculosis Study (COTS), Co-Founder of Doctorbell
Dr. Dinesh MBBS(NUS) spends his free time advising local medical technology start-ups based in NUS Enterprise and others on their development and strategy to meet unmet healthcare needs in the region. He has over 10 scientific publications, holds a $100,000 medical hardware innovation grant, and has served 5 years on the steering committee (Head, Big data protocol) of the collaborative ocular TB study involving 25 centers from 10 countries. This study utilised cloud computing and an international big data aggregation protocol, with 5 manuscripts bearing him as 1st/2nd author currently under review in major medical journals. Dr. Dinesh also has 7 years experience organising health screenings for underprivileged elderly in Singapore and regularly volunteers his time to humanitarian initiatives.