Mitchell, Dr. Ross

2010 Outstanding Leadership in Alberta Technology, Honouree

Improving Speed and Accuracy of Disease Diagnosis

Technology developed in Dr. Ross Mitchell’s lab and commercialized by Calgary Scientific Inc., the company he co-founded, has been developed to improve the speed and accuracy of disease diagnosis. It allows advanced interactive visualization of remote datasets using an ordinary web browser or smart phone.

The unique technology will have immediate impact on patients by helping care providers establish a diagnosis and facilitate treatment resulting in reduced patient morbidity and mortality and cost savings the health care system.