Why breast cancer is also about the brain

By Maria Teresa Ferretti and Ewelina Biskup It is estimated that breast cancer affects 2.1 million women worldwide each year. One in 8 women today will develop breast cancer at some time during their lives. In light of October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we wanted to take stock of how far we have come […]

Sophia the Advanced Humanoid Robot and WBP

Last June at the International Forum on Women’s Brain and Mental Health organized by the Women’s Brain Project (WBP) in Zurich, Switzerland, there was a very special guest: Sophia the Advanced Humanoid Robot from Hanson Robotics. Sophia the Advanced Humanoid Robot participated in the last panel of the Forum “Leveraging AI to [...]

WBP at the Global Summit of Women 2019

Antonella Chadha Santuccione, co-founder and CEO of the Women’s Brain Project, participated in this year’s Global Summit of Women which took place 4-6 June in Basel, Switzerland. In her presentation on Health and Wellbeing Under the Sex and Gender Lens: The Gateway to Precision Medicine, Antonella talks about the difference between [...]

“Deep Medicine” – Book review

By Simona Mellino At the Women’s Brain Project (WBP), we are always interested in reading about advances in healthcare and technology. We recently had the pleasure to read “Deep Medicine: How AI can make Healthcare human again” (Deep Medicine) by Eric Topol, and decided to share our impressions with you. Background Eric Topol is a […]

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