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Biotechnology & medicine

Jonathan Hall

Using machine learning to identify healthy embryos during IVF to improve pregnancy outcomes
Jonathan Hall

Year Honored
2019

Organization
Life Whisperer

Region
Asia Pacific

Hails From
Australia

Jonathan Hall is Cofounder and Director of Life Whisperer, which uses deep-learning and computer-vision technology to identify viable human embryos in IVF to help couples have children. Trials showed selection performance improvement of 50% and can identify genetic disorders such as Down’s Syndrome. Life Whisperer made the finals at TechCrunch Startup Battlefield Australia and was awarded ‘Global Winner - One to Watch’ at Talent Unleashed 2017, which was judged by Richard Branson and Steve Wozniak.