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New Publication from Bank of America Institute Highlights Disruptive Dozen: Top 12 Emerging Healthcare Technologies

Disruptive Dozen

Breakthroughs range from obesity drugs and diabetes treatment to potential new therapies for ALS and a future blood test for Alzheimer’s Disease

Last week, Bank of America Institute released a publication highlighting the World Medical Innovation Forum and the Disruptive Dozen – the twelve emerging technologies with the greatest potential to impact and transform healthcare in the next several years. These breakthroughs range from obesity drugs and diabetes treatments, to potential new therapies for ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), and a future blood test for Alzheimer’s Disease.

Key takeaways

  • Three of today’s fastest breakthrough areas in medicine – brain health and central nervous system disorders, oncology, and
    inflammation and immunology – are shaping the future of healthcare and have the potential to greatly improve patient
    outcomes and quality of life.
  • The “Disruptive Dozen” identifies 12 emerging technologies in healthcare innovation and explores the promise of these
    breakthroughs as well as challenges in their development.
  • These transformative technologies range from obesity drugs and diabetes treatments to new therapies for ALS and a blood test
    for Alzheimer’s disease.

Read the full report: Disruptive Dozen: Top 12 emerging healthcare technologies 


Bank of America Institute
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