Workshop program

Concept image of a robotic pill entering the gut

1 October 2023

9 amOpen remarks
9.10 amIngestible robotics in a few movement
Giovanni Traverso, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
9.30 amSmart ingestible capsule for spatial sampling of gastrointestinal microbiome
Rahim Rahimi, Purdue University, USA
9.50 amMiniature robots for treatment and diagnosis of pathologies in the gastrointestinal tract
Mouna Ben Salem, Université De Technologie De Compiègne, France
10.10 am Contributed paper highlights
10.30 amMorning tea and poster session
11 amVirtual endoscopy in the stomach using swimming robot pills
Torrey Smith, Endiatx, USA
11.20 amTowards devices with robot vision
Danail Stoyanov, University College London, UK
11.40 amAI-enhanced diagnostic colonoscopy: lessons learned from the first FDA-approved device for real-time video analysis
Andrea Cherubini, Cosmo Pharmaceuticals, Ireland
12 pmLunch break
1.30 pmMagnetic sampling capsule for the gut
Eric Diller, University of Toronto, Canada
1.50 pmGut microbiota and robotic capsules
Ebu Avci, Massey University, New Zealand
2.10 pmThe low invasive methods currently used to optimise cat and dog nutrition: how can gut robotic capsule technology transform the pet food industry?
David Thomas, Massey University, New Zealand
2.30 pmContributed paper highlights
2.50 pmAfternoon tea and poster session
3.20 pmPietro Valdastri, University of Leeds, UK
3.40 pmMagnetic capsule endoscopy in the small intestine
Jake Abbott, University of Utah, USA
4 pmFrom bench to beside – translational challenges in a changing environment
Mark Rentschler, University of Colorado, Boulder, USA
4.20 pmPanel Discussion: Translation to clinics and commercialisation of smart capsules
4.50 pm Closing remarks
5 pmFinish

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