Ketki Karanam


What if we could harness the personalized therapeutic effects of music?


Indian biologist and technology entrepreneur Ketki Karanam is the co-founder and Head of Science at The Sync Project, a technology company that is developing a platform to scientifically measure and study the effects of music on health. Ketki harnesses those results to produce therapeutic solutions for people suffering from a variety of conditions, including Parkinson’s, pain, and anxiety. Ketki is also a Senior Associate at Puretech Health, a cross-disciplinary healthcare company and founding investor in The Sync Project. She completed her doctoral work at Harvard University in the Department of Systems Biology, where she focused on genomic instability in cancer cells.


Peter Gabriel to advise on project to measure effects of music on health 
Nanos J. Boston Globe. 2016.

The Sync Project CEO details plans to crowdsource study of music's impact on health from wearables 
Baum S. MedCity News. 2016. 

Systems and Techniques for Identifying and Exploiting Relationships Between Media Consumption and Health 
Karanam K, Martucci E, Kopikis A, Zohar D, Kuchekar N, Marsh A. 20160055420: 2016. 

The Sync Project's Ambitious Quest To Use Music As Medicine 
Segran E. Fast Company. 2015. 

Music and Emotion 
Ahtisaari M, Karanam K. The Sync Project. 2015. 

A Little Goes a Long Way: How Musical Play Can Shape Brain Development 
Karanam K. The Sync Project. 2015. 

Music and Movement 
Ahtisaari M, Karanam K. The Sync Project. 2015. 

Music Training Changes the Brain 
Karanam K. The Sync Project. 2015. 

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