Ben Hwang

What if we can design and control our physical well being?

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About Ben Hwang

Since January 2013, Ben Hwang has served as the Chairman and CEO of Profusa. From his early exposure as an undergraduate research fellow at the lab of Leroy Hood at Caltech, Ben has seen first-hand the transformative impact that science and technology have in changing our world. Prior to Profusa, Ben served in a variety of leadership roles at Life Technologies Corporation, including President of the Asia Pacific Region and Head of the qPCR Division. A former management consultant at McKinsey and Company, Ben earned his MA and PhD in Biology from The Johns Hopkins University. Ben resides with his wife and three children in Lafayette, CA.

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About This Idea

Profusa’s mission is to make our body’s chemistry easily accessible to improve health and wellness. They are dedicated to becoming a leader in the development of real-time biosensors that provide unprecedented insights into our overall health status. They are leading the development of a new generation of biointegrated sensors that empowers the individual with the ability to monitor their unique body chemistry in unprecedented ways, which will transform the management of personal health and disease. Profusa's technology enables the development of bioengineered sensors that become one with the body to detect and continuously transmit actionable, medical-grade data for personal and medical use.

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