CIIR Student in Final Round of the UMass Innovation Challenge

Doctoral student Venkatesh N. Murthy is a member of team "DeepPap" that competed against four other teams in the final round of the UMass Innovation Challenge held on March 31, 2015. DeepPap aimed to provide a low-cost and portable, automated cervical cancer screening system for the ‘point-of-care’ leveraging cutting edge technology to help screen more women, more often, for cervical cancer using pap-smears. The team placed as runners up in the final round.