Miguel R. Ossandon

Miguel R. Ossandon received his M.S. degree in Computer Science from George Washington University. He previously worked at Georgetown University for 11 years in cancer research, and he has been with the National Cancer Institute since 2007 as a Program Director in the Technology Development Branch. His research interests focus on technology development for low resources settings.

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JTEHM, Articles, Published Articles
The National Institutes of Health Affordable Cancer Technologies Program: Improving Access to Resource-Appropriate Technologies for Cancer Detection, Diagnosis, Monitoring and Treatment in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
This Article is Featured in the Special Issue NIH-IEEE POCT 2015 Point-of-care (POC) technologies have proved valuable in cancer detection, diagnosis, monitoring, and treatment in the developed world, and have shown promise in low-and-middle-income countries (LMIC) as well. Despite this promise,... Read more
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The Role of Affordable, Point-of-Care Technologies for Cancer Care in Low-and Middle-Income Countries: A Review & Commentary
      As the burden of non-communicable diseases such as cancer continues to rise in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), it is essential to identify and invest in promising solutions for cancer control and treatment. Point-of-care technologies (POCTs) have played critical roles... Read more