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September 8, 2021: Sydney Cancer Conference 2021

October 7, 2021: Early Detection of Cancer Conference, “How might semi-ubiquitous smartphones and wearables help triage the more specific yet expensive current tools for early cancer detection?”

November 23, 2021: University of Oxford, "Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning for Mental Health seminar series"

The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Oxford is organizing a seminar on November 23, 2021 at 15:00 London Time (UK) on advances of artificial intelligence and machine learning in mental health.

Dr. Stephen Friend and Dr. Sarah Goodday will be presenting on precision mental health, data-driven approaches to stress and novel methods digital phenotyping.

The Mark Foundation for Cancer Research

The Mark Foundation for Cancer Research has granted funding for a 4YouandMe collaboration with Jim Heath using blood biomarkers to aid app-based cancer monitoring.

The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust

The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust announced a $1.7 million grant to 4YouandMe to explore how tracking stress could predict symptoms of Crohn’s disease.

Sloane Robinson

Sloane Robinson granted 4YouandMe funding for a study on student stress which includes the development and use of an open-source smart wristwatch. The goal of the study is to help students monitor their physiological signals and monitor their own sleep, mood, and stress levels with the aim of helping students maintain good mental health during a crucial period of transition into university and their adult years.

The Mark Foundation for Cancer Research

The Mark Foundation for Cancer Research announced funding for proposals intended to harness revolutions in machine learning for cancer research. 4YouandMe is one of eight projects granted funding to study wearables in the early detection of central nervous system (CNS) tumors.

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation provided 4YouandMe $276,500 to co-fund the stress and recovery in frontline healthcare COVID-19 workers study. The Stress & Recovery study aims to see whether stress and its recovery affects the risks relating to working with COVID-19 patients. We hope to develop methods to reduce healthcare workers’ stress recovery and reduce their susceptibility to becoming ill.

The Medical Research Council

The Medical Research Council selected 4YouandMe to convene a network of experts to submit a full proposal to be submitted by September, 2020. 4YouandMe proposed developing two digital health communities created by and for women to build knowledge, support, and empowerment during their menopausal transition.

May 2 - May 6, 2021: Copenhagen Bioscience Conferences, Precision Medicine – from patient to lab and back again

March 30, 2021: DHACA Webinar XIX – Digital health is changing the roles of doctor and patient: what does this mean for developers?

Goodday, S.M., Geddes, J.R. and Friend, S.H. 2021. Disrupting the power balance between doctors and patients in the digital era.

Goodday, S.M., Travis, S., Walsh, A. and Friend, S.H. 2021. Stress-related consequences of the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic on symptoms of Crohn's disease.

Goodday, S.M., Travis, S., Walsh, A. and Friend, S.H. 2021. Stress-related consequences of the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic on symptoms of Crohn's disease. European Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology. DOI PMID: 33512845

November 6, 2020 - Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Biological Data Science: Keynote Speaker (look for the talk by Stephen Friend on the first row of lectures)

Cambridge Cognition: Digital Health Event 2020 | Key takeaways from the industry experts

October 15, 2020 - Virtual clinical trials: What have we learned in the era of Covid-19?

October 3, 2020 - LFS Association Symposium, Boston: Keynote Address

September 18, 2020 - Oxford Library 700 Conference: Keynote - Day 3

April 2, 2020 - Skoll World Forum, digital session: "Looking Behind Black Boxes: Chances and Challenges of AI"

February 3, 2020 - SciLifeLab, Solna: “How close are we at forecasting symptom transitions for chronic conditions like diabetes, Alzheimers, and the impact of the fabric of life on these conditions using digital devices-smart phones and beyond?”

January 30, 2020 - Inspire2Live Annual Congress, Amsterdam: “Navigating between health and disease”

NPJ Digital Medicine: Unlocking stress and forecasting its consequences with digital technology

Goodday SM & Friend SH. Unlocking Stress and forecasting its consequences with digital technology NPJ Digital Medicine 2019: 2: 75-80.

June 14 2019 - MIT, Cambridge MA: 18th Annual Koch Institute Cancer Research Symposium, invited lecture

April 25 2019 - Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh PA: The Mark Foundation Workshop: Accelerating Innovation at the Intersection of AI and Cancer Research, Keynote Speaker

January 31, 2019 - Inspire2Live Annual Congress, Amsterdam

October 16, 2018 - AACR Big Data in Oncology, Newport RI

October 10, 2018 - Public Lecture The Alan Turing Institute, London

April 2018 GAP Summit

Nokia Labs Future Human Podcast Series - Episode 5: A Friend’s Warning

2017 Claude Shannon Luminary Lecture Bell Labs

2014 TED Talk