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Healthcare is Going Virtual

Aug 31, 2017 8:32:28 AM / by Kevin Jackson posted in Healthcare VR, VR in Health, Virtual Reality in Health


After his visit to the Vaccine Research Center in Maryland back in July, Bill Gates wrote in his blog that “I put on a virtual reality headset and got a glimpse of the future of medicine.” What he experienced was a VR application that allows researchers to magnify viruses in virtual space so that their weak spots can be identified. Vaccines and drugs can then be engineered to target and attack the vulnerable areas of diseases such as HIV/AIDS, Cancer, Ebola, Malaria, and many others. This is a good example of how virtual reality has become an integral part of the drug design process.

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