Digital Phenotyping

(Paul) #1

Are you interested in ‘digital phenotyping’ - monitoring passive smartphone usage (i.e. non-invasive monitoring of day-to-day use) to find biomarkers that can predict or identify mental health conditions. There is nascent research in the US (a lot of it out of the Onnela lab at Harvard), and a few companies in the US (Mindstrong,
I am looking for a psychiatrist who is interested (and preferably has existing knowledge) in this field for an initial chat - potentially with a view to establishing a longer-term relationship to develop a new company from scratch.


I’m not a psychiatrist but I am really interested in this work from a ‘technology and ethics’ standpoint. Would be happy to have a chat if that’s an angle that you’re interested in exploring.