Medical Doctor, Blogger, AI Researcher, www.aimblog.io

I am a medical doctor (Family Medicine resident) in the United States, the co-founder of Lipid Nanotechnologies, LLC, a research fellow at LUMEN A.I. division, and a co-author of several publications. I am also the founder of the AIM blog, where our goal is to leverage inspiration and motivation to get the gears turning towards real, sustainable change.

I love educating and discussing topics relevant to the life sciences, biotechnology, drug discovery, and personalized medicine industries. I have an unbridled passion for the field of artificial intelligence and its emerging impact on healthcare.

Here are some of my featured articles:


South African COVID-19 Variant Elicits Weakened Response From Pfizer Vaccine

Since viral particles frequently mutate, treating viral infections like COVID-19 is no simple task. Mutations can produce new variants that are more dangerous and, sometimes, can even render existing vaccines useless.

Viral mutations arise from random copying errors that alter the virus’s surface proteins or antigens. Antigens serve as markers for identification and also play an important role in vaccine development.

A new COVID-19 variant found in South Africa is one such example of this, and it looks like the Pfizer vaccine is significantly less effective against it.

Vaccine testing
Vaccine testing
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Viruses mutate over time, and since the start of this pandemic, we…


Wow. Eye-opening article. Thank you for sharing!

It's amazing to think that monetization potential is so quickly and profoundly shifting in the creator's favor, which is how it should be. Sure, platform developers and promotors will get their share. So cool though that it will be in conjunction with the creator rather than at their expense.

Now to go further down the rabbit hole with your other articles (and possibly your free course)...


Peace be with your mother and your family.

Great article. I want to further your point on the Hippocratic oath. I don't think we look at the Hippocratic oath as often as we look at our core medical ethics principles. Doctors have to change with the times and circumstances, and the Hippocratic oath is the foundation for the principles we learn. We actively have to understand, apply, and get tested on the following medical ethics principles: Autonomy, Beneficence, Nonmaleficence, & Justice.

If you look these up, you will find "Do-no-harm" is in there too.

Coordinating care and research aligned with…


Can Anything Good Come Out of 2020? Yes, We Believe So.

2021 robotic arms
2021 robotic arms
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2020: A Year We Want to Forget. But What Can We Learn from It?

If nothing else, 2020 taught us to be grateful for each day and to appreciate everything around us; life, what we hold so precious, could be here now only to vanish the next minute. 2020, which will forever live in infamy, came with lots of challenges that threw most of us off balance. It started with the Australian wildfires, then flooding and explosions in different regions of the world, then murder hornets. Not to be outdone, COVID-19 has presented one of the toughest battles that humankind has encountered since World War II. …


How Technology Is Beginning to Help Us Address a Major Disease

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As the incidence of diabetes increases around the world, it is clear that medicine could use assistance in its diagnosis and maintenance. While there are over 425 million people living globally with the disease, several million more are yet to be identified. Information from the WHO has shown that diagnosing and managing the disease burden is extremely capital intensive.

One of artificial intelligence’s major strengths lies in its ability to utilize large chunks of data as it hones and carries out activities, thus granting users fact-based results that pave the way toward better analysis. …


AI learns how to keep organs viable and just prolonged a liver’s life from 12 hours to 6 days.

robot with digital heart
robot with digital heart
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Our Slow Progress in Keeping Organs Viable

One major challenge for the transplant process has always been that organs are so fragile. Keeping them viable outside the body for an extended time period is a near-impossible task, and information gleaned from research shows that their short lifespans differ. While blood can be kept refrigerated for up to six weeks, organs have historically been another story altogether: up until recently, a heart or lung needed to be transplanted within six hours, while a pancreas or liver was only viable for 12 hours. The kidney, exhibiting one of the longest shelf lives, could remain viable for up to 30…


An AI-Synthesized Drug Enters Clinical Trials For the First Time Ever

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AI and Its Revolutionary Path Toward Drug Discovery

It feels like yesterday when computers first became integral in our lives; now, it is difficult to imagine existence without these fantastic machines. They are continuing to evolve in leaps and bounds, and soon, they will bring about more monumental change.

Envision a few decades from now: our children will be browsing our archives and marveling at how we struggled to make artificial intelligence a reality. They will learn about the day we had our very first encounter with the very first AI-synthesized drug. …


But is Progress Worth the Cost of Our Health?

runner with smart watch
runner with smart watch
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It is a fast-paced world in which employers demand always-increasing productivity from their employees. Sadly, health is often sacrificed for our rapid progress. Stress, late nights, and quick meals are the norm. But who will look after our health? Do we even have time? Wearables can give us the best of both worlds — they can aid our productivity and keep a close watch over our health AT THE SAME TIME. …


A Cutting-Edge Discussion about AI’s Eminent Role in Reproduction

Artificial intelligence has been widely useful in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases. However, little has been discovered about its capabilities in the realm of fertility treatment. Well, all that is about to change because we will soon experience the first application of AI in Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART). The topic was a highlight at the recently-concluded annual conference organized by the Progress Education Trust. Those involved in the discussion divulged how AI might impact the future of fertility-related healthcare.

3d rendering sperm fertilize with ovum
3d rendering sperm fertilize with ovum
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“It was made clear that radio-frequency identification codes can assist in identifying embryos and gametes and thus automate their addition…

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