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Thursday, April 4 • 4:35pm - 5:00pm
"Moichor: The Story of How a Science-Inspired Idea Became a Student Startup"

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After living together in a special living option known as BIOME, Penn State students Steve Flanagan and Matt Chen were approached by Shevy Karbasi with an idea to make complete blood count testing more practical. With this, Moichor was founded with the help of Happy Valley Launchbox, Summer Founders Program, and Startup School by Y Combinator. Moichor aims to alleviate the problems that chemotherapy patients face by allowing complete blood counts to be done on a smartphone. Moichor is able to monitor white blood cell counts from home, cut costly lab subscription fees for small clinics, and streamline collected data to pharmaceutical companies. 

Speakers
avatar for Shevy Karbasi, '19

Shevy Karbasi, '19

Co-Founder, Business Development, Moichor
Shevy leads business development at Moichor. He works with current partners and looks for new potential partners.
avatar for Matt Chen, '19

Matt Chen, '19

Co-Founder, Research and Development, Moichor
Matthew handles the research and development of Moichor. This ranges from wet lab techniques to hardware development. Matthew has gained expertise through experience and advisors. All of Moichor’s hardware and research development is handled in-house.
avatar for Steve Flanagan, '19

Steve Flanagan, '19

Co-Founder, User Research and Testing, Moichor
Steve handles user research and testing, as well as application/product/website design at Moichor. Through over 200 user tests, hundreds of one-on-one interviews, 12 iterations of the application, and countless amounts of surveys, the team has been able to fully understand what patients... Read More →


Thursday April 4, 2019 4:35pm - 5:00pm
105 Wartik Laboratory
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