Entries by Innovenn

Get to Know the Innovenn Team – Adam Vepraskas

After your first meeting with Innovenn’s Director of Regulatory Operations, Adam Vepraskas, you might describe him as intelligent, thoughtful, and well-spoken, and you would be correct. However, there is so much more to Adam than those three adjectives. Recently we took some time to learn a bit more about Adam’s career path, and what motivates him as he serves clients, co-workers, […]

The Innovenn Culture – People Matter

Creating a corporate culture that resonates with your team takes hard work, persistence, and consistency. Nurturing this culture is a critical part of developing an organization where people thrive and enjoy coming to work each day. In this edition of the Innovenn Minute, CEO Mary Dixon explains how she developed our corporate culture and what […]

Get to Know the Innovenn Team – LuAnne Farr

Process-driven, team-focused, strategic-thinker – when asked to describe LuAnne Farr, Innovenn’s  Director, Operations, these might be a few of the phrases that come to mind. LuAnne is an integral part of our success. Recently, we had the opportunity to learn a little bit more about the path that led her to our organization, and what she […]

ASN Kidney Week Abstract

Our CEO, Mary Dixon, and Director of Medical Device and Digital Innovation, Annie Lutz, co-authored an abstract titled “A Convolutional Neural Network for Large-Scale Segmentation of Kidneys in Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease” which was submitted and accepted to the American Society of Nephrology’s Kidney Week Conference. Read the full abstract on the ASN website, and […]

What is it like to participate in a study?

Clinical trials are a key part of the foundation for creating life-saving advancements in health care that depend on the participation of volunteers from all walks of life. You may be a perfectly healthy person or someone battling cancer, but your participation in research is vital to new discoveries.

Rare disease apps need a boost

For people with rare diseases, there are far fewer applications for iPhones or Android-based mobile devices than those with the most common diseases, according to a 2013 study by Borja Martinez-Perez of the University of Valladolid, Spain, published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research, and simple web searches for internet apps.