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Roger Ng, MD

Roger Ng, MD

Dr. Roger Ng is a cardiologist at Virginia Mason Franciscan Health in Seattle.

He trained at the Johns Hopkins Hospital with Dr. William Greenough, MD, renowned for oral rehydration therapy during the cholera epidemics in the developing world. Dr. Ng completed both residency and fellowship training in Massachusetts, where he was selected as a chief resident. He pursued new therapy for atherosclerotic disease and heart failure by recreating the human heart with nature’s own scaffold and successfully regenerated the first human heart with reprogrammed iPS cells at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School.

He cofounded Curizmo to bring Artificial Intelligence to fight diseases at the global scale. He worked with Dan Longo, the editor of Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine, and Shari Ling, MD, at the National Institute of Health on one of the longest running longitudinal studies on aging in America using advanced computer vision. He worked at the Kinsmen Laboratory of Neurological Research at the University of British Columbia to understand learning, memory, and healing processes of the brain. He presented at the Anyscale Artificial Intelligence Summit 2021 and conducted an international pilot in the South and Southeast Asian countries utilizing artificial intelligence to assist the physicians in managing critical COVID patients at home due to hospital bed shortage.

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