Digital pores and skin well being platform Miiskin has opened its know-how to provide educational researchers free entry – supporting digital collaboration inside new dermatology analysis within the UK.
Since first launching its well-liked client app, Miiskin launched a sequence of superior options and not too long ago developed a digital teledermatology platform. That is now being made freely out there for scientific analysis into pores and skin most cancers, wound care, and circumstances similar to rosacea, pimples, psoriasis, and eczema. It is going to allow the Miiskin app for use by topics of skincare analysis and join by way of a safe internet portal to dermatology researchers to share high-definition pores and skin pictures and different structured affected person reported data.
The asynchronous (store-and-forward) teledermatology platform, often called Miiskin PRO, can facilitate safe sharing of patient-reported data and high-resolution smartphone photos of pores and skin circumstances, digital physique map location monitoring and scientific questionnaires for analysis topics.
Jon Friis, founder and CEO of Miiskin, which makes use of the most recent in machine studying, laptop imaginative and prescient and augmented actuality, defined: “Our teledermatology platform launched final yr for dermatologists within the US, and has led to curiosity in using the know-how for educational researchers and clinicians to digitally join with their analysis topics. The platform can be utilized for dermatology analysis that requires digital pores and skin monitoring and high-quality, self-captured pores and skin photos from sufferers who’re participating in analysis initiatives.
“As a part of our dedication to supporting dermatology and digital healthcare advances, we’re making our new tech out there and free to make use of for educational analysis initiatives.”
Phil Brady of the British Pores and skin Basis, the UK charity that funds analysis into all forms of pores and skin ailments and has supported 400 analysis initiatives in its historical past, stated: “Analysis has a vital function in developments in healthcare and the way forward for dermatology supply. Visible facets and the evolving nature of pores and skin circumstances are necessary proof components for skincare analysis – and advances in digital healthcare are bringing new methods for researchers to seize self-reported element and pictures.”
Having partnered with the British Pores and skin Basis since 2017, Miiskin works with the charity to lift consciousness of the significance of standard self-examination of the pores and skin, so sufferers can current early to their GP or specialist with pores and skin most cancers warning indicators. It’s now extending its work to help analysis into pores and skin most cancers and persistent circumstances of the pores and skin.
Powered by synthetic intelligence, the Miiskin app is designed to assist customers doc and observe moles, lesions, and different persistent pores and skin circumstances over time, log pictures and examine photos facet by facet on a display.
Miiskin, which has 700,000 customers, has options together with face monitoring, augmented actuality mole sizing, computerized pores and skin imaging for full physique photos and wide-area skin-mapping tech, which was developed in collaboration with the top of AI and medical laptop imaging on the College of Copenhagen.