Dec 1, 2016

The founding principle of all the activities of Zdenek and Michaela Bakala is, truly, the courage, which must, according to their belief, always go hand in hand with responsibility.
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Pierre Starkov


At the end of my high school studies, I wanted to challenge myself with interesting scientific studies like mathematics or physics and ended up choosing medicine as my field of study at the university in my hometown of Geneva.

After two years, I decided to pursue a second degree in Computer  which I have now completed.

At the end of my computer science degree, I was interested in applying my technical skills to medicine. I now have personal and academic projects involving multi-material anatomical 3D printing applied to surgery and a smartphone connected digital stethoscope enhancing cardiac and lung auscultation via audio visualization and sharing in-between physicians. I also have non-medical related projects, which fascinate me.

Recently I was involved in a Big Data project related to lung cancer diagnosis. Thanks to the generous support from the Zdenek and Michaela Bakala Foundation, I will be able pursue this as a visiting student researcher at Stanford University for five months.

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