José Gómez-Márquez is named 'Humanitarian of the Year' by Technology Review

José Gómez-Márquez, D-Lab Health instructor, is named to this year's TR 35, Technology Review magazine's annual compilation of the 35 top innovators worldwide under the age of 35. Furthermore, Mr. Gómez-Márquez is named as the TR 35's "humanitarian of the year" for the creation of practical medical devices for use in poor countries. "The TR35 is an elite group of accomplished young innovators who exemplify the spirit of innovation. Their work - spanning medicine, computing, communications, nanotechnology and more - is changing our world," said Technology Review Editor-in-Chief and Publisher Jason Pontin.

Mr. Gómez-Márquez said he was honored that his approach to appropriate medical technology had been recognized as meaningful, and he thanked his colleagues at D-Lab and the Edgerton Center for their support. To learn more, read the full story at Technology Review, and watch a video where Mr. Gómez-Márquez demonstrates some of the medical technologies he is developing for use in countries such as Nicaragua.