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Max Little

Applied mathematician

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Max Little

Professional Role

Current Titles:

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Chief Scientific Officer

Current Organizations:

MIT, University of Oxford


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Projects

Parkinson's Voice Initiative
06/25/2012 – present
By recording voices worldwide using the mobile telephone network, we aim to scale up the detection of Parkinson's disease and other neurological disorders to the level of a population, at ultra low-cost. The project has been hugely successful, amassing recordings from around 10,000 participants to-date, in under two months.
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Academic Research
10/01/2003 – present
My multidisciplinary, quantitative academic research projects.
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Biography

Mathematician whose research includes a breakthrough technique to monitor – and potentially screen for – Parkinson's disease through voice recordings alone


Fun facts

A funny story about me:
My wife went into labour with our second son while I was on stage giving a talk at TED Global 2012!


Vital Stats

Fellows Class
TEDGlobal 2012
Languages
English
Living in
Boston, United States
Working in
Cambridge, United States
Born in
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Gender
Male

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@MaxALittle

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