Credit: Maurcio Farez

Mauricio Farez is the Co-Founder of Entelai, a company providing AI services for the healthcare industry and also currently holds a position as an Independent Researcher of CONICET-FLENI. Mauricio received his M.D. degree with honors in 2006 and continued his training as a Research Fellow in Dr. Howard Weiner’s laboratory at Harvard Medical School followed by a Master of Public Health at Harvard School of Public Health. He has received several awards including the Bruce S. Schoenberg International Award in Neuroepidemiology, the Young Investigation award of the Argentinean Multiple Sclerosis Society and the Du Pre award from the Multiple Sclerosis International Federation. He is coauthor of 68 papers in international peer reviewed journals and has contributed to several book chapters. He is currently focused on solving modern healthcare challenges through the use of artificial intelligence.

Credit: Helen Onuorah

Helen Onuorah is a research assistant at the University of Texas at Austin’s Dell Medical School working in the Multiple Sclerosis Imaging and Outcomes Lab headed by her ‘superhero’ Dr. Leorah Freeman. She received a BA in Neuroscience with a minor in Chemistry from the University of Pennsylvania in 2020, and is currently applying to medical school. In her spare time she enjoys drawing and playing the piano, and also spending time with her family.

Interviews conducted by Associate Editor Karli Montague-Cardoso for World Brain Day 2021