Student team wins $10,000 for Alzheimer’s diagnostic tool

The Memento team poses with a poster detailing its new Alzheimer's disease diagnostic tool.
The Memento team poses with a poster detailing its new Alzheimer’s disease diagnostic tool.

Memento, an interdisciplinary team of Washington University in St. Louis undergraduate, graduate and medical students, has won $10,000 in a national competition for their mobile app designed to help diagnose Alzheimer’s disease more quickly.

The team is one of 10 finalists for the Student Technology Prize for Primary Healthcare, awarded by the Massachusetts General Hospital’s Ambulatory Practice of the Future and sponsored by the Gelfand Family Charitable Trust. The competition awards $10,000 to each of 10 finalists to continue work on their projects. In September, it will award $50,000, $100,000 and $150,000 to the top three projects, respectively.

Read more about Memento, its app, and its award on the School of Engineering & Applied Science website.

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