Ava for healthcare

Overview information for healthcare professionals

Ava for healthcare 2017-03-20T21:41:11+00:00

Our Technology

Conceiving

The fertile days and increasing the chances to conceive

Fertility

How the fertile days are identified by Ava

Measurements

Physiological measurements

Our Research

Ava is a research-driven digital health company. Active in all area’s of femtech, we develop science-based services for Ava’s users, and for Ava to become a companion for women throughout their whole reproductive age. Ava cooperates with international researchers in gynecology, obstetrics, reproductive endocrinology, computational science, machine learning, physiology, chronobiology, sensor technologies, data security and signal processing.

Past clinical trials
Ongoing clinical trials
Future research / vision
Scientific publications

Clinical and research cooperations

Ava is Interested in clinical and research cooperation in gynecology, obstetrics and adjacent fields.

For cooperating researchers, Ava can provide fully anonymized data including

  • Raw data of all physiological signals
  • User entered daily survey information for environmental and behavioral parameters
  • Demographic data of participants
  • Processed data of ovulation, fertile days and other outcomes
  • User entered data into the App e.g. menstruation and symptoms

Ava abides by the highest security standard both in the EU and the United States, and has region specific servers for storing the data. The users’ data is stored anonymously with their id and registration info separately stored.

Additional information about Ava can be found here:

Please contact us if you are interested in a research or clinical cooperation:
Peter Stein, VP R&D Ava AG, peter.stein@avawomen.com

Our Medical Team

The Ava team brings together industry leaders in wearable technology, women’s health, and data science to deliver an unprecedented device for monitoring women’s health.

Prof. Dr. med. Brigitte Leeners

Scientific Advisory Board

After medical studies at the University of Aachen/Germany, Prof. Leeners became a senior physician at the University of Zurich/Switzerland. One of her main research topics is mathematical modelling of the menstrual cycle. Prof. Leeners’ research has been published in leading publications in the field of gynecology and reproduction medicine around the world. Prof. Leeners has been strongly involved in the scientific studies of Ava, and joined the scientific advisory board in 2015.

Lisa Falco, PhD

VP Data Science

After an MSc in Engineering Physics from Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg/Sweden, Lisa did a PhD in biomedical signal processing at EPFL in Lausanne/Switzerland and was a visiting researcher at Harvard Medical School in Boston/US. Lisa worked in the algorithm and signal processing teams of Solianis (non-invasive measurement of blood sugar) and Scanco Medical (microcomputed tomography scanners). Lisa is the author of several patents and has presented scientific results at various international conferences.

Prof. Dr. Elena Gates

Medical Advisor

Prof. Dr. Elena Gates is a general obstetrician and gynecologist at the UCSF Obstetrics & Gynecology faculty practice at Mission Bay, which Gates was responsible for opening in 2011. Gates serves as vice chair of the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at UCSF. She graduated from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and completed a residency in obstetrics and gynecology at UCSF. She joined Ava’s scientific advisory board in 2016 and advises Ava on medical topics in the US.

Peter Stein

VP R&D

Peter has spent the last 10 years building up high-tech ventures. Before Ava he co-founded greenTEG, where he developed various sensor
solutions for OEM customers. Prior to that, he built up the renewable energy project developer sol-E Suisse as CTO. He holds several patents
and has received various startup and technology awards. Peter studied mechanical engineering at ETH Zurich and holds an executive diploma in
management from the University of St. Gallen. He is member of the American Society of Reproduction Medicine (ASRM)

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