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OUR STORY

We’re a young and talented group of entrepreneurs and engineers with groundbreaking ideas designed to contribute towards a better tomorrow. We provide smart solutions for challenges of all sizes in the healthcare system. At Yale Helix, we believe that the right understanding and technological edge can lead start-ups towards a successful future.

 

OUR MISSION

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FORMING AND SUPPORTING STARTUPS

We interview both students and healthcare professionals and facilitate the team formation process, then supoprt teams as they develop and grow.

WEEKLY SPEAKERS AND WORKSHOPS

We invite experienced entrepreneurs and professionals to share their stories and provide feedback on projects.

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THE HELIX COMMUNITY

Food at meetings, social events planned throughout the year, and a growing network of alumni invovled in healthcare, tech, business, and entrepreneurship.

 

MANAGING DIRECTORS

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TECKHUA CHIANG

Teckhua Chiang is a junior in Saybrook College from New York. He is majoring in Computer Science and Economics, as well as Statistics and Data Science. During his time with Helix, Teckhua has led the AuxilioMD Venture to develop an artificial intelligence platform for performing medical risk analysis. Beyond Helix, he conducted deep learning research for Butterfly Network and currently serves as the Chief Technology Officer for DreamKit.

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BELLA XIONG

Bella Xiong is a junior in Trumbull College from Maryland. She is majoring in neuroscience and computer science. Before becoming a Co-Director of Helix, Bella worked on AuxilioMD with Teckhua. She has also led Kura, which sought to create a more personalized and efficient transition of care for patients from hospitals to care facilities. Outside of Helix, Bella conducts neuroimaging research at the Yale School of Medicine and writes for the Yale Scientific Magazine.

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ANANYA RAJAGOPALAN

Ananya Rajagopalan is a sophomore in Timothy Dwight College from Seattle, WA majoring in computer science. Prior to becoming a Co-Director of Helix, Ananya worked on eXeer, a Helix Venture working on drug discovery using deep learning and peripheral nervous system cells. Outside of Helix, Ananya is a student research assistant at the Gerstein Lab and is a member of the Yale Jashan Bhangra dance team.