Oladimeji Ewumi
Oladimeji Ewumi
Contributor, The Yuan

Oladimeji Ewumi is a health writer and biochemist. He helps healthcare, AI and medical brands communicate effectively with their target audience through blog posts, white papers and case studies.

Innovation and Collaboration Take Center Stage at Reuters Pharma Conference 2024
Emerging markets
The Reuters pharma conference is a central platform for pharma executives, patient advocacy groups, and other healthcare experts to share insights, exchange ideas, and be informed about evolving trends within the pharma industry, reports The Yuan contributor Oladimeji Ewumi.
Oladimeji Ewumi  |  Jun 04, 2024
Bio-Europe Winter Conference highlights latest trends in life sciences
The Bio-Europe Winter Conference is held in a different city each year - and last year, the rota fell on Munich. With a proven track record of fostering partnerships and innovation, the event showcased key biopharma trends set to impact healthcare over the next decades.
Oladimeji Ewumi  |  Feb 29, 2024
BIO-Europe 2023 conference panel offers insights into AI’s ascent in pharma
New era
Experts in an AI panel session at the 2023 BIO-Europe winter conference highlighted some exciting biotech and pharma use cases in drug discovery for critical diseases while exploring the current regulatory outlook and other future possibilities. AI commentator Oladimeji Ewumi reports live.
Oladimeji Ewumi  |  Feb 08, 2024
Theator’s AI, analytics give surgeons, patients a real shot in the arm
Silicon Valley healthtech Theator crunches surgical data to optimize surgeons’ performance and ensure better patient experiences. Its co-founder and CEO Tamir Wolf lately sat down with The Yuan to present the firm’s latest advances set to transform surgical operations.
Oladimeji Ewumi  |  Dec 08, 2023
PurpleLab’s Big Data transforms provision of healthcare across the spectrum
PurpleLab is a US healthtech firm that applies Big Data to achieve better provision of healthcare services for its clients. Its CEO Mark Brosso recently sat down with The Yuan to showcase the firm’s latest advances, which are poised to reconfigure the entire healthcare dynamic.
Oladimeji Ewumi  |  Nov 16, 2023
2023 BIO-Europe Spring event shows off latest developments in biotech and pharma
Emerging markets
Exciting achievements in drug development, biotech, and pharma were showcased at the 2023 BIO-Europe Spring event, which ran live in Basel, Switzerland, from March 20-22 after being held online for the past three years. Biochemist and The Yuan contributor Oladimeji Ewumi reports.
Oladimeji Ewumi  |  Aug 17, 2023
Valence Vibrations AI real-time emotional subtitles cut through the chatter
The recent crop of AI startups spans the gamut of sectors. Real-time emotional subtitling firm Valence Vibrations eases communication among diverse groups. Its intriguing line piqued The Yuan’s interest. Its CEO Chloe Duckworth tells all in this exclusive interview with The Yuan.
Oladimeji Ewumi  |  Jul 26, 2023
Open Medical Data - Safety, myths and the potential of AI
Exploring the moral ramifications, equality issues, and fascinating potential of combining AI and open medical data in healthcare. Listen more as we explore patient safety, healthcare inequities, myths, regulatory roles, and the revolutionary potential of AI.
Delta Dialog  |  Jun 29, 2023
Open Medical Data - AI, Open Data, and Healthcare Transformation for Marginalized Populations
Investigating the transformational potential of AI and open medical data. Addressing biases, enhancing patient care, and releasing genetic insights for pharmaceutical research. Join us as we explore the exciting world of AI, open data, and its effects on underrepresented groups.
Delta Dialog  |  Jun 22, 2023
Five exciting healthcare trends to watch out for in Africa next year
As the second most-populous continent looks to achieve universal health coverage, content marketing expert and AI commentator Oladimeji Ewumi shares his perspectives on its five top healthcare trends in 2023.
Oladimeji Ewumi  |  Jun 14, 2023
Google's new AI tool drives equity for darker skin tones
Millions of people search the web daily for images that reflect their unique dermatological needs, but scarce data under-represents people of color and other marginalized populations. The Yuan’s Oladimeji Ewumi relates how Harvard Prof Ellis Monk and Google Research teamed to redress this inequity.
Oladimeji Ewumi  |  Jan 26, 2023
AI eases cardiovascular disease prediction
Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital devised a deep-learning model that predicts a person's 10-year risk of cardiovascular disease using a single chest X-ray. They presented the study result during the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America in November, The Yuan contributor Oladimeji Ewumi reports.
Oladimeji Ewumi  |  Jan 18, 2023
Weather affects people's health: here's what WeatherWell is doing about it
Weather changes can affect not just people’s moods, but their health as well, and as the effects of climate change are felt more widely, this is becoming a more pressing issue. However, research and further advances in AI mean that there are now more reasons for optimism.
Oladimeji Ewumi  |  Oct 28, 2022
Open medical data to make Africa ‘new breeding ground for digital health’
Open Data 2022
This is The Yuan’s first global debate to mark the 110th birthday of Alan Turing, the pioneering father of AI. In light of Africa’s health tech expansion, biochemist Oladimeji Ewumi shares his insights and expertise on the benefits and drawbacks of open medical datasets in Africa’s digital health terrain.
Oladimeji Ewumi  |  Jul 01, 2022
Medtronic's video monitoring AI boosts surgical efficiency, outcomes
Medtronic has always been at the forefront of medical technology, driving breakthrough innovations to transform patient care with next-generation digital solutions. Vice President and General Manager of Digital Surgery at Medtronic, George Murgatroyd, alongside consultant surgeons with the United Kingdom's National Health Service (NHS), shared interesting reviews on Medtronic's latest innovation; the first AI-powered surgical video and analytics platform tailor-made to improve surgical workflows.
Oladimeji Ewumi  |  Jun 15, 2022
AI for US Aging Crisis
In an exclusive interview with The Yuan, Lifespark Chief Executive Officer Joel Theisen spoke with Oladimeji Ewumi, and shared insights on how the company is leveraging artificial intelligence to help aging populations live healthier and longer.
Oladimeji Ewumi  |  Mar 15, 2022
Reimagining Africa’s Post-Pandemic Healthcare Through AI: A Roadmap to Maturity
In the past, Africa has often been a bit of a backwater in terms of technology and medical healthcare, but it is fast playing catch up thanks in part to the COVID-19 crisis. The African continent has embraced new technologies post pandemic and is well on its way to implementing a first-rate healthcare system that is the envy of the world.
Oladimeji Ewumi  |  Jan 07, 2022
Can AI Drive Inclusion of Africans on the Genomic Database?
Emerging markets
Africa is under-represented on global genomic repositories, yet researchers have discovered genetic variants that can unlock new vistas for drug discovery in the genome of African populations. While closing existing paucities to foster the inclusion of Africa’s unique genetic datasets can be challenging, artificial intelligence can significantly help overcome such genetic biases.
Oladimeji Ewumi  |  Oct 28, 2021
AI’s Patient-Centered Approach to Medical Device Innovation
Artificial intelligence-powered medical devices have become a growing part of everyday life in the healthcare sector. But as more medical devices get fully integrated with AI, can they perfectly bridge the gap between medtech innovators and patients in their quest for patient-centered care?
Oladimeji Ewumi  |  Sep 27, 2021
Enhancing Clinical Trials in Africa with AI: New Insights for Biopharma
Africa’s biopharma market is the world’s fastest-growing and will be worth US$70 billion by 2030. Africa’s allure is rapid growth, not market size, and this is good news for big pharma keen on increasing market share in the second-largest continent’s booming biopharma terrain. Africans are under-represented on the clinical trial map, contributing less than 20 percent to all clinical trials conducted globally. Can Artificial intelligence (AI) solve Africa’s clinical trial challenges?
Oladimeji Ewumi  |  Sep 02, 2021
How Can Big Data, RWD, and RWE Upgrade Healthcare in Africa?
Healthcare delivery remains one of the core components of a nation’s health system. An efficient healthcare delivery system is data-driven, and its professionals must access data to diagnose conditions, treat diseases, prescribe medications, and offer consultations. Africa’s lack of data storage infrastructure, inefficient health data management, shortage of trained healthcare professionals, low healthcare budgets, and poor service integration is stopping data realize their full potential in Africa’s expansive health terrain. Use of data and real-world evidence (RWE) in Africa’s healthcare delivery system is an untapped goldmine.
Oladimeji Ewumi  |  Aug 03, 2021