Digital Twin

#Futureshaper: Shikha's journey to the "patient twin"

Computer scientist Shikha Chaganti is doing research work in Princeton, New Jersey, to develop a smartphone app that will enable users to generate a "health avatar" of themselves – created by artificial intelligence. Is this the next step towards the visionary "patient twin"? Learn more in part four of our #Futureshaper series.
7 min
Katja Gäbelein
Published on 14. Juni 2022

A miniature digital Shikha waves at us from the smartphone screen. Though the figure's movements still appear a bit shaky, its visual likeness to the "real" Shikha is unmistakable.   


#Futureshaper: Shikha's journey to the "patient twin" - Shikha portrait

#Futureshaper: Shikha's journey to the "patient twin"
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By Katja Gäbelein

Katja Gäbelein works as an editor in corporate communications at Siemens Healthineers, and specializes in technology and innovation topics. She writes for text and film media. 

Assistant editor: Guadalupe Sanchez