speaker profile

Elin Haf Davies

Founder and CEO or Aparito, wearable tech to deliver patient monitoring outside of the hospital

Cambridge Rare Disease Network - RAREsummit19 | Elin Haf 1

Moderated Panel Discussion: Disruptive technologies – Patients at the heart of AI – A vision of 21st Century digital health where technologies empower patients to manage their own, find treatments and be connected

Bio: Elin  Haf initially qualified as a Children’s nurse at Great Ormond St Children’s Hospital (GOSH), going on to gain a BSc (Neuroscience) and MSc (Research Methods). After years of recruiting children to clinical trials Elin embarked on a PhD at the Institute of Child Health (UCL) to develop a clinical outcome measure and biomarker of ataxia in children with neuro-metabolic disease.

Elin Haf was part of the paediatric team at the European Medicine Agency from 2007-2013, responsible for implementing the Paediatric Regulation in Europe. She has a personal interest in empowering children to become involved in the health/research agenda.

In January 2015 Elin Haf launched her own company, Aparito. Using wearable technology and mobile phone apps to monitor disease progression and patient well-being in real-time. The company now has studies running in the UK, India, America, South Africa, with offices in London, Berlin and Wrexham.