Announcing the Winners of the Mount Sinai Pitch Challenge 2023!

Meet the winners of the Mount Sinai Pitch Challenge 2023! The exciting virtual event featured five teams from Mount Sinai who presented healthcare solutions that address unmet needs to a panel of investment experts.

First place and winner of the $25,000 grand prize: EndoCare
Developing a clinical decision support system designed to facilitate detection of early-stage endometriosis to improve patient outcomes and promote healthcare equity.

Second place and winner of the $10,000 prize: SpineSight
Reducing time-to-treatment for spinal cord disease patients by using AI to analyze imaging and clinical symptoms to quantify disease progression.

Participating teams: 

  • Virtual Reality (VR) Self-Hypnosis: using VR hypnosis to treat chronic pain, starting with HIV patients
  • CordGuard: developing a medical device designed to mitigate spinal cord compression following cervical laminectomy procedures
  • APMV’s Cancer Virotherapy: developing an off-the-shelf solution at the tumor site, allowing the patient’s immune system to create its own vaccine against tumor neoantigens

Special thanks to: