|Birth||26 November 1984|
Bertalan Meskó is the Medical Futurist; a Hungarian medical doctor, geneticist, author and speaker. As a geek physician with a PhD in genomics and Amazon Top 100 author, his research focuses on the impact of digital health technologies on the future of health.
Meskó was featured by dozens of top publications, including CNN, the World Health Organization, National Geographic, Forbes, TIME magazine, BBC, and the New York Times.
Meskó has published dozens of papers in genomics, biochemistry and futuristic studies. His papers have been cited over 300 times. He is a regular contributor to the World Future Society, The British Medical Journal and Futurism.
He is a member of Mensa International and the World Future Society. He has been selected by the Huffington Post as one of the 30 biotech thinkers with the biggest global impact. He is a member of the "Committee on Future Research" of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
Meskó teaches medical students and professionals at Semmelweis University, a leading European medical school, and gives masterclasses about disruptive health technology at events such as Stanford Medicine X and Doctors 2.0 And You.
Meskó is the founder of Webicina which helps patients and physicians find hand-picked medical news and advice they can trust, for free.
- Weszprémy Award (Medical and Health Science Center, University of Debrecen)
- John Neumann Award (Ministry of National Development of Hungary) 2016
- 10 healthcare writers on LinkedIn 2015
- 40 Under 40 Healthcare Innovators (Medtech Boston) 2015
- John Kemény Award (John von Neumann Computer Society of Hungary) 2013