DO cancer survivor develops intrauterine device with help from Bill & Melinda Gates

August 17, 2018
Mikail Kamal, DO, used his background in engineering and medicine, and his own experience with disease, to create Tampostat, a revolutionary device to combat post-partum bleeding, the leading cause of maternal mortality around the world.
Mikail Kamal, DO, used his background in engineering and medicine, and his own experience with disease, to create Tampostat, a revolutionary device to combat post-partum bleeding, the leading cause of maternal mortality around the world.

Growing up in Bangladesh, a then-8-year-old Mikail Kamal, DO, was fighting for his life. The diagnosis was leukemia and led to him and his family relocating to Singapore for three years for his treatment. The chemotherapy and the associated pain of the illness wound up turning a young child against the field of medicine with its constant intrusions and supposed solutions.

Source: The DO