David is an accomplished and award-winning medical illustrator and animator whose ground-breaking career in digital animation spans 33 years. After holding the position of Senior Medical Illustrator at the Yale School of Medicine, David founded the world’s first digital medical animation company, Advanced Imaging, Inc., in 1984. In 2000, David co-founded XVIVO Scientific Animation. Major clients include global corporations such as Merck, Genentech, Novartis, and Pfizer, museums such as the Smithsonian and Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry (on the Permanent Advisory Council); DARPA; universities such as Yale, Johns Hopkins, Harvard, Cambridge, UCSF, Chalmers, Texas A&M, U of Illinois, Chicago. David has spoken at numerous international and US conferences and universities, including TED India; AYACC in Guiyang, China; CUTEC-TVC Conference, Cambridge University, UK; University of Gothenburg, Sweden; Tokyo Design Gakuin College, Tokyo/Osaka/Nagoya/Fukuoka, Japan; Co-host, Global 3D Tech Forum, Gangnam, South Korea; Zurich Minds, Zurich, Switzerland; the FutureMed Lectures at Singularity University; the USA Science & Engineering Festival in Washington DC; the World Science Festival in New York and Humanity+ Conference at Harvard and UCSF. A two-time speaker at the TED Conference, in 2007 he presented the highly acclaimed animation “The Inner Life of a Cell”. David is a guest faculty member of Singularity University and affiliates, Future Medicine and the Exponential Medicine Conference, and an associate partner in the 'Marie Curie Initiative' with the University of Utrecht, Netherlands. More detailed bio available.
Animation, Design, Line with Color, 3D, Apps/Mobile, Models, Video, Microscopy, VR/Virtual Reality
Allergy / Immunology, Alternative Medicine, Anatomy, Biology, Biotechnology, Botany, Cardiac Surgery / Cardiology, Cell biology / Histology, Dermatology, Disease Management, Emergency Medicine, Endocrinology / Metabolic, Gastroenterology, General Medicine, General Surgery, Medical Devices, Molecular Biology, Natural Science / Nature, Neuroscience, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics, Physical Therapy, Reconstructive Surgery, Respiratory, Thoracic Surgery, Transplantation Surgery, Urology, Vascular Surgery, Injuries, Oncology, Mechanism of Action (MOA), Health & Wellness, Hemophilia, Pathology