Meet Anya Pogharian- the teen inventor who created a low-cost dialysis machine that can change the future of kidney care.

Armenian Innovation

Mar 7, 2017

#WhyArmenia: Anya Pogharian

Innovation knows no age. 17-year-old Anya Pogharian pioneered a medical device that could change the life of diabetics. Inspired by this real world issue, the teen inventor focused on building a simple and highly affordable dialysis machine: the Dialysave!

Anya Pogharian’s Dialysave allows the diabetes patients to go through the unpleasant procedure of filtering blood in 25 minutes instead of the long 4 hours! Dialysave costs for about $30,000 and what’s amazing is that Anya Pogharian’s prototype costed $500 all in all!

Her invention captured the attention of Bill Clinton and the Cleveland Clinic. Read more!