Cultivation Corridor Executive Director Billi Hunt presented the 2019 Cultivation Corridor Iowa Biotech Leader Award to Dr. Michael Abramoff, founder and CEO of IDx Technologies. Abramoff accepted the award on Tuesday during a reception at Partnering for Growth Biotech Innovation Showcase and Forum, an annual conference by the Iowa Biotechnology Association (IowaBIO). The award recognizes an individual who demonstrates leadership in their organization and within the biotechnology industry. At IDx, Abramoff developed IDx-DR, the first FDA-approved medical device to use artificial intelligence to diagnose diseases.