Bioengineering research and education at UC Berkeley
Summer Blogging with the Biodesign Immersion ExperienceFollow the summer BIE fellows as they learn about needs finding, visit clinics and innovators, and get a jump on the engineering design process.
BioE startup Magnetic Insight will install their first Magnetic Particle Imaging scanner at the Stanford School of Medicine, where researchers will explore using MPI to solve challenges in cell therapy and vascular imaging. The company, led by PhD alumnus Patrick Goodwill and BioE professor Steven Conolly, has also recently secured an oversubscribed seed funding round of $3M.
Professor David Schaffer has received a $1.8 million research award from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine Discovery Quest program for his project, “Scalable, Defined Production of Oligodendrocyte Precursor Cells to Treat Neural Disease and Injury.”
Alumni-founded startup Knox Medical has completed their incubation period at the Indie Bio accelerator and is moving out into the world. Check out CEO Charvi Shetty’s presentation at Demo Day.