Bioengineering research and education at UC Berkeley
Eko Devices, a startup company spun out of the BioE 192 Senior Capstone Design course, has announced the start of a clinical study with UCSF Cardiology and the closing of a $2 million funding round. Core by Eko is the first stethoscope to be wirelessly connected to a smart device, and is set to retail for $199 beginning Summer 2015 pending clearance by the FDA.
Researchers in Professor Kevin Healy’s lab have taken a major step toward fast, accurate drug-toxicity testing with a sophisticated organ-on-a-chip using live, beating heart tissue.
Learn about work by Professor John Dueber, 2014-15 Bakar Fellow, on synthetic biological indigo dyes.