MTM project “SmartDerm: A Monitoring System for Decubitus Ulcer Prevention” received $70,000 from UCSF’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute to support early translational research.
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Stem cell research in Professor David Schaffer’s lab is profiled in the Daily Cal.
Professor Mohammad Mofrad and his lab have investigated, for the first time, how individual Staphylococcus Aureus cells glom onto metallic nanostructures of various shapes and sizes. Their research could guide the development of bacteria-resistant materials.
Graduate student Julea Vlassakis has been selected to participate in the 64th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting, to be held from 29 June to 4 July 2014, in Lindau, Germany. Only the 600 most qualified young researchers can be given the opportunity to enrich and share the unique atmosphere of the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings.
Bioe grad student has developed a handheld cell counter the size of a Rubik’s Cube that’s affordable and easy to use to check CD4 levels in blood samples.
A startup by BioE alum Jon Tang wants your DNA.
Eko Devices, a startup company by a BioE alum that spun out from a BioE 192 capstone design project, was featured in the Daily Cal for their high-tech stethoscope redesign.
A team led by bioengineering Master of Translational Medicine and PhD students, along with UCSF bioengineering and medical faculty and staff, has received a Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation grant of $2.7 million over three years for a collaborative project aimed at reducing premature births.
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Congratulations to professors Amy Herr and Song Li, new members of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering College of Fellows!