Professor Michael Yartsev has received a Fay/Frank Seed Grant from the Brain Research Foundation, which provides start-up monies for new research projects in the field of neuroscience.
Researchers in Prof. Irina Conboy’s lab found that viral infections turn down the intensity of a key oxytocin receptor linked to healing and health of skeletal muscle and bone, mental well-being and prevention of obesity. The pathway was recently shown to be needed for muscle maintenance and regeneration, which declines with age.
Eko Devices, a BioE startup led by alumnus Connor Landgraf, has received FDA clearance for its second tool, a combined digital stethoscope and electrocardiogram (ECG).
The 2017 Biodesign Immersion Experience has kicked off their summer of engineering design with a busy week of six offsite visits and their first blog post. Catch up with the BIE summer interns, who will be blogging for the next six weeks on the role of engineering design in clinical medicine, based on visits and interactions with the generous professional engineers and clinicians who host & mentor them.
Professor Michael Yartsev has been selected to receive a 2017 McKnight Scholar Award, which is granted to young scientists who are in the early stages of establishing their own independent laboratories and research careers and who have demonstrated a commitment to neuroscience.
This Master of Translational Medicine team is shining at startup pitch competitions! Maria Artunduaga, Siobhan Rigby, and Stephanie Nemec are developing – outside of their normal MTM project curriculum – a tech-enabled service that helps COPD patients continuously monitor their blood oxygen levels.
Professor Amy Herr is one of 16 faculty nationwide selected to participate in the 2018-19 Defense Science Study Group. This program introduces outstanding science and engineering faculty to the country’s security challenges and encourages them to apply their talents to these issues, and has hosted some of the top minds at Berkeley and in the country.
Professor Steve Conolly’s lab continues it’s push to make Magnetic Particle Imaging a reality with four first-in-animal demonstrations published this year.
BioE startup Magnetic Insight was selected by the Angel Capital Association for its 2017 Luis Villalobos Award for ingenuity, creativity, and innovation among startups.