MTM team pitches success

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.

Improving the odds for kidney transplant success

An MTM student team was recognized by the Clinton Global Initiative University for their low-cost kidney transplant monitor.

MTM Josh Yang in Grand Slam elevator pitch competition

MTM student Joshua Yang will be competing on Monday, March 28 against 9 other Berkeley grad students for cash and a chance to compete in the UC-wide Grad Slam in April.

MTM student wins UC Berkeley Global Health Case Competition

Master of Translational Medicine student Tyler Schmeckpeper is a member of the winning team for the first UC Berkeley Intramural Global Health Case Competition.

MTM team wins VentureWell E-Team Award

Congratulations to the MTM Otto team, who have been awarded a VentureWell E Team grant for their design of a wearable cognitive assist device for the elderly. Otto is an integrated smartwatch solution that permits caregivers to communicate with, remind, monitor, and assess elderly patients. The project team of Aradhana Verma, Alex Diehl, and Ahmed Rahim work with Dr. Pierre Theodore of UCSF.

MTM team selectd for Clinton Global Initiative University

The Master of Translational Medicine team of Huzaifa Beg, Rahul Nayak, Danielle Chou and Sita Kumar has been selected to attend the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) from March 6 to March 8 of 2015.

MTM “SmartDerm” team wins $70K from UCSF CTSI Catalyst Award Program

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.

MTM and PhD team gets $2.7mil to reduce premature births

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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MTM article in Science Translational Medicine

An article published in Science Translational Medicine outlines a new approach to interdisciplinary education and was written by leaders of the Master of Translational Medicine program.

MTM project featured on medGadget

April 5, 2013 – Research by one of our Master of Translational Medicine program research teams is published in JoVE and featured on medGadget — “New Vascular Catheter Remote Controlled Using MRI”.  The project involves a new system that uses the magnetic field of an intraoperative MRI to move a catheter through blood vessels with high […]

New Bioe master’s degree approved

August 10, 2012 – The new Master’s in Translational Medicine degree, joint between UCSF and UC Berkeley, has been approved by UC President Mark Yudof.

BioE alum startup featured at Skydeck

March 2012 – Intelligent Obstetrics, a startup company co-founded by BioE Masters in Translational Medicine alum Philip Chung, is one of the first companies to be a part of Berkeley startup incubator, Skydeck. Read more at the Berkeley NewsCenter.

New Master’s in Forefront

November 20, 2011 – Bioengineering’s new Master’s Degree focusing in translational medicine was featured in the latest Forefront Magazine. Read it online!

Grove talks BioE Masters in NY Times

May 17, 2010 In a New York Times article today, Intel founder Andrew Grove talks about his gift to UC Berkeley/UCSF for the new joint Master’s Degree program in Bioengineering.