Joint Professor Tejal Desai, PhD alumna and chair of the UCSF Department of Bioengineering & Therapeutic Sciences, was named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. The NAI Fellows Program highlights academic inventors who have demonstrated a spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that have made a tangible impact on quality of life, economic development and the welfare of society.
Check out this interview with Dennis, a BioE MEng student who has lived abroad in Germany and China, and is looking forward to exploring the innovative environment of the Bay Area.
BioE startup Novome Biotechnologies, founded by BioE PhDs Will DeLoache, Zachary Russ, and Weston Whitaker, has secured $33 million in a Series A financing. Novome is focused on treating chronic diseases with the first platform for controlled and robust colonization of the human gut with engineered therapeutic bacteria.
Tara Armand, MEng ’17 (BIOE), currently works as an R&D Scientist at Siemens Healthcare Laboratory. A two-time Cal graduate, Tara takes us through her academic and professional career, and provides some tips for current students.
Our MEng capstone team worked to increase access to tissues and organs for millions through on-demand 3D bioprinting and quadrupling current preservation times.
This MEng capstone team is using AI-powered eye tracking technology to monitor multiple sclerosis progression and treatment with unprecedented speed and accuracy.
Professor David Schaffer, of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering and Bioengineering, has been elected a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
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At the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2019 alumni startup Eko Devices presented results in collaboration with Mayo Clinic demonstrating the use of the DUO digital stethoscope as a heart failure screening tool. This is the first time that a point of care device with a single lead ECG combined with an AI algorithm identified low ejection fraction in patients.