Items Tagged ‘UCLA Biodesign’

Empowering Through Innovation

September 24, 2019

Empowering Through Innovation

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“I saw this program as an opportunity to try to make some impactful changes in healthcare,” says Dr. Stephen Speicher, a pediatric hematology-oncology fellow at UCLA Health participating in the new UCLA Biodesign Program. “I grew up with a brother with specials needs, so I grew up on the patient side.  I really want to […]

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Tags: featured, patient care, pediatric hematology-oncology, technology, UCLA Biodesign


Gaining Skill Set to Innovate

September 5, 2019

Gaining Skill Set to Innovate

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“My research has been on wearable robotics for rehabilitation or assistance,” muses Gil Hernstadt, an engineer in the new UCLA BioDesign Program. “This is the third or fourth day of the boot camp and this group is great. Everyone is very smart and I’m excited.” “One of the goals for this program is to give […]

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Tags: bootcamp, engineering, featured, innovation, life sciences, research, start up, UCLA Biodesign


Biodesign Bootcamp

September 5, 2019

Biodesign Bootcamp

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“This is the first year of the UCLA Biodesign Program. It’s such an interesting intersection between medicine, business, and engineering,” explains Dr. Peter Hsiue, a third-year orthopedic surgery resident at UCLA Health. “These three groups are so critical to advancing healthcare, but they seldom talk to each other. Being part of the wonderful environment they’ve […]

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Tags: business, engineering, featured, orthopedic surgery, UCLA Biodesign


Excited About Immersion & Innovation

September 2, 2019

Excited About Immersion & Innovation

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“I started my academic career in engineering, went to med school and then took a year off for business school,” explains I. Obi Emeruwa, MD, MBA, a member of the new UCLA Biodesign Program. “I saw the email announcing the launch of the UCLA Biodesign Program and thought this is everything I’ve tried to do […]

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Tags: engineering, featured, healthcare innovation, startup companies, UCLA Biodesign, UCLA Biodesign Program


UCLA Health Research and Innovation puts novel ideas into practice to benefit patients and providers

May 29, 2019

UCLA Health Research and Innovation puts novel ideas into practice to benefit patients and providers

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UCLA Health continues to be a leader in pioneering health care innovations that benefit patients and practitioners across the globe. Past discoveries at UCLA include first-of-their-kind immunotherapies, advanced imaging scans and apps that optimize patient care. UCLA Health Research and Innovation is dedicated to fostering the development of novel health care concepts. “Our goal is […]

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Tags: Desert Horse-Grant, immunotherapies, Innovation Challenge, UCLA Biodesign, UCLA Biodesign Fellowship, UCLA Health Research and Innovation