Digital Transformation of Healthcare
Daylight savings time change Impact On Friday C2SHIP meetings
For people at Mountain Standard Time, the Friday ThinkTank will be at 8:00 am every Friday instead of 9:00 am after March 12, 2023.
Dr. David G. Armstrong’s new achievements in research, practice, and leadership
1. The 2023 Association for Clinical and Translational Science (ACTS) Distinguished Investigator: Translation from Proof of Concept to Widespread Clinical Practice Award, American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC), Washington, DC, April 2023
2. First Prize, Research, “Brooks BM, Brooks B, Tower DE, Simon J, Tran TT, Armstrong DG, Shih JD. “The Diabetic Foot-Pain-Depression Cycle: A Retrospective Cohort Study”, Desert Foot Conference, Phoenix, Arizona, December 2022
3. Inaugural (2022-2023) Inductee, University of Texas Lawrence B. Harkless Leadership Award in Limb Preservation, San Antonio, Texas, December, 2022
Dr. Bijan Najafi inducted into the 2023 class of the AIMBE college of fellows
The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) has announced the induction of Bijan Najafi, Ph.D., M.Sc., Professor of Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine to its College of Fellows.
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Rockley just released a white paper on its cuffless, non-invasive, laser based blood pressure solution.
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MIZZOU Becomes part of Center to Stream Healthcare in Place, an NSF consortium
Mizzou has become the fifth university to join the Center to Stream Healthcare in Place (C2SHIP), a National Science Foundation (NSF) consortium focused on helping patients monitor and manage their health at home.
Miss Janet Teng has been awarded the prestigious 2022 Goldwater Scholarship
Miss Janet Teng, our very first C2SHIP undergraduate student intern, coming to Caltech from our local community college (Pasadena City College), has just been awarded the prestigious 2022 Goldwater Scholarship! Miss Teng’s work at Caltech is supported by the NSF START supplement. Miss Teng also won the one of the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) at Caltech, to continue and expand her research in wearable devices over the summer. The SURF fellowship gives her full access to special training and mentoring, room and board at Caltech, paid access to our micro-nano-fab facilities and additional salary support for the summer months.
NeuroMetrix Reports that Quell® Wearable Neuromodulator to be Evaluated in Post-Acute COVID-19 Syndrome
Rockley Photonics Announces Participation in Center to Stream Healthcare in Place (C2SHIP) as an Industrial Member
Our NSF IUCRC C2SHIP is pleased to partner with Rockley Photonics to target new applications for its multi-biomarker wearable sensing technologies. Rockley expects that its products will help satisfy the increasing demand to bring non-invasive remote monitoring solutions outside the clinic or hospital and to the home.
Dr. Shai Gozani CEO of NeuroMetrix and Ms. Margaret Halstead Vice President of Medline Chair C2SHIP Industry Advisory Board
October 20 2021 Wednesday, C2SHIP announced that Dr. Shai Gozani (CEO, NeuroMetrix) and Ms. Margaret Halstead (VP, Medline) have agreed to chair C2SHIP Industrial Advisory Board (IAB). IAB board advises C2SHIP to decide visions and directions. It is one of the most important units at C2SHIP.
C2SHIP Center Director Dr. Bijan Najafi Leads BCM Team In $60 Million Precision Aging Network
Dr. Bijan Najafi and his team at Baylor College of Medicine are part of the newly established Precision Aging Network, which will focus on how and why individuals experience aging differently. Led by the University of Arizona, the network was established through a five-year, $60 million grant from the National Institutes of Health. The multisite study will recruit 275,000 individuals over the age of 60 and collect genome, DNA, biomarkers and other data from them. Under the leadership of Dr. Bijan Najafi, professor and director of clinical research in the division of vascular surgery in the Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery at Baylor, the Baylor team will focus developing a better understanding of the link between mobility and cognitive brain aging using wearable technology to collect information about sleep, stress and physical activity. They also will collect data on cognitive frailty.
NeuroMetrix Announces Participation in the Center to Stream Healthcare In Place (C2SHIP) as an Industry Partner
In this collaboration, NeuroMetrix will focus on novel therapeutic applications of its Quell® wearable neuromodulation technology and leveraging the information in the Quell Health Cloud chronic pain database using data science expertise at the participating academic centers.
Skubic named Curators’ Distinguished Professor
Mizzou Engineering’s Marjorie Skubic has been named a Curators’ Distinguished Professor, the highest honor bestowed on faculty at the University of Missouri System.
Armstrong becomes the first podiatric surgeon to win USC Stevens Center Innovation Award
David G. Armstrong, Professor of Surgery and Director of the USC Limb Preservation Program became the first podiatric surgeon to be awarded the 2020 USC Stevens Center Innovation Award. The award, which acknowledges top USC innovators, was given to Armstrong for his patent, “Method for Treating Subjects Suffering From Chronic Ulcers”, which was Licensed earlier this year.
$3M Center to Advance At-Home Health Care Technology
A multi-institution partnership that includes Caltech aims to develop clinically validated technologies to remotely monitor patient health
New center funds research to advance at-home healthcare technology
Baylor College of Medicine is one of four sites named as a recipient of a $3 million award from the National Science Foundation’s Industry-University Cooperative Research Centers.
Keck Medicine of USC shares $3M grant to advance at-home health care technology
Keck Medicine of USC is working with Caltech, the University of Arizona, and Baylor College of Medicine to bring wearable fitness device data into the clinical space.