Video of a patch of engineered heart tissue "beating" in response to electrical field stimulation. The tissue was created by culturing rat heart cells on an accordion-like honeycomb scaffold developed by MIT researchers. Original magnification = 100x. Photo Credit G.C. Engelmayr Jr., MIT
Piya Sorcar presents her work at EmTech 2011. Piya creates software that can be localized to teach taboo topics. Company: TeachAIDS
Wicks present his work at EmTech 2011: Networking patients to combat chronic diseases PatientsLikeMe Read the full story here: http://techre.vu/AFcW6M
Yang presents her work at EmTech 2011: Reprogramming stem cells to repair blood vessels Stanford University Injury and disease can damage blood vessels. But Fan Yang, a Stanford professor of bioengineering and orthopedic surgery, has developed
Rubin describes his work at EmTech 2011: Letting consumers analyze their sleep Zeo In college at Brown University, Ben Rubin had an odd nighttime ritual. He would hook himself up to an old polysomnography machine, a refrigerator-size device that clinics use to diagnose sleep disorders. He ...
Narayanan describes his work at EmTech 2011: Affordable speech synthesizers Invention Labs Some four million people in India suffer from cerebral palsy and other disabilities that make it difficult or impossible for them to speak. Giving them a voice is the job of Ajit Narayanan's low-cost ...
Magnetoencephalography (MEG) is a technique for mapping brain activity by recording magnetic fields produced by electrical currents occurring naturally in the brain, using arrays of SQUIDs (superconducting quantum interference devices). Applications of MEG include basic research into ...
Legatum Convergence - Infectious Ideas - Speaker: Javier Lozano, Legatum Fellow
The Legatum ConvergenceInfectious Ideas - Q&ABillions of people do not have access to good health care. There are surprising and innovative solutions for the delivery of medical care in emerging countries.
Legatum Convergence - Infectious Ideas - Speaker: Pradeep K. Jaisingh, Managing Director & CEO, International Oncology
Legatum Convergence - Infectious Ideas - Speaker: Ola Orekunrin, Managing Director, Flying Doctors Nigeria Ltd
Legatum Convergence - Infectious Ideas - Speaker: Alexandra Graham, Co-Founder & Vice President, Lagray
Legatum Convergence - Infectious Ideas - Speaker: Alberto Osio, Co-founder & CEO, Yolia Health
10/09/2008 12:00 PM Wong AuditoriumRonald A. Williams, SF '84, Chairman & CEO, Aetna, Inc.Description: In what Dean Dave Schmittleinbills as a master class, Ronald A. Williams discusses how an emphasis on new technology and application of basic values helped turn ...