Innovators across UW

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Protecting Women's Health
Protecting Women's Health
Renuka Ramanathan, PhD student, Bioengineering
Protecting Women's Health

Empreva is an innovation that can help empower women, particularly in developing countries, protect themselves against HIV and unintended pregnancy.

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Improved Cardiovascular Diagnostics
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Patrick Hutchins, UW Senior Research Fellow, Rain City Heart Lab
Improved Cardiovascular Diagnostics

Patrick Hutchins discusses Callis, a test that can predict heart attacks more accurately than existing cholesterol tests.

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Tricking the Immune System
Chris King, Postdoctoral Fellow at the Institute for Protein Design
Chris King, Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute for Protein Design
Tricking the Immune System

Chris King, Postdoctoral Fellow at the Institute for Protein Design discusses redesigning protein sequences to create more efficient and less invasive drug therapies.

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Making Drugs Safer
Making drugs safer
Alex Jiao, PhD Student, Bioengineering
Making Drugs Safer

Alex discusses Cardiac Mimetics, a nano-fabricated platform using stem-cell derived heart muscle cells to test for drug toxicity.

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Revolutionary Helmet Technology
Dave Marver, CEO, VICIS
Revolutionary Helmet Technology

VICIS is developing a new football helmet that mitigates the forces likely to cause concussion.

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Improving Healthcare Techniques
Derek Streat, Co-Founder & CEO at CSATS
Derek Streat, CEO, CSATS
Improving Healthcare Techniques

Derek Streat discusses a software system that enables evaluation and improvement of health care practitioners.

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Get Involved!
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Treating Autoimmune Diseases
Franziksa Seeger, Postdoctoral Fellow at Institute for Protein Design
Franziksa Seeger, Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute for Protein Design
Treating Autoimmune Diseases

Franziksa Seeger discusses designing proteins computationally to treat autoimmune diseases such as multiple sclerosis and chron¹s disease.

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Revolutionizing Genome Sequencing
Josh Burton, PhD Student, Genome Sciences
Josh Burton, PhD Student,
Revolutionizing Genome Sequencing

Josh Burton, Genome Sciences PhD Student, discusses making genome sequencing easier the fill out the tree of life.

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Treating Trauma Patients
Treating Trauma Patients
Robert Barry, CEO, Stays Medical Corporation
Treating Trauma Patients

Healthcare devices expert, Robert Barry, discusses how Stasys can more efficiently treat trauma patients and save lives, while saving money.

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Targeted Disease Therapeutics
Targeted Disease Therapeutics
Gabe Butterfield, PhD Student, Molecular & Cellular Biology
Targeted Disease Therapeutics

Gabe Butterfield, Molecular & Cellular Biology PhD Student, discusses how using targeted mRNA delivery can help cure diseases using non-surgical means.

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Environmentally-Friendly Marine Construction
Spotlight on Marine Construction
Per Reinhall, Professor and Department Chair, UW Mechanical Engineering
Environmentally-Friendly Marine Construction

By dampening the decibel level of pile driving, Marine Construction Technologies is lowering the impact on marine life, while increasing the allowable number of active construction days per year.

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3-Dimensional Protein "Crystals"
3-Dimensional Protein "Crystals", Una Nattermann
Una Nattermann, PhD Student,
3-Dimensional Protein "Crystals"

The benefits of creating 3-dimensional protein crystals

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Improving Surgical Techniques
Justin Warren, CSATS Project Manager
Justin Warren, Project Manager, CSATS
Improving Surgical Techniques

Providing an effective and scalable means of assessing surgical skills on a continuous improvement basis.

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Revolutionizing Rehab
Revolutionizing Rehab
Brian Mogen, PhD Student, Bioengineering
Revolutionizing Rehab

vHAB is an innovative virtual reality platform that assists patients recovering from stroke or spinal cord injury with physical therapy through games.