Ricky Lu received the Mary Gates Research Scholarship for his project to develop capillary-programmed diagnostics with nanopatterned surfaces (collaboration with Deok-Ho Kim). Congratulate Ricky!
Project Syndicate posted our article on “Diagnostics for Global Health” (with Elain Fu, Oregon State University)
Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology News highlights Lutz’s talk on paper microfluidics at the 2013 Gordon Research Conference on Physics and Chemistry of Microfluidics, “Modern Microfluidics via Lab-on-a-Chip.” http://www.genengnews.com/gen-articles/modern-microfluidics-via-lab-on-a-chip/5063/
Our project on HIV drug resistance testing was featured in an article by Seattle Children’s Hospital. The project is a collaboration with Dr. Lisa Frenkel (Children’s) and James Lai (UW BioE). http://www.seattlechildrens.org/about/stories/working-to-eliminate-pediatric-hiv-developing-world/
Our Lab on a Chip “sugars” paper highlighted in a Viewpoint article by George Whitesides in Lab on a Chip, “Viewpoint on ’Dissolvable fluidic time delays for programming multi-step assays in instrument-free paper diagnostics’” Lab on a Chip (2013) DOI: 10.1039/C3LC90066E.
Lutz will present session-opening “tutorial” on paper microfluidics at the Gordon Research Conference on Physics and Chemistry of Microfluidics, "A Tour of Physical Principles in Paper Microfluidics: The Ancient, The Old, and The New" – in Italy! That will be fun.
Aqueduct Neurosciences awarded a commercialization grant from the Life Sciences Discovery Fund to develop a smart system to drain fluid from the brain in ICU settings. http://www.lsdfa.org/documents/pdfs/LSDF_Grant_Awards_Press_Release_Backgrounder_6-27-13.pdf
Our Lab on a Chip “sugars” paper highlighted in Chemistry World, ”Microfluidic sugar paper,” Chemistry World, May 30, 2013.
Dr. Sam Browd presents on our hydrocephalus project at the UW Mini Med School session on “Special babies with special needs,” February 26, 2013. Available on UW TV.
Pranav Venkataraman also received the UW BioE Senior Capstone Scholarship for his project to develop a fluidic brain model for testing smart shunts. Congratulate Pranav again!
Pranav Venkataraman received the Mary Gates Research Scholarship for his project to develop a fluidic brain model for testing smart shunts. Congratulate Pranav!
Our hydrocephalus project featured in a CNET article, “My cyborg sister: When life-saving gadgets break down.” http://news.cnet.com/8301-17938_105-57487897-1/my-cyborg-sister-when-life-saving-gadgets-break-down/
Aqueduct Neurosciences highlighted as a featured startup by AngelMD. http://angelmd.co/blog/featured-startup-aqueduct-neurosciences/
Lutz presents on diagnostics for the developing world at UW Mini Med School graduation night on “Predicting and preventing disease – early diagnostics for all,” March 13, 2012. Available on UW TV.
Chenyi Wang received the Mary Gates Research Scholarship for his project to develop a failure resistant shunt. Congratulate Chenyi!
Our project to develop an improved hydrocephalus shunt was highlighted in an article by Seattle Children’s Hospital. The project is a collaboration with Dr. Sam Browd (also co-founder of our company Aqueduct Neurosciences). http://www.seattlechildrens.org/healthcare-professionals/aar/2011/developing-a-modern-shunt/
Our project to develop a new hydrocephalus shunt highlighted in a video produced by the UW Center for Commercialization. http://depts.washington.edu/uwc4c/news-events/aqueduct-neurosciences/
Student team won the Best Technology Idea Award in the UW Business Plan Competition for the Aqueduct SmartShunt. Team: Daniel Butts, Evening MBA; Jennifer Davis, MBA; Erik Feest, PhD Bioengineering; Paula Kim, MBA; Samuel Browd; Thomas Clement; and Barry Lutz. http://www.foster.washington.edu/centers/entrepreneurship/businessplancompetition/Pages/2011bpcwinners.aspx