The Galvanizing Engineering in Medicine (GEM) grant program is a collaboration between UC San Diego Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute (ACTRI) and UC San Diego Institute of Engineering in Medicine (IEM). It was established in 2013 and 19 teams have been funded. Our seminar series, “Healthcare Horizons – Galvanizing Engineering in Medicine,” showcases the GEM projects and provides a forum for establishing more collaborations between clinicians and engineers. The seminars for Winter 2019 will be held at 4:00 p.m. on the second and fourth Monday of the month, beginning January 28th, in UC San Diego Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute Building, Room 2E-111. The format will consist of prior GEM awardees giving a 15- to 20-minute presentation followed by questions and time for networking. We also will ask clinical attendees to list an important healthcare challenge in their field that is amenable to an engineering solution and engineering attendees to provide a short description (1 to 2 sentences) of their area of expertise. The responses will be collated and sent to all individuals who have attended the seminar and provided their e-mail address. With permission from the attendee, we will also post it on our ACTRI website.
Light refreshments will be served at each seminar.
The GEM competition this year will consist of only one phase with an application submitted by the Clinician-Engineer team (the due date will be at the end of March, 2019). We hope that the seminar series will “galvanize” the formation of new teams to develop innovative engineering solutions for challenging problems in healthcare.
Healthcare Horizons – Galvanizing Engineering in Medicine Seminar Series
Location: UC San Diego Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute Building, Room 2E-111
Time: 4:00 pm
Patient-Specific Cardiac Modeling Technology for VF Ablation Targeting|
Andrew D McCulloch, PhD –Bioengineering
David Krummen, MD – Medicine
Reengineering Monocytes from Peripheral Blood for Immunotherapy Targeting Pancreatic Cancer|
Yingxiao (Peter) Wang, PhD –Bioengineering
Michael Bouvet, MD - Surgery
Magnetic Nanosensors for Real-Time Non-Invasive Biomarker Detection in Pregnancy|
Drew Hall, PhD – Electrical and Computer Engineering
Yu-Hwa Lo, PhD – Electrical and Computer Engineering
Louise Laurent, MD, PhD –Reproductive Medicine
A New, Thin, Scalable, and Stylet-guided Device with Potential for Paradigm Shift in Spinal Cord Stimulation|
Shadi Dayeh, PhD – Electrical and Computer Engineering
Joel Martin, MD – Surgery
Eric Halgren, PhD – Radiology
Vikash Gilja, PhD – Electrical and Computer Engineering
Martin Marsala, MD – Anesthesiology
Joseph Ciacci, MD – Surgery