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Isaac Asante and Jean-Marie Bouteiller join ITEMS

Isaac Asante, Assistant Professor of Research Ophthalmology and Jean-Marie Bouteiller join ITEMS. Isaac Asante brings his expertise in translational/ clinical drug development, biomarker development, regulatory affairs, molecular biology and bioanalytical techniques, PK/PD modeling, Pharmaceutics, Oncology, Clinical Pharmacology, Good Clinical Practice (GCP), and Pharmacovigilance. Jean-Marie Bouteiller brings his expertise in computational neuroscience, research and development in the fields of in-silico drug discovery for pathologies of the nervous system, and the development of multiscale modeling methodologies for both academia and industrial partners.

Manuel Monge receives NIBIB Trailblazer Award!

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Manuel Monge receives the NIH/NIBIB Trailblazer Award to support his work on MRI-Inspired Electronics.
The Trailblazer R21 Award is an opportunity for New and Early Stage Investigators to pursue research programs of high interest to the NIBIB at the interface of the life sciences with engineering and the physical sciences. A Trailblazer project may be exploratory, developmental, proof of concept, or high risk-high impact, and may be technology design-directed, discovery-driven, or hypothesis-driven. Importantly, applicants are expected to propose research approaches for which there are minimal or no preliminary data.

Gianluca Lazzi elected to the National Academy of Inventors!

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Prof. Gianluca Lazzi has been elected Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). Quoting the NAI, “the NAI Fellows Program highlights academic inventors who have demonstrated a spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that have made a tangible impact on quality of life, economic development and the welfare of society.” “To date, NAI Fellows hold more than 41,500 issued U.S. patents, which have generated over 11,000 licensed technologies and companies, and created more than 36 million jobs. In addition, over $1.6 trillion in revenue has been generated based on NAI Fellow discoveries.” Press release and complete list of newly elected Fellows can be found at: https://academyofinventors.org/press-releases/ .

Joining USC!

The Integrated Medical Electronics Lab has officially opened at the University of Southern California, joining the Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering and the new Institute for Technology and Medical Systems Innovation!

ATOMS selected as Top 10 interdisciplinary research published in NatBME during its first year!

ATOMS selected as one of 10 articles that exemplify interdisciplinary research published in NatBME during its first year! link

ATOMS in Solid-State Circuits Magazine!

Our work on ATOMS has been published in the Fall edition of the Solid-State Circuits Magazine.

Emami A & Monge M. MRI-Inspired High-Resolution Localization for Biomedical Applications: Artificial Nuclear Spins on a Chip.IEEE Solid-State Circuits Magazine 10, 34-42 (2018).
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ATOMS listed as one of Caltech’s 17 for 2017

17 for 2017: The Year in News at Caltech

http://m.caltech.edu/content/17-2017-year-news-caltech

Artificial ATOMS for localization of microscale devices inside the body

Our work on localization of microscale devices inside the body using principles of nuclear magnetic resonance has just been featured on the cover of Nature Biomedical Engineering!

Monge M, Lee-Gosselin A, Shapiro MG*, Emami A*. Localization of microscale devices in vivo using addressable transmitters operated as magnetic spins.Nature Biomedical Engineering 1, 736-744 (2017).

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Wilts Prize!

Manuel Monge receives the 2017 Charles and Ellen Wilts Prize, awarded by the Department of Electrical Engineering at Caltech for outstanding independent research in electrical engineering leading to a PhD
Caltech EE NewsWilts Prize

Demetriades – Tsafka – Kokkalis Prize in Biotechnology!

Manuel Monge receives the 2017 Demetriades – Tsafka – Kokkalis Prize in Biotechnology, awarded by the Division of Engineering and Applied Science at Caltech to a PhD candidate for the best thesis, publication, or discovery in the field of Biotechnology or Related Fields
Caltech EAS NewsThe Demetriades – Tsafka – Kokkalis Prizes

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