The 20th anniversary of CITRIS coincided with the coronavirus pandemic and the shutdown of many in-person campus operations. In response, the institute pivoted key programming […]
On May 20, 2021, CITRIS Health hosted a webinar that focused on the lessons learned through the development and deployment of vaccination efforts across three […]
The Lighthouse project is addressing vaccine distribution disparities by prioritizing overlooked, homebound older adults who often lack access to resources and technology. The COVID-19 pandemic […]
On April 20, 2021, CITRIS Health and the Lighthouse for Older Adults program hosted the “Lessons from Lighthouse: Operationalizing Technology to Support Older Adults in […]
CITRIS began working at the intersection of health and technology more than ten years ago to lead and support University of California research on healthy […]
CITRIS Health’s Lighthouse team, in collaboration with Eskaton, a Sacramento-based non-profit housing provider for older adults, is launching a mobile care team to support homebound […]
CITRIS Health’s ACTIVATE team is working with Livingston Community Health, a non-profit, community-owned health center based in Livingston, CA, to launch a mobile care team […]
During the Holidays, Using Technology to Connect Older Adults With Friends and Family The holiday season is typically a time to reconnect with family and […]
Jordan Coffey is a UC Berkeley alumnus (class of 2020) who majored in architecture. His interest in dental care started at an early age and […]
CITRIS Health Director David Lindeman has been appointed to the California Commission on Aging by Governor Gavin Newsom. Lindeman has worked in the fields of […]
Researchers at the Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society & the Banatao Institute (CITRIS) at the University of California are launching today Accountability, Coordination, and Telehealth in the Valley to Achieve Transformation and Equity (ACTIVATE)
Technology and technology-enabled interventions have become central to the lives of older adults, family caregivers, and the workforce supporting older adults. CITRIS Health Director David […]
The program pilot at two affordable housing communities aims to improve older adult health and well-being CONTACT: Kathleen Stann, Director of Communications, CITRIS, firstname.lastname@example.org August 11, 2020 […]
The TTRN-CITRIS International Summer Institute aims to build and support an international network of researchers dedicated to the creation of impactful research and innovation in health […]
CITRIS and the Banatao Institute, along with other UC Berkeley campus partners, presented the second annual Aging Research and Technology Summit earlier this month, to highlight research and technology solutions being developed to disrupt the development of neurodegenerative diseases.
The final report from the California Initiative to Advance Precision Medicine Projects (CIAPM) was released to the California State Legislature in July 2019.
CITRIS Health is seeking motivated students to fill two open positions. Details about the positions below: Student assistant (investor database) (~10 hours per week) CITRIS […]
UCSC undergraduate Aviv Elor develops virtual reality games for physical rehabilitation
A young scientist pursuing a career in academic research walked into the CITRIS Invention Lab wanting to build mice cages for a doctoral project. “It was like, ‘This is intimidating, I don’t know what I’m doing at all.’ But my entire career changed based on the experience I had at CITRIS.” She went on to found a company developing novel photonic technology to slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease.
by Saemmool Lee Cervical cancer is the fourth most frequent cancer in women globally, and about 90 percent of deaths from the disease occur in […]
Competitive teams from the campuses of CITRIS and the Banatao Institute at UC Berkeley, Santa Cruz, Merced, Davis, and Davis Health submitted proposals for collaborative […]
by Saemmool Lee Applying new tech solutions for stubborn health care challenges is big business. At the CITRIS Foundry, in-house startup accelerator of CITRIS and […]
Hand prosthetics have come a long way since Daniel Lim created a “super hand” in the CITRIS Invention Lab in 2015 for an eight-year-old with symbrachydactyly, thanks to CITRIS seed-funded projects led by Professors Alice Agogino and Grace McConnell and collaborators across campus and beyond.
SafelyYou, a startup emanating from CITRIS seed-funding, uses AI-enabled camera systems to detect, in real time, falls of individuals with dementia.