Superuser-turned-entrepreneur designs novel tech to combat Alzheimer’s with light

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.

As biotech booms, so do bacteria

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 […]

Million Hands

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.

Building a successful bio startup

On April 25, CITRIS presented to a standing-room-only crowd in Banatao Auditorium a panel of successful bioengineering entrepreneurs, including CITRIS Foundry startup leaders and Y […]

No age limit on tech benefits

AARP Bulletin: April 16, 2018 – Americans 65 and older are projected to number more than 98 million by 2060. “Technology can be a huge help in maintaining […]