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.
Company GenEdit, founded by Berkeley PhDs Kunwoo Lee and Hyo Min Park, with Berkeley bioengineering professor Niren Murthy, was part of a study representing the first demonstration of behavior […]
On May 10, the White House convened 100 national leaders in industry, tech, government, and academia for a summit on the potential of artificial intelligence […]
At a showcase in April at the Banatao Auditorium, undergraduate and graduate students presented their work developing novel tech ideas, addressing issues from gait impairment in the elderly and robots for disaster relief to connecting refugees to social services.
On April 25, 2018, CITRIS hosted Y Combinator President Sam Altman to discuss how to build a successful bio startup. Joining him on the panel […]
Sacramento Bee: In April, UC Davis Chancellor Gary S. May (M.S.’88, Ph.D.’91 EECS) announced plans for a 25-acre technology and innovation district at the university’s medical center campus in Sacramento.
Next Avenue/PBS: Asked at the CITRIS-co-hosted “Transforming Mobility” conference last week: How is it that Amazon can deliver toilet paper to a person in the Adirondacks overnight, but it takes that same person three days to arrange transportation to a doctor’s appointment?
No age limit on tech benefits: Americans 65 and older are projected to number more than 98 million by 2060. “Technology can be a huge […]
We are delighted to announce the CITRIS Seed Funding Program awards for 2018. This year, 50 highly competitive teams from the four CITRIS campuses at UC […]