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UC Davis collaboration on a body-sensor-based physical therapy tool would extend clinical reach and efficacy of home-based therapy.

CITRIS Research Wins Award

Prof. Ruzena Bajcsy’s research in “Tele-Immersion for Physicians” was recently awarded the CENIC 2011 Innovations in Networking Award for High Performance Research Applications.

Robotics project featured in U.S. News

CITRIS Researchers are working on a project to “teach” robots to function in the operating room as human surgical assistants. This work is currently highlighted in U.S. News and World Report.

CITRIS Distinguished Speaker: Bioengineering Advances for Economically Disadvantaged Societies

This talk will present scientific breakthroughs such as the use of cellular phone for medical imaging in small clinics and rural areas, detecting internal bleeding remotely in rural areas through multi-frequency spectroscopy, a simple electrolytic means for low power electricity, using classifiers to augment lack of expert medical care in rural areas, treatment of cancer in rural clinics and others. – Harnessing IT Innovation to Improve the Nation’s Health

The Obama Administration is aggressively innovating in order to use information technology to improve health. Unprecedented amounts of health data will be made available, and the Administration is encouraging the development of Web 2.0 and other technologies to transform that data into useful tools for understanding public policy, selecting insurance coverage and evaluating the quality of providers.