Ravi Nemana awarded $5,000 by IBM

Ravi Nemana, CITRIS Executive Director for Services and Health Care, received an Honorable Mention Award of $5,000 for his contributions to IBM’s Smarter Planet University Jam. Since 2001, IBM has used jams to involve more than 300,000 people around the world in far-reaching exploration and problem-solving. IBM's Jams provide for collaborative innovation and bring different minds and different perspectives together to discover new solutions to long-standing problems.

Prof. Ruzena Bajcsy Awarded 2009 Benjamin Franklin Medal

Professor and CITRIS Director Emeritus Ruzena Bajcsy was recently awarded the Franklin Institute's 2009 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Computer and Cognitive Science. Prof. Bajcsy received the award for contributions to robotics and computer vision, specifically the development of active perception and the creation of methods to improve our understanding of medical images.

UC Receives $22 Million FCC Telehealth Grant

The University of California, in partnership with a coalition of government
agencies, health care providers and others, received a three-year, $22 million
award from the Federal Communications Commission to help develop
a new California Telehealth Network.

Affordable MRI Technology

Of the 1.6 million Californians with diabetes, fully half are low-income individuals and one third are elderly. Currently, using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is the […]

Cell phone + Microscope = CellScope

While telemedicine research continues to make remarkable strides in increasing access to care for underserved populations, obstacles such as cost, operation, and sustainability significantly limit its adoption and use.

UC Davis Medical School

The explosion of knowledge and information in the health sciences is ironically creating greater disparities in the quality of healthcare services. The Institute of Medicine […]

The Universal Language of Health

The health education of non-English speakers is an enormous California-wide challenge, where roughly 40 percent of all Californians do not speak English at home. To […]

Medical Devices on Networked Systems

To improve people’s long-term health, physicians would like to monitor and measure for the symptoms of serious medical conditions on a daily basis. CITRIS research […]

Paging Dr. IT

Several key CITRIS initiatives are bringing information technology to the aid of this country's ailing health care system.