Tag Archives: disruptive

Jenny Regan

BIO Partnering – An instrument company meets pharma folks

06.15.2010 by Jenny Regan

We attended the BIO 2010 conference to learn more about the confluence of the pharmaceutical and medical device industries in the growing field of personalized medicine. Based on the crowds at the conference and the encouraging stance of the FDA, there is a movement to bring us instrument geeks into the pharmaceutical business.

Abbie Shoemaker

Diagnosing anemia with a little elbow grease

06.08.2010 by Abbie Shoemaker

On the radio I heard about a device that several students at Rice created to help diagnose anemia in the developing world. The device acts as a centrifuge to separate the blood into red blood cells and plasma in just 10 minutes and without the use of electricity.