Month: December 2018

Faculty Spotlight: Rena Conti, PhD

Rena Conti, PhD joined us this year as Associate Research Director for Biopharma & Public Policy. In December, the FDA appointed Dr. Conti as Special Economic Advisor, a formal appointment recognizing her long-standing advisory role for policymakers across the U.S. Dr. Conti is known for being a leader in public policy work on prescription drug […]

Talking Bacteria with The AMR Studio

Kevin Outterson visited our colleagues at the Uppsala Antibiotic Center (UAC). During his visit, Professor Outterson discussed his experiences in the field as director of SIDR and CARB-X on the second episode of The AMR Studio podcast. This episode of The AMR Studio is also available on Spotify and iTunes.

Project TRIO Working Summit

Transforming Risk into Opportunity: Redesigning Palliative Care for the Underserved On November 29, faculty from IHSIP’s Center for Health System Design & Implementation (CHSDI) brought national thought leaders from diverse disciplines across palliative care services to participate in design thinking exercises and honor innovators in the field. The Center’s full-day working summit, led by senior […]

Society of University Otolaryngologists Names Anand Devaiah New President

Dr. Anand Devaiah, IHSIP Fellow and lead for our Biomedical & Health Technology Development & Transfer Domain, was elected President of the Society of University Otolaryngologists (SUO) during their annual meeting. Dr. Devaiah is Associate Professor of Surgery at BUSM and member of the 2018 SUO strategic planning committee. As Director of our Biomedical & […]

October 2018: The Inaugural Nexus

We held our first Nexus seminar on October 17th, 2018. The presentation, “A Tale of Two (or more) Databases: Multiparty Computing Platform for Cloud Based Research,” was given by Anand Devaiah, Gerald Denis, Andrei Lapets, and Mayank Varia. This work was sponsored through the partnership between the IHSIP and the Rafik B. Hariri Institute for […]

Nexus December: From the Lab to the People

Dr. Ünlü on the Interferometric Reflectance Imaging Sensor (IRIS) The December Nexus session focused on the challenge of taking innovative technologies from the research lab to mass distribution for patient care. Dr. Selim Ünlü’s Interferometric Reflectance Imaging Sensor (IRIS) allows screening for micro and nano entities with significantly higher sensitivity and lower magnification than other […]