Romanian-born ChEM-H faculty fellow Sergiu Pasca has been awarded a 2018 Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise, which recognizes young immigrants who have made significant contributions to biomedical research in America.
Stanford University and Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. (Tokyo:4502) are forming the Stanford Alliance for Innovative Medicines, or Stanford AIM, to accelerate commercialization of therapeutic discoveries made in the university's labs. ChEM-H will manage the initiative.
NPR interviewed Mireille Kamariza, a graduate student in ChEM-H Faculty Fellow Carolyn Bertozzi's research group, about her journey from Burundi to graduate student at Stanford working on a promising new test to detect tuberculosis.
ChEM-H Undergraduate Scholar Aanchal Johri accepted the AIF-Stanford MedTech Award for Most Innovative Field-tested Prototype for a low cost paper-based centrifuge that she helped develop with postdoc mentor Saad Bhamla in the lab of ChEM-H Faculty Fellow Manu Prakash.
Saad Bhamla, postdoc mentor in the ChEM-H Undergraduate Scholars Program, and his undergraduate researcher Aanchal Johri contributed to the development of a paper centrifuge inspired by a whirligig toy.
Stanford ChEM-H Faculty Fellow Carolyn Bertozzi and colleagues presented work at the American Chemical Society (ACS) meeting in Philadelphia, PA on the development of a simple test to diagnose tuberculosis.