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Register Now: September 30, 2022 The 24th Annual Thomas J. Fogarty, MD Lecture: Focus on Innovation

Mir Imran founded InCube Labs to focus on his passion: identifying, understanding and solving poorly or unmet clinical needs. For 40 years, he has been creating medical solutions that address anemia, chronic pain, diabetes, and several cardiovascular conditions and change the standard of care in critical healthcare markets. He holds more than 800 issued and pending US patents and his inventions have saved millions of lives. 

Stanford Report, 7/22/22 The BUDI System

Learn how medical student Blynn Shideler and his teammates from Biodesign's Digital Health courses created a wearable device for children with cerebral palsy that could provide therapy for young patients everywhere.

Stanford Medicine News, 7/7/22 ‘Digital Human’ Helps Teach Stanford Study Participants to Walk with Less Stress on Knees

Read about the exciting work Stanford Biodesign advisor Scott Delp is doing in his lab to help combat osteoarthritis.

Mass Device, 6/24/22 Summer Health Technology Program Brings Diverse Group of Interns to Silicon Valley

DxD, co-founded by Stanford Biodesign and Fogarty Innovation, led a program for a diverse group of interns to broaden their knowledge of career opportunities in health technology and help them build professional development and mentorship networks.

PR Newswire, 6/13/22 PA Consulting Congratulates the Winners of Stanford Biodesign's Robert Howard Next Step Award

PA Consulting and Stanford Biodesign are pleased to announce that the Wall Lab from Stanford Medicine Pediatrics has been named the winner of the Robert Howard Next Step Award.

Stanford eCorner, 6/01/22 Entrepreneurial Thought Leader Series: Josh Makower 

In this conversation with Stanford adjunct lecturer Ravi Belani, Josh Makower unpacks Stanford Biodesign’s process and encourages entrepreneurs to pursue opportunities in health technology innovation.

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PR Newswire, 5/10/22 PA Consulting is proud to partner with Stanford Biodesign's Robert Howard Next Step Award

PA Consulting, the consultancy that's "bringing ingenuity to life," is proud to sponsor the Robert Howard Next Step Award, which is managed through the Stanford Byers Center for Biodesign.

Stanford Report, 12/9/21 Two faculty named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors

Paul Yock, MD was one of two Stanford faculty members named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors, the highest professional distinction awarded to academic inventors.  

Stanford Medicine Scope, 12/8/21 Stanford-born birth control app among Time's top 100 innovations

2016-17 Innovation Fellows Janene Fuerch and Amanda French used the biodesign innovation process to address problems around birth control pill adherence and help women better manage their reproductive health needs.  

Stanford Medicine News, 10/6/21 Stanford Biodesign Celebrates 20 Years of Innovation Education

A training program for health technology innovators, Stanford Biodesign has generated medical technologies that have helped millions of patients and inspired similar training programs worldwide.  

Fogarty Innovation, 10/6/21 Why CPT is a language every entrepreneur must learn

Stanford Biodesign and Fogarty Innovation hosted an American Medical Association webinar to help innovators learn how Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes support innovation.  

Newsweek, 9/2/21 The Pandemic is Changing How we value healthcare

The pandemic challenged existing definitions of value in healthcare and pushed us to deliver care solutions that are more efficient and cost-effective. But will it last? Biodesign's Uday Kumar and Jan Pietzsch explain.