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Harvard undergrad Michael Chen works at the corner of med and tech

Michael Chen ’20 is spending the summer in the Department of Biomedical Informatics lab at Harvard Medical School, where he has worked since he started at the College. The applied math concentrator, who has always been intrigued by the intersection of medicine and technology, published a paper as first author this spring about a computer… Read More »

Scientists to test tailor-made vaccine tech to fight epidemics

A global coalition set up to fight disease epidemics is investing up to $ 8.4 million to develop a synthetic vaccine system that could be tailor-made to fight multiple pathogens such as flu, Ebola, Marburg and Rabies. The deal, between the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) and a team of scientists at Britain’s Imperial… Read More »

Sapien 3 Ultra; Low-Risk TAVR; Pivoting Bioresorbable Tech

Edwards Lifesciences announced that its Sapien 3 Ultra got Europe’s CE Mark for transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) in severe, symptomatic aortic stenosis patients. The Ultra model uses a new delivery system and sheath and adds an “on balloon” design that makes valve alignment unnecessary, the press release said. TAVR was better than surgery for… Read More »