Biotech

VLAB’s Sara Fernandez on Living to 100, Robots in Healthcare and the Artificial Pancreas

Dr. Sara Fernandez, PhD, is chairing the VLAB panel Breakthroughs in Diabetes on Tuesday, Feb. 26 at the Stanford Faculty Club. I was lucky enough to spend a few minutes with this prominent Silicon Valley “woman in STEM” (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) to get her take on the artificial pancreas — which she describes as almost [...]

By |2019-02-24T20:26:02+00:00February 23rd, 2019|AI / Machine Learning / Deep Learning, Biotech, Blog, Events, Volunteers|Comments Off on VLAB’s Sara Fernandez on Living to 100, Robots in Healthcare and the Artificial Pancreas

VLAB’s Avery Hamm Offers Words of Wisdom on Digital Transformation in Clinical Trials & More

Avery P. Hamm, a graduate of Santa Clara University Leavey School of Business, recently volunteered as a VLAB Event Chair for the panel titled “The Impact of Technology on Clinical Trials: Will AI and Mobile Create Cures Faster?” which is taking place at Stanford Faculty Club on October 15. It was a smart move on [...]

By |2018-10-05T18:35:31+00:00October 5th, 2018|AI / Machine Learning / Deep Learning, Biotech, Events, Internet of Things, Volunteers|Comments Off on VLAB’s Avery Hamm Offers Words of Wisdom on Digital Transformation in Clinical Trials & More

A Few Quick Facts About Immunotherapy

VISIT OUR EVENT PAGE FOR DETAILS AND TICKETS  Can't make it to Menlo Park?  LIVESTREAM TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE, TOO!  Immunotherapy is getting a lot of attention in the news as rapid research and development are speeding new discoveries to clinical trials and to market.  While most of the focus seems to be on cancer treatment, [...]

By |2017-05-18T17:47:09+00:00March 5th, 2017|Biotech, Events|Comments Off on A Few Quick Facts About Immunotherapy

Will bacteria in the gut lead to new breakthroughs in personalized medicine?

A recent panel discussion at VLAB event at Stanford University examined the role microbes might play in human health. Mark Bunger, Senior Research Director at Lux Research, moderated the event. As an introduction, Bunger shared some information on what would define a microbiome, where it resides, and how big is a mircrobiome. Microbiome is an [...]

By |2017-05-18T17:47:11+00:00March 11th, 2015|Biotech, Event Summary, Food Technology, VLAB|Comments Off on Will bacteria in the gut lead to new breakthroughs in personalized medicine?