2016 Bay Area Biomedical Device Conference
Afternoon Plenary Session
Morning Plenary Session
Morning Parallel Sessions
Afternoon Parallel Sessions
Conference Opening: Guna Selvaduray, Ph.D.
Unmet Medical Device Needs in Developing Countries
Alessandro Bellofiore, Ph.D., SJSU
Critical Issues in Medical Device Manufacturing
Benjamin Hawkins, Ph.D., SJSU
Nanoscale Applications in Medicine
Session Chair: Melanie McNeil, Ph.D.
Industry Panel: "Building a Medical Device Company from Scratch"
Moderator: Michael Weickert, Ph.D.
Maria Aboytes, Founder, Medina-Medical
Jeffrey J. Christian, CEO, Phoenix DeVentures Inc.
Alex Tilson, Founder & Former CEO, Loma Vista Medical
Eric Stone, Co-Founder & CEO, Velano Vascular
CEO Panel: "Exit Strategies for Medical Device Companies"
Moderator: Roger Guidi
John Tighe, President & CEO, ZipLine Medical
Greg Patterson, President & CEO, Xlumina
Rami Elghandour, President, Nevro
Duke Rohlen, CEO, Spiroxmed
Student Research Poster Session
Wine and Cheese Networking Reception
Closing: Guna Selvaduray, Ph.D.
Web-Connected Medical Devices
Session Chair: Ricardo Duque, MS, SJSU
Director of Strategic Innovation, Dignity Health
M.D., Surgeon-in-Chief, UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital
Click on a speaker to read his/her bio. To find out more information about their talks, click on the bolded presentation titles.
President, Raechelon, LLC
"Development and Manufacture of a Bag-Valve Mask Device in Ethiopia"
General Manager, Thermo Fisher Scientific
MD, Pediatric Intensivist, Abuja, Nigeria
"Unmet Medical Devices Needs in Nigeria - Perspectives from a Pediatrician"
Ph.D., SJSU Biomedical Engineering Program
Director of Health Informatics, UCSF
"The Role of Biomedical Informatics in Harnessing Mobile Sensor Data for Healthcare"
Director of Operations, Sunrise Labs
"Cybersecurity for Medical Devices: a growing need; an evolving requirement"
Ph.D., Director, Biomedical Manufacturing Network
Ph.D., Chair, Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences, UCSF
Ph.D., Director, Global Exchange Program at Stanford Biodesign
"Where Should Healthcare Innovation in Emerging Markets Be Focused On: New Product Ideas or Market Development"
Ph.D., CEO, OSISoft
Welcome: Andy Feinstein, Ph.D., Provost