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7:45 AM- 8:30 AM

8:30 AM- 8:35 AM

8:35 AM- 8:40AM

8:40 AM- 9:20 AM

9:20 AM- 10:00 AM

10:00 AM- 10:30 AM


Conference Opening 


Yun Wang, PhD - BMES Advisor 

Lin Jiang, PhD - Faculty Advisor 

Christian Catano - BMES VP of Conference



Sheryl Erhman, PhD - Charles W. Davidson College of Engineering Dean

Plenary Speaker 1 - Prashant Natarajan -

Topic: Minding P’s and Q’s - Lessons from the Trenches of Personalized Medicine

Plenary Speaker 2 - Neeta Mhatre - Intuitive

Topic: Digital Integration in the OR: Collaborating on the Future of Patient Care

Break; Sponsor Exhibits and Student Poster Sessions

10:35 AM - 11:05 AM

11:05 AM - 11:35 AM

Parallel Session 1A -  UX/Human Factors in Personalized Healthcare

Parallel Session 1B -

Machine Learning and Big Data Analytics in Personalized Healthcare 

12:05 PM - 1:30 PM

Lunch; Sponsor Exhibits and Student Poster Sessions

1:35 PM- 2:05PM

Industry Panel


Topic: Equity and Ethical Frontiers in Personalized Healthcare 

Moderator: David Pudwill - Prather Ranch

Panelist: Ritam Priya - Aktiia

Panelist: Anish Srivastava - Vinaj Ventures

Panelist: Derrick Richardson - Alumis Inc. 

Panelist: Samuel Frishman, PhD - MDC

Will Leineweber, PhD - Stanford University

Topic: Identifying the Proteomic Cell States Underlying Heterogeneous Cell Migration Behavior

Yajuan Wang, PhD - Teladoc Health

Topic: Personalized Whole Person Virtual Care

Jian Cao, PhD - Medtronic

Topic: Optimizing Physician-User Experience in the Innovation of Implantable Cardiac Medical Devices

11:35 AM - 12:05 PM

Cynthia Ouandji - Johnson & Johnson

Topic: DEI and Ethics in Healthcare: Whom have we, and whom are we designing Biomedical Products For?

Tao Peng, PhD -  Abbott

Topic: Application of Transformative Technologies in Medical Devices

Alumni Panel


Topic: What I Wish I Knew**

Moderator: Christian Catano - SJSU Student

Panelist: Cynthia Ouandji - Johnson & Johnson

Panelist: Farah Rahhal - Nevro

Panelist: Samantha Bazzell - DURECT Corporation

Panelist: Merry Tu - Abbott

Parallel Session 2A -

Personalized Treatments

Parallel Session 2B -  

Personalized and Transformative Diagnostics

2:05 PM- 2:35 PM

Lianli Liu, PhD - Stanford University

Topic: Personalize Radiotherapy through Artificial Intelligence

Ngan Huang, PhD - Stanford University

Topic: Towards Personalization and Advanced Manufacturing of Stem Cell Therapies​​

Shri Shrivas - Genentech

Topic: Personalized Healthcare - Approaches And Outcomes

Break; Sponsor Exhibits and Student Poster Sessions

2:35 PM- 3:00 PM

3:00 PM- 4:00 PM

4:00 PM- 5:00 PM

Student Union Ballroom

Meeting Room 3

Student Union Ballroom

Meeting Room 3

Tony Cobar - Abbott

Topic: Design Controls for Medical Devices - FDA 21CFR 820.30

Anish Srivastava - Vinaj Ventures

Topic: Mental Health Solutions for Young People

5:00 PM- 5:05 PM

Conference Closing


Alessandro Bellofiore, PhD - SJSU BME Department Chair

5:05 PM- 5:30 PM

Prospective Student Poster Session **

** Free admission, no registration required

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