Agenda

 

Symposium on Physiological Monitoring

February 21, 2008

Campus Center, Odeum

 

Program                          10:00 am – 5:30 pm

Opening Remarks

10:00 am         W. Grant McGimpsey, Ph.D., Associate Provost for Research and Graduate Studies ad interim
Director, Bioengineering Institute, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Moderator      

Christopher R. Lambert, Ph.D., Research Associate Professor, Bioengineering Institute, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Presentations

10:10 am         “Diabetes Mellitus - Why Monitor Glycemia?”

Cathy Carver, M.S., A.N.P., C.D.E., Director of Education and New Clinic Program Development, Joslin Diabetes Center

10:50 am         “Continuous Glucose Monitoring: Challenges and Benefits”

Howard Wolpert, M.D., Senior Physician on Adult Diabetes, Joslin Clinic Section, Director of the Insulin Pump Program, Joslin Diabetes Center

 11:40 am         Extracting Neuromuscular Information from the Electrical Activity of Skeletal Muscle”

Edward Clancy, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

 12:00 pm         Lunch

 12:45 pm         “Assessing skin function using spectroscopy”

Apostolos Doukas, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital

 1:35 pm           “In vivo Sensor Technology for the Free Style Navigator Continuous Glucose Monitoring System”

Tianmei Ouyang, Ph.D., Associate Research Fellow, Abbott Diabetes Care

 2:25 pm           “Holographic Optical Trapping for as a Driver for Measuring Physiological Response”

Kenneth Bradley, Vice-President, Development, Haemonetics Corporation

 3:15 pm           Break

 3:30 pm           “Simplicity Noninvasive Glucose Monitor”

Robert Peura, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

 3:50 pm           “A Microfluidic Sensor Platform”

Christopher R. Lambert, Ph.D., Research Associate Professor, Bioengineering Institute, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

 4:10 pm           “Ultrasound Imaging”

Peder Pedersen, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

 4:30 pm           “Wearable Wireless Reflectance-Mode Pulse Oximeter”

James Duckworth, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

 4:50 pm           Summary and table discussion

 

 

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