Friday, September 17, 2010

In depth Implantable Glucose Sensor Story

If you want some more background and perspective on the implantable glucose sensor that worked for more than one year in pigs, below is a great place to start. The article is from "A Sweet Life: The source for the healthy diabetic" describes the research published in July in Science Translational Medicine. Here is the press release for this research led by bioengineering professor David Gough from UC San Diego.

Von Liebig Center Helps San Diego Universities Win DOE Clean Tech Grant

San Diego university and industry leaders will work to accelerate the transfer of energy efficiency and renewable energy innovations from university laboratories into the marketplace under a new three-year, $1.05 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).  The UC San Diego William J. von Liebig Center for Entrepreneurism and Technology Advancement at the Jacobs School of Engineering and the Rady School of Management in partnership with the San Diego State University will hold a series of Regional Energy Innovation Challenges, providing fellowships and extensive mentoring support for students and faculty working on the most promising technologies.

Read the full story on the Jacobs School Web site.

Rosibel Ochoa, Executive Director, Von Liebig Center, UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering