How Will AI Affect Healthcare? Written: September 2022 A frequently discussed question in healthcare today is about the impact artificial intelligence (AI) will have on radiology. Robert Schier, MD, a radiologist in Orinda, CA with Radnet, a leader in outpatient …

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 What is BioEngineering? Written: July 2022 In 1963, when I started studying electrical engineering, there were two tracks that an electrical engineering student could choose from: electronics or power. Electronics was about solid-state devices such as transistors. The Intel microprocessor was not to come until …

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Is There More to mRNA Than Vaccines? Written: April 2022 About five years ago I attended a Research Day program at Danbury Hospital in Connecticut. The guest speaker gave an enthusiastic view of the potential of mRNA (messenger ribonucleic acid). …

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Written: 11/23/2004 Edited: 09/16/2021 Innovation is one of those words that is a bit hard to internalize. Merriam-Webster says innovation is the introduction of something new or a new idea, method, or device. That would be a narrow definition, perhaps …

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Jennifer Doudna was born in Washington, D.C. She grew up in Hilo, Hawaii. After graduating from Pomona College in 1985, she earned a Ph.D. from Harvard Medical School in 1989. Doudna is a renowned American biochemist known for her pioneering work in CRISPR gene …

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