Curescendo (Softsonics) is developing a soft, flexible patch that can be worn on the skin over the carotid artery or jugular vein, and which uses pulses of ultrasound to measure blood pressure.Visit site
Funded in July 2016 and led by Sheng Xu and Robert Owens
Work was published in the Aug. 13, 2018 issue of Nature Electronics and featured on the cover
Dr. Sheng Xu, the engineering PI of this grant, was named among MIT Technology Review’s 35 Innovators Under 35 list in 2018 for his work in this area
This startup was one of the 12 Finalists in the Spinoff Prize 2020 sponsored by Nature
Published two Nature and one Nature BME papers, accessed together 70,000 times with 100+ citations
Recipients of the $75,000 Sloan Research Fellowship in recognition of their unique potential to make substantial contributions to their field
Progressed to testing devices on patients, in development of result manuscripts
from the Welcome Trust
from the U54-supported UC BRAID Center for Accelerated Innovation
from 3M Company
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