Seminar #24B
The Role of Biomedical Engineers in Diagnostics

No invitations necessary; open to all conference registrants

Monday 5 December
12:30 – 14:00
CTICC room location: 2.41 – 2.43
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There is a growing need for a new generation of problem solvers that have knowledge of medicine, engineering, and science, but are also equipped with lateral thinking, strong analytics, and the ability to fit into a multidisciplinary team, all to impact global health through innovative technological approaches that are now desperately needed to tackle the new challenges of patient care.


  • Wendy Stevens: Social Entrepreneurialship and the Need for Biomedical Engineers
  • Brad Cunningham: Expanding diagnostics through Africa: A  Biomedical engineers systems approach
  • Dean Sher: Companion diagnostics and a framework for commercialization
  • Lesley Scott: The Biomedical engineer in the multi-disciplinary team