Stanford Neurosurgeon and Entrepreneur Inspires Audience at 20th Annual Fogarty Lecture

This year’s annual Thomas J. Fogarty Lecture marked a milestone with the celebration of its 20thanniversary. The series, hosted by Stanford Biodesign and co-sponsored by the Fogarty Institute, started as a gathering to discuss and promote medical innovation with approximately 30 people in attendance. Since then, it has grown into a preeminent opportunity to learn from the most notable innovators in health technology.

Q&A with Kevin Longo, Northeast Head of Medical Device and Digital Health, Silicon Valley Bank

A banking partner who truly understands your industry and unique business challenges can make all the difference to a company’s success. And that’s what Silicon Valley Bank aims to do – in their words, “help innovators, enterprises and investors move bold ideas forward, fast.”

A key player in that ambitious agenda is Kevin Longo,

Alydia Health Raises $10M in Series B Financing; Company Aims to Eradicate PPH Globally

Fogarty Institute graduate Alydia Health, formerly known as InPress Technologies, is well on its way to conducting a pivotal study, thanks to the closing of a recent $10M Series B round led by Global Health Investment Fund. The U.S. study aims to prove the safety and efficacy of its novel device, the Jada System, in stopping postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) —

The Combination of High Touch and High Tech are Imperative: How Soft Skills Contribute to Leadership Success

Virtually every business talk or news story today emphasizes the revolutionary new technological advances that will transform the job landscape. And it’s true – technologies such as artificial intelligence, robots and digital platforms are already enhancing the way we work.

But often lost in the focus on these shiny new objects, is the need for workers to nimbly adapt to new environments,

Spotlight: Gayle Kuokka, Fogarty Institute CFO

The Fogarty Institute prides itself on hiring staff members who are as innovative and impressive as its companies-in-residence. That means that not only must they have the skill sets for the specific job, but they also come with a well-rounded background and passion for the industry and the startup environment, thus allowing them to inspire our colleagues and mentor our entrepreneurs.

Q&A with Lewis Wexler, MD, Fogarty Institute Board Member

The strength of a board comes from the diverse experiences of its members, their passion for the mission and their ability to provide sage advice. Lewis (Lew) Wexler, MD, one of the Fogarty Institute’s inaugural members, joined the board as the organization’s mission and structure were still being formed and over the years has been a staunch ally and supporter of its educational approach.

A Summer to Remember: Lefteroff Interns Gain Valuable Insight Into the Medtech Industry and Career Best Practices

There’s nothing more inspiring than working with interns and feeding off their curiosity and eagerness to learn more about the life sciences industry. That’s why the Lefteroff Fellowship remains one of our favorite programs here at the Institute.

Now in its fifth year, it continues to evolve, thanks to our expanding collaboration with El Camino Hospital physicians,

Q&A with Casey McGlynn, Partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati; Fogarty Institute Board Member

Casey McGlynn’s roots in the medical device industry go back over 40 years. During much of that period he has had the good fortune to observe and work with Tom Fogarty as a surgeon, inventor, company founder, investor and board member. Today Casey is a board member at the Fogarty Institute and a partner of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich &

EchoPixel Poised to Revolutionize the Operating Room of the Future

Among the hottest topics in healthcare is the “operating room of the future,” which is on the brink of transformation as new technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), voice recognition, digital technology and augmented reality are integrated.

And at the forefront is EchoPixel, a Fogarty Institute graduate that has created an interactive,

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