Dr. U. Demirci is a founder of, and has an equity interest in: (i) DxNow Inc., a company that is developing microfluidic and imaging technologies for point-of-care diagnostic solutions, and (ii) Koek Biotech, a company that is developing microfluidic IVF technologies for clinical solutions.
IEEE PULSE, Feature January/February 2015Assisted Reproductive Microchip Technologies to Improve Infertility
Infertility is a Significant Clinical Issue It is reported that 5.3 million American couples of reproductive age are affected by infertility. Among these couples, male factors account for up to 50%, necessitating the identification of key parameters dictating male fertility, including... Read more
Posted on 14 JAN 2015
IEEE PULSE, Feature September/October 2015Detection of Peritonitis in Patients on Peritoneal Dialysis at Home
Above, Figure 1 – Monitoring infection in peritoneal dialysis (PD) patients using a microchip. (A) Neutrophils, if present in waste dialysate, are captured on a PD microchip. Next, a shadow image of neutrophils is analyzed using automated software. (B) PD dialysate is... Read more
Posted on 22 OCT 2015