Rudy lab conducts first study of electromechanics of healthy, living human hearts. While there have been numerous studies of abnormalities in the human heart, there have not been studies of the electromechanics of healthy adult hearts — until now.
Chancellor Martin announced that CBAC Director and Fred Saigh Distinguished Professor of Engineering, Yoram Rudy has received the Chancellor’s Award for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
Rudy gave a presentation on his work during the award ceremony on November 8.
CBAC Director, Yoram Rudy, along with a faculty member from the School of Medicine, were named to the National Academy of Inventors.
The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) Fellows Program highlights inventors who demonstrate a “prolific spirit of innovation.”
Medtronic acquired CardioInsight Technologies, developer of a clinical noninvasive imaging system, called ECGI, for noninvasive mapping of the electrical activity of the heart and cardiac arrhythmias. The ECGI concept and methodology were developed in Professor Yoram Rudy’s laboratory with support from the NIH – National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.