About - Hsiai LabUCLA - Cardiovascular Engineering Research Laboratory

  • Mission

    Our mission is to train the next generation of engineers, scientists, and clinicians to interface quantitative sciences with biomedical and clinical research to improve human health.



  • Mission

    Our mission is to train the next generation of engineers, scientists, and clinicians to interface quantitative sciences with biomedical and clinical research to improve human health.



  • Mission

    Our mission is to train the next generation of engineers, scientists, and clinicians to interface quantitative sciences with biomedical and clinical research to improve human health.



Accomplishments

  • We have promoted team science and diversity for multi-disciplinary and multi-institutional collaboration and cross-fertilization

  • a. UCLA/NIH joint workshop for “Effective Collaboration & Diversity in Scientific Teams Workshops”

    i. https://dgsomdiversity.ucla.edu/body.cfm?id=54

    ii. http://dgsom.ucla.edu/streaming/jfls/diversity-symposium-workshop

    iii. http://dgsom.ucla.edu/streaming/jfls/diversity-symposium-plaut
  • b. UCLA/USC/Caltech team to develop integrated intravascular sensors for unstable plaques

    i. Biosens Bioelectron. 2014 Apr 15;54:610-6.

    ii. Ann of Biomed Eng. 2016 Feb 8

    iii. Sensors & Actuators. 2016 April
  • c. UCLA/UCSD/Caltech team to develop microsensors to study electromechanical coupling of injured and regenerating myocardium

    i. Biosens Bioelectron. 2014 Apr 15;54:610-6.

    ii. Integr Biol (Camb). 2014 Jul 21;6(8):789-95.

    iii. Biosensors and Bioelectronics. 2015 Sep 15;71:150-7.
  • d. UCLA/USC/Stanford team to integrate light-sheet imaging and shear stress for cardiac development

    i. Journal of Clinical Investigation. 2016 Mar 28.
  • e. UCLA/USC/Mayo clinic to integrate microsensors and forward genetics for cardiomyopathy

    i. (Nature) Scientific Reports. 2016 Mar 3;6:22489
  • f. UCLA/USC Pediatric Research using Integrated Sensor Monitoring Systems (PRISM) to integrate microsensors with ambient particular matters

    i. Environ Health Perspect. 2015 Jan;123(1):34-41.

  • We have established academia-industry partnership for creativity and innovation.

    i. Edwards Lifesciences, Irvine, California

    ii. Medtronic, Northridge and Santa Ana, California

Get Involved

  • Leadership in teaching, research, and mentorship
  • Patient risk factor modifications and mHealth
  • Community engagement
  • National Youth Leadership
  • Fund raising

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