McMaster University

Demystifying Medicine
Seminar Series

A translational view of:
Engineering a Relationship to Patient Treatments

  • Seminar Information
  • Video with Dr. Heather Sheardown
  • Video with Fran Lasowski

Date:

Monday, March 24, 2014

Speaker:

  • Dr. Heather Sheardown, Scientific Director, 20/20 NSERC Ophthalmic Materials Network; Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering
  • Fran Lasowski, PhD Student, Department of Chemical Engineering

Learning Objectives:

  • Understanding the relationship between engineering and the body
  • Understanding how the different branches of engineering can be applied to different diseases or treatments or diagnostic options
  • Give specific examples of treatments in the eye and how the engineering has evolved over time
  • Describe specific potential future options for marrying engineering and medicine

Contact Info:

Dr. Kjetil Ask
Email: askkj@mcmaster.ca

Sara Sellers
Email: sellers@mcmaster.ca
Phone: 905-525-9140 Ext. 76706

Video with Dr. Heather Sheardown

Video with Fran Lasowski