Two faculty members at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have been named senior members of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).
Yang is the top female faculty patent holder at WashU.
Gordon, Rudy will be inducted at the Eighth NAI Annual Meeting in April 2019.
Nancy Tye-Murray, PhD, is the first female faculty member at WashU to found a startup. Her company, clEAR, helps people with hearing loss to better recognize and understand speech through training that uses their loved ones’ voices.
Meet Lan Yang. At 14, she was so committed to becoming a scientist, she went on a hunger strike. The photonics researcher now holds the most patents and disclosures of any female faculty member at WashU.
Christina Stallings, PhD, Shabaana Abdul Khader, PhD, and Jennifer Philips, MD, PhD, are on the front lines of the battle to stop the world’s deadliest bacteria. Between them, they hold eight patents related to TB research.
Audrey Odom John, MD, PhD, is on a mission to fight the spread of infectious diseases like malaria through better, faster, more nimble diagnostic tools.
Entrepreneurship can be much more than phone apps and ridesharing companies. It can change the world.
An entrepreneur with heart: WashU physician Jen Silva, MD, has co-founded a startup that is developing technology to enable doctors to see real-time 3D holograms of the heart during cardiac procedures.