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SELECTBIO Conferences Lab-on-a-Chip, Microfluidics & Microarrays World Congress 2016

Martyn Boutelle's Biography



Martyn Boutelle, Professor of Biomedical Sensors Engineering, Vice Chair Department of Bioengineering, Imperial College London

Martyn Boutelle is Professor of Biomedical Sensors Engineering, and Deputy Departmental Chair at the Department of Bioengineering, Imperial College London. His research group is genuinely multidisciplinary comprising, bioengineers, scientists and clinicians. He develops novel analytical science methods using microfluidics, electrochemical sensors and biosensors, and wireless electronics to make portable, wearable monitoring devices. He then uses these in a program of clinical science research focusing on the acute traumatic brain injury, kidney transplantation and athelete monitoring. The same measurement techniques are used in patients and in experimental models allowing genuine translational research. Professor Boutelle is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry. He obtained a BSc and PhD in Chemistry from Imperial College and worked as an EP Abraham Research Fellow in the University of Oxford.

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Microfluidics and Sensors: New Tools for Real-Time Clinical Monitoring

Monday, 26 September 2016 at 16:30

Add to Calendar ▼2016-09-26 16:30:002016-09-26 17:30:00Europe/LondonMicrofluidics and Sensors: New Tools for Real-Time Clinical MonitoringLab-on-a-Chip, Microfluidics and Microarrays World Congress 2016 in San Diego, California, USASan Diego, California, USASELECTBIOenquiries@selectbiosciences.com

A goal for modern medicine is to protect vulnerable tissue by monitoring the patterns of changing physical,  electrical and chemical changes taking place in tissue - ‘multimodal monitoring’. Clinicians hope such information will allows treatments to be guided and ultimately controlled based on the measured signals. Microfluidic lab-on-chip devices coupled to tissue sampling using microdialysis provide an important new way for measuring real-time chemical changes as the low volume flow rates  of microdialysis probes are ideally matched to the length scales of microfluidic devices. Concentrations of key biomarker molecules can then be determined continuously using either optically or electrochemically (using amperometric, and potentiometic sensors).  Wireless devices allow analysis to take place close to the patient. Droplet-based microfluidics, by digitizing the dialysis stream into discrete low volume samples, both minimizes dispersion allowing very rapid concentration changes to be measured, and allows rapid transport of samples between patient and analysis chip. This talk will overview successful design, optimization, automatic-calibration and use of both continuous flow and droplet-based microfluidic analysis systems for real-time clinical monitoring, using clinical examples from our recent work.

Microfluidics and Sensors: New Tools for Real-Time Clinical Monitoring

Monday, 26 September 2016 at 16:30

Add to Calendar ▼2016-09-26 16:30:002016-09-26 17:30:00Europe/LondonMicrofluidics and Sensors: New Tools for Real-Time Clinical MonitoringLab-on-a-Chip, Microfluidics and Microarrays World Congress 2016 in San Diego, California, USASan Diego, California, USASELECTBIOenquiries@selectbiosciences.com

A goal for modern medicine is to protect vulnerable tissue by monitoring the patterns of changing physical,  electrical and chemical changes taking place in tissue - ‘multimodal monitoring’. Clinicians hope such information will allows treatments to be guided and ultimately controlled based on the measured signals. Microfluidic lab-on-chip devices coupled to tissue sampling using microdialysis provide an important new way for measuring real-time chemical changes as the low volume flow rates  of microdialysis probes are ideally matched to the length scales of microfluidic devices. Concentrations of key biomarker molecules can then be determined continuously using either optically or electrochemically (using amperometric, and potentiometic sensors).  Wireless devices allow analysis to take place close to the patient. Droplet-based microfluidics, by digitizing the dialysis stream into discrete low volume samples, both minimizes dispersion allowing very rapid concentration changes to be measured, and allows rapid transport of samples between patient and analysis chip. This talk will overview successful design, optimization, automatic-calibration and use of both continuous flow and droplet-based microfluidic analysis systems for real-time clinical monitoring, using clinical examples from our recent work.


Add to Calendar ▼2016-09-26 00:00:002016-09-28 00:00:00Europe/LondonLab-on-a-Chip, Microfluidics and Microarrays World Congress 2016Lab-on-a-Chip, Microfluidics and Microarrays World Congress 2016 in San Diego, California, USASan Diego, California, USASELECTBIOenquiries@selectbiosciences.com