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SELECTBIO Conferences POC Diagnostics, Global Health-Viral Diseases 2017

Barbara Smith's Biography

Barbara Smith, Assistant Professor, School of Biological and Health Systems Engineering, Arizona State University

Barbara S. Smith received her BS degree in industrial engineering from Michigan State University in 2003, and her PhD in biomedical engineering from Colorado State University in 2012. She performed her postdoctoral research at Harvard University (with George M. Whitesides). She began her independent career in Biological and Health Systems Engineering at Arizona State University in 2015, and is now an Assistant Professor. Her current research interests include translational diagnostics, biomedical imaging, and biomarker detection.

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Early Detection of Hormone-Related Illnesses by Olfaction

Wednesday, 4 October 2017 at 10:00

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Endocrine and metabolic disorders encompass a wide-range of illnesses, including: cardiovascular disease, tissue health, reproductive ability, cancer, and even stress. Failure of current technologies to provide real-time feedback of hormone levels does not stem from either a lack of medical interest or importance; rather, it is sourced in two major difficulties: i) unidentified biomarkers for the detection and characterization of altered hormone levels, and ii) no currently available diagnostic technology exists for monitoring hormone levels in real time. Thus, it is critically important to bridge the gap created by the limitations of current approaches, so as to provide individuals with a means of monitoring the ongoing changes in the production of hormones. In this work, we take non-invasive diagnostics to the next level, identifying hormone volatile biomarkers specific to fertility, stress, and cancer as released by the hypothalamus, pituitary, and adrenal glands. Our research is designed to identify volatile biomarkers, from non-invasive samples, for the development of next-generation monitoring.

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