April 23, 2014

Undergraduate creates device to help diagnose cancer

By Jacob Christensen

Chris Burfeind is a senior studying mechanical engineering and researching microfluidic devices in Eric Seibel’s lab. With the help of the lab, Chris has created a credit card-sized device that can analyze biopsy tissues and help diagnose pancreatic cancer in minutes.

 

Learn more about Chris’ project here.

Learn more about undergraduate research at the University of Washington here.

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