biomedical engineering

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Full interview with Spencer Rosero, UR Associate Professor of Medicine and creator the Living Biosensor System


A new device created at the University of Rochester could provide physicians with real time information about the health of their patients.

The implantable biosensor can be customized for each patient and the part of the body it is monitoring.

Spencer Rosero, Associate Professor of Medicine, created the device—about the size of a watch battery.

Daniel Robison / WNED

As one of Western New York’s largest economic engines, SUNY’s University at Buffalo has spent heavily to invest in the health sciences and medical research the past few decades.

In fact, the demand for workers is so high, that local companies in those fields often hire from outside the region.  So UB is working to reverse that trend.