From Concept to Commercialization: Special Event with Dr. Paul Yock

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Event Information

April 18, 2024 from 4 – 5 p.m. CST via Zoom as part of the From Concept to Commercialization seminar series.

Registration is required.

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About the Speaker

Dr. Paul Yock began his faculty career as an interventional cardiologist at UC San Francisco and then moved to Stanford in 1994. He is known for his work in inventing, developing and testing new devices, including the Rapid Exchange angioplasty and stenting system, which is the primary approach used worldwide.

Dr. Yock authored the fundamental patents for intravascular ultrasound imaging, conducted the initial clinical trials and established the Stanford Center for Research in Cardiovascular Interventions as a core laboratory for analysis of intravascular ultrasound clinical studies.

He invented the Smart Needle and is a co-inventor of the strain-reduction patch for wound healing. Yock was founding Co-Chair of the Department of Bioengineering and continues research related to new device technologies. Yock was also the founding director of the Stanford Byers Center for Biodesign, dedicated to advanced training in medical technology innovation.

Join us for an open discussion with Dr. Yock on biodesign, medical technology innovation, and his entrepreneurial journey.