2023 Catalyst Awardees

Reza Abbasi-Asl, PhD and Simon Little, PhD - Interpretable Machine Learning for Video-Assisted Diagnosis and Tracking of Parkinson’s Disease

Matthew Amans, MD - A Device for Diagnosis of Pulsatile Tinnitus

Jeannie Bailey, PhD and Ryan Halvorson, MD - A Mobile Application for Digitally Tracking and forecasting Patient-Centric Response to Musculoskeletal Treatment

Mauro Caffarelli, MD and Edilberto Amorim, MD - Electrofunctional Imaging for Real-Time Detection of Large Vessel Ischemic Stroke Using Electroencephalography

Claire Clelland, MD, PhD - CRISPR Gene Therapy for Neurodegenerative Disease: Target Gene Correction for ALS

Steve Francis, PhD, MS - An Extracellular Vesicle Based Approach for Identifying High Risk Pancreatic Cyst Lesions

Maria Garcia, MD, MAS, MPH, Lisa Ochoa-Frongia, MD, Valy Fontil, MD, MAS, and Mark Pletcher, MD, MPH - Optimizing Depression Care Delivery in Primary Care Through a Technology-Enhanced Intervention (Optimize-D-Rx)

Ezequiel Goldschmidt, MD, PhD, Ronald Fearing, PhD, SB, SM, and Ishan Kanungo - Soft Locomotive Robot Driven by Multiple Independent Pouch Motors to Perform Minimally Invasive Paranasal Sinus Biopsies

Brian Haas, MD - NeedleGPS: the Guided Positioning System for Needle Insertions

Alexander Haddad, MD, Manish Aghi, MD, PhD, MASand Noriyuki Kasahara, MD, PhD - A Synthetic Replicating Retroviral Platform for Glioblastoma Viral Immunotherapy

Lohith Kini, MD, PhD, Ankit Khambhati, PhD, and Peter Hadar, MD, MSTR - AIMSS: the AI-Based Mobile Stroke Scale

Alexander Lin, MD, MBA, FACS - Improving Health Equity of Children with Cleft Palate - Artificial Intelligence to Improve Early Detection of Surgical Speech Problems

Dengke Ma, PhD and Dean Sheppard, MD - Targeting TMEM-131 as a Novel Approach to Treating Pulmonary Fibrosis

Minnie Sarwal, MD, PhD and Swas Sur, PhD - Novel Renoprotective Drug Target Discovery in an Established Renal Tubular Injury Model

Arun Wiita, MD, PhD - Non-Myeloablative OR-Gated Car-T Cell Therapy for Acute Myeloid Leukemia