Building a Career in Entrepreneurship and Medical Device Research with Fannie Mitchell Expert in Residence Dr. Chris Cheng '98

Mar 4

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
McClendon 5th floor Media Room

Come hear from a Duke alumnus who has built a career in research and entrepreneurship in the medical device industry! Dr. Christopher Cheng earned his undergraduate degree in Biomedical Engineering and Electrical & Computer Engineering at Duke. He then received his Master's and Ph.D. in Biomechanics at Stanford University. Dr. Cheng is currently CEO of Koli, Inc., an early-stage medical device company developing a definitive percutaneous solution to gallstone disease. Dr. Cheng is also a Consulting Associate Professor in the Division of Vascular Surgery at Stanford, where he runs a research lab focused on vascular biomechanics. With over 15 years of experience in academic research and the medical device industry, Dr. Cheng's academic research revolves around hemodynamics and vascular structure mechanics, with an emphasis on disease research and device interactions with the body. Dr. Cheng has authored 70 journal and conference publications.

Contact

McGrail, Rosalind (Lindy)
660-1050
rosalind.mcgrail@duke.edu

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