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Medical Physician | Founder & CEO of PDP Health

Bionic Pancreas

Type 1 diabetes affects 3 million Americans, and there is no known cure. In order to control blood sugar, those that have the disease must use a glucose monitor and an insulin pump. The monitor reads blood sugar levels, and the pump allows the patient release insulin. But there’s a major problem with this treatment, since the ...

graphic rendering of a battery

Power Up

The medical community always wants to become as accurate as possible when diagnosing diseases and administering proper treatment. As part of that journey, Christopher Bittinger has been working on the development of edible batteries. Bittinger, a P.I. at a Carnegie Mellon biotech lab, hopes that the batteries can be used to power ...