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ObGyn & RS research team member selected as a Forbes Magazine "30 Under 30" Brightest Young Star

December 20, 2011
Source: UCSF News Services

Mozziyar Etemadi

Mozziyar Etemadi (left), a UCSF MD/PhD candidate in Bioengineering and team member on a collaborative UCSF project aimed at reducing premature births, is featured in Forbes magazine's first ever "30 Under 30" list of rising stars in science and innovation along with another UCSF scientist, James Fraser, PhD. Read the full story here.

"These are the people who aren't waiting to reinvent the world," the editors wrote in the special edition, posted Monday, December 19, 2011. They are "making a difference right now."

Etemadi, 25, a graduate student in the Department of Bioengineering & Therapeutic Sciences, was recognized for developing a device that detects pre-term labor in high-risk pregnancies and alerts the patient's physician via a cloud database. He received the 2011 mHealth Alliance Award for this work. More broadly, he is focused on designing pediatric biomedical devices and biomedical instruments to enable doctors to monitor patients' progress in their homes or remote clinical settings.

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