Meet Dr. Ed Damiano

Creator of the Bionic Pancreas | Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Boston University | Father to a Type 1 Diabetic

Ed Damiano, Ph.D. is a Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Boston University. His expertise and training are in the areas of biomedical engineering, applied mathematics, and applied mechanics.

Ever since his 14-year-old son was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at 11 months of age, he has been committed to creating and integrating closed-loop control technologies with a vision of building a bionic endocrine pancreas by the time his son heads off to college in the fall of 2017.

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