Transforming Breakthroughs into Life-sustaining Solutions
Creating Materials, Building Devices

The Kidney Project seeks to develop a bioartificial kidney as a compact, surgically implanted, free-standing device to treat end-stage renal disease (ESRD).

Envisioning Amazing Technologies

Dr. Lotz’s laboratory work focuses on identifying mechanisms of disc degeneration, developing novel diagnostics and therapies for low back pain, and spinal instrumentation.

Engineering News

Get the latest updates from our UCSF Engineering Community here.

Health Innovative via Engineering (HIVE) is the cross-UCSF engineering community that will work effectively, collaboratively and provides the necessary support for engineering innovation on a health sciences campus. It is this community of engineers which will translate discoveries to the patient.

Tejal A. Desai, PhD
Message from the Director

Tejal A. Desai, PhD

HIVE is committed to nurturing a diverse, innovative group of bioengineers working for meaningful change in medicine and health equity.

Fellows
HIVE Postdoctoral Fellows Program

Selected HIVE fellows will receive a stipend of $50-$75k a year, commensurate with post-doctoral experience.

Research
HIVE (Health Innovation via Engineering) seeks to strengthen the engineering community at UCSF

Through supporting and promoting efforts of our finest engineers, HIVE aims to transform the amazing discoveries of basic science into applicable technological solutions for health.

UCSF Calendar Events

Tue
15

Integrated Case Conference

Date: June 15, 2021
Time: 11:00 am
Tue
15

Jazz, Equity & Brain Health

Date: June 15, 2021
Time: 1:00 pm
Tue
15

Innovators Forum

Date: June 15, 2021
Time: 5:00 pm
Wed
16

Poetic Medicine for the "Wounded Healer"

Date: June 16, 2021
Time: 10:00 am