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James Hickman

Orlando, Florida, United States
Dr. Hickman is co-founder and Chief Scientist of Hesperos, is the founding Director of the NanoScience Technology Center, and is a Professor of Nanoscience Technology at the University of Central Florida. He has been working in the area of functional, in vitro systems for 25 years and is one of the pioneers in the field. He has developed the field of functional in vitro systems which endeavors to couple a cell’s natural electrical and/or mechanical function to a MEMS device in an effort to reduce reliance on biomarkers in cell based systems. These are fundamental to making an organ-on-a-chip system and is the foundation for Hesperos’ technology.

He has published 150 articles and 20 book chapters and is a Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE), American Vacuum Society (AVS), International Academy of Nanobiotechnology, and now the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).
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