Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a gradually debilitating brain disease affecting millions of patients around the world. Rapid early diagnosis would enable better treatment options and life outcomes for patients. My Bioengineering Masters Capstone team partnered with Northeastern Universities’ Advanced Materials and Microsystems (AMM) lab’s state-of-the-art sensor technology capable of detecting AD biomarkers from exhaled breath. This partnership was ideal, my team and I delivered for them model-validated designs for the internal breath-collection system.

Masks are here to stay, at least for the short run

Even with the vaccine campaign underway; people will still expect to mask-up for while. Settling into the new normal doesn’t mean you should let your hot uncomfortable mask hold you back. …

The Future of Fitness in NYC and Boston

I love exploring different workouts and trying out what’s new in fitness. The NYC and Boston fitness scene has exploded with workouts focused around personalized data, cutting edge equipment, and mindfulness. …

Lili Byrne

I am a designer-bioengineer innovating in healthcare. I am a certified YogaSculpt instructor and a fitness blogger-photographer. @movementcalling

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